When COVID-19 landed in Washington state, researchers at the Institute for Disease Modeling (IDM) in Bellevue quickly switched their focus from tuberculosis and malaria to track and forecast the coronavirus pathogen that was threatening their own country. Mike Fumulare is the group’s lead coronavirus modeler and finds his work days longer than ever, even though […]
Like many of you, IMCI continues to monitor and follow university, state and national guidelines in regards to the Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic. Please be aware that the Seminar scheduled on April 2 has been canceled. The Seminar on April 16 with Rachael Bay from UC Davis will be held virtually. You may participate from IRIC […]
Save these dates! IMCI and IBEST are pleased to announce our seminar speakers for this spring. The following individuals will be talking on Thursdays in EP 122, 12:30 – 1:20: April 2 – Mike Famulare, Institute for Disease Modeling“Biological challenges on the path to polio eradication—insights from mathematical modeling” April 16 – Rachael Bay, UC […]
Data Carpentry – Geospatial Analysis Workshop dates: Thursday and Friday, March 26-27, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Instructors: Erich Seamon and Travis Seaborn Description: This hands-on workshop will focus on managing and understanding spatial data formats, understanding coordinate reference systems, and working with raster and vector data in R for analysis and visualization. An introductory knowledge to R […]
Introduction to R for Reproducible Science Workshop dates: Thursday and Friday, February 27-28, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Instructors: Lihong Zhao and Amanda Culley Description: This introductory course will showcase reproducible research through simple analysis examples. The goal is to teach novice programmers to write modular code and best practices for using R for data analysis. This 2-day […]
IMCI is sponsoring the University of Idaho as a member organization in The Carpentries training program to improve data literacy and reproducible science. The Carpentries teaches foundational computational and data science skills to researchers worldwide. They train and certify volunteer instructors and provide curriculum in a variety of topics designed to be presented as workshops. […]
The Office of Research and Faculty Development offers a weekly seminar that guides faculty through the proposal development process of competitive external grants. All faculty are invited and welcome to attend in person or via Zoom.