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Symposium - Inconvenience to asset: Transforming nonhuman primate problems into resources
Thursday 7th August, 10:00-12:20
Harris
Convenor: Schapiro, S.
724 SURGICAL STERILIZATION AS A MEANS OF POPULATION CONTROL FOR A FREE-RANGING INTRODUCED PRIMATE POPULATION IN SOUTHWESTERN PUERTO RICO
Janis Gonzalez-Martinez*1, Matt Kessler1
1Caribbean Primate Research Center-University of Puerto Rico, Puerto Rico, 2Division of Comparative Medicine-University of Virginia, United States
725 BARBADOS: INTRODUCED MONKEYS HAVE BEEN TRANSFORMED FROM PESTS TO A NATURAL AND RENEWABLE RESEARCH RESOURCE
J. Baulu
Barbados Primate Research Center and Wildlife Reserve, Barbados
726 INCONVENIENCE TO ASSET: TRANSFORMING NONHUMAN PRIMATE PROBLEMS INTO BIOMEDICAL RESOURCES IN EAST AFRICA
J. Hau*1, N.N. Moinde-Fockler2, M. Ngotho1, T. Kariuki2, I.O. Farah2, H-E. Carlsson3, S.J. Schapiro4, M.A. Suleman2
1Department of Experimental Medicine, University of Copenhagen, Denmark, 2Institute of Primate Research, Kenya, 3Department of Neuroscience, Uppsala University, Sweden, 4Department of Veterinary Sciences, UTMDACC, United States
727 SUCCESSFULLY TRANSFORMING NONHUMAN PRIMATES PROBLEMS INTO RESOURCES: MACACA FASCICULARIS ON MAURITIUS
P. Koenig*1, S.J. Schapiro2, M.C. Henry3
1Biodia Co. Ltd., Mauritius, 2The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Centre, United States, 3Biodia Co. Ltd., Mauritius
728 DEVELOPING OPTIMAL MANAGEMENT TECHNIQUES FOR BREEDING COLONIES OF RHESUS MACAQUES
Bruce Bernacky
UTMDACC, United States
729 HOMO SAPIENS AND OTHER NUISANCE PRIMATES – TURNING ANNOYANCE INTO ASSET
B. P. Y-H Lee*3, S. Chan4, J. Sha4, G. Engel2, L. Jones-Engel1
1University of Washington-NPRC, United States, 2Swedish Hospital, United States, 3Durrell Institute of Conservation and Ecology, University of Kent, United Kingdom, 4Central Nature Reserve, Conservation Division, National Parks Board, Singapore
730 FERAL PRIMATES FUNDING CONSERVATION
N. Padayatchy*, M-A. Griffiths, O. Griffiths
Bioculture (Mauritius) Ltd, Mauritius