Talks & Events

Apart from scientific talks, various events are taking place on the campus and at our institute. This includes the regular day of the open house, but also seminars, workshops or conferences that we organize.

Meet your Scientist

In this series we want to introduce you our latest research via an interview style with the respective scientist explaining their outcome(s) in a very simple way. Have fun!


A critical switch that controls brain state

December 18, 2019

An international team of brain researchers achieved a breakthrough in uncovering a switch-like mechanism that flips the brain between two motivational states in larval zebrafish, a model organism in neuroscience. In one state, the fish slows down its ...

Hey, that's you (and not your brother)!

December 18, 2019

We humans still seem to be unbeatable when it comes to recognizing familiar faces. What do we remember about a familiar face to achieve such a performance? Isabelle Bülthoff, Head of the research group for Recognition and Categorization at the Max ...

Job Offers

Tierpflegender (m/f/d)

November 11, 2019

Interdisciplinary Neuroscience PhD Program

The Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics and the University of Tübingen invite students from all over the world to apply for their interdisciplinary 5-year PhD program leading to a PhD in Neuroscience. Full funding will be available for top-ranked applicants.

The application deadline is December 15, 2019.

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