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2017.05.22 The New York Times featured an article on animal self-medication.

2017.05.15 Job Vacancy Announcement CICASP Assistant Professor Closing Date July 31, 2017 (Japan Standard Time)

2017.05.08 Paper Hiroyuki Takemoto, Yoshi Kawamoto, Shoko Higuchi, Emiko Makinose, John A Hart, Térese B Hart, Tetsuya Sakamaki, NahokoTokuyama, Gay E Reinartz, Patrick Guislain, Jef Dupain, Amy K Cobden, Mbangi N Mulavwa, Kumugo Yangozene, Serge Darroze, Céline Devos, Takeshi Furuichi: The mitochondrial ancestor of bonobos and the origin of their major haplogroups

2017.04.12 Paper Kurnia Ilham, Rizaldi, Jabang Nurdin, and Yamato Tsuji: Status of urban populations of the longtailed macaque (Macaca fascicularis) in West Sumatra, Indonesia

2017.04.12 Paper Yamato Tsuji, Jenni Indah Dwi Pajar Ningsih, Shumpei Kitamura, Kanthi Arum Widayati, and Bambang Suryobroto: Neglected seed dispersers: endozoochory by Javan lutungs (Trachypithecus auratus) in Indonesia

2017.04.10 Paper Hirohisa Hirai, Yuriko Hirai, Mayumi Morimoto, Akihisa Kneko, Yoshiro Kamanaka, Akihiko Koga: Finding of hybridization effect for chromosome alterations in night monkeys.

2017.04.10 Paper Naho Konoike, Miki Miwa, Akiyo Ishigami, Katsuki Nakamura: Hypoxemia after single-shot anesthesia in common marmosets

2017.04.07 Paper Takako Miyabe-Nishiwaki, Akihiro Hirata, Akihisa Kaneko, Akiyo Ishigami, Yoko Miyamoto, Atsushi Yamanaka, Keishi Owaki, Hiroki Sakai, Tokuma Yanai and Juri Suzuki: Hepatocellular carcinoma with intracranial metastasis in a Japanese macaque (Macaca fuscata)

2017.03.15 The 40th anniversary of the Ai Project: the commemorative gift is a silk scarf painted by Ai the chimpanzee

2017.03.01 Paper Ikki Matsuda, Marcus Clauss, Augustine Tuuga, John Sugau, Goro Hanya, Takakazu Yumoto, Henry Bernard & Jurgen Hummel: Factors Affecting Leaf Selection by Foregut-fermenting Proboscis Monkeys: New Insight from in vitro Digestibility and Toughness of Leaves

2017.03.01 Paper Nahoko Tokuyama & Takeshi Furuichi: Leadership of old females in collective departures in wild bonobos(Pan paniscus) at Wamba

2017.02.03 The 50th Anniversary Symposium of the primate research institute. Kyoto University "Past, Present and Future of Primatology" was held.

2016.12.19 Paper Emiko Nishi, Kei Tsutsui & Hiroo Imai: High maltose sensitivity of sweet taste receptors in the Japanese macaque (Macaca fuscata)

2016.12.16 50th aniversary symposium (application deadline: January 20,2017)

2016.12.15 "Long-sightedness in old wild bonobos during grooming" is introduced in News sites.

2016.12.05 Paper Mendonça, R.S., Kanamori, T., Kuze, N. et al.: Development and behavior of wild infant-juvenile East Bornean orangutans (Pongo pygmaeus morio) in Danum Valley

2016.11.28 Paper Kodzue Kinoshita, Yusuke Sano, Akira Takai, Mika Shimizu, Toshio Kobayashi, Akihiro Ouchi, Noko Kuze, Miho Inoue-Murayama, Gen'ichi Idani, Munehiro Okamoto, Yasuhiko Ozaki: Urinary sex steroid hormone and placental leucine aminopeptidase concentration differences between live births and stillbirth of Bornean orangutans (Pongo pygmaeus)

2016.11.24 Paper Adrián Arroyo, Satoshi Hirata, Tetsuro Matsuzawa, Ignacio de la Torre: Nut Cracking Tools Used by Captive Chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes) and Their Comparison with Early Stone Age Percussive Artefacts from Olduvai Gorge

2016.11.16 Aging Bonobos in the Wild Could Use Reading Glasses Too

2016.11.15 "Variation in ligand responses of the bitter taste receptors TAS2R1 and TAS2R4 among New World monkeys." is highlighted on the website.

