Opportunities Available

The Nathan Shock Centers provides opportunities for researchers, fellows, health professionals, and more.

Grant Deadlines

Macular Degeneration Research Program

Deadline: June 26, 2018

The standard award provides significant funding for researchers who have already generated some amount of preliminary data, but are often required to demonstrate additional, significant…

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University of Alabama at Birmingham's Nathan Shock Center Pilot/Feasibility Project Awards

Deadline: July 1, 2018

UAB’s Nathan Shock Center announces the availability of pilot/feasibility (P/F) project awards for investigators with a research focus to aging.

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AFAR Scholarships for Research in the Biology of Aging

Deadline: July 9, 2018

This program is designed to give students enrolled in MD, DO, PhD, or combined-degree programs the opportunity to conduct a three-to-six-month research project focused on…

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2018 Albert Einstein College of Medicine Nathan Shock Center Pilot Project Awards

Deadline: July 15, 2018

The Einstein Nathan Shock Center is soliciting applications to support the research of junior investigators developing R01-type applications and senior investigators developing new applications to…

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NIA Small Business Programs (SBIR & STTR)

Deadline: September 5, 2018

Funding up to $1.5 million to commercialize products addressing aging and aging-related diseases and conditions.

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Examining Diversity, Recruitment and Retention in Aging Research

Deadline: September 25, 2018

This NIH funding opportunity announcement encourages collaborative teams to target gaps in methods and outcomes regarding research participant recruitment and retention.

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Life Sciences Research Foundation

Deadline: October 1, 2018

The Life Sciences Research Foundation funds Postdoctoral Fellows. The award is $62,000/year for three years ($186,000 total).

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University of Alabama at Birmingham's Nathan Shock Center Pilot/Feasibility Project Awards

Deadline: October 1, 2018

UAB’s Nathan Shock Center announces the availability of pilot/feasibility (P/F) project awards for investigators with a research focus to aging.

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NIA Small Business Programs (SBIR & STTR)

Deadline: January 5, 2019

Up to $1.5 million to commercialize products addressing aging and aging-related diseases and conditions.

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Events & Meetings

Symposium on Aging and Anti-Aging, Center for Integrative Genomics (CIG)

June 21 - 22, 2018 | University of Lausanne, Switzerland

Organizer: Winship Herr

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Harvard/Paul F. Glenn Symposium on Aging

June 25, 2018 | Boston, Massachusetts

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American Aging Association 47th Annual Meeting

June 27, 2018 - July 1, 2018 | Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Improving Resilience to Delay Aging"

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Nathan Shock Centers Summit

June 27 - 28, 2018 | Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Pathways to Translation of Geroscience 

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Aging, Metabolism, Stress & Pathogenesis and Small RNAs in C. elegans

June 28, 2018 - July 1, 2018 | Madison, WI

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Skeletal Muscle Satellite Cells and Regeneration

July 8 - 13, 2018 | Steamboat Springs, CO

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International Cell Senescence Association 2018

July 8 - 11, 2018 | Montreal, Canada

Cellular Senescence: Geroscience, Cancer and beyond

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Reframing Aging: Organizational Adoption and Integration

July 9, 2018 | Webinar

1-2pm ET, Sponsored by Grantmakers in Aging

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Fourteenth International Symposium on Neurobiology and Neuroendocrinology of Aging

July 15 - 20, 2018 | Gasthof Hotel Lamm, Bregenz, Austria

Organizer: Holly M. Brown-Borg, Ph.D., Univ of North Dakota

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Alzheimer's Association International Conference (AAIC)

July 22 - 26, 2018 | Chicago, Illinois

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Pre-Submission Webinar for PAR-18-749 "Examining Diversity, Recruitment and Retention in Aging Research (R24 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)"

August 14, 2018 | Webinar

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Mitochondrial Bioenergetics and Healthy Aging

September 5, 2018 | Birmingham, AL

A Fall 2018 UAB Nathan Shock Center Seminar. Speaker: Anthony Molina, PhD.

