IDRI Receives NIH Grant to Develop RNA-Based Zika Virus Vaccine

October 6th, 2016|Press Releases|

SEATTLE | Oct. 6, 2016 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Seattle | Oct. 6, 2016 : IDRI (Infectious Disease Research Institute) As Zika cases continue to rise around the world -- and in the United States -- with associated increases in Guillain-Barre syndrome [...]

The Role Rainier Beer Played in IDRI’s Founding

August 22nd, 2016|Blog|

NOTE: This month, IDRI is celebrating its 23rd anniversary. The photo below shows founder Steve Reed, with a small sign pointing to the original IDRI site, sandwiched between a video store and a pizza joint on Nickerson Street in Seattle. [...]

Merck Global Health Fellows Join IDRI to Work on Key Projects

August 1st, 2016|Press Releases|

Seattle | Aug. 1, 2016 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Seattle | Aug. 1, 2016 : IDRI (Infectious Disease Research Institute) As part of the prestigious Merck Fellowship for Global Health program, IDRI (Infectious Disease Research Institute) is hosting eight Fellows in Seattle for three [...]

The Brexit Impact on Science

July 1st, 2016|Blog|

I don’t normally write about politics, but last week something momentous happened in my home country that intersects with the world of science. It has been a week since the United Kingdom voted in favor of “Brexit” - a surprise result [...]

What’s on Your Summer Science Reading List?

June 28th, 2016|Blog|

What’s on your reading list for this summer? We posed that question to IDRI employees – focused on books related to science or technology – and got some interesting answers. Take a look – you might want to add these [...]

IDRI Expands Board of Directors, Adding Global Development, Financial Expertise

June 21st, 2016|Press Releases|

Seattle | June 21, 2016 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: SEATTLE, June 21, 2016 : IDRI (Infectious Disease Research Institute) is expanding its Board of Directors with the recent addition of Steve Cordial, a multi-disciplined financial executive with expertise in both nonprofit and corporate arenas, and [...]

Empowering Developing Countries Through Tech Transfer

June 10th, 2016|Blog|

Here’s a daunting question: what is your proudest work-related accomplishment? When that question was posed to me at a recent Washington Global Health Alliance dinner, several answers came to mind, but I landed on one specific example because it best [...]

From Virtual to Face-to-Face

May 25th, 2016|Blog|

These days scientific collaborations can move along with phone calls and emails, but there’s nothing quite like a good old fashioned face-to-face meeting to keep things moving. The American Association of Immunologists annual meeting was in Seattle last weekend (where [...]

Bike Anywhere Day 2016

May 9th, 2016|Events|

May 20, 2016 Event Details: Bike Anywhere Day 2015 May 20, 2016 6-9 a.m. IDRI 1616 Eastlake Avenue East Seattle, WA 98102 IDRI (Infectious Disease Research Institute) is teaming with Grand Central Bakery and Caliber Home Loans to host a [...]

IDRI Adds Viral Vaccine Development Expertise; Expands Leadership for Vaccine Development

April 14th, 2016|Press Releases|

Seattle, WA | April 14, 2016 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: SEATTLE, April 14, 2016: IDRI (Infectious Disease Research Institute) is expanding its expertise in the field of viral diseases with the addition of Dan Stinchcomb, Ph.D., who has more than [...]

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