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""Co-Leader: Steven Austad, PhD

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  • Nathan Shock Center co-Director
  • Distinguished Professor and Chair, Department of Biology

""Co-Leader: Thomas Buford, PhD

  • Nathan Shock Center co-Director
  • Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Gerontology/Geriatrics/Palliative Care

Core Responsibilities

The Administrative Core coordinates the activities of the Center:

  • Promotes the quality, services and activities of the Research Cores.
  • Evaluates and enhances the impact of the Research Cores for the research community.
  • Coordinates education, training, and outreach for the aging research community.
  • Stimulates interactions and collaborations between the Center and the aging research community.
  • Provides day-to-day administrative support and financial management for the Center.
  • Organizes and supports seminars, journal clubs, and symposia focused on the basic biology of aging.
  • Offers research career development activities for graduate students and postdoctoral associates affiliated with the Center.
  • Works with the Internal and External Advisory Committees.
  • Manages the membership of the Center, in collaboration with the Internal Advisory Committee.