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Helmsley Charitable Trust and Chan Zuckerberg Initiative announce new grant opportunities to suppo... Helmsley Charitable Trust and Chan Zuckerberg Initiative announce new grant opportunities to support the growth of the...

Sep 18, 2018 - The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust (Helmsley) and the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) are partnering on a new, collaborative Request for Applications (RFA) to support the continued development of the Human Cell Atlas (HCA), an international effort to map all cells in the human body. The full RFAs and application instructions are...

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CZI announces funding for ASAPbio, joins newly created Member Advisory Group

Sep 14, 2018 - Today, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) announced that it will join a new Member Advisory Group for ASAPbio (Accelerating Science and Publication in biology), a scientist-driven initiative to promote innovation and transparency in life sciences communication. CZI joins five other Advisory Group members. ASAPbio is a nonprofit organization that...

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CZI announces new $12.5 million funding opportunity to bring more engineering expertise to imaging

Sep 5, 2018 - September 5, 2018 — Today, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) is inviting engineers, physicists, mathematicians, computer scientists, and biologists with expertise in technology development to apply for CZI’s new $12.5 million Imaging Scientists program. These three- to five-year grants will support up to 10 Imaging Scientists at imaging...

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Announcing 85 grants to support the Human Cell Atlas

Apr 19, 2018 - The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) today announced new funding for 85 projects to support the Human Cell Atlas, a global effort to map every type of cell in the healthy human body as a resource for studies of health and disease. The grants total $15 million over one year. Projects are focused on developing open computational tools, algorithms,...

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Early Career Acceleration Awards Named After the Late Ben Barres

Mar 15, 2018 - In February, we announced our call for applications for projects addressing neurodegenerative disorders. We’re focused on promoting collaboration across disciplines to find new, innovative solutions to conditions like ALS, Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases. We are also supporting scientists early in their career as they pursue...

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CZI Neurodegeneration Challenge Network

Feb 20, 2018 - Cori Bargmann:  I’m excited to announce the CZI Neurodegeneration Challenge Network, an initiative to support bold ideas and new collaborations that will help us better understand the fundamental biology of neurodegenerative disorders. Neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, and ALS are a leading cause of death and...

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