MCB is delighted to join faculty from UCSF, Stanford, and other UC Berkeley departments in cutting-edge biomedical research funded by the Chan Zuckerberg Biohub Intercampus Research Awards! The Biohub will provide $13.7 million toward several collaborative research projects in labs around the Bay Area.
The Chan Zuckerberg Biohub is a nonprofit organization and philanthropic investment of the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative. The Biohub fosters breakthroughs in biomedical research by bringing together the brightest minds from a variety of fields, and will fund MCB faculty researchers in the following projects:
Steven E. Brenner, Professor (Affiliated) of Genetics, Genomics and Development | Machine learning for interpreting rare genetic variation in comprehensive newborn screening and pharmacogenetics
Laurent Coscoy, Associate Professor of Immunology and Pathogenesis | Defining host responses of virus- infected and uninfected neighbor cells
Daniel Rokhsar, Professor of Genetics, Genomics and Development | Beyond model systems: insights into genome evolution and cellular innovations
David Schaffer, Professor of Neurobiology | Social network analysis of neuroimmune interactions in the developing human brain
For a full list of research projects funded by the Chan Zuckerberg Biohub, click here.
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