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!
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.