The mission of the UAB Nathan Shock Center for Excellence in the Basic Biology of Aging (UAB NSC) is to provide services, resources, consultation, and training for investigators performing research on the basic biology of aging.

As part of its mission the UAB NSC strives to provide resources for investigators performing research on the basic biology of aging. These include:
  • A library with links to papers on the basic biology of aging, organized by topic and searchable by author and keyword.
  • Links to courses and training opportunities in aging, energetics, analytics and comparative biology.
  • Protocols developed for assays commonly used in aging research.
  • Aging Biology Update, a source for the most recent news, research and ideas in aging biology.