2016.11.09 Paper Rafaela S.C. Takeshita, Michael A. Huffman, Keiko Mouri, Keiko Shimizu, Fred B. Bercovitch: Dead or alive? Predicting fetal loss in Japanese macaques (Macaca fuscata) by fecal metabolites

2016.11.08 Paper Heungjin Ryu, Kirsty E. Graham, Tetsuya Sakamaki, Takeshi Furuichi: Long-sightedness in old wild bonobos during grooming

2016.11.04 Paper Kimberley J. Hockings, Gen Yamakoshi, Tetsuro Matsuzawa: Dispersal of a Human-Cultivated Crop by Wild Chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes verus) in a Forest -Farm Matrix

2016.11.04 Paper V. A. D. Wilson, A. Weiss, T. Humle, N. Morimura, T. Udono, G. Idani, T. Matsuzawa, S. Hirata, M. Inoue-Murayama: Chimpanzee Personality and the Arginine Vasopressin Receptor 1A Genotype

2016.11.02 Primate Research Fund established within Kyoto University Fund

2016.10.28 BBC website: "Do bonobos really spend all their time having sex?"

2016.10.28 Paper Nahoko Tokuyama, Deborah Lynn Moore, Kirsty Emma Graham, Albert Lokasola, Takeshi Furuichi: Cases of maternal cannibalism in wild bonobos (Pan paniscus) from two different field sites, Wamba and Kokolopori, Democratic Republic of the Congo

2016.10.13 Paper Kei Tsutsui, Masahiro Otoh, Kodama Sakurai, Nami Suzuki-Hashido, Takashi Hayakawa, Takumi Misaka, Yoshiro Ishimaru, Filippo Aureli, Amanda D. Melin, Shoji Kawamura and Hiroo Imai: Variation in ligand responses of the bitter taste receptors TAS2R1 and TAS2R4 among New World monkeys.

2016.10.11 Paper Chimpanzees can visually perceive differences in the freshness of foods

2016.10.11 The PrimateCast #50: Houseboat Amazon with Dr. Laura Marsh

2016.10.06 Cooperative Research Program Meeting "Evolution and Conservation of Asian Primates" October 17-18,2016 Sri Jayewardenepra University, Colombo , Sri Lanka

2016.10.05 Paper Takayoshi Shotake, Weerachai Saijuntha, Takeshi Agatsuma and Yoshi Kawamoto: Genetic diversity within and among gelada (Theropithecus gelada) populations based on mitochondrial DNA analysis

2016.09.23 Paper Sudarath Baicharoen, Yuriko Hirai, Kornsorn Srikulnath, Urarikha Kongprom, Hirohisa Hirai: Hypervariability of Nucleolus Organizer Regions in Bengal Slow Lorises, Nycticebus bengalensis (Primates, Lorisidae)

2016.09.16 Review Unique evolution of heterochromatin and alpha satellite DNA in small apes.,In Reichard UH, Hirai H, Barelli C (eds.), Evolution of gibbons and siamag: Phylogeny, Morphology, and Cognition, 2016, Springer

2016.09.16 Editing Ulrich H. Reichard, Hirohisa Hirai, Claudia Barelli: Evolution of Gibbons and Siamang: Phylogeny, Morphology, and Cognition (2016), Springer

2016.09.15 An article about "Do friends help each other? Patterns of female coalition formation in wild bonobos at Wamba" by Tokuyama & Furuichi has been published in the New York Times.

2016.09.14 Paper Homogeneous diet of contemporary Japanese inferred from stable isotope ratios of hair

2016.08.22 Online course "Origins of the Human Mind" starts on October 27, 2016.

2016.08.04 Paper Smiling baby monkeys and the roots of laughter

2016.08.03 Paper Fumito Kawakami, Masaki Tomonaga, Juri Suzuki: The first smile: spontaneous smiles in newborn Japanese macaques (Macaca fuscata)

2016.08.03 Paper Epidemiological surveillance of lymphocryptovirus infection in wild bonobos

2016.08.01 Special Seminar by Dr. Jane Goodall was held in July 30.

2016.07.25 Paper N Tokuyama & T Furuichi Do friends help each other?,Patterns of female coalition formation in wild bonobos at Wamba.

2016.07.20 Special Seminar by Dr. Jane Goodall Saturday July 30, 2016

2016.07.15 Job Vacancy Language and Intelligence Section Associate Professor (tenured) Closing Date: September 30, 2016

2016.07.06 The story of how a touch screen helped a paralyzed chimp walk again

2016.06.17 Paper by Kugou, Hirai, Masumoto, and Koga: Formation of functional CENP-B boxes at diverse locations in repeat units of centromeric DNA in New World monkeys (Scientific Reports Vol. 6:)

2016.06.15 Paper Sultana T, Nakayama EE, Tobita S, Yokoyama M, Seki Y, Saito A, Nomaguchi M, Adachi A, Akari H, Sato H, Shioda T.: Novel mutant human immunodeficiency virus type 1 strains with high degree of resistance to cynomolgus macaque TRIMCyp generated by random mutagenesis.

