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Ethologische Station Sennickerode (Established 1973)
Director: H. Rothe
Mission: Provide education in techniques of measuring behavior; statistics needed for the analysis of behavioral data, focused on primate ethology; education in the development of a complete ethological study
Principal Research Programs: The main interest is in the mechanisms that lead to the forming of new social units in the Callitrichidae. Part of this includes paternity-determination (PCR); another aspect is the research on the influence of a captivity-environment on behavior and physiology of the animals, including heartrate telemetry.
Training Opportunities: Educational opportunities for: Undergraduate, Graduate, Postgraduate. Focus: general primate biology; Financial support usually available
Number of Staff: 3
Supported Species: 54 Callithrix jacchus (common marmoset)
Comments: For more information about this program, contact H. Rothe.
Last Updated: 2000-08-02
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