Opportunities Available

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

Grant Deadlines

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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Metabolomics Funding Opportunity from the University of Washington NSC

Deadline: December 31, 2018

The Metabolomics Core at the University of Washington’s Nathan Shock Center invites proposals from new collaborators.

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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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Exploring Molecular Links Between Dietary Interventions and Circadian Rhythm (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

Deadline: February 6, 2019

Encourages innovative experimental approaches to explore how dietary intervention entrains peripheral or central clocks to maintain tissue homeostasis and how circadian regulation integrates with various…

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Development of Personalized In Vitro Assays to Quantitatively Assess Age-related Changes in Cellular Resiliencies to Physiologic Stressors (R43/R44 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

Deadline: February 8, 2019

Encourages Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) applications for the development and commercialization of standardized in vitro assays of resilience at the cellular level.

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Development of Personalized In Vitro Assays to Quantitatively Assess Age-related Changes in Cellular Resiliencies to Physiologic Stressors (R41/R42 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

Deadline: February 8, 2019

Encourages Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) applications for the development and commercialization of standardized in vitro assays of resilience at the cellular level.

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Development of Personalized In Vitro Assays to Quantitatively Assess Age-related Changes in Cellular Resiliencies to Physiologic Stressors (R43/R44 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

Deadline: February 8, 2019

Encourages Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) applications for the development and commercialization of standardized in vitro assays of resilience at the cellular level.

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Development of Personalized In Vitro Assays to Quantitatively Assess Age-related Changes in Cellular Resiliencies to Physiologic Stressors (R41/R42 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

Deadline: February 8, 2019

Encourages Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) applications for the development and commercialization of standardized in vitro assays of resilience at the cellular level.

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A Census of Cells and Circuits in the Aging Brain (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

Deadline: February 8, 2019

Intends to support pilot studies aimed to establish molecular, anatomical, and functional cell and circuit census data from selected brain regions of young and old…

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Immuno-Oncology Translation Network (IOTN): Immuno-engineering to Improve Immunotherapy (i3) Centers (U54 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

Deadline: February 11, 2019

To develop Immuno-engineering to Improve Immunotherapy (i3) Centers, as new components of the Immuno-Oncology Translation Network (IOTN).

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Artificial Intelligence Molecular Screen (AIMS) Awards

Deadline: March 29, 2019

Atomwise seeks proposals from innovative university scientists to receive 72 potential medicines, generated specifically for their research by artificial intelligence.

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Events & Meetings

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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Adult Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine

March 14, 2019 | New York, NY

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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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Silver Economy Forum

July 9 - 10, 2019 | Helsinki, Finland

Organized by the Global Coalition on Aging, the conference will be the center of informed global discussion on the challenges, opportunities, discoveries and forward-looking path for businesses and governments in meeting the needs and demands of a new world transformed by our rapidly changing demographics.

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Biology of Aging Gordon Research Conference

July 14 - 19, 2019 | Newry, ME

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Alzheimer's Association International Conference (AAIC)

July 14 - 19, 2019 | Los Angeles, CA

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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

Molecular Biology/Genetics Post-doctoral (Ph.D.)

Sinclair Lab

Harvard Medical School| Posted: December 11, 2018

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Postdoctoral Scholar

The Biological Systems & Engineering Division

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory| Posted: December 11, 2018

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Molecular/Computational Biology Post-doctoral (Ph.D.)

Sinclair Lab

Harvard Medical School| Posted: December 11, 2018

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Molecular Biology lead

Gordian Biotechnology| Posted: December 11, 2018

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Gene Therapy lead

Gordian Biotechnology| Posted: December 11, 2018

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Bioinformatics Lead

Gordian Biotechnology| Posted: December 11, 2018

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Post-doctoral Fellow (Aging), Pathology

Martin and Oshima Lab

University of Washinton| Posted: December 11, 2018

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Postdoctoral Fellow

Department of Neurology

Rutgers University| Posted: December 5, 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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Tenure-Track Investigator

Epidemiology

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