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Nathan Shock New Investigator Award

Nathan ShockThe Nathan Shock New Investigator Award is given annually for innovative and influential publications. Established in 1986 to honor Dr. Nathan Shock, a pioneer in gerontological research at the National Institutes of Health, and a founding member of The Gerontological Society of America, the award is designed to acknowledge outstanding contributions to new knowledge about aging through basic biological research. 

Deadline
March 31, 2019

Requirements

  • Nominees must have a PhD, MD, DDS, or equivalent degree and must be within seven years of their postdoctoral research.
  • A single nomination letter signed by at least three (3) supporters.
  • A current Curriculum Vitae.
  • A summary of the research (no more than 1,000 words).
  • A re-print of relevant research papers.

Nature of Award
The recipient receives a certificate, and will present a brief lecture at the Biological Sciences Section Business Meeting and Award Presentation at the GSA Annual Scientific Meeting.

Nomination Process
The nominator is responsible for submitting a complete online award nomination here.

Past Awardees
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