2016.06.15 Paper Sugata K, Yasunaga J, Miura M, Akari H, Utsunomiya A, Nosaka K, Watanabe Y, Suzushima H, Koh KR, Nakagawa M, Kohara M, Matsuoka M.: Enhancement of anti-STLV-1/HTLV-1 immune responses through multimodal effects of anti-CCR4 antibody

2016.05.27 Paper Suntronpong et al. CENP-B box, a nucleotide motif involved in centromere formation, occurs in a New World monkey (Biology Letters Vol. 12)

2016.05.18 Paper Yoko Sakuraba, Masaki Tomonaga, Misato Hayashi: A new method of walking rehabilitation using cognitive tasks in an adult chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes) with a disability: a case study

2016.04.18 Job Vacancy Center for International Collaboration and Advanced Studies in Primatology (CICASP) Professor / Associate Professor :Closing Date June 7th, 2016

2016.04.12 The 5th International Seminar on Biodiversity and Evolution: New Methodology for Wildlife Science: Tuesday June 07th

2016.04.11 Message from the Director

2016.03.25 Paper Tetsuya SAKAMAKI, Ulrich MALOUEKI, Batuafe BAKAA, Lingomo BONGOLI, Phila KASALEVO, Saeko TERADA, and Takeshi FURUICHI: Mammals consumed by bonobos (Pan paniscus): new data from the Iyondji forest, Tshuapa, Democratic Republic of the Congo.

2016.03.16 Julie Duboscq, Valeria Romano, Cédric Sueur & Andrew J.J. MacIntosh: Network centrality and seasonality interact to predict lice load in a social primate

2016.03.07 Paper Carrie K. Vance, Doug R. Tolleson, _Kodzue Kinoshita_, Jaime Rodriguez and William J. Foley

2016.03.04 The 5th International Symposium on Primatology and Wildlife Science (March 3-6, 2016)

2016.01.21 Paper Kevin W. McCairn, Yuji Nagai, Yukiko Hori, Taihei Ninomiya, Erika Kikuchi, Ju-Young Lee, Tetsuya Suhara, Atsushi Iriki, Takafumi Minamimoto, Masahiko Takada, Masaki Isoda, Masayuki Matsumoto. :"A Primary Role for Nucleus Accumbens and Related Limbic Network in Vocal Tics"

2016.01.21 Paper Francesco Nicola Carelli, Takashi Hayakawa, Yasuhiro Go, Hiroo Imai, Maria Warnefors and Henrik Kaessmann: The life history of retrocopies illuminates the evolution of new mammalian genes

2016.01.20 Paper Yamato Tsuji and Mayumi Morimoto: Endozoochorous Seed Dispersal by Japanese Macaques (Macaca fuscata): Effects of Temporal Variation in Ranging and Seed Characteristics on Seed Shadows

2015.12.08 Paper Kodzue Kinoshita, Noko Kuze, Toshio Kobayashi, Etsuko Miyakawa, Hiromitsu Narita, Miho Inoue-Murayama, Gen'ichi Idani, Roumiana Tsenkova: Detection of urinary estrogen conjugates and creatinine using near infrared spectroscopy in Bornean orangutans (Pongo Pygmaeus)

2015.11.27 Paper A horse's eye view: does a pony see what we see?

2015.10.21 Paper Hiroyuki Takemoto, Yoshi Kawamoto and Takeshi Furuichi: How did bonobos come to range south of the congo river? Reconsideration of the divergence of Pan paniscus from other Pan populations

2015.09.18 Savoring a bitter bite: Japanese monkeys drop their guard to survive

2015.09.18 Paper Fumihiro Kano, Satoshi Hirata: Great apes make anticipatory looks based on long-term memory of single events.

2015.09.17 Paper Tsuji Y., Ito T.Y., Wada K., and Watanabe K. : Spatial patterns in the diet of the Japanese macaque, Macaca fuscata, and their environmental determinants

2015.09.17 Paper Yamato Tsuji, Kanthi Arum Widayati, Sarah Nila, Islamul Hadi, Bambang Suryobroto, and Kunio Watanabe: "Deer" friends: feeding associations between colobine monkeys and deer

2015.09.15 Dr. Taihei Ninomiya has won the poster award at the 2015 Annual Meeting of the Korean Society for Brain and Neural Sciences in Daegu, Korea.

2015.09.14 Paper Masaaki Okamoto, Susumu Imai, Mayu Miyanohara, Wataru Saito, Yasuko Momoi, Yoshiaki Nomura, Tomoko Ikawa, Takumi Ogawa, Takako Miyabe-Nishiwaki, Akihisa Kaneko, Akino Watanabe, Shohei Watanabe, Misato Hayashi, Masaki Tomonaga and Nobuhiro Hanada: Streptococcus panodentis sp. nov., from the oral cavities of chimpanzees

2015.08.24 Paper Kathelijne Koops, Takeshi Furuichi & Chie Hashimoto: Chimpanzees and bonobos differ in intrinsic motivation for tool use

2015.08.24 Paper Chie Hashimoto, Mina Isaji, Kathelijne Koops, Takeshi Furuichi: First records of tool-set use for ant-dipping by Eastern chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes schweinfurthii) in the Kalinzu Forest Reserve, Uganda

