The Summer Institute on Aging Research program includes lectures, seminars, and small group discussions in research design relative to aging, including issues relevant to aging of ethnic and racial minorities. Lectures will cover topics in research on aging, including: the biology of aging; genetics and Alzheimer’s disease; and health, behavior, and aging. Discussion sessions will focus on methodological approaches and interventions. The program also will include consultation on the development of research interests and advice on preparing and submitting research grant applications to NIA.
Applications will be accepted from emerging researchers, including those who may have had limited involvement in research on aging. The applicant must be a U.S. citizen, noncitizen national, or lawfully admitted for permanent residence. Thirty-five participants will be selected based on:
Applications and letters of recommendation deadline March 23rd, 2012. Applicants will be notified regarding acceptance within 60 days. Include the following with the application form :
Please fill out the online application form .
Office of Special Populations
National Institute on Aging
National Institutes of Health