Opportunities Available

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

Grant Deadlines

American Aging Association 49th Annual Meeting Abstract Submission

Deadline: March 15, 2020

The 2020 AGE meeting will be held June 19-21 in Madison, WI.

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Longevity Scholarship - Bold.org

Deadline: March 31, 2020

Scholarship opportunity for undergraduate or graduate students in aging research.

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Summer Training Course in Experimental Aging Research

Deadline: April 1, 2020

Provides intense exposure to current concepts in experimental aging research for approximately 20 research scientists.

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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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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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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

2020 Autophagy in Stress, Development and Disease Conferences

March 8 - 13, 2020 | Ventura, CA

Organized by Gordon Research Conferences. Functions of Autophagy Proteins in Lysosome-Dependent and -Independent Mechanisms.

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International Conference on Frailty and Sarcopenia Research (ICFSR 2020)

March 11 - 13, 2020 | Toulouse, France

All abstracts and proceedings will be published in the Journal of Frailty and Aging.

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2020 UAB Nathan Shock Center Symposium on the Basic Biology of Aging

April 8, 2020 | Birmingham, AL

Abstract deadline is March 15.

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Longevity interventions 2020

April 20 - 22, 2020 | Ekaterinburg, Russia

Organizers: Olga Kovtun and Alexey Moskalev

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Longevity Leaders World Congress

April 21 - 22, 2020 | London, UK

Organized by Longevity Leaders, a subsidiary of LSX.

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Cold Harbor Spring Asia: Chromatin, Epigenetics & Transcription

May 4 - 8, 2020 | Suzhou, China

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

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Keystone Symposia: Mitochondrial Biochemistry in Health and Disease (Z1)

May 17 - 21, 2020 | Whistler, British Columbia, Canada

Scientific Organizers: Dave Pagliarini, Benjamin Tu and Alice Y. Ting

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Keystone Symposia: Adaptive ROS Signaling in Physiology and Disease (Z2)

May 17 - 21, 2020 | Whistler, British Columbia, Canada

Scientific Organizers: Michael Ristow, Navdeep S. Chandel, Marcia C. Haigis and Yvonne M. Janssen-Heininger

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

May 21 - 23, 2020 | Berlin, Germany

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

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Wellcome Genome Campus: Healthy Ageing

May 27 - 29, 2020 | Hinxton, Cambridgeshire, UK

Scientific Program Committee: Andrew Dillin, Linda Partridge, Thomas Rando, and Eline Slagboom. Organizers: Nicole Schatlowski and Jemma Beard

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2020 Systems Aging Conference

May 31, 2020 - June 5, 2020 | West Dover, VT

Organized by Gordon Research Conferences.

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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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Summer Training Course in Experimental Aging Research

June 9 - 14, 2020 | Seattle, WA

Provides intense exposure to current concepts in experimental aging research for approximately 20 research scientists. Application deadline: April 1, 2020.

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Keystone Symposia: Cellular Pathways Driving Neurodegeneration and Future Therapeutics (Z6)

June 19 - 23, 2020 | Keystone, CO

Scientific Organizers: Dimitri Krainc and Alfred W. Sandrock Jr.

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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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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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Gerontological Society of America (GSA) Annual Scientific Meeting

November 4 - 8, 2020 | Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Organized by GSA.

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Job Opportunities

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 Position - Jeffries Lab

Department of Medicine, Division of Rheumatology, Immunology, and Allergy

University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center| Posted: September 23, 2019

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Staff Scientist Position in TGB

Intramural Research Program

The National Institute on Aging| Posted: September 10, 2019

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Postdoctoral Scholar

The Benayoun Laboratory, Leonard Davis School of Gerontology

University of Southern California| Posted: August 27, 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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