Scientific Committee

Aims and Scope

The EFI Scientific Committee (SC) is responsible for promoting Science related to Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics within EFI. This includes maintaining relationships to other Scientific Societies in the field, promotion of international scientific collaborations and recruitment of new young investigators to the field.

The SC is also responsible for determining the scientific program of the annual EFI Meeting, in close collaboration with the Local Organizing Committee (i.e. topics and speakers for the plenary and special sessions), as well as for the evaluation of abstracts submitted to the Conference. The SC proposes the Ruggero Ceppellini Lecturer 
to the EFI Executive Committee, and is responsible for soliciting and evaluating nominations for the Julia Bodmer Award.

SC Working Groups

The SC coordinates specific Working Groups (WG) represented by the SC chair and at least one SC member, in collaboration with interested scientists in the field.

Currently, there is one SC WG on Population Genetics represented by Katharina Fleischhauer and Jean-Marie Tiercy for the SC, the chair is Alicia Sanchez-Mazas (University of Geneva) and additional members are José Manuel Nunes (University of Geneva), Derek Middleton (University of Liverpool), Zorana Grubic (University Hospital Zagreb), Marco Andreani (University Tor Vergata Rome).

For the names of the committee members please click here.