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FOCIS 2024

June 18 - 21, 2024

San Francisco, CA

CSI Sponsored Symposium:
Tuesday, June 18, 8:00am - 11:30am

Crosstalk Between Stress and Immunity



Jean-Francois Lauson-Joset, Université Laval, Quebec, Canada

Chao Wang, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada

8:00 - 8:45

“Neurovascular adaptations and biomarkers underlie stress vulnerability vs resilience and human depression”

Caroline Ménard, Associate Professor, Université Laval (Quebec, Canada)

8:45 - 9:30

“The Regulation of Stress by IL-17”

Chao Wang, Assistant Professor, University of Toronto (Ontario, Canada)

9:30 - 10:00 Coffee Break

10:00 - 10:30

“Microglial remodelling of the extracellular matrix: outcomes on synaptic plasticity and behaviour during stress”

Marie-Eve Tremblay, Professor, University of Victoria (British Columbia, Canada)

10:30 - 11:00

“Sex-specific impact of early life stress on lung immunity”

Jean-Francois Lauzon-Joset, Assistant Professor, Université Laval (Quebec, Canada)

11:00 - 11:30

“Stress-activated brain-gut circuits disrupt intestinal barrier integrity and social behaviour”

Kenny Chan, Postdoctoral fellow, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai (New York, USA)