Scientific Advisory Board

Art Beaudet, M.D.
Henry and Emma Meyer Distinguished Service Professor Department of Molecular and Human Genetics
Baylor College of Medicine Houston, TX
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Specialty: Genetics


Jill Silverman, Ph.D.
Assistant Adjunct Professor
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences; University of California Davis School of Medicine
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Speciality: preclinical translational evaluation of pharmacological treatments for autism spectrum disorders


Joseph Anderson, Ph.D.
Assistant Adjunct Professor
UC Davis Stem Cell Program
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Specialty:  Infectious Diseases, Internal Medicine


Lauren E. Black, Ph.D
Distinguished Scientist
Charles River Laboratories
Specialty: preclinical assessment of transplant drugs, oligos, monoclonals for autoimmune disease, treatment vaccines, and cell therapies


Jessica Duis, M.D., M.S.
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Vanderbilt University Medical Center Nashville, TN
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Specialty: Medical Genetics


Christina Alberini, Ph.D., L.P.
Professor
The Center for Neural Science
New York University
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Specialty: memory and learning

 


Timothy Yu, M.D., Ph.D.

Attending Physician
Assistant Professor in Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School
Division of Genetics and Genomics
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Mark Zylka, Ph.D.
W.R. Kenan, Jr. Distinguished Professor
UNC-Chapel Hill
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Specialty: Mechanisms and therapeutics for autism and pain


Anne Anderson, M.D.
Associate Professor
Departments of Pediatrics and Neurology and Division of Neuroscience Baylor College of Medicine Houston, TX
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Specialties: Clinical Neurophysiology, Pediatric Neurology


Marisa S. Bartolomei, Ph.D.
Professor Department of Cell and Developmental Biology
Assistant Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia, PA
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Specialties: genomic imprinting, X inactivation, DNA methylation, epigenetics


Guojun Bu, Ph.D.
Professor of Pediatrics, Cell Biology and Physiology
Department of Neuroscience Mayo Clinic Jacksonville, FL
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Specialty: Cell biology of intracellular protein trafficking


Scott V Dindot, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Pathobiology, College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences
Department of Molecular and Cellular Medicine, College of Medicine
Texas A&M University
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Specialties: Genetics, epigenetics, genomic imprinting, neuroscience


Kevin Haas, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Neurology
Vanderbilt Medical Center Nashville, TN
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Specialties: Neurology, Neurosurgery


Yong-hui Jiang, M.D. Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Division of Medical Genetics Duke University School of Medicine Durham, NC
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Specialties: Epigenetics, Neuroscience


Eric Klann, Ph.D.
Professor
Center for Neural Science New York University New York, NY
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Specialty: Synaptic plasticity / mouse models of intellectual disability


Pat Levitt, Ph.D.
Director
Zikha Neurogenetic Institute Provost Professor of Neuroscience, Psychiatry & Pharmacy Chair, Department of Cell and Neurobiology Keck School of Medicine of USC Los Angeles, CA
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Specialties: Childhood cognitive disorders, neuropsychiatric disorders


Paul J. Lombroso, M.D.
Elizabeth Mear and House Jameson Professor
Child Study Center Yale School of Medicine New Haven, CT
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Specialty: Childhood developmental disorders and Neuropharmacology


Kevin Nash, Ph.D
Assistant Professor
Dept. of Molecular Pharmacology and Physiology, College of Medicine
University of South Florida.
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Richard E. Paylor, Ph.D.
Professor
Departments of Molecular and Human Genetics and Neuroscience Baylor College of Medicine Houston, TX
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Specialties: Mental retardation, developmental disabilities and small animal behavior


G. William Rebeck, Ph.D.
Professor
Department of Neuroscience Georgetown University Washington, D.C.
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Specialty: Animal models of dementia, Alzheimer’s


David Segal, Ph.D.
Professor
UC Davis Genome Center, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine, Pharmacology,
MIND Institute,
UC Davis School of Medicine
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Specialty: Genomic therapeutics


Steven Skinner, M.D.
Associate Director
Senior Clinical Geneticist Greenwood Genetic Center Greenwood, S.C.
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Specialty: Mental retardation, autism, and brain development


Paul D. Soloway, Ph.D.
Professor
Division of Nutritional Sciences Cornell University Ithaca, NY
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Specialty: Epigenetics, nutritional and environmental influences


J. David Sweatt, Ph.D.
Professor
Chair, Dept of Neurobiology McKnight Brain Institute University of Alabama, Birmingham Birmingham, AL 35294
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Specialties: Epigenetic control of gene expression/ learning and memory


Edwin Weeber, Ph.D.
Professor and Director
Neurobiology of Learning & Memory Laboratory
University of South Florida Tampa, FL
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Specialties: Learning and memory / Synaptic Plasticity


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