The International Society for Autism Research (INSAR) 2020 Annual Meeting to be held May 2020 was canceled, but virtual content is now available online. A selection of abstracts and e-Posters by SFARI Investigators, SFARI staff and collaborators are highlighted here.
SFARI abstracts and e-Posters at INSAR 2020 Virtual
SFARI Investigators and board member elected to the American Academy of Arts & Sciences in 2020
Three current and former SFARI Investigators and one member of SFARI’s Scientific Advisory Board are among the 276 newly elected members of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences, one of the nation’s oldest and most prestigious honorary societies.
SFARI Investigator and board member elected to the National Academy of Sciences in 2020 A SFARI Investigator and a past member of SFARI’s Scientific Advisory Board are among the 146 newly elected members of the National Academy of Sciences.
SFARI Gene: April 2020 new data release New data were added to SFARI Gene in April 2020. This data release included the addition of new candidate autism risk genes, new curated references of copy number variations associated with autism, as well as updated gene scoring criteria. New mouse models derived from notable…
SPARK update: New phenotypic data now available Phenotypic data from 230,936 participants enrolled in SPARK, including more than 90,000 individuals with ASD, are now available to approved researchers.
Reminder: Limitations on using SFARI Simons Collection datasets and/or biospecimens SFARI reminds all approved Principal Investigators that the use of data sets and/or biospecimens obtained from the SFARI Simons Collection is subject to certain limitations and that these resources cannot be shared or distributed to any other researchers without prior SFARI approval.
SFARI Winter 2020 Pilot awardees announced SFARI is pleased to announce that it intends to fund 11 grants in response to the Winter 2020 Pilot Award request for applications.
Note to SFARI Investigators regarding COVID-19 epidemic SFARI is writing to assure you that the health and well-being of your lab members is very much in our minds during the COVID-19 epidemic. We encourage you to do all that is necessary to maintain their health as we face this unprecedented challenge.
SFARI 2019 Director Awards announced SFARI is pleased to announce that 10 Director Awards were awarded in 2019. These projects include, but are not limited to, studies that aim to enhance existing SFARI-sponsored cohorts and collections, generate novel resources (e.g., animal models) or did not fit into an existing investigator-initiated…
New changes implemented to SFARI Gene SFARI has recently implemented a number of changes to SFARI Gene, including modification of the gene scoring, copy number variant, animal models and protein interaction modules. Curation of the human gene module will continue as before.