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Journal club: Mosaic mutations in autism

9 October 2017
The Presenters

Rebecca Barnard

Postdoctoral researcher, Oregon Health and Science University


Elaine Lim

Postdoctoral fellow, Harvard Medical School

This Spectrum journal club will focus on two papers published this year that explore the role of mosaic mutations in autism.

Rebecca Barnard, a postdoctoral researcher in Brian O’Roak’s lab at Oregon Health and Science University, will describe results from their paper “Exonic mosaic mutations contribute risk for autism spectrum disorder.”

Elaine Lim, a postdoctoral fellow in Christopher Walsh’s lab at Harvard Medical School, will present findings from their paper “Rates, distribution and implications of postzygotic mosaic mutations in autism spectrum disorder.”

These presentations will be followed by a discussion session. We invite readers to submit questions for the presenters before and during the webinar.

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The Spectrum Webinar Series aims to facilitate the free exchange of ideas among autism researchers, including discussion of published and unpublished research, hypotheses and results. Members of the press may report information presented during a Spectrum webinar only if that material has already been published elsewhere or they have first obtained express written consent from the presenter.

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