Opportunities Available

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

Please note: Because of the covid-19 pandemic, information on opportunities, in particular upcoming events, may not be fully up-to-date. We are monitoring our opportunities listing for cancellations and new dates as frequently as possible.

Grant Deadlines

Longevity Scholarship - Bold.org

Deadline: March 31, 2020

Scholarship opportunity for undergraduate or graduate students in aging research.

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Travel Awards: 2020 Oklahoma Geroscience Symposium

Deadline: April 6, 2020

Topic: The Role of Proteostasis in Aging & Age-Related Diseases. Travel awards are for Graduate Students and Post-Doctoral Fellows.

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James S. McDonnell Foundation Opportunity Awards

Deadline: April 14, 2020

The new JSMF Opportunity Awards provide up to $250,000 in seed funds expendable over a flexible time period (between 2 and 4 years) as needed…

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Diana Jacobs Kalman/AFAR Scholarships for Research in the Biology of Aging

Deadline: April 15, 2020

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 biomedical research in aging.

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The Health and Aging Policy Fellows Program

Deadline: April 15, 2020

Provides a unique opportunity for professionals in health and aging to gain the experience and skills necessary to make a positive contribution to the development…

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2020-2021 San Antonio Nathan Shock Center Pilot Awards

Deadline: April 15, 2020

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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Development of Research Education Resources for Geriatrics-Related Translational and Clinical Scientists (R25 Independent Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

Deadline: April 25, 2020

The NIH Research Education Program (R25) supports research education activities in the mission areas of the NIH. The over-arching goal of this R25 program is…

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Eppendorf & Science Prize for Neurobiology

Deadline: June 15, 2020

The international Eppendorf & Science Prize for Neurobiology is awarded annually to one young scientist for the most outstanding neurobiological research based on methods of…

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Environmental Influences on Aging: Effects of Extreme Weather and Disaster Events on Aging Processes (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

Deadline: February 8, 2021

To support research to explore the impacts of extreme weather and disaster events on the basic biology of aging.

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Events & Meetings

Longevity Leaders World Congress

April 21 - 22, 2020 | London, UK

Organized by Longevity Leaders, a subsidiary of LSX.

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Resilience and Reserve: Defining, Refining, and Advancing Research in Aging

April 30, 2020 | Webinar

2-3pm ET. Organized by the Research Centers Collaborative Network (RCCN).

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Nothobranchius Symposium 2020

June 3 - 5, 2020 | Brno, Czech Republic

4th biennial international symposium on annual killifish biology. Organized by Martin Reichard and Ondřej Slabý.

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2020 Nathan Shock Centers Directors' Meeting

June 17 - 18, 2020 | Madison, WI

To be held as a pre-meeting to the American Aging Association 49th Annual Meeting

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American Aging Association 49th Annual Meeting: Metabolism of Aging

June 19 - 21, 2020 | Madison, WI

Organized by the American Aging Association.

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Butler-Williams Scholars Program 2020

July 6 - 10, 2020 | Bethesda, MD

Provides unique opportunities for junior faculty and researchers who are new to the field of aging to gain insight about research on aging from a number of perspectives. Application deadline 2/14/20.

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Metabolism, Aging, Pathogenesis, and Stress in C. elegans

July 16 - 19, 2020 | Madison, WI

Conference Organizers: Veena Prahlad, Alex Soukas, and Supriya Srinivasan.

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Aging and Stem Cells

July 24 - 26, 2020 | Salisbury Cove, ME

To be held at MDI Biological Laboratory.

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2020 Alzheimer's Association International Conference

July 26 - 30, 2020 | Amsterdam, Netherlands

Abstract deadline 1/27/2020.

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Systems Immunology in Aging and Chronic Diseases of Aging

September 2 - 4, 2020 | Farmington, CT

Organized by The Jackson Laboratory.

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Cold Harbor Spring Asia: Chromatin, Epigenetics & Transcription

September 13 - 17, 2020 | Suzhou, China

Organized by: Genevieve Almouzni, Hiroyuki Sasaki, Yang Shi, and Bing Zhu.

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Jena Aging Meeting

September 17 - 19, 2020 | Jena, Germany

Organized by Leibniz Institute on Aging – Fritz Lipmann Institute (FLI).

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Cold Harbor Spring Laboratory: Mechanisms of Aging

September 21 - 25, 2020 | Cold Spring Harbor, NY

Organizers: Shin-Ichiro Imai, Scott Pletcher, and Meng Wang

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Keystone Symposia: Autophagy (S6)

October 4 - 8, 2020 | Killarney, Co. Kerry, Ireland

Scientific Organizers: Patricia Boya, Felix Randow and Masaaki Komatsu

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2020 Barshop Conference on Aging: Epigenetics in Aging and Age-Related Disorders

October 15 - 18, 2020 | Bandera, TX

Conference Organizers: Bess Frost, PhD and Candice E. Van Strike, PhD

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

October 21 - 23, 2020 | Berlin, Germany

Organized by the SENS Research Foundation and the Forever Healthy Foundation.

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Gerontological Society of America (GSA) Annual Scientific Meeting

November 4 - 8, 2020 | Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Organized by GSA.

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Job Opportunities

Staff Scientist

Laboratory of Molecular Biology and Immunology

The National Institute on Aging| Posted: March 5, 2020

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Scientist II (equivalent to Assistant Professor)

Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging (HNRCA)

Tufts University| Posted: March 2, 2020

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Associate Scientist

OVIBIO Corporation| Posted: February 4, 2020

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Postdoctoral Fellow

Pharmacology, Physiology and Neuroscience

Rutgers University| Posted: January 8, 2020

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Postdoctoral Fellow

University of North Carolina, Charlotte| Posted: January 8, 2020

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Animal Program Director

Intramural Research Program

The National Institute on Aging (NIA)| Posted: December 20, 2019

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Research Fellow

Molec & Integrative Physiology

University of Michigan| Posted: December 20, 2019

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Postdoctoral Scholar

Cell Biology of Alzheimer’s Disease

The Regents of the University of California| Posted: December 9, 2019

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PhD or MD Junior Faculty Position

The New England Centenarian Study

Boston Medical Center and the Boston University School of Medicine| Posted: November 15, 2019

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Postdoctoral Associate

The Palucka Lab

The Jackson Laboratory| Posted: August 8, 2019

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Post-Doctoral Positions Available in Aging and GeroScience

Oklahoma Nathan Shock Aging Center

University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center/Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation| Posted: April 18, 2019

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Postdoctoral Fellow

College of Nursing - Immunology & Virology

University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center| Posted: January 28, 2019

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Assistant and Associate Professors

Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center| Posted: January 11, 2019

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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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