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Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience (MPFI) Science Meets Music – April 10, 2019
April 10, 2019 @ 6:00 pm
WHAT: “Science Meets Music” aims to bring the community together for a night of virtuosic music and scientific discovery, offering guests an innovative and creative program featuring a scientific lecture accompanied by a classical music performance.
On Wednesday, April 10, MPFI will be hosting the final “Science Meets Music” event of the season.
WHO: Dr. Hyungbae Kwon, research group leader at the Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience, will present ““Tagging and Controlling Active Neurons.”
Seoyoung Kwon, daughter of Hyungbae Kwon, will join her father as the musical guest for the evening. Seoyoung is a senior at the Dreyfoos School of the Arts in West Palm Beach Florida. Carina Inoue, graduate of the New England Conservatory of Music, will accompany Seoyoung on the piano.
WHEN: Wednesday, April 10, 2019
Doors open at 6 PM, science and music presentation will begin at 6:15 PM
WHERE: The Benjamin Upper School; 4875 Grandiflora Road; Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33418
HOW MUCH: Free admission; seating is limited, so RSVP is required
MORE INFO: RSVP at Science Meets Music or call 561-972-9027 for more information
“Science Meets Music is a cornerstone of our community engagement efforts and offers a unique opportunity to explore similarities between the awe-inspiring attributes of both science and music while learning more about the creative energy shared by both of these professions.” – Dr. David Fitzpatrick, MPFI CEO and Scientific Director.
About the Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience
The Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience (MPFI), a not-for-profit research organization, is part of the world-renowned Max Planck Society, Germany’s most successful research organization with over 80 institutes worldwide. Since its establishment in 1948, 18 Nobel laureates have emerged from the ranks of its scientists. It has produced over 15,000 publications, more than 3,000 inventions and over 90 spin-off companies, putting it on par with the best and most prestigious research institutions in the world. As its first U.S. institution, MPFI brings together exceptional neuroscientists from around the world to answer fundamental questions about brain development and function and to develop new technologies that make groundbreaking scientific discoveries possible. Their research is shared publicly with scholars, universities and other organizations around the globe, providing the necessary foundation of knowledge to develop treatments and cures for brain disorders such as autism, schizophrenia, Parkinson’s disease and Alzheimer’s disease. For more information, visit www.maxplanckflorida.org.