April 15, 2014
Dietary Sugar Affects Oocyte Maturation
CNPRC housed rhesus monkeys fed relatively low doses of dietary sugar over 6 months showed significant impairments in oocyte maturation and major changes in early embryo gene expression, according to researchers Charles L. Chaffin (University of Maryland School of Medicine), Catherine VandeVoort (CNPRC Reproductive Sciences and Regenerative Medicine Unit), and colleagues.
February 11, 2014
Using Monkey Social Systems to Predict Banking Crises
Dr. Brenda McCowan, Core Scientist in the California National Primate Research Center (CNPRC) Brain, Mind, and Behavior Unit, and Program Head of Behavior Management, and Dr. Brianne Beisner, CNPRC and School of Veterinary Medicine Project Scientist, collaborated on a fascinating study that compares rhesus monkey social systems to financial systems, and propose that tools developed can provide an early warning system of an impending crisis in human societies. More.
9-13-13 JOB ANNOUNCEMENT
Position Available: Applications and nominations are invited for the position of Director, California National Primate Research Center (CNPRC). The Director will hold a joint academic, administrative, and professorial appointment in an appropriate academic department of the University of California, Davis (UC Davis). Salary and level will be commensurate with qualifications.
To receive fullest consideration, applications must be received by October 15, 2013. Position open until filled. See full job description and link to UC Davis job announcement here.