2015.08.24 Publication Editors: Furuichi, Takeshi, Yamagiwa, Juichi, Aureli, Filippo : Dispersing Primate Females,Life History and Social Strategies in Male-Philopatric Species

2015.08.24 Paper Andrew M. Reynolds, Yan Ropert-Coudert, Akiko Kato, Andre Chiaradia, Andrew J.J. MacIntosh: A priority-based queuing process explanation for scale-free foraging behaviours

2015.08.13 Paper Meyer X,* MacIntosh AJJ*, Kato A, Chiaradia A, Ropert-Coudert Y: Hydrodynamic handicaps and organizational complexity in the foraging behavior of two free-ranging penguin species

2015.08.12 Paper Takeshi Nishimura, Juri Suzuku, Takato Miyabe-Nishiwaki, et al. Minor contributions of the maxillary sinus to the air-conditioning performance in macaque monkeys

2015.08.12 Paper Stephan A. Reber, Takeshi Nishimura, Judith Janisch, Mark Robertson and W. Tecumseh Fitch. A Chinese alligator in heliox: formant frequencies in a crocodilian

2015.07.30 MacIntosh A. J. J. (2015) At the edge of chaos - error tolerance and the maintenance of Levy statistics in animal movement: Comment on "Liberating Levy walk research from the shackles of optimal foraging" by A. M. Reynolds. Physics of Life Reviews. doi: 10.1016/j.plrev.2015.07.010

2015.07.24 Symposium Radiation Monitoring and Conservation of Wildlife after Fukushima. 29th July.

2015.07.23 Paper Nami Suzuki-Hashido, Takashi Hayakawa, Atsushi Matsui, Yasuhiro Go, Yoshiro Ishimaru, Takumi Misaka, Keiko Abe, Hirohisa Hirai, Yoko Satta, Hiroo Imai: Rapid Expansion of Phenylthiocarbamide Non-Tasters among Japanese Macaques

2015.07.16 Publication Rafaela S. C. Takeshita, Michael A. Huffman, Fred B. Bercovitch: Non-invasive analysis of adrenal hormones in Japanese macaques

2015.06.26 The 31st Congress of the Primate Society of Japan Date:July 18th to 20th

2015.06.24 Paper Koda H, Tokuda IT, Wakita M, Ito T, and Nishimura T*: The source-filter theory of whistle-like calls in marmosets: Acoustic analysis and simulation of helium-modulated voices

2015.06.22 Paper Naho Konoike, Yuka Kotozaki, Hyeonjeong Jeong, Atsuko Miyazaki, Kohei Sakaki, Takamitsu Shinada, Motoaki Sugiura, Ryuta Kawashima, Katsuki Nakamura "Temporal and Motor Representation of Rhythm in Fronto-Parietal Cortical Areas: An fMRI Study"

2015.06.19 Welcome party for Foreign students

2015.06.16 Job Vacancy Job Vacancy Announcement Assistant professor:Department of Evolution and Phylogeny Deadline 17:00 (Japan time), 30th September, 2015

2015.06.16 Tools to tipple: ethanol ingestion by wild chimpanzees using leaf-sponges(Video available)

2015.06.11 Paper Kimberley J. Hockings, Nicola Bryson-Morrison, Susana Carvalho, Michiko Fujisawa, Tatyana Humle, William C. McGrew, Miho Nakamura, Gaku Ohashi, Yumi Yamanashi, Gen Yamakoshi and Tetsuro Matsuzawa: Tools to tipple: ethanol ingestion by wild chimpanzees using leaf-sponges

2015.05.26 Paper Ikki Matsuda, John C.M. Sha, Sylvia Ortmannc, Angela Schwarmd, Florian Grandld, Judith Catone, Warner Jensf, Michael Kreuzerd, Diana Marlenab, Katharina B. Hageng, Marcus Clauss: Excretion patterns of solute and different-sized particle passage markers in foregut-fermenting proboscis monkey (Nasalis larvatus) do not indicate an adaptation for rumination

2015.05.18 The PrimateCast #35: Nina's Passion - an Earth Day 2015 special about finding your passion for nature

2015.05.18 The PrimateCast #34: Conservation Voices - SCCS Cambridge, UK

2015.05.15 Paper Sujiwattanarat P, Thapana W, Srikulnath K, Hira Y, Hirai H, *Koga A,Higher-order repeat structure in alpha satellite DNA occurs in New World monkeys and is not confined to hominoids

2015.05.14 Job Vacancy Department of Cognitive Science Full Professor (tenured) Closing Date: July 31st, 2015

2015.05.01 Paper Tsuyoshi Ito, Yoshi Kawamoto, Yuzuru Hamada and Takeshi D. Nishimura: Maxillary sinus variation in hybrid macaques: implications for the genetic basis of craniofacial pneumatization

