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KREM 2’s Alexa Block met with one of the researchers who has her own special reason to get involved.


Learning Opens the Genome. The Scientist

New connections: Signaling in learning disability. Science Signaling.

Autism Genes Abound in DNA regions involved in Learning. Spectrum News

Sleep struggles in autistic people may have genetic basis. Spectrum News.

SHANK3 puts Autism to sleep. Science Translational Medicine.



      Lab News

Dr. Hannah Schoch received an award to present our research at World Sleep 2019 in Vancouver, Canada. September 20-25th 2019. Congratulations Hannah!

Dr. Peixoto will be a speaker at the 2019 Latin American Conference in Chronobiology (LASC2019) in Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay. October 7th-11th .

Dr. Peixoto will be a speaker at the 2019 Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS 2019) in Anaheim California. November 13th-16th 2019.

Dr. Peixoto will be a speaker at the Sleep Regulation and Function Gordon Research Conference in Lucca (Barga) Italy. March 8-13th, 2020.