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As part of the Simons Foundation Lectures, the Autism: Emerging Concepts lecture series brings together scientists and scholars to discuss diverse and important topics in autism research.

The events take place in the Gerald D. Fischbach Auditorium at the Simons Foundation headquarters (160 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY), and are open to the scientific community. Pre-registration is required to attend.

Upcoming Lectures:

  • Exploiting genetics to identify environmental risks for autism

    22 February 2017

    On 22 February 2017, Mark Zylka will describe how candidate environmental risk factors for autism can be identified rationally, by pinpointing chemicals that interfere with the same molecular pathways that are affected in individuals with autism. His talk is part of the Simons Foundation Autism: Emerging Concepts lecture series.

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  • What can genetics tell us about autism spectrum disorder?

    22 March 2017

    On 22 March 2017, Stephan Sanders will discuss the current state of genetics research in autism, highlighting some of the key findings that remain to be discovered, and consider how these findings could ultimately benefit individuals with autism and their families. His talk is part of the Simons Foundation Autism: Emerging Concepts lecture series.

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