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University of Chicago
Primate Biology Program

Educational Program
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Chicago, Illinois 60637 UNITED STATES
Department: Committee on Evolutionary Biology
Institution: University of Chicago
Affiliations: Anthropology, Ecology & Evolution, Evolutionary Biology, Comparative Human Development, Neurobiology, Organismal Biology and Anatomy, Psychology

Mission: Research and training in primate anatomy and functional morphology, behavior, ecology and evolution, endocrinology, genetics, neuroscience, and reproduction.

Principal Research Programs: Behavior and Ecology (Elizabeth Lonsdorf, Dario Maestripieri), Evolution (Wen-Hsiung Li, Robert Martin, Callum Ross, Russell Tuttle), Functional Morphology (Callum Ross, Russell Tuttle), Genetics (Yoav Gilad, Wen-Hsiung Li, Bruce Lahn, Carole Ober, Molly Przeworski), Physiology and Neuroscience (Sliman Bensmaia, Daniel Freedman, Nicholas Hatsopoulos, Dario Maestripieri, Callum Ross).

Training Opportunities: Undergraduate, Graduate, Postgraduate; Some financial aid is available for graduate students and post-docs.

Number of Staff: 15

Associated Field Sites: Brookfield Zoo, Chicago (Nadja Wielebnowski); Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago (Jack Fooden, Robert D. Martin); Lincoln Park Zoo, Chicago (Elizabeth Lonsdorf, Stephen Ross)

Last Updated: 2009-06-14

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