SFARI’s 2017 funding priorities In this blog post, the SFARI science team provides insight into SFARI’s scientific priorities. A number of experimental design issues to consider when preparing a grant application in response to the 2017 Pilot and Research Awards RFA are also discussed.
2017 Pilot and Research Award applications: The review process This blog post accompanies the “SFARI’s 2017 funding priorities” post. In it, the SFARI science team discusses the application and review process for Pilot and Research Awards.
Taking stock Alan Packer, senior scientist at SFARI, discusses a number of recent review articles that provide interesting and complementary overviews of what we currently know about the neurobiology of autism. Together, these reviews reveal how much basic research on autism has grown over the past decade.
SFARI supports preprints for the life sciences SFARI’s deputy scientific director, John Spiro, outlines two important changes that have been implemented in light of SFARI’s support for preprints of life science research findings. SFARI Investigators are encouraged to post preprints on recognized servers ahead of publication in a peer-reviewed journal. In addition,…