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You can browse and search the grants we’ve recommended below. Click through to read about the reasoning behind each grant and, in some cases, view progress updates.

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Grant Organization Name Focus Area Amount Datesort ascending
Broad Institute — Genome Editing Research (Feng Zhang) Broad Institute Scientific Research $2,500,000 12/2019
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center — Infant Immunome and Influenza Studies (Mary Staat) Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center Scientific Research $9,105,777 11/2019
Kyushu University — Research on Mammalian Reproduction (Katsuhiko Hayashi) Kyushu University Scientific Research $2,500,000 8/2019
California Institute of Technology — Research on Reproductive Biology (Magdalena Zernicka-Goetz) California Institute of Technology Scientific Research $2,000,000 7/2019
Project Peanut Butter — Ready-to-Use Therapeutic Food RCT (2019) Project Peanut Butter Scientific Research $484,785 7/2019
University of Southern California — Social Science Genetic Association Consortium (July 2019) University of Southern California Scientific Research $2,250,000 7/2019
Penn State University — Emergency Food Research (Charles Anderson) Penn State University Scientific Research $109,063 6/2019
UC Berkeley — Aging Research (Irina Conboy) (2019) UC Berkeley Scientific Research $304,000 6/2019
Engineers Without Borders USA — Off-Grid Refrigeration Challenge Engineers Without Borders USA Scientific Research $500,000 5/2019
University of California, Los Angeles — Epigenetic Clock Research (Steve Horvath) University of California, Los Angeles Scientific Research $2,368,300 4/2019
Life Sciences Research Foundation — Young Investigators (2019) Life Sciences Research Foundation Scientific Research $1,170,000 4/2019
Rita Allen Foundation — Fellowship Support Rita Allen Foundation Scientific Research $495,000 4/2019
Research Institute of Industrial Economics — Genomic Research Methods (2019) Research Institute of Industrial Economics Scientific Research $1,500,000 4/2019
Kyoto University — Research on Reproductive Biology (Mitinori Saitou) Kyoto University Scientific Research $4,000,000 4/2019
University of Michigan — Research on Mammalian Gamete Development (Sue Hammoud) University of Michigan Scientific Research $2,500,000 3/2019
Yale University School of Medicine — Vascular Therapy Research Yale University School of Medicine Scientific Research $180,000 3/2019
University of Pennsylvania — Research on Mammalian Reproduction (Kotaro Sasaki) University of Pennsylvania Scientific Research $660,000 2/2019
University Health Network — Preterm Birth Research University Health Network Scientific Research $1,134,975 2/2019
Center for Global Development — Gene Drive Research Center for Global Development Scientific Research $333,550 1/2019
University of Southern California — Social Science Genetic Association Consortium (January 2019) University of Southern California Scientific Research $2,250,000 1/2019
Sherlock Biosciences — Research on Viral Diagnostics Sherlock Biosciences Scientific Research $17,500,000 1/2019
Georgia Institute of Technology — Biology Research (Saad Bhamla) Georgia Institute of Technology Scientific Research $50,000 12/2018
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities — Nanomaterials Research (Claudia Schmidt-Dannert) University of Minnesota, Twin Cities Scientific Research $150,000 12/2018
EicOsis Human Health, Inc. — Pain Research EicOsis Human Health, Inc. Scientific Research $5,000,000 11/2018
Boston Children's Hospital — Chronic Pain Research (Yi Zhang) Boston Children's Hospital Scientific Research $1,695,376 10/2018
Duke University — CRISPR-Based Epigenome Editing Tools (Charles Gersbach) Duke University Scientific Research $2,550,171 10/2018
CDC Foundation — Malaria Control Research Project (2018) CDC Foundation Scientific Research $1,044,501 10/2018
UC Berkeley — Research on Drought-Tolerant Rice (Brian Staskawicz) UC Berkeley Scientific Research $200,000 10/2018
UCSF — Chronic Pain Research (Allan Basbaum) University of California, San Francisco Scientific Research $1,021,318 8/2018
Life Sciences Research Foundation — Young Investigators (2018) Life Sciences Research Foundation Scientific Research $780,000 4/2018
VasoRx — Atherosclerosis Investment VasoRx Scientific Research $5,400,000 4/2018
MIT Synthetic Neurobiology Group — Brain Mapping Research (Ed Boyden) (2018) MIT Synthetic Neurobiology Group Scientific Research $3,000,000 2/2018
Mamoreruinochi wo Mamorukai — Legal Aid for Scientists in Japan Mamoreruinochi wo Mamorukai Scientific Research $40,000 2/2018
UCSF — Research on Antiviral Drugs (Raul Andino) University of California, San Francisco Scientific Research $880,000 2/2018
Princeton University — Rescuing Biomedical Research (2018) Rescuing Biomedical Research Scientific Research $409,112 1/2018
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center — Sepsis Therapy Clinical Trial (Michael Donnino) Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Scientific Research $2,939,400 1/2018
protocols.io — Platform Improvements protocols.io Scientific Research $200,000 12/2017
University of Washington — Universal Flu Vaccine and Computational Protein Design (David Baker and Neil King) University of Washington (Institute for Protein Design) Scientific Research $11,367,500 11/2017
Arizona State University — Canine Cancer Vaccine Clinical Trial (Stephen Johnston) Arizona State University Scientific Research $6,421,402 11/2017
UC Berkeley — Aging Research (Irina Conboy) (2017) UC Berkeley Scientific Research $5,000,000 8/2017
Future of Research — Exit Grant Future of Research Scientific Research $150,000 7/2017
Duke University — Co-Crystallization of Hsp70i and Inhibitor HS-72 (Timothy Haystead) Duke University Scientific Research $81,500 6/2017
University of Notre Dame — Nanopore Protein Sequencing (Gregory Timp) University of Notre Dame Scientific Research $2,054,142 6/2017
UCSF — Organ Regenerative Surgery (Tammy Chang) University of California, San Francisco Scientific Research $825,000 6/2017
Target Malaria — Gene Drives for Malaria Control Target Malaria Scientific Research $17,500,000 5/2017
Rockefeller University — Viral Histone Mimics (Alexander Tarakhovsky) Rockefeller University Scientific Research $1,600,000 4/2017
New Partnership for Africa’s Development Planning and Coordinating Agency — General Support New Partnership for Africa’s Development Scientific Research $2,350,000 4/2017
UC Berkeley — Plant Pathology Workshop (Brian Staskawicz) UC Berkeley Scientific Research $63,000 12/2016
CDC Foundation — Malaria Control Research (2016) CDC Foundation Scientific Research $1,214,437 9/2016
Project Peanut Butter — Ready-to-Use Therapeutic Food RCT Project Peanut Butter Scientific Research $724,929 9/2016
Research Institute of Industrial Economics — Genomic Research Methods Research Institute of Industrial Economics Scientific Research $500,000 8/2016
Foundation for the National Institutes of Health — Working Group on Malaria Gene Drive Testing Path Foundation for the National Institutes of Health Scientific Research $1,228,845 7/2016
Future of Research — General Support Future of Research Scientific Research $300,000 4/2016
University of Southern California — Genomic Research Methods University of Southern California Scientific Research $1,738,500 4/2016
MIT Synthetic Neurobiology Group — Brain Mapping Research (Ed Boyden) (2016) MIT Synthetic Neurobiology Group Scientific Research $2,970,000 3/2016
Princeton University — Rescuing Biomedical Research (2016) Rescuing Biomedical Research Scientific Research $299,112 1/2016