Date : Friday June 26th, 2015
Time : 11:45 am - 1:00 pm
Location : Sapphire 410, Hilton San Diego Bayfront One Park Blvd., San Diego, CA 92101, USA
Fee : This event is open and free to all participants attending FOCIS 2015 (Doctors, Scientists, Nurses, Allied Health Professionals, Coordinators, Technicians, etc.)

Overview :

The TTS Women in Transplantation initiative has been set up to provide support and guidance to future generations of transplant professionals. Our Networking Events are an interesting and unique opportunity for women to make contact with others in the same field.

"The Challenges of Translational Research"


Wendy-J-Grant2 Jane Buckner, MD

Dr. Buckner is Director of the Translational Research Program and Associate Director of the Institute at the Benaroya Research Institute. She is also an affiliate professor of medicine at the University of Washington.


Lisa H. Butterfield, Ph.D., is a Professor of Medicine, Surgery and Immunology at the University of Pittsburgh and Director of the Immunologic Monitoring and Cellular Products Laboratory at the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute.

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Gay M. Crooks, M. B., B.S is a Professor in the Departments of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine and Pediatrics in the David Geffen School of Medicine, and is Co-Director of the Broad Stem Cell Research Center at UCLA.

Wendy-J-Grant2 ELAINE F. REED, PhD

Dr. Elaine F. Reed is Professor of Pathology at the University of California, Los Angeles and Director of the UCLA Immunogenetics Center. She directs the research and clinical activities of the UCLA Immunogenetics Center and serves as Vice Chair of Research Services for the Department of Pathology.

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Dr. Sykes is the Michael J. Friedlander Professor of Medicine and Professor of Microbiology & Immunology and Surgical Sciences (in Surgery), Columbia University. She is Director of the Columbia Center for Translational Immunology, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons.