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CZI Launches New Effort to Support Technology Development in Imaging

Jul 9, 2020 - Today, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) announced a new effort to support innovations in imaging technology that could be transformative for medical applications and for understanding life at the cellular level. The Frontiers of Imaging initiative, part of CZI’s broader Imaging program, aims to advance deep tissue imaging approaches for...

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

Jul 2, 2020 - This piece was published in Inside Philanthropy on June 24, 2020. To an important degree, scientific research advances as a direct result of the tools scientists have at their disposal. Telescopes, microscopes, MRI machines and countless other devices have revolutionized one area of human inquiry after another. You don’t have to be a...

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Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Awards $2 Million to medRxiv, a Health Sciences Preprint Server and Top... Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Awards $2 Million to medRxiv, a Health Sciences Preprint Server and Top Source of Breaking...

Jun 18, 2020 - Today, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) announced $2 million in funding to support medRxiv, a free online repository dedicated to medical, clinical, and health sciences research in the form of preprints, or draft scientific papers. As the top global source of breaking COVID-19 research, medRxiv has posted more than 4,300 preprints related to...

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Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Announces New Funding Opportunity to Bring More Engineering Expertise to... Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Announces New Funding Opportunity to Bring More Engineering Expertise to Biomedical Imaging

Jun 11, 2020 - Today, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) invites engineers, physicists, mathematicians, computer scientists, and biologists with expertise in imaging technology to apply for CZI’s new Imaging Scientists funding opportunity. These five-year grants will support Imaging Scientists at imaging centers worldwide, where they will interface between...

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Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Awards $3.8 Million for Open Source Software Projects Essential to... Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Awards $3.8 Million for Open Source Software Projects Essential to Science

May 27, 2020 - Today, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) announced $3.8 million in funding for 23 grants to support open source software projects essential to biomedical research, enabling software maintenance, growth, development, and community engagement. As part of CZI’s Essential Open Source Software for Science program, this announcement brings CZI’s...

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New Single-Cell Technologies Help Scientists Understand COVID-19 Disease Progression

May 6, 2020 - Today, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) announced $750,000 in funding to support five distinct projects studying how COVID-19 progresses in patients at the level of individual cells and tissues. This work will generate some of the first single-cell biology datasets from donors infected by SARS-CoV2 and provide critical insights into how the...

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