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Discoveries from the Lizarraga lab featured in Spectrum news!

Spectrum News is a renowned online media funded by the Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative (SFARI) that provides comprehensive news and analysis of advances in autism research. Today, Spectrum featured the work of the Lizarraga lab including graduate students Allison Culver, Janay Vacharasin and Foster Ritchie, on the role of ASH1L in neuronal morphogenesis. ASH1L is a chromatin regulator whose mutations have been linked to autism spectrum disorders. Janay presented this work at the Society for Neuroscience virtual meeting. See her interview here !

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