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January 2021

Virtual Seminar – Christina Nicolaidis, MD – “Using Participatory Research Approaches to Improve the Rigor and Impact of Research on Autism in Adulthood”

January 29 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

As a general internist and health services researcher, Dr. Nicolaidis uses participatory research to improve the health and healthcare of marginalized populations. Many of her current projects focus on autism in adulthood.

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February 2021

Dolan Lecture – Connie Kasari, PhD – “Personalization of Interventions for Children with ASD: What We Can Learn from Research”

February 5 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Behavioral interventions have been critical for improving the lives of individuals with autism spectrum disorder. Notable achievements include the improved numbers of children with optimal outcomes, and the greater number of children accessing the regular curriculum. Despite these gains...

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Virtual Seminar – Christopher Gregg, PhD – “How Gene regulation Architects Brain Functions and Behavior”

February 12 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Chris Gregg

Dr. Gregg is currently a tenured associate professor in the Department of Neurobiology & Anatomy and Human Genetics at the University of Utah School of Medicine, and co-founder and CSO for Storyline Health Inc.

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Virtual Seminar – Kristen Kroll, PhD – “Human Cellular Models of Neurodevelopmental Disorders”

February 19 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Our research focuses on defining gene regulatory networks (GRNs) that control neural cell specification, neurogenesis, and the generation of specific neuronal cell types. We are particularly interested in...

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March 2021

Virtual Seminar – Bernadette Gillick, PhD, MSPT, PT – Topic: Cortical Plasticity and Recovery from Neurologic Insult Across the Lifespan

March 5 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Dr. Gillick earned her PhD in Rehabilitation Science with a minor in Neuroscience from the University of Minnesota, and completed a fellowship in Randomized Behavioral Clinical Trials at the National Institutes of Health. She is...

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Virtual Seminar – Donna Werling, PhD – Topic: Genetic Risk for Autism and Other Neuropsychiatric Conditions, Sex Differences in Neurobiology and Risk for Disease

March 12 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Werling completed a B.S. in Psychology from Duke University and a Ph.D. in Neuroscience from UCLA. In the laboratory of Dan Geschwind at UCLA, Werling used functional genomics, human genetics and bioinformatics approaches to investigate the relationship between...

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Virtual Seminar – Jonathan Delafield-Butt, PhD – “A Brainstem Motor Signature in Autism, and Its Early Smart Tablet Assessment”

March 19 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Jonathan Delafield-Butt is professor of child development and director of the cross-disciplinary Laboratory for Innovation in Autism at the University of Strathclyde. His work examines the origins of conscious experience and the embodied and emotional foundations...

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Virtual Seminar – Kristin Baldwin, PhD – Topic: Using Pluripotent Stem Cells to Study Genetic and Epigenetic Regulations of Brain Disorders

March 26 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Our lab is interested in understanding how genetic and epigenetic changes generate cellular diversity, with a particular focus on neurons of the olfactory system and central nervous system. We employ stem cell technologies such as cloning and...

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April 2021

Virtual Seminar – Wei Gao, PhD – Topic: The Neurophysiological Mechanisms Underlying Normal/Abnormal Human Brain Development and Adult Brain Functioning

April 9 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Dr. Wei Gao was trained at the School of Medicine at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. Gao was on the faculty at UNC-Chapel Hill before he came to Cedars-Sinai. His research is in the area of early brain development and adult brain functioning using...

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Virtual Seminar – Jessica Wisnowski, PhD – Topic: The Application of Neuroimaging Techniques (including MR Spectroscopy) to Elucidate Perinatal Brain Injury Mechanisms and the Clinical Translation of Neuroprotective Therapies

April 16 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Dr. Jessica Lee Wisnowski is an assistant professor of research with expertise in perinatal brain injury. She obtained a PhD in clinical psychology from the University of Iowa and completed a residency in neuropsychology/rehabilitation at...

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