Award applications open for faculty Biohub research investigators

Once every five years, the Chan Zuckerberg Biohub offers several $1 million Investigator Awards that aim to accelerate the pace of scientific discovery. Citing pandemic demands, the deadline to apply for these awards has been extended to May 14, 2021.

Successful applicants will join a community of biomedical researchers spanning disciplines and the campuses of UC San Francisco, UC Berkeley, and Stanford University.

The awards are open to faculty members in all areas of biology, biomedical research, and technology development, including areas well outside the scope of the Biohub's intramural research programs. Applicants are encouraged to submit their “most exciting, risky, and innovative ideas.”

Award research areas

  • Clinical Sciences and Public Health
  • Basic Biomedical Sciences
  • Chemistry, Physics, and Engineering
  • Computer and Data Sciences, Mathematics, and Statistics

Application details

Chan Zuckerberg Biohub Investigator Award

About the School: The UCSF School of Pharmacy is a premier graduate-level academic organization dedicated to improving health through precise therapeutics. It succeeds through innovative research, by educating PharmD health professional and PhD science students, and by caring for the therapeutics needs of patients while exploring innovative new models of patient care. The School was founded in 1872 as the first pharmacy school in the American West. It is an integral part of UC San Francisco, a leading university dedicated to promoting health worldwide.