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University of Miami Perrine Primate Center
Director: Joseph L. Wagner
Mission: To provide quality animal care and associated services to investigators; To quarantine and condition New World monkeys from the Pan American Health Organization; To quarantine and condition New World and Old World monkeys for investigators and outside contracts; To maintain a specific pathogen free (SPF) macaque breeding center of rhesus macaques free of herpes simiae/B virus, SIV, SRV and STLV-1.
Principal Research Programs: Diabetes, transplantation, genetic diseases, breeding and behavior.
Number of Staff: 18
Associated Field Sites: The Mannheimer Foundation Inc., Homestead, FL
Supported Species: Aotus nancymaae (Peruvian red-necked owl monkey), Aotus vociferans (Spix's owl monkey), Cebus albifrons (white-fronted capuchin), Cebus apella (tufted capuchin), Macaca mulatta (rhesus macaque), Papio hamadryas (hamadryas baboon), Saguinus mystax (moustached tamarin), Saimiri boliviensis peruviensis (Bolivian squirrel monkey), Saimiri sciureus macrodon (common squirrel monkey)
Last Updated: 1998-07-15
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