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Primate Unit and Delft Animal Centre (Established 1974)
Primate Center, Lab or Research Program

Director: Jurgen Seier Primate Unit EBP/MRC PO Box 19070 Tygerberg 7505 South Africa Ph. + 021 9380500 Fax + 021 9380348 e-mail: Jurgen.Seier@mrc.ac.za
Phone: + (21) 938-0500   Fax: + (21) 938-0348   E-Mail: Jurgen.Seier@mrc.ac.za
P.O. Box 19070; Fransie van Zyl Drive, Tygerberg, Cape Province 7505 SOUTH AFRICA
Department: Directorate: Technology and Innovation
Institution: Medical Research Council

Mission: To provide a captive bred primate model for ethically approved in-house and contract research.

Principal Research Programs: Reproductive physiology, fetal and infant development, in-utero programming of chronic disease, contraception and contragestation, diabetes, atherosclerosis, cardiovascular disease, metabolic disease, traditional medicines, HIV/AIDS.

Training Opportunities: Educational opportunities available for: Undergraduate, Graduate;

Financial Aid: occasionally

Supported Species: 200 Chlorocebus aethiops (grivet), 150 Macaca mulatta (rhesus macaque)

Last Updated: 2009-03-19


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