Evan Eichler, Ph.D.Department of Genome Sciences and Howard Hughes Medical Institute, University of Washington
Simons Foundation Lectures are free public colloquia related to basic science and mathematics. These high-level talks are intended for professors, students, postdocs and business professionals, but interested people from the metropolitan area are welcome as well.
Over the last decade, tremendous advances in sequencing technology have allowed scientists to study the full spectrum of human genetic variation and its relationship to disorders associated with mental health. In this lecture, Evan Eichler will present his laboratory’s recent work studying specific forms of both inherited and sporadic mutations to identify new genes underlying autism and developmental delay. He will also discuss promising paths forward for understanding more complex genetic forms of these disorders.
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