Behind the Bench: Highlights from the 2016 Annual CEIRS Surveillance Meeting

This edition of the Behind the Bench (BTB) column is written by Joshua Lorbach, a graduate student at The Ohio State University, who studies the ecology and epidemiology of influenza and other viruses in birds and swine. The BTB series publishes articles written by CEIRS Network graduate students and postdoctoral fellows sharing their perspective on… Read more »

Behind the Bench: Robert Webster, A Remarkably InFLUential Career

The CEIRS Website is excited to announce a new column, Behind the Bench (BTB). BTB publishes articles written by CEIRS network graduate students and postdoctoral fellows sharing their perspective on influenza-related news, scientific accomplishments, and other issues of interest to the influenza community. Our inaugural column is written by Dr. Jeremy Jones, a postdoctoral fellow in… Read more »

Retirement celebration for Robert G. Webster, PhD

The retirement of influential influenza researcher Dr. Robert Webster was marked by several celebrations held January 25-26, 2015 in Memphis at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Dr. Gillian Air, a longtime collaborator of Dr. Webster, wrote a recap of the celebration. I was honored to attend the retirement celebrations for the renowned influenza virologist Dr…. Read more »