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GRC Connects: Fragile X and Autism-Related Disorders Mentorship Panel

Careers, Advice, and The Future of Fragile X Research

August 8, 2020
12:00PM - 1:30PM EST


Event Description


The panel at this GRC Connects event is comprised of a comprehensive group of clinicians, established researchers, and policy makers ready to discuss their own career trajectories and how they envision the future of ASD research and funding. Questions from the audience will be invited and discussion encouraged. 

Fragile X and Autism-Related Disorders GRS Chairs

Elizabeth McCullagh, PhD, Oklahoma State University

Sophie Thomson, PhD, University of Edinburgh


Kim Huber PhD, Professor UT Southwestern Medical Center

Fiona Kernan PhD, European Research Council

Tracy King MD, MPH, National Institutes of Health, NICHD

Mustafa Sahin MD, PhD, Professor Harvard Medical School, Boston Children’s Hospital 



11:45am - 12:00pm Event Arrival and Networking

12:00pm - 1:00pm  Mentorship Panel & Discussion

1:00pm - 1:30pm    Breakout Groups

1:30pm Closing Remarks

Open Networking will be available until the event closes at 1:45pm.



GRC Connects is an initiative of the Gordon Research Conferences that provides opportunities for GRC communities to connect and collaborate until we resume in-person meetings, furthering GRC's commitment to find new and creative ways to advance the frontiers of science. 



GRC Connects: Fragile X Promo Video

GRC Connects Remo Tutorial

GRC Connects FAQ



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