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How CZI Plans to Solve Disease by 2100, A Commentary for Nature

Science can move faster if researchers have access to the right resources, are encouraged to be creative, and are open to...

Jan 3, 2018 · 1 min read


Journey 2018

“Our journey will be successful if our partners are successful.” Improving education. Advancing science. Fighting for...

Dec 14, 2017 · 1 min read


Cori Bargmann Named 2017 Scientist of the Year

Our President of Science, Cori Bargmann has been named R&D Magazine‘s 2017 Scientist of the Year. Congrats Cori, on...

Nov 17, 2017 · 1 min read


Cori Bargmann Elected to the National Academy of Medicine

Today, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative’s President of Science, Cori Bargmann, was elected to the National Academy of...

Oct 16, 2017 · 1 min read


Announcing 38 Grants Supporting The Human Cell Atlas

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative today announced funding for 38 pilot projects to help develop tools and technologies for the...

Oct 16, 2017 · 3 min read


Resolve to Save Lives, A New Global Health Initiative

Priscilla Chan:  The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative is proud to support Resolve to Save Lives, a new global health...

Sep 12, 2017 · 1 min read


Women in Data Science and Machine Learning

Jim Shelton: We had a great evening this Tuesday at the Biohub with the Bay Area members of the Women in Data Science and...

Sep 1, 2017 · 2 min read


Now Open: Breakthrough Junior Challenge

If you want to learn something, teach it! The Breakthrough Junior Challenge is now open to students from all over the world,...

Sep 1, 2017 · 1 min read


Marc Malandro joins the CZI as VP of Operations for Science.

Cori Bargmann:  I’m delighted to announce that Marc Malandro, who recently led the University of Pittsburgh’s...

Aug 1, 2017 · 2 min read


New Funding Opportunities to Support the Human Cell Atlas

Today CZI announces its second Request for Applications (RFA) for the Human Cell Atlas, a global effort to create a reference...

Jul 25, 2017 · 1 min read


How to Build a Human Cell Atlas

Cori Bargmann:  Computational Biologist Aviv Regev is one of the leaders of the international Human Cell Atlas project,...

Jul 20, 2017 · 1 min read


Learning from Experts: Notes from Recent Scientific Workshops

Cori Bargmann:  Over the last few months, we hosted a series of scientific workshops in San Francisco, convening experts...

Jul 10, 2017 · 2 min read


Joining the Science Philanthropy Alliance

Cori Bargmann:  I’m thrilled that the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative is joining the Science Philanthropy Alliance. The...

Jun 27, 2017 · 1 min read


Building a Data Coordination Platform for the Human Cell Atlas

Today, we announced funding for a new collaboration with the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, the European Bioinformatics...

Jun 1, 2017 · 3 min read


A Look at CZI’s Efforts to Accelerate Biomedical Research

Cori Bargmann:  Earlier this week, I spoke at the annual Big Data Conference at Stanford University, along with leaders in...

May 26, 2017 · 2 min read


Voicing Support for the NIH

Cori Bargmann:  Today at the White House, I joined members of the scientific community to voice my support for the NIH and...

May 8, 2017 · 1 min read


bioRxiv to Help Scientists Share Research Faster

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative is partnering with Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory to support and build out bioRxiv to help...

Apr 26, 2017 · 2 min read


Request for Applications: Pilot Project for a Human Cell Atlas

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative is looking for talented scientists and engineers to work on one-year pilot projects to help...

Apr 10, 2017 · 2 min read


Update from the Human Cell Atlas Conference

The Human Cell Atlas conference we hosted with the Biohub has come to a close after two days of exhilarating discussions...

Feb 24, 2017 · 2 min read