Chan Zuckerberg Initiative
The platform, which recently enabled the use of nanopore long-read data, offers researchers a plug-and-play solution to identify pathogens from metagenomic sequencing data.
Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, Gates Foundation Award $2M for Metagenomic Pathogen Research
Ten new grantees will receive up to $200,000 each to conduct sequencing-based research into novel and emerging pathogens in low- and middle-income countries.
Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Commits $46M to Support Historically Black Medical Schools
The funding will be provided over five years to advance genomics research at four historically Black medical colleges in the US.
Proof-of-Principle Study Points to Possibility of Monitoring Pediatric ALL With Plasma Samples
Capture-based blood plasma sequencing helped track disease persistence or relapse and identify microbes that may cause infection in the immunosuppressed patients.
A*STAR Wins $2M Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Grant to Advance Asian Immune Cell Atlas
The Asian Immune Diversity Atlas aims to sequence millions of peripheral blood mononuclear cells from over 2,000 healthy ancestrally diverse Asian people.