The Chan Zuckerberg Biohub Investigator Program recently awarded $21 million to 21 University of California, Berkeley researchers. Of this group, four are faculty scientists in the Biosciences Area: Dan Fletcher and Amy Herr, Biological Systems and Engineering; Markita Landry, Molecular Biophysics and Integrated Bioimaging; and Daniel Rokhsar, Joint Genome Institute with a secondary affiliation in Environmental Genomics and Systems Biology.
This competition, open to faculty from Stanford University, UC San Francisco, and UC Berkeley, funds innovative, visionary research with the goal of building engaged, collaborative scientific communities to help solve critical challenges in biomedicine.
The awardees in this cohort, who were chosen from nearly 700 applicants, represent a diverse range of disciplines, including basic biological sciences, clinical biomedical sciences, physics, chemistry, engineering, computer and data sciences, statistics, and public health.
Read more at UC Berkeley News.