The IDDRC Seminars for Neurodevelopmental Disorders Research, formerly the Autism Seminar series, brings in WashU faculty and other experts across disciplines whose research has particular implications for interventions in neurodevelopmental disorders.

Each lecture lasts about 45 minutes, with the remaining 45 minutes allotted to interactions and discussion with attendees. Appetizers and drinks are provided. Speaker information and reading materials for preparation of each series will be sent out in the weeks leading up to each session. If you would like to be added to a distribution list for these events, e-mail

The IDDRC Seminars for Neurodevelopmental Disorders Research is brought to you by the Department of Neuroscience and the Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Research Center (IDDRC).

2021/2022 Schedule

All seminars will be presented via Zoom webinar using the same webinar code. Contact with any questions.

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September 13, 2021

Tychele Turner (WashU Genetics)

“Insights from Short-read and Long-read Whole-genome Sequencing in Autism”

October 11, 2021

Mirella Dapretto (University of California, Los Angeles)

November 8, 2021

Sundari Chetty (Stanford University)

December 13, 2021

Harrison Gabel (WashU Dept. of Neuroscience)

January 10, 2022

Christopher Smyser (WashU Neurology), Damien Fair (University of Minnesota)