SFARI announces that a new article summarizing the first year’s activities of SPARK — a SFARI-funded study that aims to recruit, engage and retain 50,000 individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and their family members — was published in the journal Neuron.
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.