Posts Tagged
‘Bench’

February 10, 2022

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Tags: Bench, conversation, Konstantinos, Spectrum, Zarbalis

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Categories: autism

Konstantinos Zarbalis associate professorUniversity of California, Davis Neuroscientist Konstantinos Zarbalis had a “mostly Greek upbringing” while growing up in Germany, he says. His father, who was born in Greece, was a cantor in a Greek Orthodox church in Munich, Germany, and Kostas, as he is known, attended a Greek school until university, completing a Ph.D. […]

November 24, 2021

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Tags: Andrew, Bench, conversation, Spectrum, Whitehouse

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Categories: autism

Andrew Whitehouse professor, University of Western Australia Andrew Whitehouse worked as a speech pathologist in the early 2000s and saw family after family struggle to provide good care for their autistic children, some of whom were pursuing expensive, unproven therapies. One family scrimmed to pay to have their autistic child strapped to a machine that […]

November 3, 2021

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Tags: Audrey, Bench, Brumback, conversation, Spectrum

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Categories: autism

Audrey Brumback Assistant Professor, University of Texas at Austin Audrey Brumback wasn’t about to follow in her father’s footsteps – a doctor, scientist, and founder of the Journal of Child Neurology. She attended medical school but tried new fields – gynecology and then ophthalmology. Ultimately, however, these forays into healing were unsatisfactory compared to what […]

October 13, 2021

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Tags: Bench, conversation, Elsabbagh, Mayada, Spectrum

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Categories: autism

Mayada Elsabbagh Associate professor, McGill University A laboratory is a bit like a kitchen, simmering a variety of “dishes” at the same time, says Mayada Elsabbagh, Associate Professor of Neurology and Neurosurgery at McGill University in Montreal, Canada. New students may feel lost in the hustle and bustle of the activity, but Elsabbagh encourages them […]

September 13, 2021

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Tags: Bench, conversation, Ethan, Scott, Spectrum

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Categories: autism

Ethan Scott Associate professor, University of Queensland The scientists at Ethan Scott’s lab at the Queensland Brain Institute in Brisbane, Australia, come from a dozen different countries, including North Macedonia, Tahiti and the Seychelles. Her areas of expertise are just as diverse, extending to the areas of genetics, mathematics, computer science and optical physics. Together, […]

July 26, 2021

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Tags: Bench, conversation, Ofer, Spectrum, Yizhar

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Categories: autism

Ofer Yizhar professor, Weizmann Institute of Science Ofer Yizhar photographed war zones before he ever pictured a mouse brain. Today, the former Israeli Army documentary photographer is Professor of Neurobiology at the Weizmann Institute of Science in Rehovot, Israel, where he builds tools – such as modified proteins and neural probes – to manipulate and […]

June 29, 2021

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Tags: Bench, conversation, Spectrum, Tonya, White

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Categories: autism

Tonya White Associate professor, Erasmus University Tonya White likes to move. She switched academic disciplines several times and after a career change she moved across an ocean. After earning her MS in Electrical Engineering from the University of Illinois, she switched gears and went into medicine. Fifteen years later, she was a child psychiatrist at […]