About the Speaker
Emily Allen, PhD
Assistant Professor at Emory University
Emily Allen graduated from the University of Georgia with a bachelor’s degree in biology and from Emory University with a PhD in genetics.
She has worked on studies of fragile X-associated disorders at Emory University with Dr. Stephanie Sherman since the early 2000s. Her primary research focus has been on disorders and characteristics associated with premutation carriers, such as fragile-X associated primary ovarian insufficiency (FXPOI) and fragile X-associated tremor/ataxia syndrome (FXTAS).