Congratulations to MIDAS member Professor Marc Lipsitch on being newly elected to the National Academy of Medicine!
MIDAS member Dr. Lauren Gardner is listed as a ‘Pioneer’ on TIME Magazine list of 100 most influential people in 2020.
MIDAS member Prof. Alex Vespignani receives 2020 Euler Prize.
Recommended reporting items for epidemic forecasting and prediction research: the EPIFORGE 2020 guidelines.
Drs Caitlin Rivers and Alison Galvani were profiled in articles featured in Science and Lancet Infectious Diseases magazines!
MIDAS member Dr. Trevor Bedford is among the Fortune 40 Under 40 in Healthcare!
NIAID awards grants to establish the Centers for Research in Emerging Infectious Diseases (CREID).
Dr. Ana Bento joins WHO’s Technical Advisory Group of Experts on Educational Institutions and COVID-19.
For postdocs and early stage investigators – find out more about this funding opportunity!
The National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) has reissued the funding opportunity announcement for the Maximizing Investigators’ Research Award (MIRA) for Early Stage Investigators. Some MIDAS members have successfully applied for this award. Find out more about this opportunity!
The Summer Institute in Statistics and Modeling in Infectious Diseases (SISMID) at the University of Washington received an R25 grant from NIAID, and will continue for several more years.
The MIDAS Coordination Center announces a new COVID-19 funding program for MIDAS members!
See how this visualization from the New York Times incorporates research by MIDAS members.
Interested in modeling collaboration for COVID-19? Read more about the new Multi-Model Outbreak Decision Support (MMODS) project!
Watch this PBS NewsHour segment on COVID-19 modeling with Miles O’Brien interviewing MIDAS members Betz Halloran and Nicholas Reich.
The Reich Lab’s COVID-19 Forecast Hub standardizes forecast data from many models to create an ensemble model, including models from several other MIDAS researchers. The CDC and news media such as FiveThirtyEight use the COVID-19 Forecast Hub as a data source.
This week we highlight several MIDAS female researchers featured in the news media.
2020 Webby Special Achievement Award presented to Trevor Bedford and Nextstrain.org.
Join us for our second webinar, featuring COVID-19 research by Dr. Thomas McAndrew and the Reich Lab.
NIGMS has launched a new webinar series for the NIGMS training community. Tune in on May 11 to see the webinar by MIDAS Coordination Center Director Wilbert van Panhuis!
The 2020 University of Washington Summer Institute courses are offered online this year! Many MIDAS members are instructors. Register now!
MIDAS members interviewed on CBS ’60 Minutes’ and on CNN.
It’s World Immunization Week! Mark the week of April 24-30 by watching any or all of these 4 webinars featuring world experts on the current state and future of vaccines.
MIDAS members continue to feature in numerous news outlets regarding COVID-19.
Dr. Rebecca Christofferson and her team were instrumental in quickly setting up a coronavirus testing lab in Louisiana.
Don’t miss this opportunity to hear how Washington’s life science community (which includes long time MIDAS member Betz Halloran) partnered with public health officials to help lower the Seattle region’s pandemic curve.
Dr. Marc Lipsitch is the author of an opinion article in the New York Times on COVID-19 and immunity. He and other authors also discuss this in the context of transmission and post-pandemic preparedness in a Science article.
John Drake has been named a 2020 Fellow of the Ecological Society of America.
In ongoing efforts to provide extracted parameter estimates for MIDAS members’ modeling research, many in-patient parameters can now be found in the COVID-19 Data Portal in addition to the growing collection of transmission parameters.
This new article discusses a coarse taxonomy of models and explores the context and significance of the Imperial College and other models in contributing to the analysis of COVID-19.
NIH releases new notices about funding opportunities for SARS-CoV-2 and COVID-19 research.
The New York Times continues to feature expertise from MIDAS members in articles published about the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
MIDAS member Micaela Martinez discusses seasonality of infectious disease in Science!