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STRASBOURG PRIMATE CENTRE (Established 1978)
Director: Nicolas Herrenschmidt
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 biomÃ©dicale" " 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 http://www.euprim-net.eu/
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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