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Núcleo de Primatologia (Established 1980)
Director: L.F.S. Moreira
Mission: Study of social development and interactions, as well as some aspects of the chronobiology of behavior and physiological parameters in common marmoset, "Callithrix jacchus". Better understand the ontogeny and socio-ecological function of common marmoset vocalization, both wild and captive.
Training Opportunities: Educational opportunities available for: Undergraduate, Graduate, Continuing Education; Field work opportunities available; Program emphasis: Social organizaion; Sexual behavior; Circadian rhythmicity; Communication; Financial support occasionally available
Number of Staff: 53
Associated Field Sites: EFLEX/EBAMA Research site at Nisia Floresta, RN, Brasil; Mata de Estrela Biological Research, Baia Formosa, RN, Brasil
Supported Species: Callithrix jacchus (common marmoset)
Publications: "Annual Report"
Last Updated: 1998-03-30
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