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Education

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Supports Eruditus In Increasing Access to Education Across the Globe

The Eruditus group, consisting of Eruditus Executive Education (www.eruditus.com) and its online division EMERITUS...

Sep 1, 2020 · 6 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

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

Ventures

Quartz Africa: Andela’s Latest $100 Million Funding Round is Led by a Former US Vice President

This piece was published in Quartz Africa on January 23, 2019. Software developer training and outsourcing company, Andela...

Jan 23, 2019 · 2 min read

Ventures

Fortune: Byju Education Startup Backed By Mark Zuckerberg Starts Global Expansion With Acquisition

This piece was published in Fortune on January 16, 2019. India’s leading education app developer, Byju, is tapping a war...

Jan 16, 2019 · 3 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

Ventures

Chan Zuckerberg Supports RaiseMe In Helping More Students Own Their Path To College

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative is proud to announce our support for RaiseMe, whose college readiness software platform is...

Jul 26, 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

Education

New Investment in Ellevation Education

Jim Shelton: About 1 in 10 students across the country are English Language Learners. In California, 1 in 4 are ELL students....

Jan 12, 2018 · 1 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

Science

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

Science

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

Science

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

Science

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

Grants

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

Science

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

Science

Update from Chan Zuckerberg Science

Cori Bargmann:  Since the announcement of Chan Zuckerberg Science in September, we’ve been planning, thinking and...

Jan 18, 2017 · 6 min read

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