Opportunities Available

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

Grant Deadlines

Osteoporosis and Soft Tissue Disorders (U13 Bench-to-Bedside Conference)

Deadline: October 26, 2018

Applications for participating in this conference, sponsored by the National Institute on Aging (NIA) and the American Geriatrics Society (AGS).

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Proposals for Research on Hutchinson-Gilford Progeria Syndrome (HGPS, or Progeria)

Deadline: October 30, 2018

Progeria Research Foundation (PRF) seeks proposals for translational Progeria research.

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Dorothy Dillon Eweson Lecture Series – Call for 2018 applications

Deadline: November 15, 2018

A sponsorship to present your research findings at an annual scientific or medical specialty association meeting where aging related research is not the primary focus.

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Glenn Foundation for Medical Research and AFAR Grants for Junior Faculty

Deadline: December 17, 2018

Up to $100,000 to conduct research that will serve as the basis for longer term research efforts on the biology of aging.

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Glenn Foundation for Medical Research Breakthroughs in Gerontology (BIG) Award

Deadline: December 17, 2018

Provides timely support to a small number of research projects that are relatively high risk but which offer significant promise of yielding transforming discoveries in…

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2019-2020 San Antonio Nathan Shock Center Pilot Awards

Deadline: January 15, 2019

The San Antonio Nathan Shock Center is soliciting applications to support the research of any investigator who is developing a new project in the basic…

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The Irene Diamond Fund/AFAR Postdoctoral Transition Awards in Aging

Deadline: January 21, 2019

Providing full-time research training and flexible and portable grant support to senior postdoctoral fellows.

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Glenn Foundation for Medical Research Postdoctoral Fellowships in Aging Research

Deadline: January 21, 2019

Provides significant research and training support to permit postdoctoral fellows to become established in the field of aging.

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Events & Meetings

Gerontological Society of America (GSA) Annual Scientific Meeting

November 14 - 18, 2018 | Boston, Massachusetts

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2018 AFAR Scientific Awards of Distinction Ceremony and Lectures

November 16, 2018 | Boston, MA

AFAR will present its 2018 Scientific Awards during a special ceremony at the Annual Scientific Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America (GSA) on Nov 16 from 5-7:30pm.

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The TAME Trial: A Prototype for Geroscience-Guided Therapeutics

November 17, 2018 | Boston, MA

This symposium will be held during the 2018 GSA Meeting on Nov 17 from 5 - 6:30 PM and will feature Dr. Stephen Kritchevsky, Dr. George Kuchel, Dr. Jamie Justice and Dr. Nir Barzilai.

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Strengthening Aging Research: Experiences With Rigor, Reproducibility, and Transparency

November 17, 2018 | Boston, MA

This symposium will be held during the 2018 GSA Meeting on Nov 17 from 5 - 6:30 PM and will feature Dr. Andrew W Brown, Dr. Mark Espeland, Dr. Paola Sebastiani, and Dr. Patrick Phillips.

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Neurodegenerative Diseases: Biology & Therapeutics

November 28, 2018 - December 1, 2018 | Cold Spring Harbor, NY

Abstract Deadline: September 14, 2018

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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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Alzheimer’s Disease Therapeutics: Alternatives to Amyloid

December 11, 2018 | New York, NY


Presented By The New York Academy of Sciences and The Brain and Behavior Discussion Group.

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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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Longevity Therapeutics

January 29 - 30, 2019 | San Francisco, CA

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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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Autophagy: From Model Systems to Therapeutic Opportunities (B2)

February 17 - 21, 2019 | Santa Fe, NM

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Cell Competition in Development and Disease (B6)

February 24 - 28, 2019 | Tahoe City, CA

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3rd Interventions in Aging Conference

March 3 - 6, 2019 | Nassau, Bahamas

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Osteoporosis and Soft Tissue Disorders (U13 Bench-to-Bedside Conference)

March 11 - 12, 2019 | Bethesda, MD

Sponsored by the National Institute on Aging (NIA) and the American Geriatrics Society (AGS).

