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Science

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Launches New Program to Support Patients to Accelerate Progress Agains... Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Launches New Program to Support Patients to Accelerate Progress Against Rare Diseases

Jun 11, 2019 - REDWOOD CITY, CALIF. — Today, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) announced a new program aimed at supporting and lifting up the work that patient communities are doing to accelerate research and drive progress in the fight against rare diseases. With guidance from patient communities, rare disease experts, and advocacy organizations, this new...

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Science

McGill University’s Centre of Genomics and Policy Receives Funding to Create Ethics and Governance... McGill University’s Centre of Genomics and Policy Receives Funding to Create Ethics and Governance Resources for the...

Jun 6, 2019 - The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI), The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust, and the Klarman Family Foundation today announced $468,860 in collaborative funding to support ethical biomedical research and responsible data sharing for the Human Cell Atlas (HCA), an international effort to map all cells in the human body. The Centre of...

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Justice & Opportunity

UC Berkeley Terner Center Launches First-of-its-Kind Housing Lab

May 23, 2019 - BERKELEY, CA — Today, the Terner Center for Housing Innovation at the University of California, Berkeley — in partnership with the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) — announced the launch of Housing Lab, a new accelerator program that aims to nurture bold new approaches to the nation’s housing challenge. This program will provide...

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Education

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Launches $6.9 Million Effort to Increase Diversity of STEM Students o... Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Launches $6.9 Million Effort to Increase Diversity of STEM Students on College Campuses

Apr 9, 2019 - Today, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) announced that it has awarded $6.9 million to support a unique partnership to bring a University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) program to support underrepresented students pursuing careers in science, technology, mathematics, and engineering (STEM) to two University of California campuses. The...

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Grants

Our Grantmaking

Mar 29, 2019 - At the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI), our mission is to build a more inclusive, just, and healthy future for everyone. Every day, we are working to find new ways to leverage technology, community-driven solutions, and collaboration to accelerate progress across our focus areas of Science, Education, and Justice & Opportunity. In addition to...

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Science

CZI Awards $17 Million to Bring More Engineering Expertise to Biomedical Imaging

Mar 19, 2019 - Today, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) announced $17 million in funding and its selection of 17 CZI Imaging Scientists — engineers, physicists, mathematicians, computer scientists, and biologists with expertise in technology development. The imaging of molecules, cells, and tissues remains central to both biomedical research and clinical...

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