SFARI is pleased to announce that it intends to fund five grants in response to the request for applications (RFA) focused on the analysis of postmortem brain tissue from the Autism BrainNet collection.
SFARI is pleased to support the Summer Undergraduate Research Program in 2022, working with SFARI Investigators and leading U.S. universities to help provide opportunities for undergraduate students to gain research experience in autism science.
RNA-sequencing data from lymphoblastoid cell lines derived from individuals with ASD and their unaffected siblings from the Simons Simplex Collection are now available to approved researchers.
Two SFARI Investigators were elected to the American Academy of Arts & Sciences, and one SFARI Investigator was elected to the National Academy of Sciences in April 2022.
SFARI is pleased to announce that it intends to fund seven grants in response to the Autism Rat Models Consortium request for applications.
Autism BrainNet announces the recipients of the 2022 Autism BrainNet Appreciation Award, an initiative that recognizes outstanding partners and collaborators for their dedication to advancing brain tissue research in autism.
SFARI is pleased to announce that it made five awards as part of the SPARK Research Match DEI request for applications. These projects aim to address historic racial disparities in research participation by Black or African American individuals by soliciting studies on autism spectrum disorder (ASD) that recruit Black or African American participants.
Whole-genome sequencing data from more than 50 brains in the Autism BrainNet collection are now available for research purposes. Additional data will be released in the coming months.
New Simons Searchlight data were recently added to SFARI Base. This data release included phenotypic data from individuals with 16p11.2 copy number variants (CNVs), 1q21.1 CNVs, 7q11.23 duplication and variants in 32 single genes associated with autism and related neurodevelopmental conditions.
The Bridge to Independence Award program serves as an overall scientific support system to help early-career scientists successfully launch their independent research positions. Fellows receive a commitment of $495,000 over three years, activated upon assumption of a tenure-track professorship, as well as a designated $10,000 gift for professional development activities to be spent during the transition year.
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