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Washington National Primate Research Center (Established 1961)
Primate Center, Lab or Research Program
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Director: David Anderson
Phone: 1 (206) 543-1430   Fax: 1 (206) 685-0305  
1705 N.E. Pacific St, Box 357330, Seattle, Washington 98195 UNITED STATES
Institution: University of Washington

Mission: To provide the appropriate environment to support outstanding biomedical research directed towards significant human health issues and nonhuman primate health and biology.

Principal Research Programs: Neurobiological sciences, AIDS-related research, Developmental biology, Genomics, Immunogenetics, Primate models for human diseases, and Psychological well-being

Training Opportunities: Educational opportunities available for: Undergraduate, Graduate, Continuing Education, Professional; Field work opportunities available; Program emphasis: Veterinary medicine; Population monitoring; Developmental psychology; Psychological Well-Being; Note: Summer internship for one veterinary student; Training in primate veterinary medicine for residents and graduate students in comparative medicine; Undergraduate training in developmental psychology; Primate Behavior.

Number of Staff: 148

Associated Field Sites: Program Focus: Natural Habitat Breeding Facility, Tinjil Island, Java, Indonesia

Supported Species: Macaca fascicularis (long-tailed macaque), Macaca mulatta (rhesus macaque), Macaca nemestrina (pigtail macaque), Papio cynocephalus (yellow baboon)

Publications: "New Listings of the Primate Supply Information Clearinghouse" (bimonthly); "Topical Bibliographies" (varies)

Last Updated: 2009-05-29

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