2015.03.30 Paper SAEKO TERADA, JANET NACKONEY, TETSUYA SAKAMAKI, MBANGI NORBERT MULAVWA, TAKAKAZU YUMOTO AND TAKESHI FURUICHI: Habitat Use of Bonobos (Pan paniscus) at Wamba: Selection of Vegetation Types for Ranging, Feeding, and Night-Sleeping

2015.03.19 The PrimateCast #33: Conservation Voices – Naftali Honig/PALF

2015.02.10 Paper Chang C-H, Kaifu Y, Takai M, Kono RT,Grün R, Matsu'ura S, Kinsley L, Lin L-K: The First archaic Homo from Taiwan

2014.12.11 The 10th Inuyama Comparative Social Cognition Symposium (iCS 2-10) February 28th - March 1st, 2015

2014.12.10 Paper Ikki Matsuda, Marc Ancrenaz, Yoshihiro Akiyama, Augustine Tuuga, Noreen Majalap, Henry Bernard: Natural licks are required for large terrestrial mammals in a degraded riparian forest, Sabah, Borneo, Malaysia

2014.11.13 Job Vacancy Cognitive Neuroscience Program-Specific Assistant Professor Closing Date: January 9th, 2015

2014.11.07 The PrimateCast #31: Part 2/2 from Our Coverage of the Student Conference on Conservation Science Bangalore

2014.11.04 Paper Takao Oishi, Hiroo Imai, Yasuhiro Go, Masanori Imamura, Hirohisa Hirai, Masahiko Takada: Sporadic Premature Aging in a Japanese Monkey: A Primate Model for Progeria

2014.10.29 Paper Thapana W, Sujiwattanarat P, Srikulnath K, Hirai H and *Koga A: Reduction in the structural instability of cloned eukaryotic tandem-repeat DNA by low-temperature culturing of host bacteria

2014.10.18 Paper Ropert-Coudert Y, Kato A, Meyer X, Pellé M, MacIntosh AJJ, Angelier F, Chastel O, Widmann M, Arthur B, Raymond B, Raclot T: A complete breeding failure in an Adélie penguin colony correlates with unusual and extreme environmental events.

2014.10.16 Paper Kathelijne Koops, Caspar Schöning, William C. McGrew and Tetsuro Matsuzawa: Chimpanzees prey on army ants at Seringbara, Nimba Mountains, Guinea: Predation patterns and tool use characteristics

2014.10.08 Paper Sudarath Baicharoen, Takako Miyabe-Nishiwaki, Visit Arsaithamkul, Yuriko Hirai, Kwanruen Duangsa-ard, Boripat Siriaroonrat, Hiroshi Domae, Kornsorn Srikulnath, Akihiko Koga and Hirohisa Hirai: Locational diversity of alpha satellite DNA and intergeneric hybridization aspects in the Nomascus and Hylobates genera of small apes

2014.10.08 The PrimateCast #29: Part 5/5 from Our Coverage of the 25th Congress of the International Primatological Society in Hanoi, Vietnam

2014.09.29 The PrimateCast #28: Part 4/5 from Our Coverage of the 25th Congress of the International Primatological Society in Hanoi, Vietnam

2014.09.18 Paper Wilson ML. , Boesch C, Fruth B, Furuichi T, Gilby IC. , Hashimoto C, Hobaiter CL. , Hohmann G, Itoh N, Koops K, Lloyd JN. , Matsuzawa T, Mitani JC. , Mjungu DC. , Morgan D, Muller MN. , Mundry R, Nakamura M, Pruetz J, Pusey AE. , Riedel J, Sanz C, Schel AM. , Simmons N, Waller M, Watts DP. , White F, Wittig RM. , Zuberbühler K, Wrangham RW. Lethal aggression in Pan is better explained by adaptive strategies than human impacts

2014.09.10 Tetsuro Matsuzawa received the JPA International Contribution Award for Distinguished Research.

2014.09.10 Ikuma Adachi received the JPA International Contribution Awards for Distinguished Early and Middle Career Contributions.

2014.08.29 PrimateCast from the 25th Congress of the International Primatological Society in Hanoi, Vietnam

2014.08.21 Paper Mariska Kret, Masaki Tomonaga, Tetsuro Matsuzawa: Chimpanzees and Humans Mimic Pupil-Size of Conspecifics.

2014.08.14 Job Vacancy Wildlife Science (funded by Nagoya Railroad Co.) Program-Specific Assistant Professor Closing Date: October 3rd, 2014

2014.08.06 5-part podcast series covering the 74th annual congress of the Japan Society for Animal Psychology.

2014.07.31 Paper Yamato Tsuji and Yukimaru Sugiyama: Female emigration in Japanese macaques, Macaca fuscata: ecological and social backgrounds and its biogeographical implications

2014.07.23 AS-HOPE REPORT Cintia GARAI: Study the relationship between hierarchy and personality in wild-living bonobos.

2014.07.17 Paper MacIntosh AJJ: Ecology and epidemiology of nematode infection in Japanese macaques: building an empirical model.

