Welcome to the Biology of Aging at the University of Washington, home of the Nathan Shock Center of Excellence in the Basic Biology of Aging and the Genetic Approaches to Aging Training Grant. The University of Washington is a major center for research in Gerontology, and these programs help to enrich the infrastructure for this work. Please select one of the topics at the left for further information or select one of the links below. Thank you for visiting our site.
Funding Opportunity Available
Now accepting applications for 2014-15 Pilot Study and Junior Faculty Support in the Basic Biology of Aging. Each year the University of Washington's Nathan Shock Center of Excellence in the Basic Biology of Aging funds research in the basic the biology of aging. One year of support (up to $35,000 each) will be awarded to two Pilot Projects and one Junior Faculty member to fund research projects on basic research in the biology of aging.
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NIA Summer Training
The 22nd Annual Summer Training Course in Experemental Aging Research will be held at UW June 14-19, 2014. The course provides intense exposure to current concepts in experimental aging research for 15-20 research scientists. Travel, accommodations, and meals are sponsored.
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