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Science

New Funding Opportunities to Support the Human Cell Atlas

Jul 25, 2017 - Today CZI announces its second Request for Applications (RFA) for the Human Cell Atlas, a global effort to create a reference map of all cells in the healthy human body. This will help scientists and physicians understand how normal cells function, and what goes wrong when disease strikes. We’re interested in applications for open, collaborative...

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Science

Building a Data Coordination Platform for the Human Cell Atlas

Jun 1, 2017 - Today, we announced funding for a new collaboration with the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, the European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI), and UC Santa Cruz to build a data coordination platform for the Human Cell Atlas. The Human Cell Atlas is an international effort to map and characterize all cells in the healthy human body. Once...

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Science

bioRxiv to Help Scientists Share Research Faster

Apr 26, 2017 - The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative is partnering with Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory to support and build out bioRxiv to help scientists share research faster. bioRxiv is quickly becoming the standard database for pre-publishing biological research, and CZI is proud to support their work and help build out their service to accelerate science. Mark...

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Grants

Request for Applications: Pilot Project for a Human Cell Atlas

Apr 10, 2017 - The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative is looking for talented scientists and engineers to work on one-year pilot projects to help develop a Human Cell Atlas. The HCA is a global effort to map and characterize all cells in a healthy human body, and, once complete, will be a fundamental resource to help science understand how healthy cells work and what...

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