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MIDAS

MODELS OF INFECTIOUS DISEASE AGENT STUDY​

MIDAS is a global network of scientists and practitioners who develop and use computational, statistical and mathematical models to improve the understanding of infectious disease dynamics. Through education, research, service, and sharing of ideas, the MIDAS network aims to advance science to improve global preparedness and response.

Member Spotlight

Ben Cowling
Professor and Head
Hong Kong University

MIDAS membership is open to any infectious disease scientist, practitioner, or student who supports the mission and vision of the network. MIDAS is defined by broad inclusivity and diversity of its members, fostering collaboration to advance the science and application of infectious disease modeling. MIDAS members enjoy many advantages of being part of the network, free of charge.

MIDAS at a Glance

Our Vision and Mission

MIDAS is a global network of scientists and practitioners who develop and use computational, statistical and mathematical models to improve the understanding of infectious disease dynamics.

Membership

MIDAS network membership is open to any infectious disease scientist, practitioner, or student who supports our mission. The MIDAS network is defined by its broad member inclusivity.

Coodination Center

MIDAS creates educational, training, mentoring and career development opportunities in computational and statistical modeling, and is dedicated to train a broad community of scientists and practitioners.

Training

MIDAS creates educational, training, mentoring and career development opportunities in computational and statistical modeling, and is dedicated to train a broad community of scientists and practitioners.

Computing

HPC Services are funded by the NIH National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) and are free of charge for MIDAS members from non-commercial organizations. 

Students

MIDAS enables students to create professional relationships across the network, foster future collaborations, share educational resources, and provide a relaxed environment to share research and progress.

MIDAS Member Papers

Infectious Disease Papers

MIDAS Member Projects

MIDAS Coordination Center

Director

Harry Hochheiser

Associate Professor
University of Pittsburgh

Project Coordinator

Jessica Kerr

Project Coordinator
University of Pittsburgh

Outreach Coordinator

Stephanie Shadbolt

Associate Director
Fred Hutch

Lead Data Curator

Lucie Contamin

Data Curator
University of Pittsburgh

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We have launched an updated visualization of short-term predictions from the US #COVID19 Forecast Hub. So much data to look at here: dozens of models forecasting every week new cases, hospitalizations and deaths at the state/national level in the US.
https://viz.covid19forecasthub.org/
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The virtual #StettenLecture is this Wednesday! Join us live at 3 p.m. ET to hear Dr. Trevor Bedford, @FredHutch, talk about the mutation patterns and transmission of SARS-CoV-2 variants. https://go.usa.gov/xMKBd. @trvrb

Come join us at UGA! We’re hiring 8 faculty in Ecology, Engineering, Epidemiology, & Statistics for a cluster hire in AI, Data Science, & Infectious Disease Dynamics. For full details, see: https://www.ceid.uga.edu/idd/

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