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Centre de Primatologie (Established 1979)
Primate Center, Lab or Research Program
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Director: Guy Dubreuil
Phone: (241) 67-7096   Fax: (241) 67-7062  
B. P. 769, Franceville GABON
Department: Centre International de Recherches Medicales (CIRMF)

Mission: To provide primate research facilities to research departments of CIRMF (parasitology, human and simian retrovirology) and to promote primatological studies in a habitat country.

Principal Research Programs: Reproductive biology and behavior; Sociobiology and population genetics; Ecology and conservation; Simian retrovirology; Malaria; Filaria ("Loa loa")

Training Opportunities: Doctoral theses (self-funding)

Number of Staff: 25

Associated Field Sites: Station d'Etudes des Gorillas et Chimpanzees (SEGC) Lope; Behavior and ecology of sympatric gorilla and chimpanzee; Description and monitoring of rainforest vegetation; Impact of selective logging on mammal populations

Supported Species: 2 Cercocebus torquatus (white-collared mangabey), 10 Cercopithecus solatus (sun-tailed guenon), 32 Chlorocebus pygerythrus (vervet), 10 Gorilla gorilla gorilla (western lowland gorilla), 78 Macaca fascicularis (long-tailed macaque), 30 Macaca mulatta (rhesus macaque), 120 Mandrillus sphinx (mandrill), 72 Pan troglodytes (common chimpanzee), 5 Papio ursinus (chacma baboon)

Publications: "Annual Report"

Last Updated: 2000-08-02

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