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About Program at a Glance Abstracts Visit Seaport Support/Exhibit

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Why FOCIS? Why You? Why Now?

FOCIS is the meeting in translational immunology that will give you a competitive edge in your career. Stay ahead of the curve with leading clinicians and researchers delivering the latest breakthroughs across immune-mediated diseases. Focusing on molecular pathways and their implications in human disease provides the unique opportunity for innovative thinking and apply ideas from the pathologies of other diseases to uncover novel solutions to challenges in the diseases you study.

Just Announced: Lunch & Learn sessions at FOCIS 2013 


Important Dates & Deadlines
Abstract submission, meeting registration, hotel reservations open Monday, December 3, 2012
Abstract submission deadline Friday, February 1, 2013
Exhibitor registration deadline Friday, March 15, 2013
Meeting registration deadline for poster presenters Wednesday, April 3, 2013
Late-breaking abstract submission deadline Monday, April, 8, 2013
Headquarter hotel registration discount deadline Friday, May 3, 2013
FOCIS 2013 Thurs., June 27 through Sun., June 30, 2013


 Scientific Program Committee
Steven Ziegler, PhD  Steven Ziegler, PhD

 Benaroya Research Institute
Mark Anderson, MD, PhD  Mark Anderson, MD, PhD

 University of California, San Francisco
Jane Hoyt Buckner, MD  Jane Hoyt Buckner, MD
 Abstract Co-Chair

 Benaroya Research Institute
David Rawlings, MD  David Rawlings, MD
 Abstract Co-Chair

 Seattle Children's Research Institute
 Jeffrey Bluestone, PhD
 University of California, San Francisco
 Richard Blumberg, MD
 Brigham & Women's Hospital
 Barbara Detrick PhD
 Johns Hopkins University
 Frank Nestle, MD
 King's College, London
 Robert Nussenblatt, MD
 National Eye Institute
 Virginia Pascual, PhD
 Baylor University
 William Robinson, MD, PhD
 Stanford University


Continuing Medical Education (CME)

The Federation of Clinical Immunology Societies designates this live activity for a maximum of 21 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the Federation of Clinical Immunology Societies. The Federation of Clinical Immunology Societies is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education credits for physicians.