Opportunities Available

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

Grant Deadlines

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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Research on Current Topics in Alzheimer's Disease and Its Related Dementias (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)

Deadline: April 17, 2018

The Division of Aging Biology is seeking applications in the geroscience of Alzheimer's disease.

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Selective Cell and Network Vulnerability in Aging and Alzheimer's Disease (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

Deadline: May 25, 2018

The goal of this FOA is to define and characterize neural cell populations, neural circuits, and brain networks and regions that are vulnerable to brain…

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Oklahoma Nathan Shock Center 2018-2019 Pilot Project Awards

Deadline: June 1, 2018

The Oklahoma NSC is soliciting applications to support projects utilizing one or more of the four Cores of their center.

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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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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

The PARP Family and ADP-ribosylation

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

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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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Webinar: Reframing Aging: Research-Based Messaging Strategies for Aging Advocates and Communicators

April 26, 2018 | Online

American Society on Aging is holding this webinar on April 26 from 10-11am PT. Sponsored by Grantmakers in Aging

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Molecular, Cellular and Organismal Hallmarks of Aging

May 7 - 9, 2018 | Madrid, Spain

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Mitochondria Medicine

May 9 - 11, 2018 | Cambridge, UK

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Dog Aging Project Webinar

May 11, 2018 |

The NSC Coordinating Center is hosting a webinar on the Dog Aging Project led by Dr. Matt Kaeberlein.

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Frontiers in Aging and Regeneration Research

May 13 - 18, 2018 | New Orleans, LA

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16th Bay Area Aging Meeting

May 17, 2018 | Berkeley, CA

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Brains & Behavior: Order & Disorder in the Nervous System

May 30, 2018 - June 4, 2018 | Cold Spring Harbor, NY

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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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26th Annual Summer Training Course in Experimental Aging Research

June 9 - 14, 2018 | Novato, CA

Application Deadline: Friday, April 13

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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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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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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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Protein Folding in the Cell

July 22 - 27, 2018 | Olean, NY

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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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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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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

Research Laboratory Technician Intermediate

Department of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology

University of Michigan| Posted: April 6, 2018

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Post Doctorate RA

Integrative Omics

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory| Posted: April 5, 2018

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Postdoctoral Associate - Human Frontier Science Project (HFSP)

Ruan Lab

The Jackson Laboratory| Posted: April 5, 2018

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Postdoctoral Research Associate

Division of Geriatrics and Gerontology

University of Wisconsin-Madison| Posted: April 5, 2018

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Assistant, Associate or Full Professor (Tenure) Research Faculty - Biology of Aging/Geroscience

Division of Geriatrics

University of Wisconsin-Madison| Posted: April 5, 2018

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Assistant Director, Aging Brain Initiative

The Picower Institute for Learning and Memory

Massachusetts Institute of Technology| Posted: April 5, 2018

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Postdoctoral Associate

The Department of Aging and Geriatric Research

University of Florida| Posted: March 20, 2018

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Postdoctoral Research Scholar

Kapahi Lab

The Buck Institute for Research on Aging| Posted: March 13, 2018

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Postdoc in Stem Cells and Aging

Department of Biology, Harris Lab

University of Alabama at Birmingham| Posted: March 8, 2018

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Staff Science Writer

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

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