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California National Primate Research Center (CNPRC) (Established 1962)
Primate Center, Lab or Research Program
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Director: Dallas M. Hyde
Phone: (530) 752-0447   Fax: (530) 752-2880   E-Mail:
University of California, Davis, California 95616-8542 UNITED STATES
Affiliations: University of California Davis

Mission: To provide interdisciplinary programs in biomedical research on significant human health-related problems. Dedicated to improving human and animal health, the CNPRC is a unique resource for investigators and offers the opportunity to assess the causes of disease and new treatment methods in nonhuman primate models that closely recapitulate humans. Built on interdisciplinary research teams within scientific units, the scientific staff represent a variety of disciplines including cell and developmental biology, genetics, psychology, physiology, reproductive biology, regenerative medicine, virology, and immunology.

Principal Research Programs: Brain, Mind, and Behavior; Infectious Diseases; Reproductive Sciences and Regenerative Medicine; Respiratory Diseases; Affiliate and Pilot Research Program

Training Opportunities: Educational opportunities available for: Undergraduates, Graduate students, Post-doctoral fellows, Veterinary Residents; Program emphasis: Behavioral biology; Reproductive biology and regenerative medicine; Respiratory diseases; Primate medicine; Infectious diseases; Financial support occasionally available.

Financial Aid: Financial support occasionally available

Number of Staff: 376

Supported Species: 72 Callicebus cupreus (coppery titi), 242 Macaca fascicularis (long-tailed macaque), 5111 Macaca mulatta (rhesus macaque)

Last Updated: 2009-07-07

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