Ebola Hackathon apps idea

From Quartz: Madhav Marathe says,“Our goal is to help those there on the ground, albeit in a bit part, who are fighting this epidemic every day. The work we’re doing will help coordinate NGOs, medical personnel and residents.”

Ebola Cases Could Reach 1.4 Million Within Four Months, C.D.C. Estimates

From the New York Times: CDC gave worst- and best-case estimates for Liberia and Sierra Leone based on computer modeling.

U.S. Scientists See Long Fight Against Ebola

From the New York Times: The Ebola outbreak is likely to last longer than anticipated, according to VBI scientists.

New social media tool vital to public health surveillance

A team of researchers finds ways to use Twitter for the common good.

Aging contributes to rapid rates of genomic change

Exploiting individual genomes for personalized medicine may be more complicated than medical scientists have suspected.

Understanding the epigenetic landscape

Hehuang Xie uses a new technique to uncover the secrets of epigenetics.

Comparative Studies and Collaborations Involving Pathogenic Bacterial Genera

PATRIC (PAThosystems Resource Integration Center) is one of five Bacterial Bioinformatics Resource Centers funded by the National Institutes of Health.

Modeling Flu in Tourist Destinations

Our researchers are discovering how transient populations impact the spread of illness.

Modeling Massive Networks

Understanding global models as a platform for policy-based decision making.

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