Primate Info Net Banner Wisconsin PRC Logo

Russian Academy of Sciences (Established 1988)
Primate Center, Lab or Research Program
Web Site:

Director: Academician of RAS, Prof. V.L.Svidersky and Academician of RANS, Prof. D. P. Dvoretsky
44 Thorez Av., St. Petersburg 194223 RUSSIA
Department: Interinstitute Group of Study of Primates' Behavior Physiology
Institution: I.M.Sechenov Institute of Evolutionary Physiology and Biochemistry; I.P.Pavlov Institute of Physiology

Mission: Comparative study of monkey and children's cognitive behavior

Principal Research Programs: Primates cognition, learning and memory; Study of monkey and Apes social organization in the wild and realization of instrumental reflexes in competitive situations.

Training Opportunities: Educational opportunities available for: Undergraduate, Graduate and Doctoral degrees (Ph.D., D.Sci.) for behavior physiology of mammals.

Number of Staff: 14

Supported Species: Cebus apella (tufted capuchin), Macaca fascicularis (long-tailed macaque), Macaca mulatta (rhesus macaque), Pan troglodytes (common chimpanzee), Papio hamadryas (hamadryas baboon)

Last Updated: 2004-03-28

[Edit Entry] [Delete Entry] [Search IDP]