FOCiS 2021

June 8, 2021 | Workshop as part of the Federation of Clinical Immunology Societies Annual Meeting

Sex as a Biological Variable in Health and Disease

Chairs: Lori J. West and Deirdre Sawinski
X-chromosome Inactivation
Monserrat Anguera, USA
Sex Differences in the Gut Microbiome – Impact of the ‘Microgenderome’ on Immunity
Katie Flanagan, Australia
Pregnancy as a Model for Studying Tolerance, Maternal T Cell Exhaustion as Part of the Mechanism, Uterine NK Cells, Pathogenesis of Pre-eclampsia
Paige Porrett, USA
Why Autoimmune Diseases are More Prevalent in WomenRhonda
Rhonda Voskuhl, USA
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June 10, 2021 | Networking Event as part of the Federation of Clinical Immunology Societies Annual Meeting

Navigating the Iceberg; Strategies for Promoting Gender Equity, Inclusion and Respect in Science

Jointly Presented by Women@FOCIS and
Women in Transplantation

Chairs: Anita Chong and Megan Sykes

With Breakout Group Discussions lead by:
  • Terri Laufer, USA
  • Megan Levings, Canada
  • Elaine Reed, USA
  • Maria-Grazia Roncarolo, USA

The Transplantation Society

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