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Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Awards $68 Million to Support the Growth of the Human Cell Atlas

Jun 21, 2019 - REDWOOD CITY, CALIF. (June 21, 2019) — Today, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) announced $68 million in funding to support the Human Cell Atlas and its selection of 38 collaborative science teams to launch CZI’s Seed Networks for a Human Cell Atlas projects. These collaborative groups bring together scientists, computational biologists,...

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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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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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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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Tools and Technologies for the Human Cell Atlas

Jan 10, 2018 - Over two days, we brought together the leaders of projects that are working to develop technologies and establish best practices for the Human Cell Atlas project. Cori Bargmann: Early last year, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative invited applications for one-year pilot projects to help develop technologies and establish best practices for the Human...

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Announcing 38 Grants Supporting The Human Cell Atlas

Oct 16, 2017 - The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative today announced funding for 38 pilot projects to help develop tools and technologies for the Human Cell Atlas. The Human Cell Atlas is a worldwide effort to map and characterize every type of cell in the healthy human body — including cell types, numbers, locations, relationships, and molecular components....

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