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Autism Seminar Series 2015-2016

All meetings will again be held in McDonnell Sciences Building, Room 928. 
Note that individual events are listed on the Neuroscience Calendar.
For inquiries, please contact Megan Whitney.
Monday, September 21 from 4:30-6pm 
Presentation by Harrison Gabel (WUSTL Anatomy & Neurobiology), "The neuron-specific epigenome in development and disease” 
Presentation by John Constantino (WUSTL Psychiatry), “Presenting the new Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Research Center at W.U. by way of example: A plan to tap its  diverse core structure to help elucidate the neurobiology of risk and resilience in familial autism”
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Monday, November 16 from 4:30-6pm
Presentation by Anish Mitra (WUSTL Radiology), "Spontaneous infra-slow brain activity and Autism"

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Presentation by Jeffery Lichtenhan (WUSTL Otolaryngology), "Strong medial olivocochlear reflexes in children with Autism are mediated by hyperacusis, not Autism per se"

Monday, December 21 from 4:30-6pm
Presentation by Adam Eggebrecht (WUSTL Radiology), “How do we bridge genetics, brain structure and function and behavior to understand neurodevelopmental disorders?” 
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*Tuesday, January 19, 2016 from 4:30-6pm (Note: will be held on Tuesday, due to the holiday)
Presentation by Christina Gurnett (WUSTL Neurology), "Interpretation of human gene variation with high-throughput functional analysis"

Monday, February 15, 2016 from 4:30-6pm
Presentation by Dustin Baldridge (WUSTL Psychiatry), "An Update on Clinical Whole Exome Sequencing at Washington University: A Resource for Translational Research in Autism”  
Monday, March 21, 2016 from 4:30-6pm 
Presentation by Susan Maloney (WUSTL Genetics), "Early Environmental Insult: Using genetic tools to dissect circuitry mediating long-term behavioral outcomes"
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Presentation by Sabine Mous (WUSTL Psychiatry), 
"Autism spectrum symptomatology in genetic neurocognitive developmental disorders: focus on Tuberous Sclerosis Complex and Fragile X syndrome "
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Monday, April 18, 2016 from 4:30-6pm 
Presentation by Andrew Yoo (WUSTL Developmental Biology), "Generation of specific subtypes of human neurons by direct conversion of fibroblasts for modeling neurological diseases"
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Monday, May 16, 2016 from 4:30-6pm 
Presentation by Zohreh Talebizadeh (University of Missouri, Kansas City), "Genetics of autism: integrated approaches and thinking outside the box!”
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