Data Science

About Data Science at NIAID

Data science methods and technologies have significantly accelerated research on infectious- and immune-mediated diseases. NIAID aims to further advance data science by improving data access and use, applying computational methods, fostering an interdisciplinary research community, and implementing a policy framework that maximizes data sharing while protecting the privacy of patients and research participants.

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Data Science is Accelerating Infectious and Immune-mediated Disease Research

Leveraging artificial intelligence in the fight against infectious diseases
July 13, 2023

Upcoming Events


Codeathon—Clinical and Single-Cell Transcriptomics for Pneumonia

Mon, September 25 - Thu, September 28, 2023


Preapplication Webinar for the Smart Health Program

Mon, September 25, 2023, 3:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Funding Opportunities

  • RFA-AI-23-038: Development of Software for Data Science in Infectious and Immune-Mediated Diseases Research (U01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
  • RFA-AI-23-032: Bioinformatics Resource Centers (BRCs) for Infectious Diseases (U24 Clinical Trials Not Allowed)
  • NOT-AI-23-009: Notice of Special Interest (NOSI)–Administrative Supplements to Prepare Data Assets for Infectious and Immune-mediated Diseases for Inclusion into the NIAID Data Ecosystem

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Training Opportunities at NIAID and NIH


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Office of Data Science and Emerging Technologies

The Office of Data Science and Emerging Technologies (ODSET) coordinates the development and implementation of NIAID’s data science strategy across the Intramural and Extramural Divisions. The overall goal of the office is to enable the efficient use of data and computational methods to better understand, treat, and ultimately prevent infectious, immunologic, and allergic diseases.

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