MIDAS member Micaela Martinez discusses seasonality in Science!
An extraordinary collection of data and information regarding the COVID-19 pandemic created by MIDAS members and the broader public health and research community.
The National Science Foundation has several funding opportunities related to COVID-19. Find details of these announcements here!
Since the beginning of 2020, our network has grown from 230 members to over 300 members from over 16 different countries, including people from undergraduate students to professors to industry professionals.
Check out this month’s exciting job opportunities in infectious diseases and mathematical modeling!
In the wake of the novel coronavirus outbreak (COVID-19), several MIDAS researchers have been contacted by the press to share their expertise in infectious disease dynamics and genetic sequencing to better understand how the COVID-19 outbreak may develop.
Hurry to apply for an exciting post-doc position at SACEMA, fellowship in Outbreak Science, or lecturer position at the University of Edinburgh! SACEMA Postdoctoral Fellowship
Below are current funding opportunities related to infectious disease modeling: NSF – Algorithms for Threat Detection NSF 20-531Full Proposal Deadline Date: March 18, 2020 The
Click here to see current job opportunities related to the MIDAS mission.
New Notice of Special Interest Funding through NIH for the 2019 novel Coronavirus.
Trevor Bedford and his team were featured in Science News for their use of Nextstrain study the genome of 2019-nCoV.
Early Transmission Dynamics in Wuhan, China, of Novel Coronavirus–Infected Pneumonia was recently published in the New England Journal of Medicine.
There is an open postdoctoral position to work in collaboration with Robert Woods, Aaron King, Andrew Read, and their teams.
Outbreak Science PREreview is a platform for sharing and reviewing pre-prints for 2019-nCoV studies.
Pejman Rohani has been named Regents’ Professor for research that is recognized both nationally and internationally as innovative and pace-setting.
This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) solicits applications to establish Combating Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria (CARB) Interdisciplinary Research Units (CARBIRUs) focused on improving our understanding of bacterial and host factors important for antibacterial resistance and infection to inform development of new approaches to prevent, diagnose, and treat antibacterial-resistant infections.
The MIDAS Network Coordination Center has launched a Flickr account!
Since early December 2019, 61 new MIDAS members joined, 26 faculty, 30 students, and 5 postdocs from the US and other countries.
Brent Allman, a fourth-year student at Emory University in the Population Biology, Ecology and Evolution doctoral program, has been named the Laney Graduate School’s 2019-20 Kharen Fulton Diversity Awardee.
NIAID has established the Emerging Leaders in Data Science Fellowship Program to develop a cadre of talented data scientists who have a strong interest in applying their bioinformatics and data science expertise to advance research on infectious and immune-mediated diseases. Application deadline is February 8, 2020.
On behalf of the non-profit Outbreak Science, Mike Johansson enlists help to improve the way epidemiological data are shared during outbreaks.