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Question 3: Objective 8  

Fiscal Year: 2008

Green dot: Objective has greater than or equal to the recommended funding.3.8 Identify genetic risk factors in at least 50% of people with ASD by 2014. IACC Recommended Budget: $33,900,000 over 6 years.

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Project Title Principal Investigator Institution
The role of MECP2 in Rett syndrome LaSalle, Janine University of California, Davis
Etiology of autism risk involving MET gene and the environment Van de Water, Judy University of California, Davis
Hindbrain dysgenesis in Rett syndrome and other autism spectrum disorders Swanberg, Susan University of California, Davis
A system biology approach to autism genetics Geschwind, Daniel University of California, Los Angeles
Simons Simplex Collection Site - 6 Geschwind, Daniel University of California, Los Angeles
Neurogenomics in a model for procedural learning Hilliard, Austin University of California, Los Angeles
Demonstration of the novel RASL/DASL method for analysis of gene expression in frontal cortex in autism and control cases Courchesne, Eric University of California, San Diego
Neuroligin and autism Taylor, Palmer University of California, San Diego
Patient-oriented research in recessive pediatric brain diseases Gleeson, Joseph University of California, San Diego
Role of micro-RNAs in ASD affected circuit formation and function Ullian, Erik University of California, San Francisco
Genomic imbalances in autism - NIH Christian, Susan University of Chicago
Genomic imbalances in autism - AS Kumar, Ravinesh University of Chicago
Genetic study of restricted repetitive behavior in autism spectrum disorders Kim, Soo-Jeong University of Florida
Genetic dissection of restricted repetitive behavior (RRB) Kim, Soo-Jeong University of Florida
Simons Simplex Collection Site - 4 Cook, Edwin University of Illinois at Chicago
Simons Simplex Collection Site - 14 Deutsch, Curtis University of Massachusetts Medical School
Identification and functional assessment of autism susceptibity genes - 2 Millonig, James University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey - Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Simons Simplex Collection Site - 9 Lord, Catherine University of Michigan
Simons Simplex Collection Site - 10 Miles, Judith University of Missouri
A molecular genetic study of autism and related phenotypes in extended pedigrees Piven, Joseph University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Neural circuitry of social cognition in the broad autism phenotype Piven, Joseph University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Identifying and understanding the action of autism susceptibility genes Monaco, Anthony University of Oxford
Neurobiology of sociability in a mouse model system relevant to autism Brodkin, Edward University of Pennsylvania
Center for genomic and phenomic studies in autism Lajonchere, Clara University of Southern California
Proteomics in Drosophila to identify autism candidate substrates of UBE3A Reiter, Lawrence University of Tennessee Health Science Center