CAMRA (Center for Advancing Microbial Risk Assessment) is a consortium of international scientists, researchers and students who are interested in risk assessment for microbial agents and control of infectious diseases. The vision of CAMRA is to be the global international collaborative for QMRA. The mission of CAMRA is to provide a network that can link to critical data for running a QMRA, educational opportunities for QMRA and QMRA case studies.

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Project Highlights

Quantitative Microbial Risk Assessment Interdisciplinary Instructional Institute Vehicle (QMRA IV)

Funded by National Institutes of Health

QMRA IV is an interdisciplinary program for training and mentoring in microbial risk analysis. Participants will gain hands-on experience with real-world case studies to develop microbial risk analyses to achieve safety and health goals, and will interact with top scientists in public health, environmental engineering, microbiology, epidemiology, communications, public policy, and QMRA. The course includes training and mentoring in team science, QMRA, risk communication, risk management, and more.  

The QMRA IV will be held in a hybrid format, and participants are expected to attend BOTH online and in-person courses:

  • June 3 – July 15, 2024 – Virtual Asynchronous and Synchronous Course
  • July 21 – 27, 2024 – In-Person Workshop @ Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI


Apply online:

  • Accepting applications: January 1, 2024 until March 1, 2024
  • Notice of acceptance will be sent by March 11, 2024
  • Registration Payment deadline: May 15, 2024

Program contacts:

Dr. Jade Mitchell or Dr. Mark Weir