Title: Assistant Professor in Residence
University of Chicago's Human Genetics Program; doctoral research with Carole Ober and Ed Cook; worked with genetically isolated populations and focused specifically on autism and whole blood serotonin levels
postdoctoral research in psychiatric genetics with Pamela Sklar and Mark Daly at the Massachusetts General Hospital and the Broad Institute of Harvard and MIT
At UCSF, Dr. Weiss will direct a research laboratory that investigates the genetic mechanisms controlling neuropsychiatric disorders, such as autism spectrum disorders. Her long-term goal is the genetic and molecular dissection of the social and communication deficits underlying autism in order to improve understanding, prediction, and treatment.
Campus Location: Parnassus