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The Florida Research Consortium (FRC) is a strategic partnership of education, business and government formed specifically to advocate for knowledge-based economic development in Florida.

Founded in 2001, FRC works to increase awareness of the cutting-edge research that is under way throughout the state of Florida and to enhance the diversity and strength of Florida’s innovation economy through the commercialization of that research.

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Monday, March 02, 2015
Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience researcher awarded $2.4 million grant to study mechanisms of auditory information processing

Samuel Young, Jr., PhD at the Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience (MPFI) has been awarded a $2.4 million, five-year grant from the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD) to investigate how synaptic vesicle activity modulates the transfer of auditory information and ultimately how this impacts our ability to discern sounds. ..

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Monday, March 02, 2015
New Species of Comb Jelly in South Florida Gets a Name

University of Miami-led team resurrects a 1960s study to re-discover and name a new species ..

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Monday, March 02, 2015
Nova Southeastern University Researchers Discover Hurricanes Helped Accelerate Spread of Lionfish

Researchers at Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Oceanographic Center have discovered that storms don’t only have a dramatic impact on land; they have an equally dramatic effect on ocean currents, which helps the spread of marine invasive species throughout a region. More specifically, NSU researchers looked at the distribution of lionfish in the Florida Straits. ..

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