Summer in Ithaca is usually a time for summer-ish things, like hiking and biking and walking and kayaking. We celebrate the sun being out, temperatures being warm, and the days being long. Because in a few months the sun will be hidden, the temperatures cold, and the days being shorter than business hours. Summer is … More August and September… The Season for SSWD
Well, that was a lot of information in a short time! 45 talks, 23 posters, 3 days – all useful and interesting information! Ian presented a talk on recent historical analysis and RNA viruses associated with SSWD at the meeting, which was a little different for most attendees. The AVW was established in 1998 as … More 8th Aquatic Virus Workshop
After returning home to Ithaca for 10 days to catch up (‘dig out’) with work, Ian is back on the road, this time back to the UK to the 8th Aquatic Virus Workshop in Plymouth, Devon, UK. This workshop brings together the top marine virologists on the planet for a bi- (or tri-)ennial collection of … More 8th Aquatic Virus Workshop – Plymouth UK
Week 3 of Ian’s world odyssey saw Ian depart Norway early morning on the 18th for the trip down to Ajaccio, Corsica (France). Corsica is one of the most difficult places to fly to in Europe thanks to French laws that see most flights leaving from secondary airports (like Paris Orly). Making the trip more … More Adventure Continues: 2016 International Parvovirus Workshop
It’s been over a week since last Ian updated this blog, so I guess its time for an update. No, Ian didn’t drop off the face of the Earth – even though he believes the Earth is flat and the journey would take him beyond the edge. Rather, Ian was at home in Australia for … More Norway!
Sorry for the cliffhanger on the last post folks, it turns out that keeping a blog updated from the road has some challenges. It’s not because Ian has gone missing, it’s that WordPress, like many social media and information-sharing websites are banned in the People’s Republic of China. The good news is that Ian is … More Day 1 – 4: The Great Wall of Echinoderms
And so the great Sea Star round the world expedition begins… Ian is off today on a 24 day trip covering 4 continents (well, including North America) and multiple cities to learn about wasting disease and spread the word on our work. Tomorrow Ian will visit China and the research group of collaborator Prof. Qiang … More Around the World in 24 days…