The goal of MISMS is two-fold:

(a) to advance our understanding of influenza virus epidemiology and evolution through scientific research;

(b) to build analytical capacity in influenza research (e.g., time-series analyses, mathematical models, phylogenetic analysis)

MISMS Flu Workshop Africa - Dakar, Senegal

MISMS Hands-on Training Workshop – Dakar, Senegal

Interested in co-hosting a workshop or visiting FIC as a guest researcher?

Contact us at ficmisms@mail.nih.gov

Primary Areas of Research

  • Influenza virus evolutionary patterns
  • Pandemic influenza
  • Vaccine benefits and influenza control strategies
  • Influenza transmission dynamics
  • Influenza disease burden, tropics, and seasonality