2014.07.17 Paper MacIntosh AJJ: The fractal primate: interdisciplinary science and the math behind the monkey.

2014.07.17 CICASP The PrimateCast #19: An Interview with Dr. Miho Inoue-Murayama

2014.07.04 Paper Heungjin Ryu, David A. Hill, Takeshi Furuichi: Prolonged maximal sexual swelling in wild bonobos facilitates affiliative interactions between females

2014.06.27 Paper Ito T, Nishimura TD, Ebbestad JOR, Takai M: Computed tomography examination of the face of Macaca anderssoni (Early Pleistocene, Henan, northern China): implications for the biogeographic history of Asian macaques

2014.06.06 Paper Christopher Flynn Martin, Rahul Bhui, Peter Bossaerts, Tetsuro Matsuzawa & Colin Camerer: Chimpanzee choice rates in competitive games match equilibrium game theory predictions

2014.05.27 Paper Takashi Hayakawa, Nami Suzuki-Hashido, Atsushi Matsui, and Yasuhiro Go: Frequent Expansions of the Bitter Taste Receptor Gene Repertoire during Evolution of Mammals in the Euarchontoglires Clade

2014.05.26 Paper Yuichiro Nishioka, Masanaru Takai, Takeshi Nishimura, Thaung-Htike, Zin-Maung-Maung-Thein, Naoko Egi, Takehisa Tsubamoto, Maung-Maung: Late Pliocene rodents from the Irrawaddy sediments of central Myanmar and their palaeogeographical significance

2014.05.20 Paper "Japanese macaque adaptations to environmental changes" Rafaela S. C. Takeshita, Fred B. Bercovitch, Michael A. Huffman, Keiko Mouri, Cecile Garcia, Lucie Rigaill, and Keiko Shimizu: Environmental, Biological, and Social Factors Influencing Fecal Adrenal Steroid Concentrations in Female Japanese Macaques (Macaca Fuscata)

2014.05.14 International Symposium "Diversity and Conservation of Asian Primates" Bogor, Indonesia, August 18th to 21st, 2014

2014.05.09 HOPE REPORT Wakamori Hikaru: Observe behavior and usage of tail in rhesus macaque and pig-tailed macaque.

2014.04.21 Paper Yamato Tsuji & Yui Yasumoto & Seiki Takatsuki: Multi-annual variation in the diet composition and frugivory of the Japanese marten (Martes melampus) in western Tokyo, central Japan

2014.04.21 HOPE REPORT Rei Sumitani: Study on the interactive behavior of captive sea otters (Enhydra lutris)

2014.04.18 Paper Sato, W.*, Kochiyama, T.*, Uono, S., Matsuda, K., Usui, K., Inoue, Y., & Toichi, M. (* equal contributors): Rapid, high-frequency, and theta-coupled gamma oscillations in the inferior occipital gyrus during face processing

2014.04.15 Asula International Seminar April 16th,18th

2014.04.14 HOPE REPORT Saeko Terada: Information collection of vegetation in ranging area of wild bonobos

2014.04.14 HOPE-REPORT KOBAYASHI NORIHIRO: My objective is to see if there are bush dogs in Manaus and to find out what is suitable as the study site for the research on bush dogs. In addition, I investigate the filtering system of manatee pool.

2014.04.14 Paper Sawada, R., Sato, W., Kochiyama, T., Uono, S., Kubota, Y., Yoshimura, S., & Toichi, M.: Sex differences in the rapid detection of emotional facial expressions

2014.03.31 Book Michael A Huffman: Learning to become a monkey.

2014.03.31 Paper Huffman MA, Nahallage CAD, Hasegawa H, Ekanayake S, De Silva LDGG, Athauda IRK: Preliminary survey of the distribution of four potentially zoonotic parasite species among primates in Sri Lanka.

2014.03.31 Paper Su H, Su Y, Huffman MA: Leaf-swallowing and parasite infection in the Chinese lesser civet (Viverricula indica) in northern Taiwan.

2014.03.31 Paper Karen Hardy, Stephen Buckley & Michael Huffman: Neanderthal self-medication in context

2014.03.31 Paper Catherine L. Moyes, Andrew J. Henry, Nick Golding, Zhi Huang, Balbir Singh, J. Kevin Baird, Paul N. Newton, Michael Huffman, Kirsten A. Duda, Chris J. Drakeley, Iqbal R. F. Elyazar, Nicholas M. Anstey, Qijun Chen, Zinta Zommers, Samir Bhatt, Peter W. Gething, Simon I. Hay: Defining the Geographical Range of the Plasmodium knowlesi Reservoir

2014.03.24 Paper Sawada, R., Sato, W., Uono, S., Kochiyama, T., & Toichi, M.: Electrophysiological correlates of the efficient detection of emotional facial expressions

