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Science

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, Chan Zuckerberg Biohub, & the State of California Partner to Track... Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, Chan Zuckerberg Biohub, & the State of California Partner to Track COVID-19 Spread...

Today, the Chan Zuckerberg Biohub (CZ Biohub), in partnership with the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI), announced that it...

Jul 30, 2020 · 4 min read

Science

Inside Philanthropy: Why Chan Zuckerberg is Devoting Millions to Open Source Software for Scientists

This piece was published in Inside Philanthropy on June 24, 2020. To an important degree, scientific research advances as a...

Jul 2, 2020 · 5 min read

Justice & Opportunity

STAT: Striking Down DACA Would Eliminate Thousands of Health Care Workers, Thwarting America’s... STAT: Striking Down DACA Would Eliminate Thousands of Health Care Workers, Thwarting America’s Pandemic Response

This piece was published in STAT on May 1, 2020. The health care community has a responsibility to anticipate worst-case...

May 4, 2020 · 6 min read

Science

CZI, CZ Biohub, UCSF, and Stanford Launch 9-Month, $13.6 Million Research Collaboration to... CZI, CZ Biohub, UCSF, and Stanford Launch 9-Month, $13.6 Million Research Collaboration to Understand Prevalence of...

Today, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) committed $13.6 million to stand up a large-scale research collaboration between...

Apr 29, 2020 · 7 min read

Science

UCSF to Offer Free COVID-19 Test Analysis, Results to Public Health Departments of All 58 California... UCSF to Offer Free COVID-19 Test Analysis, Results to Public Health Departments of All 58 California Counties

Last week, UC San Francisco began offering COVID-19 sample analysis to all nine Bay Area counties’ Departments of Public...

Apr 16, 2020 · 5 min read

Science

UCSF to Offer Free COVID-19 Testing to Nine Bay Area Counties

Following a recent expansion of its COVID-19 test processing capacity at a new diagnostic laboratory adjacent to the Chan...

Apr 7, 2020 · 4 min read

Science

CZI & CZ Biohub to Quadruple UCSF COVID-19 Testing Capabilities

A newly-created ‘COVID-19 Task Force’, which includes representation from the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI), Chan...

Mar 10, 2020 · 2 min read

Science

IDseq Helps Researchers in Cambodia Confirm the Country’s First Case of COVID-19

A partnership between the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, the Chan Zuckerberg Biohub, and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation...

Mar 9, 2020 · 3 min read

Science

Fast Company: Why Patients Have Begun to Lead the Way in the Fight Against Rare Diseases

This piece was published in Fast Company on February 26, 2020. Several years ago, I was working in the White House Office of...

Mar 5, 2020 · 7 min read

Education

Fast Company: How Technology Can Amplify Great Teaching

This piece was published in Fast Company on December 18, 2019. Great teachers have always used all the tools available to...

Feb 11, 2020 · 6 min read

Science

Watch Priscilla Chan on Good Morning America

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Co-founder and Co-CEO Priscilla Chan spoke on ABC’s Good Morning America about CZI’s Rare As...

Jul 29, 2019 · 3 min read

Justice & Opportunity

The Center for Effective Philanthropy: Four Promising Practices for Philanthropies to Advance... The Center for Effective Philanthropy: Four Promising Practices for Philanthropies to Advance Advocacy and Policy Change

This piece was published in The Center For Effective Philanthropy on May 30, 2019 In an era when government has become less...

May 30, 2019 · 7 min read

Ventures

Quartz Africa: Andela’s Latest $100 Million Funding Round is Led by a Former US Vice President

This piece was published in Quartz Africa on January 23, 2019. Software developer training and outsourcing company, Andela...

Jan 23, 2019 · 2 min read

Ventures

Fortune: Byju Education Startup Backed By Mark Zuckerberg Starts Global Expansion With Acquisition

This piece was published in Fortune on January 16, 2019. India’s leading education app developer, Byju, is tapping a war...

Jan 16, 2019 · 3 min read

Justice & Opportunity

Shutting people with records out of opportunity is economically foolish

This opinion editorial was published in USA Today on November 23, 2018: By David Plouffe and Mark Holden Our nation’s...

Nov 28, 2018 · 5 min read

Community

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Moves into Redwood City

Reposted from the San Mateo Daily Journal The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative has officially moved into Redwood City, where its...

Nov 16, 2018 · 3 min read

Education

Number of girls and Latinx students taking AP Computer Science in Nevada more than doubles with... Number of girls and Latinx students taking AP Computer Science in Nevada more than doubles with support from CZI

Reposted from State of Nevada Department of Education CARSON CITY, NEVADA – New data shows that Nevada participation in the...

Oct 16, 2018 · 5 min read

Science

Chan Zuckerberg Biohub and Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Announce First-of-its-Kind “IDseq”... Chan Zuckerberg Biohub and Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Announce First-of-its-Kind “IDseq” Platform And Service To...

New open-source cloud-based tool rapidly interprets terabytes of data to detect disease-causing pathogens In an ongoing pilot...

Oct 16, 2018 · 6 min read

Science

Women in Data Science and Machine Learning

Jim Shelton: We had a great evening this Tuesday at the Biohub with the Bay Area members of the Women in Data Science and...

Sep 1, 2017 · 2 min read

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