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Education

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Joins SXSW

Today, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) announced it will participate in South by Southwest (SXSW), sharing a series of...

Feb 26, 2019 · 4 min read

Science

CZI Announces Support for Open-Source Software Efforts to Improve Biomedical Imaging

Today, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) announced funding for open-source software efforts to improve image analysis and...

Dec 6, 2018 · 5 min read

Science

CZI Awards Over $51 Million to Fight Neurodegenerative Disorders, Including Alzheimer’s and... CZI Awards Over $51 Million to Fight Neurodegenerative Disorders, Including Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s

Redwood City —Today, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) announced $51.95 million in funding and its selection of 17 early...

Dec 5, 2018 · 4 min read

Science

Priscilla Chan and Mark Zuckerberg receive Double Helix Medal for Their Work to Accelerate Science

New York — Last night, Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) founders Priscilla Chan and Mark Zuckerberg received the Double...

Nov 8, 2018 · 4 min read

Science

Top Scientists Honored at 7th Annual Breakthrough Prize Ceremony in Silicon Valley

Mountain View, California — Last night, some of the biggest names in science, technology, and entertainment came...

Nov 5, 2018 · 5 min read

Science

Chan Zuckerberg Biohub and Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Announce First-of-its-Kind “IDseq”... Chan Zuckerberg Biohub and Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Announce First-of-its-Kind “IDseq” Platform And Service To...

New open-source cloud-based tool rapidly interprets terabytes of data to detect disease-causing pathogens In an ongoing pilot...

Oct 16, 2018 · 6 min read

Science

CZI announces support for protocols.io to accelerate open, reproducible science

Today, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) announced its support for protocols.io, an open access resource that allows...

Oct 2, 2018 · 3 min read

Science

CZI announces support for policymaking based on scientific evidence

Today, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) announced its support for the American Association for the Advancement of Science...

Sep 27, 2018 · 4 min read

Science

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...

The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust (Helmsley) and the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) are partnering on a...

Sep 18, 2018 · 5 min read

Science

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

Today, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) announced that it will join a new Member Advisory Group for ASAPbio (Accelerating...

Sep 14, 2018 · 3 min read

Science

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

September 5, 2018 — Today, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) is inviting engineers, physicists, mathematicians,...

Sep 5, 2018 · 3 min read

Science

Announcing 85 grants to support the Human Cell Atlas

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) today announced new funding for 85 projects to support the Human Cell Atlas, a global...

Apr 19, 2018 · 3 min read

Science

Inscopix podcast: Cori Bargmann on the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Neurodegeneration Challenge... Inscopix podcast: Cori Bargmann on the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Neurodegeneration Challenge Network

On the Inscopix podcast, Cori Bargmann talks with host (and Cori’s former post doc) Jami Lynn Milton about the CZI...

Mar 28, 2018 · 1 min read

Grants

Early Career Acceleration Awards Named After the Late Ben Barres

In February, we announced our call for applications for projects addressing neurodegenerative disorders. We’re focused on...

Mar 15, 2018 · 2 min read

Science

Collaboration in Science: Cori Bargmann Speaks at AAAS

Recently, our President of Science, Cori Bargmann gave a keynote lecture at this year’s annual AAAS – The American...

Mar 1, 2018 · 1 min read

Science

CZI Neurodegeneration Challenge Network

Cori Bargmann:  I’m excited to announce the CZI Neurodegeneration Challenge Network, an initiative to support bold ideas...

Feb 20, 2018 · 2 min read

Science

Exploring Computational Tools

One of our goals is to learn from the community by holding small workshops. For this second workshop in the series we’ve...

Feb 16, 2018 · 3 min read

Science

CZI Partners with UMass Center for Data Science to Accelerate Science and Medicine

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative has announced a new partnership with professor Andrew McCallum, director of the Center for...

Jan 16, 2018 · 2 min read

Science

Tools and Technologies for the Human Cell Atlas

Over two days, we brought together the leaders of projects that are working to develop technologies and establish best...

Jan 10, 2018 · 1 min read

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