2014.03.19 Paper A 3-dimensional assessment of molar enamel thickness and distribution pattern in Gigantopithecus blacki

2014.03.18 Paper Nahoko Tokuyama, Takeshi Furuichi: Redirected aggression reduces the cost for victims in semi-provisioned free-ranging Japanese macaques (Macaca fuscata fuscata)

2014.03.18 HOPE REPORT NARUKI MORIMURA: The response to microclimate of wild chimpanzees at Bossou, Guinea

2014.03.18 HOPE REPORT SAWAGURI Shuta: Research on communication in dholes (Cuon alpinus)

2014.03.17 Paper Koga A, Hirai Y, Terada S, Jahan I, Baicharoen S, Arsaithamkul V, Hirai H: Evolutionary Origin of Higher-Order Repeat Structure in Alpha-Satellite DNA of Primate Centromeres

2014.03.17 Paper Masanaru Takai, Yingqi Zhang, Reiko T. Kono, Changzhu Jin: Changes in the composition of the Pleistocene primate fauna in southern China

2014.02.28 "Impacts of civil conflict on primary forest habitat in northern Democratic Republic of the Congo, 1990–2010" was introduced in Smithsonian Magazine.

2014.02.25 Kyoto University Supporting Program for Interaction-based Initiative Team Studies (SPIRITS) 2nd Meeting of Nutrition and Natural Medicine on Health: Japan-Korea Research Collaboration. March 22, 2014

2014.02.24 Paper Janet Nackoney, Giuseppe Molinario, Peter Potapov, Svetlana Turubanova, Matthew C. Hansen, Takeshi Furuichi: Impacts of civil conflict on primary forest habitat in northern Democratic Republic of the Congo, 1990–2010

2014.02.18 Paper Tsuyoshi Ito, Takeshi Nishimura, Masanaru Takai: Ecogeographical and Phylogenetic Effects on Craniofacial Variation in Macaques

2014.02.18 Paper Marc Ancrenaz, Rahel Sollmann, Erik Meijaard, Andrew J. Hearn, Joanna Ross, Hiromitsu Samejima, Brent Loken, Susan M. Cheyne, Danica J. Stark, Penny C. Gardner, Benoit Goossens, Azlan Mohamed, Torsten Bohm, Ikki Matsuda, Miyabi Nakabayasi, Shan Khee Lee, Henry Bernard, Jedediah Brodie, Serge Wich, Gabriella Fredriksson, Goro Hanya, Mark E. Harrison, Tomoko Kanamori, Petra Kretzschmar, David W. Macdonald, Peter Riger, Stephanie Spehar, Laurentius N. Ambu, Andreas Wilting: Coming down from the trees: Is terrestrial activity in Bornean orangutans natural or disturbance driven?

2014.02.13 Job Vacancy Center for Human Evolution Modeling Research Assistant Professor. Closing Date: April 7th, 2014

2014.02.12 Paper Ikki Matsuda, Yoshihiro Akiyama, Augustine Tuuga, Henry Bernard, Marcus Clauss: Daily feeding rhythm in proboscis monkeys: a preliminary comparison with other non-human primates

2014.02.06 Kyoto University Supporting Program for Interaction-based Initiative Team Studies (SPIRITS)1st Meeting of Nutrition and Natural Medicine on Health: Japan-Korea Research Collaboration February 21

2014.02.03 Admission guidelines for applicants for the Leading Graduate Program in Primatology and Wildlife Science, Kyoto University

2014.02.01 Asula International Seminar Date:February 4, 2014 Time:17:00-19:00 Place:Wildlife Research Center, Kyoto

2014.01.30 Asula International Seminar Date:February 7, 2014 Time:16:00-18:00 Place:Primate Research Institute, Inuyama

2014.01.28 Paper Yasuka Toda, Tomoya Nakagita, Takashi Hayakawa, Shinji Okada, Masataka Narukawa, Hiroo Imai, Yoshiro Ishimaru, and Takumi Misaka: Two Distinct Determinants of Ligand Specificity in T1R1/T1R3 (the Umami Taste Receptor)

2014.01.17 Paper How dolphins see the world: A comparison with chimpanzees and humans

2014.01.14 Paper Jena R. Hickey, Janet Nackoney, Nathan P. Nibbelink, Stephen Blake, Aime Bonyenge, Sally Coxe, Jef Dupain, Maurice Emetshu, Takeshi Furuichi, Falk Grossmann, Patrick Guislain, John Hart, Chie Hashimoto, Bernard Ikembelo, Omari Ilambu, Bila-Isia Inogwabini, Innocent Liengola, Albert Lotana Lokasola, Alain Lushimba, Fiona Maisels, Joel Masselink, Valentin Mbenzo, Norbert Mbangia Mulavwa, Pascal Naky, Nicolas Mwanza Ndunda, Pele Nkumu, Valentin Omasombo, Gay Edwards Reinartz, Robert Rose, Tetsuya Sakamaki, Samantha Strindberg, Hiroyuki Takemoto, Ashley Vosper, Hjalmar S. Kuhl: Human proximity and habitat fragmentation are key drivers of the rangewide bonobo distribution

