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Barbados Primate Research Center and Wildlife Reserve (Established 1980)
Primate Center, Lab or Research Program

Director: Jean Baulu
Phone: 1 (246) 422-8826   Fax: 1 (246) 422-8946   E-Mail: j.baulu@gmail.com
Farley Hill, St. Peter BARBADOS

Mission: Control of C. aethiops which is an agricultural pest. Production of monkeys (wild or captive-bred) for polio vaccine production, local and overseas research projects using facilities and resources, display of animals to promote eco-tourism, and gifts of monkeys to zoos to promote Barbados Wildlife Reserve.

Principal Research Programs: Blood bank of over 15,000 different animals (C. aethiops) captured during a 20 year period. Information includes age/sex category, weight, location of capture, date. These samples provide a valuable resource for epidemiological, genetic, virology, and immunology research programs.

Training Opportunities: Educational opportunities available for: Pre-College, Undergraduate, Graduate, Professional; Program emphasis: Epidemiology; Breeding; Anthropometric; Field studies; Crop damage; Genetic; Financial support rarely available.

Number of Staff: 50

Associated Field Sites: Barbados Wildlife Reserve

Publications: Regular publications in primatology-related journals.

Last Updated: 2003-07-18


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