Call for applications: 2018–2019 Oklahoma Nathan Shock Center Pilot Project Awards


Funding opportunity for early-stage research in aging: The Oklahoma Nathan Shock Center is soliciting applications to support the research of junior investigators developing R01 applications and senior investigators developing new applications to the NIH in the Biology of Aging. If you’re not in Oklahoma, never fear: applications from institutions outside of the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center are strongly encouraged.

The Nathan Shock Centers of Excellence provide leadership in the pursuit of basic research into the biology of aging.

The projects should utilize one or more of the four Cores of the Center, which provides services that can be used to analyze biological samples from humans to invertebrates: Multiplexing Protein Quantification Core, Targeted DNA Methylation & Mitochondrial Heteroplasmy Core, Integrative Redox Biology Core and the Discovery Bioinformatics Core. Prior consultation with the Core Directors is strongly advised.

The awards are for 1 year and are generally between $10,000 and $20,000 depending on the specific needs of the applicant.
Applications are due June 1, 2018
Anticipated Date of Awards: July 1, 2018.
Pilot Study Funding Period: July 1, 2018 – June 30, 2019

Find more information and application details here.