Obituary Craig R. Pringle (1930-2015)

Obituary Craig R. Pringle (1930-2015) Arch Virol (2016) 161:769–770 DOI 10.1007/s00705-015-2725-3 OB ITU A R Y Andrew J. Easton Published online: 22 December 2015 The Author(s) 2015. This article is published with open access at Linguistics. This expertise was also utilised subsequently in undertaking translation of two significant scientific texts and many scientific articles into English. It was typical of Craig’s understated and quiet manner that many who knew him were unaware of his linguistic achievements. Craig’s first steps in forging an extremely successful career began by picking up his work in genetics at the University of Aberdeen, but the most significant step was his subsequent appointment to the Animal Virus Research Institute at Pirbright (now the Pirbright Institute), where he began to work on the genetics of foot-and-mouth disease virus, ultimately becoming Head of the Department of Virus Genetics at the Institute. His time at Pirbright from Professor Craig Pringle, Emeritus Professor of Virology at 1961 to 1968, interrupted by a very brief return to the University of Warwick, died suddenly and unexpect- Aberdeen as a lecturer in bacteriology and particularly by edly at home on Saturday 24 September 2015. Craig was his collaborations with John Subak-Sharpe, set Craig on the born Archives of Virology Springer Journals

Obituary Craig R. Pringle (1930-2015)

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