KT Pickard

KT Pickard

Apr 18, 2015

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About This Project

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Autism is a complex condition, but recent research shows that genetics may play a larger role than previously thought. Today, genetics explains the underlying cause of autism for about one in five individuals. Family trio sequencing is a powerful technique that can explain genetic conditions by looking at differences in DNA between Mom, Dad and an affected child.

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