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Half of the infants shall be monitored by specialists and referred for community treatment. The other infants and their moms will take part in an intervention at the UW Autism Middle that promotes first human relationships. Mothers will be trained to engage their infants in eye contact and each mom and child will be videotaped interacting once weekly for nine weeks. All of the children in both groups will be evaluated when they are 12 weeks old. Those in the UW treatment group after that will participate in an early on intensive intervention program. At 24 months, the small children will be re-evaluated to see if the intervention reduces the symptoms of autism. The extensive research is usually funded by the National Institute of Child Health and Development, which recently called the UW Autism Middle one of six brand-new Autism Centers of Excellence.We can utilize this information to develop interventions hopefully, Morano stated. Abrams was among seven students to get a 2010-2013 ASM Robert D. Watkins Graduate Study Fellowship. There were 50 candidates. The Watkins fellowship seeks to improve the number of graduate learners from underrepresented organizations completing doctoral degrees in the microbiological sciences. This program is aimed at highly competitive college students who are enrolled in a Ph.D. Program and have finished their graduate coursework in the microbiological sciences.