There is probably no one in the fish health community who does not recognize the name of Professor John L. Fryer. Active in research for a
period of more than 40 years, Dr Fryer has achieved international acclaim for his work on infectious diseases of Pacific salmon. The research
from his laboratory at Oregon State University (OSU) has spanned the disciplines of virology, parasitology, bacteriology, cell biology, immunology and fish physiology, resulting in more than 200 publications, two patents and recognition as one ofthe world's leading centres for research on infectious diseases of salmonid fish.