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Epigenetics and Human Disease (X5)

March 17 - 21, 2019 | Alberta, Canada

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La Jolla Aging Meeting (LJAM)

March 29, 2019 | La Jolla, CA

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Genome Dynamics in Neuroscience and Aging

April 7 - 11, 2019 | Herzliya, Israel

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Immunometabolism, Metaflammation and Metabolic Disorders (D6)

April 14 - 18, 2019 | Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

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Telomeres & Telomerase

April 30, 2019 - May 4, 2019 | Cold Harbor Spring, NY

Abstract Deadline: February 15, 2019

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Harvard/Paul F. Glenn Symposium on Aging

May 20, 2019 | Boston, MA

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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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International Perspectives on Geroscience Meeting: West Coast of the US

May 29 - 30, 2019 | San Francisco, CA

*dates subject to change

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Neurodegenerative Diseases: New Insights and Therapeutic Opportunities (Z2)

June 16 - 20, 2019 | Keystone, CO

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Alzheimer's Association International Conference (AAIC)

July 14 - 19, 2019 | Los Angeles, CA

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Biology of Aging Gordon Research Conference

July 14 - 19, 2019 | Newry, ME

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International Perspectives on Geroscience Meeting: Australia

August 26 - 28, 2019 | Sydney, Australia

*dates subject to change

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International Perspectives on Geroscience Meeting: Europe

September 9 - 10, 2019 | Greece

*dates subject to change

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International Perspectives on Geroscience Meeting: Israel

September 16 - 17, 2019 | Israel

*dates subject to change

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International Perspectives on Geroscience Meeting: Chile

September 23 - 24, 2019 | Chile

*dates subject to change

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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

Assistant Professor

Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Colorado State University| Posted: November 13, 2018

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Postdoctoral Position in Metabolomics

Ramanathan Lab

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

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Research and Clinical Geriatrics Junior Faculty Position - The New England Centenarian Study

Section of Geriatrics and the Department of Medicine

Boston Medical Center and the Boston University School of Medicine| Posted: November 9, 2018

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Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Reynolds Oklahoma Center on Aging

University of Oklahoma Health Science Center (OUHSC)| Posted: November 7, 2018

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Assistant Professor in Stem Cell Biology

Department of Biology

University of Kentucky| Posted: November 6, 2018

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Tenure-Track Investigator

Epidemiology

National Insitute on Aging (NIA), Intramural Research Program (IRP)| Posted: November 5, 2018

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Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, Cancer and Aging

The Grady Laboratory

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center| Posted: October 29, 2018

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Post Doctoral Research Fellow, Genome Engineering

Rush University Alzheimer's Disease Center (RADC)

Rush University Medical Center| Posted: October 29, 2018

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Postdoctoral Scholar

Biological Systems & Engineering Division

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory| Posted: October 26, 2018

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Postdoctoral Research Scholar

Kapahi Lab

Buck Institute for Research on Aging| Posted: October 23, 2018

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Postdoctoral Research Associate

Sutphin Laboratory

University of Arizona| Posted: October 5, 2018

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Postdoctoral Position

Niedernhofer Lab

University of Minnesota| Posted: September 26, 2018

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Faculty Positions

Institute on the Biology of Aging and Metabolism (IBAM)

University of Minnesota| Posted: September 26, 2018

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Assistant Professor in Stem Cell Biology

Department of Biology

University of Kentucky| Posted: September 25, 2018

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Postdoctoral Research Associate

UNC Chapel Hill

Thurston Arthritis Research Center| Posted: September 21, 2018

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Assistant Professor in Stem Cell and Regenerative Biology

Columbia Stem Cell Initiative (CSCI)

Columbia University| Posted: September 21, 2018

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Postdoctoral Researchers in Neuroscience and Alzheimer's Disease

Pike Lab

University of Southern California| Posted: September 21, 2018

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Assistant Professor in Metabolism and Human Health

Burnett School of Biomedical Sciences, College of Medicine

University of Central Florida| Posted: September 21, 2018

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Senior Life Scientist

National Institute on Aging (NIA)

National Institute on Health (NIH)| Posted: September 21, 2018

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Faculty Position in Aging and the Immune System

Department of Immunology and the Robert and Arlene Kogod Center on Aging

Mayo Clinic in Arizona| Posted: September 21, 2018

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Postdoctoral Position (Aging and age-associated degenerative diseases)

McGovern Medical School

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth)| Posted: September 21, 2018

