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April 2018

Seminar: Carissa Cascio, PhD, “Sense and Sensibility: Somatic Perception and Affect in Autism Spectrum Disorder”

April 27 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

My graduate training was in neuroscience at Emory University. My work was centered on sensory neuroscience applied to human and nonhuman primates, with an emphasis on tactile perception and functional imaging. Having developed an interest in the neuroscience of autism, I pursued postdoctoral studies at the Neurodevelopmental Disorders Research Center at the University of North Carolina.

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September 2018

Seminar: Gene Yeo, PhD, MBA, “Understanding and Manipulating Protein-RNA Interactions in Human Neurological Diseases”

September 21 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Dr. Gene Yeo is an expert in the areas of RNA, computational biology, genomics and neurological diseases. Yeo obtained a bachelor of science in chemical engineering and a bachelor of arts in economics from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (1998) and a master’s degree in business administration from the Rady School of Management at the University of California, San Diego (2008). Funded by the Lee Kuan Yew Graduate Fellowship from Singapore, Yeo earned a Ph.D. in computational neuroscience (2005) from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology under the joint guidance of Dr. Tomaso Poggio and Dr. Christopher Burge.

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