We are grateful to the following groups for helping us reach where we are today:


  • Washington Research Foundation
  • Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
  • Open Philanthropy Project
  • Helmsley Charitable Trust
  • Joe and Clara Tsai Foundation
  • Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation
  • Michelson Medical Research Foundation
  • Schmidt Family Foundation
  • Other individual philanthropists


  • Air Force Office of Scientific Research
  • Army Research Office
  • Biotechnology & Biological Sci. Res. Council
  • Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency
  • Defense Threat Reduction Agency
  • Department of Energy
  • Human Frontier Science Program
  • National Cancer Institute
  • National Institute of Aging
  • National Institute of Allergy and Inf. Disease
  • National Institute of Drug Abuse
  • National Institute of General Medical Sciences
  • National Science Foundation
  • Office of Naval Research

We also thank contributors to The Audacious Project, housed at TED, including: Laura and John Arnold, Steve and Genevieve Jurvetson, Chris Larsen and Lyna Lam, Lyda Hill Philanthropies, Miguel McKelvey, the Clara Wu and Joe Tsai Foundation, and Rosamund Zander and Hansjörg Wyss for the Wyss Foundation and several anonymous donors.