Join us for one of the upcoming Spring 2023 CAN Research Events [pdf]. This semester's events include science talks, the SCAND Research Symposium, a visiting
scientist seminar series, and more!
Past CAN Science Meetings
Visiting Scientist Seminar Series
USCAND invites eminent scholars in autism and neurodevelopmental disorders to share
their research with the USC community.
April 7, 2022
"Increasing Access to Parent-Mediated Interventions for Autism in the Community:
Project ImPACT as a Case Example"
Brooke Ingersoll, Ph.D.
Associate Professor and Director of the MSU Autism Lab, Department of Psychology,
Michigan State University
February 9, 2022
"mRNA Transport, Local Translation & Neurological Disease"
Gary J. Bassell, Ph.D.
December 8, 2021
"Measuring Anxiety in Youth with Autism Spectrum Disorder"
Lawrence Scahill, Ph.D.
February 9, 2021
Neurobiologically-Grounded Signatures of Autism in Infants
Kristina Denisova, Ph.D.
February 2, 2021
Effect of early-life immune activation on the ontogeny of learning: Importance for
understanding the etiology of neurodevelopmental disorders
Jaclyn M. Schwarz, Ph.D.
January 28, 2021
Hiding in Plain Sight? A Deeper Look at Females on the Autism Spectrum
Clare Harrop, Ph.D.
October 21, 2020
Progress in Biomarker Development in Autism
James McPartland, Ph.D.
February 20, 2020
Understanding (and Supporting) Autistic Girls Through Multi-Method Quantitative Phenotyping
Julia Parish-Morris, Ph.D.
February 11, 2020
Catch Me If You Can: Novel Mechanisms of Social Functioning and Intervention in Youth
with Autism Spectrum Disorders
Matthew D. Lerner, Ph.D.
February 10, 2020
Unraveling Mechanisms of Social Deficits in Autism Spectrum Disorders
Dr. Katrina Choe
February 5, 2020
Dimensions and Taxons: Catalyzing a New Frontier in Autism Research
Jed Elison, Ph.D.
February 2, 2020
Bridging the Gap from Genes to Behavior in Autism Spectrum Disorders
Dr. Benjamin Auerbach
January 28, 2020
Getting Answers from Babies About Autism
Mayada Elsabbagh, Ph.D.
January 21, 2020
Astrocyte-Neuron Communication During Synapse Development for Health and Disease
Dr. Isabella Farhy-Tselnicke
January 16, 2020
Translating EEG Biomarkers in Autism and Fragile X Syndrome: From Mice to Microstates
Lauren Etheridge, Ph.D.
January 13, 2020
Local Protein Synthesis During Neural Development: implications for Health and Disease
Dr. Kristy Welshhans