The animal models module of SFARI Gene has recently been expanded to include two new species: Drosophila melanogaster and Danio rerio. As of now, the database lists 55 genes for Drosophila models and 24 genes for zebrafish models, in addition to several models induced by biological or chemical agents.
SFARI Investigators will be giving a number of presentations at the 11th FENS Forum of Neuroscience in Berlin, Germany (July 7-11).
Autism’s Genetic Architecture Comes Into Focus An unparalleled gene-sequencing study of autism families has identified dozens of high-confidence autism genes, and hundreds more worthy of study.
Simons Simplex Collection Data to be Hosted on NextCODE Exchange NextCODE allows users to access online datasets at full resolution without sending big files, enabling them to use the full power of next-generation sequencing data to better diagnose and treat disease.
SFARI Annual Meeting Held at Foundation SFARI held its sixth annual meeting, bringing together some 150 SFARI-supported autism researchers in an effort to advance the understanding of autism, improve its diagnosis and better the experience of those on the autism spectrum.
SFARI hosts Simons VIP Connect 2014 family gathering The meeting brought together families with a child carrying deletions or duplications in chromosomal region 16p11.2 and researchers studying 16p11.2.