Download e-book for kindle: Bones, Genetics, and Behavior of Rhesus Macaques: Macaca by Qian Wang

By Qian Wang

ISBN-10: 1461410452

ISBN-13: 9781461410454

ISBN-10: 1489985336

ISBN-13: 9781489985330

Foreword via Phillip V. Tobias

The advent of rhesus macaques to Cayo Santiago, Puerto Rico in 1938, and the next improvement of the CPRC for biomedical learn, keeps its lengthy heritage of stimulating stories in actual anthropology. The CPRC monkey colonies, and the suitable demographic info at the derived skeletal assortment within the Center’s Laboratory of Primate Morphology and Genetics (LPMG), offer infrequent possibilities for morphological, developmental, sensible, genetic, and behavioral experiences around the existence span of rhesus macaques as a species, and as a primate version for people. The ebook grows out of a symposium Wang is organizing for the 78th annual assembly of the yankee organization of actual Anthropologists to be held in April 2009. This symposium will spotlight contemporary and ongoing learn in, or on the topic of, actual anthropology, and display the various examine possibilities that also exist at this strange rhesus facility. Following an preliminary historic overview of CPRC and its examine actions, this publication will emphasize contemporary and present researches on development, functionality, genetics, pathology, getting older, and behaviour, and the impression of those researches on our knowing of rhesus and human morphology, improvement, genetics, and behaviour. Fourteen researchers will current contemporary and present stories on morphology, genetics, and behaviour, with relevance to primate and human progress, healthiness, and evolution. The publication will contain not just papers provided within the symposium, but additionally papers from people who couldn't current their paintings on the assembly because of obstacles within the greatest quantity (14) of authorized speakers.

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