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Free Event At The Franklin Institute: Genomics Of Autism Spectrum Disorders

FYI for educators and professionals as well as people with autism spectrum disorders, and their parents & family:

On Monday, November 12th from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm the Franklin Institute in Philadelphia is hosting a free lecture event entitled Genomics of Autism Spectrum Disorders presented in cooperation with the Penn Genome Frontiers Institute.

Register to attend this event now.

Speakers include experts on ASD from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Drexel University and the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. No special science background is needed to attend. A list of speakers and panelists follows below. This event is not affiliated with The Y.A.L.E. School.

Hosts
Jim Eberwine, PhD
Elmer Holmes Bobst Professor of Pharmacology
University of Pennsylvania

Junhyong Kim, PhD
Edmund J. & Louise W. Kahn Professor of Biology
University of Pennsylvania

Speakers
Maja Bucan, PhD
Professor of Genetics
University of Pennsylvania

Ellen Giarelli, EdD, RN, CRNP
Associate Professor of Nursing
Drexel University

Gerard Schellenberg, PhD
Professor of Pathology & Lab Medicine
University of Pennsylvania

Panelists
Edward Brodkin, MD
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry
University of Pennsylvania

Judith Miller, PhD
Clinical Training Director
Center for Autism Research
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Moderated by:
Larry Blumenthal
Executive Producer for Health, Philly.com

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