The ANDI Talk Series aims to inform and connect students and professionals from various disciplines. In addition to showcasing the institute's work, invited speakers will present topics in relevant fields such as genetics, clinical psychology, and developmental and cognitive neuroscience.
Seminars will resume in the fall; information on scheduling will be forthcoming at that time.
2/1: Testing sensory hypersensitivities in young children with autism to facilitate early diagnosis and intervention
Gabriela Rosenblau, Postdoctoral Associate, Autism & Neurodevelopmental Disorders Institute
2/15: Toward an understanding of autism as a circuit disorder: visual psychophysics and imaging
Dwight Kravitz, Assistant Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience at George Washington University
3/1: (Epi)genetic markers for dopaminergic signaling in neuropsychiatric disorders
Corinde Wiers, Research Fellow at the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, National Institutes of Health
3/29: Atypical Eating-Related Behaviors in Autism: Brain Correlates and Health Consequences
Greg Wallace, Assistant Professor at George Washington University
4/12: Sexual dimorphism in the social brain: Insights from autism
Allison Jack, Assistant Research Professor, Pharmacology and Physiology, GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences
4/26: Executive dysfunction comorbidity: Data-driven identification of transdiagnostic dimensions
Chandan Vaidya, Professor and Chair of the Department of Psychology, Georgetown University
6/7: Understanding others’ emotions: Mechanisms and implications for social functioning
Abigail Marsh, Associate Professor at the Department of Psychology and the Interdisciplinary Program in Neuroscience, Georgetown University