The role and achievements of MIDAS as part of NIH's endeavor of Modeling for Science and Policy was discussed at the NIGMS National Scientific Advisory Council. To view presentations click here.

Postdoc position available in the "Modeling for the Control of Cholera with Vaccines" at the Center for Statistical and Quantitative Infectious Diseases, Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division, Hutchinson Research Center, Seattle, WA. More Information.

The ICI3D Program invites applications to the fourth annual Clinic on the Meaningful Modeling of Epidemiological Data (MMED), which will be held at the African Institute for Mathematical Science in Muizenberg, South Africa on June 3-14, 2013. More Information.

The recent pandemic influenza outbreaks H5N1 and H1N1 have triggered interest in internet-based disease outbreak discovery and infection count tracking resources. A summary of disease outbreak discovery resources can be found under Outreach here.

Tenure-Track Clinical Assistant Professor and Non-Clinical Associate Professor/Assistant Professor (multiple posts) in the Department of Community Medicine and the School of Public Health at the University of Hong Kong. More Information.

Opening for Statistician in the Health Protection Agency (HPA) Modelling and Economics Unit (MEU) collaborating with the MRC Centre for Outbreak Analysis & Modelling at Imperial College London. More Information.

The Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center has openings available for a postdoctoral fellow and a data coordinator to assist with cholera modeling efforts. More Information.

Information for the 5th Summer Institute in Statistics and Modeling in Infectious Diseases July 8-24, 2013 is now available. Registration will open in early February. More Information.

The 2013 MIDAS Summer Undergraduate Research Program for students in the field of computational modeling and simulation of infectious diseases will be held May 20 - July 26, 2013, at the University of Pittsburgh in Pittsburgh, PA. Applications are due by March 1, 2012 and women and underrepresented groups are particularly encouraged to apply.


Nsoesie EO, Beckman RJ, Marathe MV Sensitivity Analysis of an Individual-Based Model for Simulation of Influenza Epidemics PLos One. 2012;7(10):e45414-
Barrett C, Channakeshava K, Huang F, Kim J, Marathe A, Marathe MV, Pei G, Saha S, Subbiah BS, Vullikanti AK. Human initiated cascading failures in societal infrastructures PLoS One. 2012;7(10):e45406-
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