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NIA Experimental Aging Research training course – July 7 application deadline

The 30th Annual Summer Training Course in Experimental Aging Research will take place on September 10-15, 2023. This year’s course is hosted by the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation (OMRF) and the Oklahoma Center for Geroscience and Healthy Brain Aging in Oklahoma, OK. The course is designed primarily for junior faculty and advanced fellows, but senior scientists who wish to learn about current aging research are also welcome to apply. There is no course fee, and travel and accommodations are sponsored by funds from NIA and the Glenn Foundation for Medical Research.

Each day includes: i) overview lectures on a pivotal topic in modern aging research; ii) development workshops at which trainees present a research proposal; iii) faculty research talks on topics relevant for new investigators. Faculty for the 2023 course include some of the world’s leading scientists in the aging and longevity research community.

Applications are due July 7, 2023, and should include the following:

  1. A biosketch or CV, including publications;
  2. At least one letter of recommendation;
  3. A one-page, NIH style Specific Aims page outlining a hypothesis and specific aims for a research project (e.g., K01, K08, K99/R00) that you would like to pursue.

For administrative information or to submit an application, email Jeannie Evans (, OMRF. For inquiries about the course, email Holly Van Remmen, PhD, OMRF (

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