New Simons VIP Phase 2 data were recently added to SFARI Base. This data release included data from individuals with 16p11.2 copy number variants (CNVs), 1q21.1 CNVs and mutations in the following single genes: ADNP, ASXL3, DYRK1A, FOXP1, GRIN2B, HIVEP2, MED13L, PACS1, PPP2R5D, SCN2A, STXBP1 and SYNGAP1.
SFARI announces the launch of HumanBase, a Simons Foundation interactive web server for predictions and information about human genes, pathways and disorders.
SFARI Gene: New data release New data were added to SFARI Gene in October 2017. This data release included updated gene scores for candidate autism risk genes, new rodent models and new genes and copy number variant loci associated with autism.
SFARI 2017 Pilot and Research awardees announced SFARI is pleased to announce that it has awarded 32 grants (19 Pilot Awards and 13 Research Awards) in response to the 2017 Pilot and Research Awards request for applications (RFA).
Neuroscience 2017: Presentations by SFARI Investigators A selection of presentations that will be given by past and current SFARI Investigators at Neuroscience 2017 in Washington, D.C., (November 11–15) is highlighted.
Whole-exome sequencing of SPARK: New data release SPARK (Simons Foundation Powering Autism Research for Knowledge) is pleased to announce that whole-exome sequencing (WES) and genotyping data are available for 1,369 and 1,398 individuals, respectively.