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Primate Unit and Delft Animal Centre (Established 1974)
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
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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