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CZI Awards Nearly $32 Million and Announces New Funding Opportunity to Advance Biomedical Imaging

Imaging of proteins, cells, and tissues is critical to understanding health and disease. Today, the Chan Zuckerberg...

Dec 2, 2020 · 6 min read

Science

CZI Launches New Effort to Support Technology Development in Imaging

Today, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) announced a new effort to support innovations in imaging technology that could be...

Jul 9, 2020 · 4 min read

Science

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

Today, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) announced $750,000 in funding to support five distinct projects studying how...

May 6, 2020 · 7 min read

Science

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Awards $14 Million to Support Inflammation Research

Today, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) announced $14 million in funding to support 29 interdisciplinary teams and build...

Apr 29, 2020 · 3 min read

Education

Fast Company: How Technology Can Amplify Great Teaching

This piece was published in Fast Company on December 18, 2019. Great teachers have always used all the tools available to...

Feb 11, 2020 · 6 min read

Science

Supporting State Science and Technology Policy Fellows

Today, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) announced $448,550 in funding to support science and technology policy...

Jan 31, 2020 · 5 min read

Science

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Awards $5 Million for Open Source Software Projects Essential to Science

Today, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) announced $5 million in funding to support open source software projects that are...

Nov 14, 2019 · 3 min read

Science

Expanding Computational Skills in Science to Support Research

Today, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) and the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation announced $1.65 million and $1 million...

Nov 6, 2019 · 4 min read

Science

Supporting a Patient-Led Movement to Cure ALS — and Other Rare Diseases

REDWOOD CITY, CALIF. (September 25, 2019) — The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) today announced $453,000 in funding for I...

Sep 25, 2019 · 5 min read

Science

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

REDWOOD CITY, CALIF. (June 21, 2019) — Today, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) announced $68 million in funding to...

Jun 21, 2019 · 4 min read

Science

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...

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI), The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust, and the Klarman Family Foundation...

Jun 6, 2019 · 6 min read

Education

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Joins 10th Annual ASU GSV

Today, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative announced its participation in the 10th annual ASU GSV Summit, sharing a series of...

Mar 28, 2019 · 3 min read

Science

CZI Awards $17 Million to Bring More Engineering Expertise to Biomedical Imaging

Today, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) announced $17 million in funding and its selection of 17 CZI Imaging Scientists...

Mar 19, 2019 · 3 min read

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

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

Technology

CZI Expands Technology Team Leadership

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative was founded on the belief that by bringing technology to philanthropy, we can dramatically...

Jun 20, 2018 · 4 min read

Justice & Opportunity

CZI Justice & Opportunity Staff Collaborate with Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office

  Over the next few weeks, a team from the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative’s Justice & Opportunity team will...

Jun 18, 2018 · 2 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

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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