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Using Drosophila Melanogaster to Indentidy Chemicals That Confer Risk of Neurodevelopmental Disorders

Dr. Kimberly Mulligan Assistant Professor Department of Biology Sacramento State University Dr. Kim Mulligan shares her research utilizing drosophila melanogaster (a species of fly) to…

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The Role of Homer Scaffolding to Metabotropic Glutamate Receptor 5 in Mouse Models of Neurodevelopmental Disorders

Dr. Katie Collins Faculty, Department of Biological Sciences, CSU, Chico By studying behavior in mice, Dr. Katie Collins hopes to learn more about Fragile X syndrome in humans. Fragile X is the…

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The Hidden Risk of Loneliness Part 1

Dr. Patrick Arbore Director & Founder, Center for Elderly Suicide Prevention & Grief Related Services, Institute on Aging, San Francisco Loneliness, according to Dr. Patrick Arbore,…

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Autism and My Sensory Based World

Dr. Temple Grandin Professor, Colorado State University In addition to her expertise in animal behavior, Dr. Grandin is perhaps the most accomplished and well-known adult with autism in the world.…

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Each Mind Matters

Panel Discussion Seven professionals whose work touches older adults discuss mental health issues for that population. Twenty-five percent of older adults in the United States have a diagnosable…

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