Apply for an Undergraduate Summer Research Grant

Request for Applications: 2017 Undergraduate Summer Research

RFA Released: January 11, 2017
Applications Due: February 13. 2017
Notification of Awards: March, 2017

The Autism Science Foundation invites 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 and service delivery.

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The following students were selected for summer 2016 funding:

Student: University: Mentor:
Armen Bagdasarov Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Dr. Robert Schultz
Laura Bell UC Davis MIND Institute Dr. Meghan Miller
Elliot Keenan  Stony Brook University Dr. Matthew Lerner
Adriana Mendez Leal Boston Children’s Hospital Dr. Charles Nelson
Eleonora Sadkiova University of Maryland Dr. Elizabeth Redcay