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Istituto di Neurobiologia e Medicina Molecolare (Established 1980)
Primate Center, Lab or Research Program
Web Site: http://www.cnr.it/istituti/DatiGenerali.html?cds=059

Director: Delio Mercanti
Phone: 39 (06) 3048-4668   Fax: 39 (06) 3048-4668   E-Mail: segreteria@inmm.cnr.it
C/O ENEA, Casaccia, S.p. Anguillarese Km 1.3, Rome 00060 ITALY
Department: Reparto di Zoologia Speciale e Modelli Animali
Institution: Consiglio Nazionale Delle Ricerche

Mission: To improve husbandry techniques; to provide primates for research institutions; to study new models for biomedical research; to improve scientific knowledge in the field of primate biology.

Clientele: Public and private research organizations

Principal Research Programs: Developmental biology; Neurobiology; Ethology; Immunology; Environmental enrichment; Gene therapy; Positive Reinforcement Training

Training Opportunities: Educational opportunities available for: Undergraduate, Graduate, Continuing Education; emphasis: Developmental biology, Veterinary medicine, Behavior, Neuroscience; Financial support occasionally available

Number of Staff: 8

Supported Species: 12 Callithrix jacchus (common marmoset), 90 Macaca fascicularis (long-tailed macaque), 20 Macaca mulatta (rhesus macaque)

Last Updated: 2009-05-25


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