Opportunities Available

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

Grant Deadlines

NIA Intervention Testing Program (ITP) Annual Call for Compounds to Test for Anti-Aging Activity in Mice

Deadline: February 28, 2018

The NIA ITP is soliciting proposals for compounds to enter the study in 2019.  (Not a funding opportunity.)

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2018 Dr. Paul Janssen Award for Biomedical Research

Deadline: February 28, 2018

Honoring an active scientist in academia, industry or a scientific institute who has made a significant, transformational contribution toward the improvement of public health.

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Butler-Williams Scholars Program 2018

Deadline: March 23, 2018

This program for investigators that are new to aging research is focused on the breadth of research supported by the NIA, including basic biology, neuroscience…

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Understanding the Effects of ApoE2 on the Interaction between Aging and Alzheimers Disease (R01) RFA-AG-18-022

Deadline: March 28, 2018

Descriptive, basic and translational studies of APOE2 to delineate the functional effects of ApoE2 on healthy aging of the brain and other tissues.

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Consequences of amyloid protein polymorphisms in Alzheimer's disease (R01 - Clinical Trial Not Allowed) RFA-AG-18-025

Deadline: March 28, 2018

Innovative research focused on understanding the consequences of amyloid protein polymorphism in regulation and initiation of early pathogenesis in Alzheimer's disease (AD).

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

Deadline: April 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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Call for Applications: 2018-2019 Awards Supported by the San Antonio Nathan Shock Center

Deadline: April 1, 2018

The San Antonio NSC is soliciting research applications of any investigator who is developing a new project in the basic biology of aging.

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Testing Lifespan/Healthspan-Extension Interventions in the Models of Alzheimer’s Disease (R43/R44) PAR-18-512 and PAR-18-514

Deadline: April 5, 2018

SBIR and STTR research and development of commercial pharmaceutical interventions, that are known to extend lifespan and/or healthspan, to prevent, treat, and/or slow the progression…

University of Washington 2018 - 2019 Nathan Shock Center Pilot Project Awards

Deadline: April 16, 2018

One year of support ($10,000 each) will be awarded for up to 10 Pilot research projects in the biology of aging.

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Partnership for Aging and Cancer Research (U01) PAR-18-552

Deadline: June 8, 2018

Collaborative projects on the interplay between cancer and aging; requires a joint application between extramural scientists and an intramural researcher from either NIA or NCI.

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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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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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Events & Meetings

Aging, Inflammation, and Immunity: Keystone Symposium

February 25, 2018 - March 1, 2018 | Austin, Texas

Scientific Organizers: Bonnie B. Blomberg and Graham Pawelec
Final Abstract deadline 29 Nov 2017
Discount Reg deadline 21 Dec 2017

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NIDDK Workshop “Autophagy as a common pathway in diseases”

March 8 - 9, 2018 | Bethesda, MD

The purpose of this conference is to bring together autophagy researchers and those working on NIDDK-relevant disease biology to explore potential common mechanisms and to discuss potential therapeutic development strategies. This conference was organized by NIDDK with participation from NIGMS and NIA.

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Undoing Aging - Reimagine Aging "Accelerating rejuvenation therapies to repair the damage of aging"

March 15 - 17, 2018 | Berlin, Germany

Organized by SENS Research Foundation and Forever Healthy Foundation

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Autophagy in Stress, Development & Disease (Gordon Research Conference)

March 18 - 23, 2018 | Renaissance Tuscany Il Ciocco, Lucca (Barga), Italy

Application deadline February 18

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Hidden Hunger: Solutions for America’s Aging Population

March 23, 2018 | Washington, DC

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The PARP Family and ADP-ribosylation

April 3 - 6, 2018 | The PARP Family and ADP-ribosylation

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Oklahoma Nathan Shock Center on Aging Geroscience Symposium

April 6, 2018 | Oklahoma City, OK

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Age and Longevity in the 21st Century: Science, Policy and Ethics

April 13 - 15, 2018 | Manhattan, New York

Sponsored by Global Bioethics Initiative and New York Medical College

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Keystone Symposium: "Pushing the Limits of Healthspan and Longevity"

April 15 - 19, 2018 | Herrenhausen Palace, Hannover, Germany

Scientific organizers: Rochelle Buffenstein, Holly Brown-Borg, Colin Selman.

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Protein Homeostasis in Health and Disease

April 17 - 21, 2018 | Cold Spring Harbor, NY

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Second Annual UAB Nathan Shock Center Symposium on the Basic Biology of Aging

April 18, 2018 | Birmingham, AL

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Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine

April 21 - 25, 2018 | San Diego, California

Early Registration Deadline: February 27, 2018

Hotel Reservations Deadline: March 28, 2018

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Multifaceted Mitochondria: Cell Symposia

June 4 - 6, 2018 | San Diego, California

Abstract submission deadline: February 12, 2018

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SFRRI 2018, 19th Biennial Meeting

June 4 - 7, 2018 | Lisbon, Portugal

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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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Biology of Aging Gordon Research Conference

July 14 - 19, 2018 | Newry, ME

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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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Epigenetics & Chromatin

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

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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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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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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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Mitochondria in Aging and Age-Related Disease (J2)

January 13 - 17, 2019 | Keystone, CO

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

October 24, 2019 - October 27, 2018 | Taipei, Taiwan

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Job Opportunities

Staff Science Writer

The Buck Institute For Research On Aging| Posted: February 23, 2018

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Research Technologist

Developmental Neurobiology

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital| Posted: February 20, 2018

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Faculty Positions

Department of Cell Biology, Microbiology and Molecular Biology (CMMB)

University of South Florida| Posted: February 13, 2018

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Assistant/Associate/Full Professor in Physiology

Department of Anatomy & Physiology

Kansas State University| Posted: February 13, 2018

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UNIV - Postdoctoral Scholar - Surgery: CT Research

Medical University of South Carolina| Posted: February 9, 2018

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Assistant or Associate Professor in Stem Cell and Regenerative Biology

Department of Biology

University of Kentucky| Posted: February 9, 2018

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Associate Research Scientist/MODEL-AD Center Manager

The Jackson Laboratory| Posted: February 8, 2018

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Post Doctorate RA - Integrative Omics

Proteomics

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory| Posted: January 19, 2018

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Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Hematopoiesis

Hematopoiesis and Regenerative Medicine

Hackensack Meridian Health | Posted: January 19, 2018

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Post-doc Research Fellow

Department of Neurology

Duke University School of Medicine| Posted: January 18, 2018

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