Simons VIP rebranded as Simons Searchlight The Simons Variation in Individuals Project (Simons VIP) has been recently rebranded as Simons Searchlight. The new name aims to better reflect the program’s mission to build strong partnerships between researchers and families in order to shed light on genetic neurodevelopmental conditions. An updated website,…
SFARI Gene: New data release New data were recently added to SFARI Gene. This data release included the addition of new genes and copy number variant loci associated with autism. New mouse and rat models were also added.
SFARI 2019 Research awardees announced SFARI is pleased to announce that it intends to fund nine grants in response to the 2019 Research Award request for applications.
Webinar: SFARI Viewer – an online platform to visualize and analyze SFARI genomic data On June 14, 2019, Alistair Ward and Chase Miller will introduce SFARI Viewer and show how this online platform can be used to visualize and analyze genomic and phenotypic data from the SSC and SPARK.
SPARK update More than 65,000 people with autism are now enrolled in SPARK, making it the largest autism research study to date. Many of these individuals and their families are actively participating in research opportunities through the research match program.
Autism BrainNet establishes collaboration with the Douglas-Bell Canada Brain Bank Autism BrainNet has established a new collaboration with the Douglas-Bell Canada Brain Bank. This alliance will allow Canadian individuals and families the opportunity to consider making a postmortem brain donation to help advance autism research.
SFARI Gene: New data release New data were recently added to SFARI Gene. This data release included updated gene scores for candidate autism risk genes, as well as the addition of new genes and copy number variant loci associated with autism. New mouse and rat models were also added.
SFARI Investigators elected to the National Academy of Sciences in 2019 Two SFARI Investigators are among the 100 newly elected members of the National Academy of Sciences.