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Director: Nicolas Herrenschmidt
Phone: +33 388 13 78 78   Fax: +33 388 13 78 79   E-Mail:
Fort Foch, Niederhausbergen F-67207 FRANCE
Department: Centre de Primatologie (CdP)
Institution: Strasbourg University

Mission: Ethological research in primates living in semi-freedom; Breeding and housing of primates in social groups as a provision of services; Quarantine and primate production; collaboration with biomedical research; Fellowship and Training in primatology.

Clientele: Public and private institutions

Principal Research Programs: social organisation and evolutionary strategies; communication and information transmission; collective decisions and cognitive processes.

Training Opportunities: Educational opportunities available for: Graduate in ethology; Continuing Education " Etude et Elevage des primates" "le primate en recherche biomédicale" " le marmouset en recherche" for professionals; Training courses for care keepers (Husbandry, alimentation, pathology, ...); Initiation for college

Number of Staff: 20

Associated Field Sites: EUPRIM-NET

Supported Species: 120 Callithrix jacchus (common marmoset), 15 Cebus apella (tufted capuchin), 12 Cebus capucinus (white-faced capuchin), 20 Chlorocebus (vervet), 15 Eulemur fulvus (brown lemur), 10 Eulemur macaco (black lemur), 400 Macaca fascicularis (long-tailed macaque), 100 Macaca mulatta (rhesus macaque), 20 Macaca tonkeana (Tonkean macaque)

Last Updated: 2010-09-02

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