Dr. Jessica Klusek has been awarded $149,000 from the National Institutes of Health’s Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development. She will use the two-year grant to examine aging language trajectories for women who are carriers of the FMR1 premutation.
POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP IN AUTISM AND FRAGILE X ASSOCIATED CONDITIONS The lab of Dr. Jessica Klusek is pleased to announce the availability of one full-time NIH-funded postdoctoral fellowship position. This is a two-year position, with the option to extend to three years. The focus of this position is on language, literacy, and adult outcomes in fragile X… Read more »
Hard work pays off! The senior honors thesis from Alexis Ruber was accepted for publication in The Clinical Neuropsychologist. Congratulations, Alexis!
Rainey Hughes, a former undergraduate research assistant with the lab, has had a paper accepted for publication in Caravel, USC’s journal for undergraduate research! Rainey’s paper, Communicative Gestures in Infants with Fragile X Syndrome, presents the results of her Magellan Scholars undergraduate research project focused on gesture skills in 12-month old infants with fragile X syndrome…. Read more »
Ella Ahrens was awarded a Magellan Scholars research grant to fund her project Premature Language Decline in Women with the FMR1 Premutation. Congratulations, Ella!
Congratulations to team member Carly Moser on her excellent presentation at Discover USC. Carly was awarded 1st place in the Psychology/Neuroscience B category! Way to go, Carly!
Azalea Lateef was awarded the South Carolina Honors College’s Science Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF). Azalfa’s research project focuses on the relationship between physiological regulation and behavioral inhibition in women with the FMR1 premutation. Congratulations, Azalfa!
Alexis Ruber, our long-time research assistant, has graduated with honors from the South Carolina Honors College! Alexis completed a senior honors thesis chaired by Dr. Jessica Klusek, entitled “Reduced Eye Contact and Anxiety in Women with the FMR1 Premutation”. Her research with the lab was funded by a University of South Carolina Science Undergraduate Research… Read more »