Chan Zuckerberg Initiative

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative is a philanthropic not-for-profit organization led by Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan.

Affiliations

Meta

The CZI acquired Meta, an artificial intelligence company “focused on accelerating science.”1)

Research Funding

Recipient Date Amount Notes
McMaster University January 13, 2022 Up to $200,000.00 USD Co-administered with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and Chan Zuckerberg Biohub to explore using “Metagenomic Next Generation Sequencing to Detect, Identify, and Characterize Pathogens”.2)
1)
Elizabeth Caley. Creative Destruction Lab. Retrieved February 27, 2022, from https://archive.ph/pJXUj
2)
McMaster University. (2021, November 19). Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation: Global Grand Challenges, Metagenomic Next Generation Sequencing to Detect, Identify, and Characterize Pathogens. Research & Innovation. Retrieved December 1, 2021, from https://archive.ph/UBq5b
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