Michael Vittitow

Ever wonder what SFI's scientists like to think about? How many countries SFI External Professors represent? Who SFI's 300-plus donors are? 

Here are some things you'll find in SFI's 2012 Annual Report:

  • A new project funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation will result in the first collection of standardized data on more than 7,000 slums around the world.
  • A human gut, where billions of microbes live, is a great place to study and understand species diversity.
  • SFI's 100-plus External Professors are affiliated with 75 top research institutions in 16 countries.
  • SFI Omidyar Fellows go on to lead some interesting research after SFI.
  • SFI's first Massive Open Online Course had more than 6,400 participants.
  • More than 65 percent of SFI's funding comes from private sources.

Read SFI's 2012 Annual Report (May 2013)