Aicha Massrali

Aicha  Massrali

University position

PhD student
Supervised by Simon Baron-Cohen

Departments

Department of Psychiatry

Institutes

Autism Research Centre

Email

am2366@cam.ac.uk

Home page

https://www.autismresearchcentre.com/people_...

Research Theme

Cellular and Molecular Neuroscience

Interests

I am studying atypical neuronal development in the autism brain using induced pluripotent stem cell (iPSC). In her study, she uses genome editing technology to study the role of an autism high risk gene (Neurexin I) and its role in synapse formation. I am also investigating the contribution of steroid hormones to differential gene expression during brain development.

Research Focus

Keywords

Methylation

iPSC

Autism

testosterone

neuronal development

Clinical conditions

Autism

Equipment

Cell culture

Confocal microscopy

Enzyme assays

Fluorescence microscopy

Immunohistochemistry

Microscopy

Protein purification

Collaborators

Cambridge

Mark Kotter

United Kingdom

Jack Price Web: http://www.kcl.ac.uk/ioppn/d...

International

Deepak Srivastava Web: https://kclpure.kcl.ac.uk/portal/...

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