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Primate Laboratory (Established 1979)
Primate Center, Lab or Research Program

Director: Yanjie Su
Phone: 86 (1) 6275-1833   Fax: 86 (1) 6256-4095  
Beijing 100871 CHINA
Department: Psychology Department of Beijing University

Mission: The Primate Laboratory of the Department of Psychology of Beijing University has two divisions: 1) Experimental research on rhesus and stumptailed macaque cognition; 2) Studies of monkey social behavior and organization of wild "Rhinopithecus roxellanae" and "Macaca thibetana", in cooperation with with Shennongjia Reserve and Biology Department of Anhui University respectively.

Principal Research Programs: Field study on "Rhinopithecus roxellanae" at Shennongjia National Natural Reserve, Hubei, China.; Field study on "Macaca thibetana" Huang Mountain, Anhui, China.; Laboratory studies on monkey and pigeon's cognitive behavior

Training Opportunities: Educational opportunities available for: Graduate; Field work opportunities available; Program emphasis: Field Study; Cognition; Financial support rarely available

Number of Staff: 10

Associated Field Sites: Shennongjia national natural reserve: Zhaoquan Zhu, Hubei province, China. Focus: Social behavior and organization of "Rhinopithecus roxellanae"; Huangshan: Jinhua Li, Anhui province, China. Focus: Ecology and behavior of "Macaca thibetana"

Supported Species: 20 Macaca arctoides (stump-tailed macaque), 14 Macaca mulatta (rhesus macaque)

Last Updated: 2000-08-02


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