Registration Now Open for NY Day of Learning 2020

Join us on March 31, 2020 at the New York Athletic Club to hear world-renowned scientists address critical issues in the autism community. 

This event has sold out fast the last 4 years. Check out the speaker list and  REGISTER NOW for the conference!

DOL 2020

Cboe Executive Vice President Bryan Harkins Named to Autism Science Foundation Board of Directors

Bryan Harkins, Executive Vice President and Head of Markets, Cboe Global Markets, has joined ASF's Board of Directors. 
In his new role, Harkins will help set the direction for the Foundation's fundraising and help guide ASF's efforts to educate the general public and increase awareness of autism spectrum disorders.

Harkins is the co-founder of Wall Street Rides FAR, an annual series of charity bike rides benefiting the Autism Science Foundation. Launched in 2015 by Bryan and his wife Melissa, both Wall Street veterans, the event brings together professionals from across the financial services industry on a variety of routes through Westchester County, New York. The event has set new fundraising records each year and has raised more than $1.25 million. 

For additional information, please click  HERE .   Welcome Bryan!
Check Out Our 2019 Autism Research Summary

By Alycia Halladay, PhD, Chief Science Officer of the Autism Science Foundation
  
and the Scientific Advisory Board of the Autism Science Foundation

ASF has summarized the most impactful scientific research accomplishments of 2019.  What made the list?  Read the entire summary   HERE .  

The summary is also available on ASF's Weekly Science Podcast. Listen HERE.
ASF Earns 2019 Seal of Transparency 

Seal of Transparency 2019

ASF has earned the Guidestar 2019 Seal of Transparency for the 8th consecutive year. Community members as well as 10+ million GuideStar users can now find in-depth information about our goals, strategies, capabilities, and progress. Visit our Guidestar profile HERE.
Apply Now for Undergraduate 
Summer Research Fellowships

We are currently accepting applications from highly qualified undergraduates interested in pursuing basic and clinical research relevant to autism spectrum disorders during the summer.

The proposed research must be scientifically linked to autism or a closely related field. Autism Science Foundation will consider all areas of related basic and clinical research including but not limited to: human behavior across the lifespan (language, learning, communication, social function, epilepsy, sleep, self-injurious behavior, catatonia), neurobiology (anatomy, development, neuro-imaging), pharmacology, neuropathology, human genetics, genomics, epigenetics, epigenomics, immunology, molecular and cellular mechanisms, studies employing model organisms and systems, and studies of treatment, service delivery, policy and  employment.
2016 Undergraduate Research Fellow Tatiana Winkelman of Yale presented her work at the International Meeting for Autism Research in 2018.

Applications are due February 19, 2020, 5:00 PM EST

Read more about the fellowship and the application process HERE.

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