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Postdoctoral Positions

Aging Institute

University of Pittsburgh| Posted: September 21, 2018

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Assistant Professor (Tenure Track Faculty Position)

The Department of Biochemistry & Cellular and Molecular Biology

The University of Tennessee at Knoxville| Posted: September 21, 2018

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Assistant Professor, Basic Sciences

Department of Neuroscience

University of Connecticut Health Center| Posted: September 17, 2018

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Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Hematopoiesis

The Butler Laboratory

Hackensack University Medical Center| Posted: September 17, 2018

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Chief, Laboratory of Epidemiology and Population Sciences

The Intramural Research Program (IRP)

National Institute on Aging (NIA)| Posted: September 13, 2018

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Assistant Professor of Developmental Biology

School of Biology & Ecology

University of Maine| Posted: August 27, 2018

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Postdoctoral Associate - Aging and Autophagy

Hansen Lab

Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute| Posted: August 27, 2018

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Postdoctoral Associate - Development, Aging & Regeneration

D'Angelo Lab

Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute| Posted: August 27, 2018

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Research Scientist

John Laboratory

The Jackson Lab| Posted: August 27, 2018

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Assistant Professor, Molecular and Cellular Biology

The Department of Biological Sciences in Dedman College

Southern Methodist University| Posted: August 22, 2018

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Assistant Professor

Biochemistry & Molecular Biology

The University of Texas Medical Branch| Posted: August 22, 2018

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Faculty Positions

The Rockefeller University| Posted: August 22, 2018

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Postdoctoral Research Associate

Thurston Arthritis Research Center

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill| Posted: August 22, 2018

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Postdoctoral Fellow, Cancer Biology

Wenyong Chen Lab

City of Hope| Posted: August 22, 2018

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Post-doctoral Fellow

Institute on the Biology of Aging and Metabolism and the Department of Biochemistry, Molecular Biology and Biophysics

University of Minnesota Medical School| Posted: August 16, 2018

The post-doctoral fellow will be developing assays for identifying drugs targeting pathways important for extending human healthspan.

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Post-doctoral Fellow

Institute on the Biology of Aging and Metabolism and the Department of Biochemistry, Molecular Biology and Biophysics

The University of Minnesota Medical School| Posted: August 16, 2018

The post-doctoral fellow will be working on characterizing the anti-senescence activity of stem cell EVs and the mechanism of action. 

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Postdoctoral Scholar - Age-related Metabolic Changes in Alzheimer’s Neurons

Henry Samueli School of Engineering, School of Biological Sciences

The Regents of the University of California| Posted: August 16, 2018

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Science Program Manager, Knowledge Environments

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative| Posted: August 13, 2018

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Science Program Manager, Neurodegeneration

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative| Posted: August 13, 2018

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Physician Scientist

The Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care Systems

University of Washington| Posted: August 13, 2018

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Postdoctoral Research Scholar

Newman Lab

Buck Institute for Research on Aging| Posted: August 9, 2018

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American Aging Association: Careers in Aging

Posted: August 8, 2018

A job board from the American Aging Association (AGE).

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Postdoctoral Fellow

University of Texas at Austin| Posted: July 19, 2018

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Chair and Professor

Department of Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry

University of Kentucky| Posted: July 17, 2018

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Director and Faculty Positions

Center for Female Reproductive Equality and Longevity

Buck Institute for Research on Aging| Posted: July 16, 2018

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Postdoctoral Associate

Ucar Lab

The Jackson Laboratory| Posted: July 3, 2018

The Ucar Lab studies the dynamics of epigenomic regulation of gene expression in human cells and discovers predictive signatures pertaining to human aging and aging-diseases.

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Postdoctoral Associate

Systems Genetics of Aging and Alzheimer’s Disease

The Jackson Laboratory| Posted: July 3, 2018

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Postdoctoral Associate

In vivo Electrophysiology study of Alzheimer’s Disease

The Jackson Laboratory| Posted: July 3, 2018

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Postdoctoral Research Scholar

Buck Institute for Research on Aging| Posted: June 25, 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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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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Assistant Professor

The Sam and Ann Barshop Institute for Longevity and Aging Studies

UT Health San Antonio| Posted: June 13, 2018

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