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National Primate Research Centers (NPRCs)

California National Primate Research Center

Oregon National Primate Research Center

Southwest National Primate Research Center

Tulane National Primate Research Center

Washington National Primate Research Center

Wisconsin National Primate Research Center

Yerkes National Primate Research Center

National Primate Research Centers Research and Capabilities Inventory

Governmental Agencies 

National Institute of Health

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

National Institute on Drug Abuse

National Institute of Mental Health

Animal Research Information

American Association for Laboratory Animal Science
Focus: the responsible use of animals in biomedical research, testing and education

Americans for Medical Progress
Focus: promotes understanding of and support for humane animal use in medical research

Animals in Research
Focus: source for the latest news, policies, education, training, and information on animals in research

Animal Research Cures
Focus: straightforward answers to common questions about animal research, including why it is necessary and how it is regulated

National Association for Biomedical Research
Focus: public policy recognizing the vital role of humane animal use in research, education and product testing. Please see this April 2015 OpEd in the Wall Street Journal by NABR/FBR President Frankie Trull about the gifts of health research with animals gives to humans.

Northwest Association for Biomedical Research
Focus: biomedical research and ways scientists are working to prevent and treat diseases and disorders

Primate Info Net
Focus: biology with relevance to human and animal health

States United for Biomedical Research
Focus: promotes the value of biomedical research through science and education

Educational Resources

American Society of Primatologists Research Questions and Answers
Focus: research with nonhuman primates

American Society of Primatologists Teaching Materials
Focus: information on nonhuman primates

Bioscience Careers
Focus: video vignettes about careers in laboratory animal science, accompanied career profiles and teacher educational materials guides that include lesson plans to use in the classroom

Emory College Center for Science Education
Focus: promotes interest, access and participation in scientific careers

Foundation for Biomedical Research
Focus: educating the public about the critical role humane animal research
plays in medical advancements, treatments and cures for both humans and
animals. Puzzles and teacher discussion guides are available here.

Kids 4 Research
Focus: laboratory animal use in biomedical research and education. Promotes interest, access and participation in scientific careers

Atlanta Clinical and Translational Science Institute

Focus: genetics and health issues

Genomic Research and Information

Fernbank Museum of Natural History: Genomic Revolution
Focus: genomics, the study of genes and their functions

New Scientist: The chimpanzee genome is unveiled
Focus: the chimpanzee genome (The chimpanzee genome was sequenced using a blood sample from a Yerkes chimpanzee.)