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Director: Boris A. Lapin
Mission: The use of nonhuman primates in biomedical research; Breeding.
Principal Research Programs: Infectious pathology; Bacteriology; Cancer (oncogenic viruses); Immunology; Molecular biology; Parasitology; Comparative pathology; Endocrinology;Primatology; Behavior; Breeding; Space medicine and biology.
Training Opportunities: Training opportunities are available for the students of Moscow University and other Universities.
Financial Aid: We do not offer financial aid
Number of Staff: 391
Associated Field Sites: Germany (Hannover), Clinic of Cardiovascular Surgery. Program focus: organ xsenotransplantation. Contact: V. Agrba;; USA (Seattle, WA), Washington Regional Primate Research Center, University of Washington Program focus: Virology, Behavior. Contact B.A.Lapin.
Supported Species: 156 Chlorocebus aethiops (grivet), 47 Chlorocebus pygerythrus (vervet), 5 Chlorocebus sabaeus (green monkey), 19 Macaca arctoides (stump-tailed macaque), 21 Macaca assamensis (Assamese macaque), 821 Macaca fascicularis (long-tailed macaque), 1407 Macaca mulatta (rhesus macaque), 77 Macaca nemestrina (pigtail macaque), 182 Papio anubis (olive baboon), 774 Papio hamadryas (hamadryas baboon)
Last Updated: 2007-02-28
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