Third Neuroscience Conference

Friday 10th September 2010,
Hosted by the Autism Research Centre, University of Cambridge

Conference report


Conference Programme

Keynote: The Genetics of Asperger Syndrome
Dr Bhismadev Chakrabarti, Universities of Cambridge and Reading

Towards a unifying theory of ASD
Dr Bruno Gepner, University of Aix-Marseille 1, Aix-en-Provence, France

Facial identity recognition in the broader autism phenotype
Dr Ellie Wilson, Macquarie Centre for Cognitive Science, Macquarie University, Australia/King’s College London

The validity of autism spectrum diagnoses after the age of 7: experience in a community child development centre
Dr Edith Posener, Director of Clalit Community Child Development Centre in Netanya, Israel

Keynote: The Self in the Social World: Insights into Autism
Dr Michael Lombardo, Autism Research Centre, University of Cambridge

A possible mechanism for impaired joint attention in autism
Dr Justin Williams, Department of Child Health, University of Aberdeen, UK

Comprehension of rational and irrational actions in the typical and autistic brain
Dr Antonia Hamilton, School of Psychology, University of Nottingham

Keynote: Foetal testosterone and Autistic Traits
Dr Bonnie Auyeung, Autism Research Centre, University of Cambridge

Androgens in adult ASD: a controlled study
Jonna M. Eriksson, Department of Neuroscience, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden

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