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Director: Stuart Zola
Mission: For nearly eight decades, the Yerkes Research Center has been dedicated to conducting essential basic science and translational research to advance scientific understanding and to improve human health and well-being.
Principal Research Programs: Microbiology; Neuroscience; Visual science; Molecular medicine including reproductive biology; Psychobiology; Behavioral biology
Training Opportunities: Educational opportunities available for: Undergraduate, Graduate, Professional
Number of Staff: 340
Associated Field Sites: Yerkes Field Station, Lawrenceville, GA, Program Focus: Behavior and reproduction.
Supported Species: Cebus (capuchin), Cercocebus atys (sooty mangabey), Macaca fascicularis (long-tailed macaque), Macaca mulatta (rhesus macaque), Macaca nemestrina (pigtail macaque), Pan troglodytes (common chimpanzee), Saimiri sciureus (common squirrel monkey)
Last Updated: 2009-06-25
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