Joseph F. CUBELLS Joseph F. Cubells, MD, PhD is an Associate Professor in the Departments of Human Genetics, and Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, at the Emory University School of Medicine, and Director of Medical and Adult Services the Emory Autism Center, in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. His expertise and interests are in genetic factors influencing human behavior, and risk for psychiatric disorders. His currently funded research includes projects on pregnancy-related major depression, post-traumatic stress disorder, 22q11 deletion syndrome, and the epidemiology of autism in China. He has been on the faculty at Emory since 2004, and prior to that was on the faculty at Yale University School of Medicine for 9 years. He currently serves on several ad hoc NIH study sections, including the Behavioral Genetics and Epidemiology (BGES) special interest panel (which reviews applications from current members), and in the past was a member of BGES. He is on the teaching faculty of the programs in Neuroscience, and Genetics and Molecular Biology in the Emory Graduate Division of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, and in the Neuroscience and Behavioral Biology Program of Emory College.