9th Annual Summer Institute in Statistics and Modeling in Infectious Diseases (SISMID)

Thank you to the more than 900 people from 28 countries and 44 U.S. states and territories who made the 2017 Summer Institutes a great success!

Dates for next year: July 9-25, 2018. Module schedule and descriptions will be available in January 2018. Scholarship applications will be accepted beginning mid-January and registration will open early February.

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The Summer Institute in Statistics and Modeling in Infectious Diseases (SISMID) is designed to introduce infectious disease researchers to modern methods of statistical analysis and mathematical modeling and to introduce statisticians and mathematical modelers to the statistical and dynamic problems posed by modern infectious disease data.


Dates: July 10-26, 2017

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Participants choose from a series of two-and-a-half day modules and design a program best-suited to their interests (most participants take two or three modules).  Modules run all day Monday/Tuesday and Wednesday morning OR Wednesday afternoon and all day Thursday/Friday. Individuals attending the institute receive certificates of course completion in recognition of their participation.

SISMID is supported by the NIH National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) under award number 5R25GM089694.

Scholarships available

Registration-fee scholarships for select modules remain available for students and postdocs.