Dissemination / Results


For proper acknowledgement of SYSCILIA support, please mention in publications the following: 'The research leading to these results has received funding from the European Community's Seventh Framework Programme FP7/2009 under grant agreement no: 241955, SYSCILIA.'



Training / Workshops

SYSCILIA’s internal young-researcher workshop on career planning in academia and industry

DateWednesday April 22, 2015
VenueTIGEM, Pozzuoli
TrainersMarius Ueffing and Gordana Apic

Gordana Apic, partner 14, discussed different options for careers, particularly within SMEs or larger companies, and gave several real examples among her various contacts. She also discussed the various requirements for each sector. Marius Ueffing, partner 17, discussed how one can develop an academic career. This included a detailed discussion of work-life balance, which led to a lively discussion on career planning and self management. Also the importance of mentoring and networking was lively elaborated on.

SYSCILIA's internal workshop on exploring potential for translation of findings and specific techniques, assays and services from the partners.

DateMonday April 14, 2014
VenueEMBL, Heidelberg
TrainerVioleta Veljovic, business development expert from Cambridge Cell Networks, partner 14

This internal workshop aimed: (a) to get familiar with the different types of strategies and knowledge management, (b) to learn decision making methods and how to write a business plan and (c) to get to know how to apply different marketing approaches and networking.

Violeta Veljovic

Violeta Veljovic

Cross Component meeting

DateJanuary 22 - 24, 2014
HostRob Russell
VenueBioquant, Heidelberg, Germany

This cross component meeting started with a brief introduction and an extensive, interactive SYS-IT session, followed by discussions (plenary and in subgroups) on the framework and content of SYSCILIA publication(s) “A systems view on the cilium in health and disease”

Cross Component meeting

DateJanuary 16 - 18, 2013
HostRob Russell
VenueBioquant, Heidelberg, Germany

This cross component meeting was an internal workshop how to exploit the SYSCILIA data for maximum scientific benefit and impact. Two lectures were given by external experts:

Esben Lorentzen

Structural studies of ciliary proteins by Dr. Esben Lorentzen

Franz Schaefer

Translational medicine by Prof. Franz Schaefer

SYSCILIA's young scientists project management training

DateWednesday January 11, 2012
VenueGreenier Room, 7th floor, BioQuant building, University of Heidelberg, Im Neuenheimer Feld 267, 69120 Heidelberg
TrainerDr. Robert Lang, M.D., M.Sc

Cross Component meeting

DateJanuary 11 and 12, 2012
HostRob Russell
VenueBioquant, Heidelberg, Germany
This cross component meeting was an internal workshop to develop and apply models for molecular mechanisms for ciliopathies.

Component 1 & 2 meeting

DateDecember 2 and 3, 2010.
HostRob Russell
VenueBioquant, Heidelberg, Germany
  • Day 1 - Data & Storage WP1 & 2
  • Day 2 - Mechanism, Tools & Modelling, WP3 & WP4


2015 Annual Meeting SYSCILIA

DateApril 22-24, 2015
VenueTIGEM, Pozzuoli
Final Meeting 2015 consortium

2015 Annual Meeting Participants

2014 Annual Meeting SYSCILIA

DateApril 14-16, 2014
2014 Annual Meeting Participants

2014 Annual Meeting Participants

2013 Annual Meeting SYSCILIA

DateApril 23-25, 2013
VenueH10 Hotel Punta Negra, Palma de Mallorca, Spain.
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3rd Annual Meeting Consortium

2013 Annual Meeting Participants

2012 Annual Meeting SYSCILIA

DateMay 14 , 15 & 16, 2012
VenueLeolin Price Lecture Theatre, UCL, London UK
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2nd Annual Meeting Consortium

2012 Annual Meeting Participants

2011 Annual Meeting SYSCILIA

DateApril 18 , 19 & 20, 2011
VenueH10 Hotel Punta Negra, Palma de Mallorca, Spain.
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1st Annual Meeting Consortium

2011 Annual Meeting Participants

Component Meetings

The SYSCILIA Component Meetings are held through regular conference calls and upon request in person. Minutes can be found on the private part of the website.

Steering Committee Meetings

The SYSCILIA Steering Committee Meetings are held, through conference call, every three months, and once a year in person. Minutes can be found on the private part of the website

Exploitation Committee Meetings

The SYSCILIA Exploitation Committee Meetings are held once a year in person and upon request through conference call. Minutes can be found on the private part of the website

IT Meetings

Bioinformatics partners involved in generating and storing data and using it for modelling.

Kick-off meeting July 1-2, 2010

DateJuly 1 & 2, 2010
VenueHotel Erica, Berg en Dal, Nijmegen, The Netherlands

The SYSCILIA kick-off meeting took place on the 1st and 2nd of July 2010 in Berg en Dal, Nijmegen, The Netherlands. The meeting was organized by the Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre. On the first day every consortium participant introduced their institute, lab and expertise. They indicated their contribution to SYSCILIA and their wishes and expectations from SYSCILIA. The following day discussion of work packages were held chaired by the respective component leader.

Thursday 1st July
12.30Lunch buffet available
13.45-14.00Welcome by Ronald Roepman
14:00-15:30introduction consortium participants
15:30 – 15:50Coffee Break
15:50-16:05introduction consortium participants
17:20 -17:40Break
17:40-19:10introduction consortium participants
19:30Conference dinner in Hotel-Restaurant
21:00-22:00Steering Committee meeting
Friday 2nd July
07.00-09.00Breakfast for participants staying at the Hotel
10:00-11:00Component 1 - chair: Rob Russell
WP1 – Marius Ueffing
WP2 – Rob Russell
11:00-11:20Coffee Break
11:20-12:20Component 2 - chair: Toby Gibson
WP3 – Toby Gibson
WP4 – Francois Kepes
12:30 -13:45Lunch in Hotel-Restaurant
13:45-15:00Component 3 - chair: Brunella Franco
WP5 – Gerd Walz
WP6 – Oliver Blacque
WP7 – Colin Johnson
15:00-16:00Component 4 - chair via webex : Nico Katsanis (replaces Rachel Giles)
WP8 – Nico Katsanis
WP9 – further discussion by partners
16:00 END