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Amacrine cell in the fruit fly visual system consists of electrically isolated subunits more
Using fish to unravel how complex behavior is encoded in the genome and wired in the brain

Scientists from Georgia Tech and Max Planck Institute of Neurobiology receive $750,000 grant for research more

Young Scientist Award

Young Scientist Award

April 03, 2019

Inês Ribeiro and Arne Fabritius recognized for their outstanding publications more

Georg W. Kreutzberg, 1932 - 2019

Professor Dr. Dr. h.c. Georg Kreutzberg, an outstanding neuropathologist and esteemed colleague, passed away on the 20th of March at the age of 86 following a short, but serious illness. more

ANA 2018 Best Thesis Award for Georg Ammer

Recognition for outstanding PhD thesis on fly motion vision more

Making sense of the cerebellum

Zebrafish brain reveals a deceptively simple organization for encoding complex sensorimotor information more

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Max Planck neurobiologists show how visual perceptions are translated into behavior more
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HS cells correct an unwanted rotation movement by slowing down the legs more
Albert Herz, 1921 – 2018

Albert Herz, 1921 – 2018

November 12, 2018

Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Albert Herz, an outstanding neuropharmacologist and valued colleague, died peacefully on the 9th of November 2018 at the age of 97 more

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How to recognise your own kind

November 01, 2018
Zebrafish identify virtual shoal partners based on motion patterns typical of their species more
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Researchers publish building instructions to promote biomedical research more
Spontaneity in the brain

Spontaneity in the brain

August 31, 2018

Scientists aim to understand how random behavior arises more

Diversity research in the brain

Christian Mayer receives ERC Starting Grant to investigate the origin of interneuron variety more

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How visual information about other flies reaches the male brain more
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Digital image analysis steps up to the task of reliably reconstructing individual nerve cells more
Award for outstanding publications

Susanne Falkner and co-first authors Daniel del Toro & Tobias Ruff receive „Young Scientist Award“ more

Neuroimmunologist Hartmut Wekerle receives the Jacob Henle Medal

Award for outstanding, medically relevant scientific achievements more

International Biology Olympiad in the Martinsried MaxLab

Pupils will deepen their knowledge in the first Bavaria-wie seminar more

Color processing in the tiny brain of fruit flies

Biologists explain basic mechanisms of color vision in an invertebrate more

Science unites cultures

Science unites cultures

January 08, 2018

‘The Science Bridge’ initiative brings together neuroscientists from Western and Middle East/South-Asian countries more

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