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The section Infection Research researches viruses like HIV, influenza (flu) and ebola and newly emerging viruses. Additionally, illnesses caused by bacteria and parasites are investigated.
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.
Research in the section Organismic Primate Biology is focussed on evolutionary basics of social and mating systems, ecology, vocal communication, biology of stem cells, and genetics in primates.

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Quiz: How our closest relatives communicate

A barbary macaque (Macaca sylvanus). Photo: DPZ

What does a titi monkey sound like in the South American rainforest, which primates are known for their morning duet songs and which type of lemur can vocalize its own name? Find out with our monkey vocalization quiz

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Events

Aug
13

Dr. Karen Lampe

Makro-Show

Sep
06

Kolloquium

Prof. Paul Flecknell Emeritus Professor der Newcastle University

Pain assessment and management in nonhuman primates

Sep
10

Alexander Mathis (lab of Prof. Venkatesh N. Murthy) Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology at Harvard University

DeepLabCut: a deep learning tool for fast, robust, and efficient 3D pose estimation of multiple individuals

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