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SysMIC Starts Life After Grant Ends

By 20th January 2017January 23rd, 2017General-news

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SysMIC is now self-funded since the end of the BBSRC grant in 2016.


Here is a quick look back at a few of the many achievements so far: 

  • Over 1,500 participants have enrolled on SysMIC
  • Enrolments received from 13 Doctoral Training Partnerships (DTPs)
  • Enrolments from (this is not an exhaustive list):
    • AstraZenica
    • ATLAS BioLabs
    • Babraham Institute
    • BBSRC Headquarters
    • European Bioinformatics Institute
    • Francis Crick Institute
    • Genome Analysis Centre
    • GSK (GlaxoSmithKline)
    • Industrial Biotechnology Innovation Centre
    • IT Sligo
    • Knowledge Transfer Network
    • Lagos State Accident and Emergency Centre
    • Maimonides Institute for Biomedical Research of Cordoba (IMIBIC)
    • MedImmune
    • MRC
    • Pirbright Institute
    • Roslin Institute
    • Rothamsted Research
    • Royal Veterinary College
    • Stroke Association
    • Wellcome Trust
    • Many universities including: Birkbeck College, Kings College London, Oxford University, University of Cambridge, University College London, University of Cologne (Germany), University of Manchester, University of Nottingham, University of Surrey, University of Tirana, , University of Warwick and many more
  • We have held 10 face to face workshops and many online training events for participants
  • There have been 8 SysMIC Module 1 Cohorts since 2013
  • We have a new website and brand identity with new look Moodle pages to match


We would like to thank all the participants, DTPs and other supporting organisations as well as the BBSRC for helping us achieve this great success and look forward to your support during this next chapter of SysMIC.