This Week in Microbiology (TWiM), a podcast highlighting developments in the field of microbiology, recently featured two publications from the CEIRS Network. In one episode, TWiM highlighted a publication by the New York Influenza Center of Excellence (NYICE) where Zost et al. investigated how altered glycosylation of seasonal H3N2 influenza viruses affects vaccine effectiveness. Listen to this episode here. TWiM also reviewed a publication by Hartmann et al. that included authors from the Center for Research on Influenza Pathogenesis (CRIP). Here, the authors investigated how pandemic influenza viruses suppress the immune system. Listen to this episode here.