Administrative Team, Faculty, and Staff

The Seaver Autism Center for Research and Treatment is home to a multidisciplinary team of expert clinicians and scientists who apply genetics, molecular biology, model systems, neuroimaging, and experimental therapeutics in order to better understand the causes of autism, develop novel treatments, and provide optimal care for our participants. 

Administrative Team

Led by Ellen Paley, the administrative team at the Seaver Autism Center supplies critical support for all of the research activities of the Center. This team is responsible for the overall management of the Center’s resources, day-to-day operations, and all communication and marketing activities.

Team members assist Center faculty members in the preparation of grants as well as the management of grants once they are received. The team also manages the Seaver Fellowship program.

For Seaver Center inquiries, please email:

Administrative Manager, Ellen Paley - Center Management 

Program Assistant, Samantha Bright - Patient Scheduling and Research Study Questions

Communications and Marketing Associate, Sarah Lynch - Press and Events