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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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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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Planning, Benefits, Abuse, and Discrimination: The Basics of Elder Law & Issues Specific to the LGBT Aging Community Part 1

J. Scott Corporon Attorney at Law Attorney J. Scott Corporon explains ways that LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender) people can legally protect themselves from being taken advantage of in…

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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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Adaptive Devices

Katie Bullock Independent Living Services of Northern California This presentation provides an overview of how older adults can utilize adaptive devices to preserve their independence and improve…

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