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A juvenile white-footed sporty lemur (Lepilemur leucopus) is active at night. Photo: Hajarimanitra Rambeloarivony

A juvenile white-footed sporty lemur (Lepilemur leucopus) is active at night. Photo: Hajarimanitra Rambeloarivony

Informative visit to the toilet

A computer generated, simplified graphic depicting HIV particles. The viral envelope is shown in green, the envelope protein is depicted in yellow. Photo: BioMedical, Shutterstock

A computer generated, simplified graphic depicting HIV particles. The viral envelope is shown in green, the envelope protein is depicted in yellow. Photo: BioMedical, Shutterstock

Resistant immune cells survive SIV infection

Male Guinea baboons (Papio papio) are grooming each other. Photo: Julia Fischer

Male Guinea baboons (Papio papio) are grooming each other. Photo: Julia Fischer

Male–male bonds as a key to the evolution of complex social systems

The genome of the gibbons has changed more rapidly and stronger in the course of the evolutionary process. The Northern White-cheeked Gibbon (Nomascus leucogenys), a male specimen in this picture, is one of the five sequenced species. Photo: Tilo Nadler

The genome of the gibbons has changed more rapidly and stronger in the course of the evolutionary process. The Northern White-cheeked Gibbon (Nomascus leucogenys), a male specimen in this picture, is one of the five sequenced species. Photo: Tilo Nadler

Gibbon genome sequenced

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Infection Research

The section Infection Research researches immundeficiency viruses like HIV, viruses, infecting the respiratory system like flu (influenza) and newly emerging viruses. Additionally illnesses caused by bacteria and parasites are research topics.

Neuroscience

The section Neuroscience researches the basics of cognitive performance in the central nervous system and neurodegenerative illnesses as well as control of movements and the visual perception.

Organismic Primate Biology

Research in the section Organismic Primate Biology is focussed on evolutionary basics of social and mating systems, reproductive mechanisms, ecology, vocal communication, biology of stem cells, and genetics in primates.

Events

Oct
30

DPZ-Colloquium

Prof. Zoltan Nadasdy

The story of Φγ: the meaning of gamma phase

Nov
13

joint colloquium CBL and DPZ

Prof. Mike Bruford Cardiff School of Biosciences, Cardiff, UK

Genes, species and ecosystem services: do we have the tools to pursue the paradigm?