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Vanderbilt University
Primate Center, Lab or Research Program

Phone: 1 (615) 322-7491   Fax: 1 (615) 343-8449   E-Mail:
2301 Vanderbilt Place, Nashville, Tennessee 37240-7817 UNITED STATES
Department: Department of Psychology
Institution: Vanderbilt University
Affiliations: Vanderbilt University

Principal Research Programs: Primate neurobiology, with emphasis on the evolution, development, and plasticity of primate sensory systems. Undergraduate, graduate and postdoctoral students have the opportunity to study primate neural organization using a wide variety of molecular, anatomical, physiological, and behavioral techniques

Training Opportunities: Educational opportunities available for: Undergraduate, Graduate, Professional; Program emphasis: Neurobiology; Sensation/perception; Cognition; Financial support usually available. Field work opportunities not available;

Financial Aid: Financial support usually available.

Supported Species: Aotus (owl monkey), Callithrix jacchus (common marmoset), Macaca fascicularis (long-tailed macaque), Macaca mulatta (rhesus macaque), Macaca radiata (bonnet macaque), Otolemur garnettii (Garnett's galago)

Publications: None

Comments: This is a lab, not an animal facility. The animal facility is run by Vanderbilt Medical Center from a central location.

Last Updated: 2009-10-27

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