Quantitative Microbial Risk Assessment Interdisciplinary Instructional Institute (QMRAIII) 2018

Date: July 9, 2018 - July 19, 2018
Time: See Description
Location: The Ohio State University, 190 N. Oval Mall Columbus, OH 43210
Contact: 517-353-4544, QMRAIII@anr.msu.edu, Dr. Jade Mitchell / Dr. Mark Weir, qmraIII@anr.msu.edu

The Quantitative Microbial Risk Assessment Interdisciplinary Instructional Institute (QMRA III) is designed for advanced graduate students, post-doctoral fellows and early-career professionals to assimilate scientific data and implement computer programs towards building a risk assessment for assuring safety and health goals. Participants will gain hands-on experience with risk assessment software and work on real-world case studies. QMRAIII - 2018 will be held at The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH from July 9 -19, 2018.

QMRA III is a 10-day workshop, wherein participants will:

  • Attend lectures from top scientists in the QMRA field
  • Engage in specific hands-on exercises
  • Collaborate within multidisciplinary teams to conduct a QMRA as a research case study under the mentorship of a program faculty member and teaching assistant
  • Use and Contribute to the QMRAwiki knowledge repository QMRAwiki

Important dates:

  • Accepting applications: January 22, 2018 until March 30, 2018
  • Notice of acceptance will be sent by April 15, 2018
  • Registration deadline: May 1, 2018

Program contacts:

Dr. Jade Mitchell or Dr. Mark Weir at qmraIII@anr.msu.edu

Funded by National Institutes of Health
The QMRA III is supported by the National Institute Of General Medical Sciences of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) under Award Number R25GM108593. The content is solely the responsibility of the QMRA III program directors and does not necessarily represent the official views of the National Institutes of Health.

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