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Research Institute of Medical Primatology (Established 1927)
Primate Center, Lab or Research Program
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Director: Boris A. Lapin
Phone: 7 (8622) 422239   Fax: 7 (8622) 422239   E-Mail:
Veseloye 1, Sochi-Adler, Krasnodar region 354376 RUSSIA
Institution: Russian Academy of Medical Sciences

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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