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


Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Department of Bioengineering and Therapeutic Sciences, Department of Clinical Pharmacy, School of Pharmacy, PharmD Degree Program

About the School: The UCSF School of Pharmacy aims to solve the most pressing health care problems and strives to ensure that each patient receives the safest, most effective treatments. Our discoveries seed the development of novel therapies, and our researchers consistently lead the nation in NIH funding. The School’s doctor of pharmacy (PharmD) degree program, with its unique emphasis on scientific thinking, prepares students to be critical thinkers and leaders in their field.