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Question 2: How Can I Understand What Is Happening? (Biology)  

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Fiscal Year: 2009

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Project Title Principal Investigator Strategic Plan Objective Institution
Elucidating the roles of SHANK3 and FXR in the autism interactome Zoghbi, Huda Q2.S.D Baylor College of Medicine
BDNF secretion and neural precursor migration Zhao, Xuesong Q2.Other Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
MRI studies of cognition and sensorimotor integration Zeffiro, Thomas Q2.Other Georgetown University
Informational and neural bases of empathic accuracy in autism spectrum disorder Zaki, Jamil Q2.Other Columbia University
Regulation of gene expression in the brain Young, Walter Q2.Other National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Neural mechanisms of social cognition and bonding Young, Larry Q2.Other Emory University
White matter connections of the face processing network in children and adults Yoon, Jennifer Q2.S.D Stanford University
Imaging signal transduction in single dendritic spines Yasuda, Ryohei Q2.Other Duke University
Neural circuit deficits in animal models of Rett syndrome Xiong, Qiaojie Q2.S.D Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
Characterization of the pathological and biochemical markers that correlate to the clinical features of autism Wisniewski, Thomas Q2.Other Research Foundation for Mental Hygiene, Inc.
MEG investigation of phonological processing in autism Wilson, Lisa Q2.Other University of Colorado Denver
The role of the autism-associated gene tuberous sclerosis complex 2 (TSC2) in presynaptic development Williams, Megan Q2.S.D University of California, San Diego
Role of autism-susceptibility gene, CNTNAP2, in neural circuitry for vocal communication White, Stephanie Q2.Other University of California, Los Angeles
A sex-specific dissection of autism genetics Weiss, Lauren Q2.S.B University of California, San Francisco
A sex-specific dissection of autism genetics Weiss, Lauren Q2.S.B University of California, San Francisco
Characterization of the pathological and biochemical markers that correlate to the clinical features of autism Wegiel, Jerzy Q2.Other Research Foundation for Mental Hygiene, Inc.
Optical analysis of circuit-level sensory processing in the cerebellum Wang, Samuel Q2.Other Princeton University
A mitochondrial etiology of autism Wallace, Douglas Q2.S.A University of California, Irvine
Using genetically modified mice to explore the neuronal network involved in social recognition Wagner, Schlomo Q2.Other Haifa University
Murine genetic models of autism Veenstra-Vanderweele, Jeremy Q2.Other Vanderbilt University
Radiofrequency transmit and receive upgrade for 3T research scanner Van Zijl, Peter Q2.Other Kennedy Krieger Institute
The mirror neuron system in the monkey and its role in action understanding Vanduffel, Wim Q2.Other Massachusetts General Hospital
Project 2: Immunological susceptibility of autism Van de Water, Judy Q2.S.A University of California, Davis
Functional MRI of attention regulation in people with and without autism Vaidya, Chandan Q2.L.A Georgetown University
Neuroimaging of top-down control and bottom-up processes in childhood ASD Vaidya, Chandan Q2.Other Georgetown University