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Project Element Element Description

Project Title

Project Title

Perturbation of Excitatory Synapse Formation in Autism Spectrum Disorders

Principal Investigator

Principal Investigator

Kwon, Hyungbae

Description

Description

Hyungbae Kwon, Ph.D., Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience, will examine proteins called neuroligins, mutations found in familial forms of ASD. The study will explore how they contribute to synapse formation to help answer open questions about neural circuit development and structural plasticity relating to the pathogenesis of ASD.

Funder

Funder

Brain & Behavior Research Foundation

Fiscal Year Funding

Fiscal Year Funding

0

Current Award Period

Current Award Period

2014-2016

Strategic Plan Question

Strategic Plan Question

Question 2: How Can I Understand What Is Happening?

Strategic Plan Objective

Strategic Plan Objective

2O. Not specific to Question 2 objectives

Project Link

Project Link

No link available.

Institution

Institution

Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience

State/Country

State/Country

Florida

Project Number

Project Number

Federal or Private?

Federal or Private?

Private

Received ARRA Funding?

Received ARRA Funding?

No

History/Related Projects

History/Related Projects

Perturbation of Excitatory Synapse Formation in Autism Spectrum Disorders | 30000 | 2014 |
Perturbation of Excitatory Synapse Formation in Autism Spectrum Disorders | 30000 | 2015 |

 
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