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    Interview with Dr. Jane Roberts and Dr. Jeff Twiss

Carolina Autism and Neurodevelopment (CAN) Research Center

Headed by Jane Roberts (Department of Psychology) and Jeff Twiss (Department of Biological Sciences), this initiative aims to build a multi-disciplinary, collaborative center for basic, clinical, and intervention research and education in autism and neurodevelopmental disorders at the University of South Carolina.

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Help make a difference in the lives of those affected by autism and neurodevelopmental disorders. Make your gift today to the Carolina Autism and Neurodevelopment Center Fund. Your donation will support students, alumni programming, faculty initiatives and other needs – enabling our mission to empower those with autism to live their best lives. 

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Photo of Irene Dalla Costa smiling.TRAINEE SPOTLIGHT - AWARD

Irene Dalla Costa | Graduate Student | Dept. of Biological Sciences | College of Arts and Sciences

Irene Dalla Costa, a graduate student reserching the regulation of translation in axons in Dr. Jeff Twiss' lab, is this year's recipient of the Kathryn Hinnant-Johnson, M.D. Memorial Fellowship. This annual honor is bestowed upon a Ph.D. student in the Department of Biological Sciences who is conducting research in an area of genetics.

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