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Download this schedule Fall 2010 – Spring 2011
S. Moy
Sept 14*: Mouse Models for Genetic Factors And Treatment Strategies in Neurodevelopmental Disorders 
Sheryl Moy, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry | Director, Mouse Behavioral Phenotyping Laboratory, Carolina Institute for Developmental Disabilities, UNC
Oct  12: CNS Imaging and Behavior in a Mouse Model of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder
Kathleen K. Sulik, Ph.D.
Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology, UNC
Shonagh O'Leary Moore, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow, Bowles Center for Alcohol Studies, UNC

Nov  11*: Measuring Behavioral Phenotypes: Insights from Prader-Willi and Williams Syndromes
Elisabeth M. Dykens, Ph.D.
Professor, Psychology and Human Development, Psychiatry, and Pediatrics | Annette Schaffer Eskind Chair
Director, Vanderbilt Kennedy Center | Co-Director, University Center of Excellence in Developmental Disabilities
Dec  14: Insights into Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder from Neuroanatomic Imaging
Philip Shaw, M.D., Ph.D.
Staff Clinician, Child Psychiatry Branch, Intramural Program, National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
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Jan  11: Epigenetic Evidence of Oxytocin Receptor Deficiency in Autism
Simon G. Gregory, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Medicine and Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, The Center for Human Genetics, Duke University Medical Center | Director, Genomics Core Laboratory, David H. Murdock Research Institute
Event canceled due to inclement weather. Rescheduled for 2011/12

Feb  8: Inflammation and Brain Damage in Preterm Infants
Michael O'Shea, MD, MPH
Professor of Pediatrics, Wake Forest University School of Medicine

Mar  15*: Designing and Implementing Therapeutic Gene Delivery Vectors for CNS Disorders
Steven J. Gray, Ph.D.
Research Associate, Samulski Lab, UNC Gene Therapy Center

April  12: Early Detection and Intervention for Infants at-risk for Autism: PEARLS of Emerging Wisdom
Grace Baranek, Ph.D., OTR/L, FAOTA
Professor and Associate Chair, UNC Department of Allied Health Sciences

May  10: Cocaine's Effects on Maternal-Infant Behavior: Models of Intergenerational and Translational Mechanisms
Josephine Johns, Ph.D.
Associate Professor Psychiatry/Psychology (adjunct), UNC School of Medicine


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