Center Highlight: B Cells, Boosters, and Precision Vaccines with Dr. Topham

The DPCC Communications team interviewed David Topham, PhD, co-Principal Investigator (co-PI) of the New York Influenza Center of Excellence (NYICE) and Professor in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology at the University of Rochester. As co-PI of NYICE, Dr. Topham collaborates extensively across NYICE and the CEIRS Network at large.  Dr. Topham’s research program includes… Read more »

Center Highlight: Integrating Science, Data, and Technology with Dr. Bour

The DPCC Communications team interviewed Stephan Bour, PhD, Project Director of the Data Processing and Coordinating Center (DPCC) for the Centers of Excellence for Influenza Research and Surveillance (CEIRS) and Executive Director of Clinical Informatics at Digital Infuzion. Communication in code and insights in information The emergence of the bioinformatics field and its progress since… Read more »

Center Highlight: Capturing the flu in Colombia with Dr. Dib

The DPCC Communications team interviewed Juan C. Dib, MD, MPH/TM, PhD, Professor and Coordinator of the graduate program in Tropical Medicine at Magdalena University in Colombia, President of the Colombian Association of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine, former director of Research in Public Health at the Colombian National Institute of Health, and current Director of the… Read more »

Renowned glycobiologist and influenza researcher, Dr. Richard Cummings, moves to Harvard Medical School

Dr. Richard Cummings, an investigator with the Emory-UGA Centers of Excellence for Influenza Research and Surveillance (CEIRS), recently joined Harvard Medical School and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. The CEIRS DPCC staff took this opportunity to talk to Dr. Cummings about his research on glycobiology and influenza. Dr. Richard Cummings, one of the foremost experts… Read more »

Center Highlight: Introducing the Johns Hopkins CEIRS Center

Johns Hopkins CEIRS has just passed its one-year anniversary this April. The CEIRS website staff interviewed the Center Principal Investigators to report on the unique strengths of this Center within the CEIRS network as part of a new article series highlighting each Center. Johns Hopkins CEIRS (JH-CEIRS), the newest CEIRS Center, exhibits a convergence of… Read more »