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.
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 2018 Pilot and Research Awards RFA are also discussed.
Sharmila Banerjee-Basu, founder and chief scientific officer at MindSpec Inc., discusses SFARI Gene and how it is changing the face of autism genetics research.
Using sequencing data from the Simons Simplex Collection, Zhenglong Gu found an enrichment of predicted pathogenic mutations in mitochondrial DNA in autism.