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FOCIS 2016: Next Week Registration, Abstract Submission, and Hotel Reservations Open!

email focis 2016 logoAttend the most innovative presentation of immunology and see the latest research advances in immune-mediated diseases.

Take a look at the innovative lineup of topics and presenters; share your findings in front of leading clinicians and researchers in immunology, while saving money as a FOCIS member.

Important Dates and Deadlines

  • Abstract submission, meeting registration, hotel reservations open: November 4, 2015
  • Abstract submission deadline: January 27, 2016

About FOCIS 2016

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.

Thank you to the 2016 Scientific Program Committee

The leaders below have been chosen to plan FOCIS 2016 and are already hard at work building an exciting program and inviting speakers!


Kevan Herold, MD
Kevan Herold, MD, Yale University

William Robinson, MD
William Robinson, MD, Stanford University

Frank Nestle, MD
Frank Nestle, MD, King's College London

Jeffrey Bluestone, PhD
Jeffrey Bluestone, PhD, University of California, San Francisco

Terri Laufer, MD
Terri Laufer, MD, University of Pennsylvania

Ciriaco Piccirillo, PhD
Ciriaco Piccirillo, PhD, McGill University

Rafi Ahmed, PhD
Rafi Ahmed, PhD, Emory University

Amit Bar-Or, MD
Amit Bar-Or, MD, McGill University

Virginia Pascaul, MD
Virginia Pascaul, MD, Baylor Institute for Immunology Research

David Hafler, MD
David Hafler, MD, Yale University

Larry Turka, MD
Larry Turka, MD, Harvard Medical School


We hope to see you at FOCIS 2016, held June 22-25 in Boston, Massachusetts!