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Jena Aging Meeting (JAM)

September 6 - 8, 2018 | Jena, Germany

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Epigenetics & Chromatin

September 11 - 15, 2018 | Cold Spring Harbor, NY

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19th International Conference on Alzheimer's Drug Discovery

September 17 - 18, 2018 | Jersey City, NJ

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New Scientist Live

September 20 - 23, 2018 | London

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2018 Progeria Research Foundation 9th International Scientific Workshop

September 20 - 22, 2018 | Cambridge, MA

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Aging and Metabolism: Cell Symposium

September 23 - 25, 2018 | Sitges, Spain

Abstract submission deadline: May 4, 2018

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International Bordeaux Conference: "Aging of memory functions: Where are we now?"

September 26 - 28, 2018 | Bordeaux

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Mechanisms of Aging

October 1 - 5, 2018 | Cold Spring Harbor, NY

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2018 International Conference on Aging and Disease

October 5 - 7, 2018 | Nice, France

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Principles and Techniques in Mouse Behavioral Phenotyping and Pharmacology

October 15 - 20, 2018 | Bar Harbor, ME

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2018 Barshop Symposium on Aging

October 18 - 21, 2018 | Bandera, TX

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A Tale of Worms and Brains: Application of C. elegans to Accelerate the Translational Path for Neurogenerative Diseases

October 31, 2018 | Birmingham, AL

A Fall 2018 UAB Nathan Shock Center Seminar. Speaker: Guy Caldwell, PhD.

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MicrobiotaMi 2018

November 5 - 7, 2018 | Milan, Italy

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Fourth Eurosymposium on Healthy Ageing (EHA)

November 8 - 10, 2018 | Brussels, Belgium

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Gerontological Society of America (GSA) Annual Scientific Meeting

November 14 - 18, 2018 | Boston, Massachusetts

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Animal Models of Episodic Memory

November 28, 2018 | Birmingham, AL

A Fall 2018 UAB Nathan Shock Center Seminar. Speaker: Jonathon Crystal, PhD.

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Pre-Submission Webinar for PAR-18-749 "Examining Diversity, Recruitment and Retention in Aging Research (R24 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)"

December 11, 2018 | Webinar

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Targeting Cellular Powerhouses to Delay Aging and Mitigate Age-Related Diseases

December 12, 2018 | Birmingham, AL

A Fall 2018 UAB Nathan Shock Center Seminar. Speaker: Hazel Szeto, MD, PhD.

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Mitochondria in Aging and Age-Related Disease (J2)

January 13 - 17, 2019 | Keystone, CO

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American Association for the Advancement of Sciences (AAAS) 2019 Annual Meeting

February 14 - 18, 2019 | Washington, DC

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3rd Interventions in Aging Conference

March 3 - 6, 2019 | Nassau, Bahamas

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The International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics European Region Congress 2019

May 23 - 25, 2019 | Gothenburg, Sweden

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Biology of Aging Gordon Research Conference

July 14 - 19, 2019 | Newry, ME

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Health & Wellbeing in the Silver World: From Bench to Policy

October 24 - 27, 2019 | Taipei, Taiwan

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Job Opportunities

Postdoctoral Associate (Aging and Autophagy)

Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute| Posted: June 18, 2018

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Physician-Scientist

The Division of Geriatric Medicine

Vanderbilt University Medical Center| Posted: June 13, 2018

An open tenure-track/tenured position. Research areas of interest include, but are not limited to: Vascular biology, especially cerebrovascular dysfunction in disease and aging; Autophagy in aging; Systemic contributions to brain aging; Mechanisms of biological resilience

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Postdoctoral Fellow

Department of Neurology

Johns Hopkins University| Posted: June 13, 2018

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Biostatistician I

Cancer and Aging Center

City of Hope| Posted: June 13, 2018

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Postdoctoral Fellow

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory| Posted: June 13, 2018

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Open Rank

Department of Cell Biology and Physiology and the Neuroscience Center

University of North Carolina Chapel Hill| Posted: June 13, 2018

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Academic Joint Departments - Open Rank- Molecular & Cellular Pathology

University of Alabama at Birmingham| Posted: June 13, 2018

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Director, Davis Center for Regenerative Biology and Medicine

MDI Biological Laboratory| Posted: June 13, 2018

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Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, Professor

Geriatrics (Ageing/Dementia)

National University of Singapore| Posted: June 13, 2018

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Senior Bioinformatics Scientist

Icahn Genomics and Multiscale Biology Institute

Icahn School of Medicine at Mt Sinai| Posted: June 13, 2018

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