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Director: R. Paul Johnson, M.D.
Mission: To pursue a program in medical research composed of three interdependent programs: human health-related research using characteristics of nonhuman primates similar to humans; clinical and basic research to expand knowledge and understanding of nonhuman primates; and providing the biomedical community with resources including facilities, professional and technical expertise; to promote conservation of nonhuman primates.
Principal Research Programs: Microbiology; AIDS; Immunology; Veterinary Resources; Behavioral Biology; Neurochemistry; Comparative Pathology
Training Opportunities: Educational opportunities available for: Undergraduate, Graduate, Post-doctoral; Field work opportunities not available; Program emphasis: Veterinary and comparative pathology; Behavioral biology; Microbiology; Immunology; Primatology; Note: A pre-baccalaureate program offers summer opportunities within various labs at the Center.
Number of Staff: 220
Supported Species: Callithrix jacchus (common marmoset), Macaca fascicularis (long-tailed macaque), Macaca mulatta (rhesus macaque), Saguinus oedipus (cotton-top tamarin), Saimiri sciureus (common squirrel monkey)
Last Updated: 2013-04-11
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