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Spectrum: Autism Research News


Janine LaSalle

Associate director of genomics, Genome Center, University of California, Davis

Janine LaSalle is associate director of genomics at the University of California, Davis, Genome Center.


June 2017

Chemical tags reveal interplay of genes, environment in autism

by  /  20 June 2017

The landscape of chemical modifications on the DNA of people with autism could reveal clues to the condition and lead to treatments.

August 2012

Genes and environment are two-way street in autism risk

by  /  21 August 2012

Genes and the environment each influence the role of the other in determining the risk of developing autism. Genetics can determine how susceptible one is to the environment, and environmental factors can influence gene expression and introduce mutations, says immunologist Janine LaSalle.