2014.01.14 Paper Furuichi T, Connor R, Hashimoto C.: Non-conceptive Sexual Interactions in Monkeys, Apes, and Dolphins.

2014.01.14 HOPE REPORT Renata Andreia da Silva Mendon¸«®a: The purpose of this travel was to conduct my PhD study.

2014.01.14 HOPE REPORT Renata Andreia da Silva Mendon¸«®a: The purpose of this travel was to conduct my PhD study.

2014.01.10 HOPE REPORT Rafaela Sayuri Cicalise Takeshita: The purpose of this internship was to learn new methods of measuring hormones and non-invasive sampling at the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute with Dr. Janine Brown

2014.01.06 Paper Ikki Matsuda, Augustine Tuuga, Chie Hashimoto, Henry Bernard, Juichi Yamagiwa, Julia Fritz, Keiko Tsubokawa, Masato Yayota, Tadahiro Murai, Yuji Iwata, Marcus Clauss: Faecal particle size in free-ranging primates supports a 'rumination' strategy in the proboscis monkey (Nasalis larvatus)

2013.12.19 Paper Yosuke Otani, Akiko Sawada, Goro Hanya: Short - Term Separation From Groups by Male Japanese Macaques: Costs and Benefits in Feeding Behavior and Social Interaction

2013.12.19 Paper Ikki MATSUDA, Seigo HIGASHI, Yosuke OTANI, Augustine TUUGA, Henry BERNARD and Richard T. CORLETT: A short note on seed dispersal by colobines: the case of the proboscis monkey

2013.12.17 HOPE REPORT GARAI Cintia Judit:Accomplishing the field work for my PhD about the relationship between social hierarchy and personality in wild-living bonobos

2013.12.09 Paper Christopher Flynn Martin, Dora Biro, Tetsuro Matsuzawa: The Arena System: a novel shared touch-panel apparatus for the study of chimpanzee social interaction and cognition

2013.11.28 Asula International Seminar

2013.11.21 Paper Tomoko Imura, Masaki Tomonaga: Differences between chimpanzees and humans in visual temporal integration

2013.11.11 HOPE REPORT Yuko Tawa: Behavior of wild Malayan tapir at the salt lick

2013.10.28 HOPE REPORT NAKAZAWA NOBUKO: The ecological and behavioral study of middle-to-large sized carnivores as predators of primates.

2013.10.28 Students of Kyoto University of Art and Design visited PRI with President Kazuo Oike (previous President of Kyoto University).

2013.10.25 "Award for a person who has performed distinguished services in the field of culture" 2013 went to Tetsuro Matsuzawa

2013.10.16 The researchers of CIN, Tuebingen University, Germany, visited PRI.

2013.10.11 Cortisol analysis of hair of captive chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes)

2013.10.11 Intracranial arachnoid cysts in a chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes)

2013.10.04 Kyoto University Launches New International Graduate Program

2013.09.11 The Students of Inuyama Joto Elementary School second grade visited PRI.

2013.09.03 HOPE REPORT Eriko Iida: Behavioral and ecological study of wild mammals in woodland, Ugalla, Tanzania

2013.08.26 Paper Israt Jahan, Yuriko Hirai, Zahed Mohammad Malequr Rahman, Md Anwarul Islam, Hirohisa Hirai: The first finding of chromosome variations in wild-born western hoolock gibbons

2013.08.22 Paper Tomoyuki Yoshida, Saori Suzuki, Yuki Iwasaki, Akihisa Kaneko, Akatsuki Saito, Yuki Enomoto, Atsunori Higashino, Akino Watanabe, Juri Suzuki, Kenichi Inoue, Teiko Kuroda, Masahiko Takada, Ryoji Ito, Mamoru Ito, Hirofumi Akari: Efficient in vivo depletion of CD8+ T lymphocytes in common marmosets by novel CD8 monoclonal antibody administration

2013.08.16 Paper Terada S, Hirai Y, Hirai H and Koga A: Higher-order repeat structure in alpha satellite DNA is an attribute of hominoids rather than hominids

2013.08.06 The people of Kyoto University Graduate School of Science, Department of Chemistry, Surface Chemistry Lab. visited PRI.

2013.08.05 The students of Shingu high and junior high school (Super Science Club) visited PRI

2013.08.02 The students of Aichi University visited PRI

2013.07.25 The students of Meiwa Highschool in Aichi prefecture visited PRI

2013.07.16 Paper Density of Japanese Macaque (Macaca fuscata yakui) Males Ranging Alone: Seasonal and Regional Variation in Male Cohesiveness with the Group

2013.07.11 Job Vacancy Hominoid Cognition Project Assistant Professor Closing Date October 7th, 2013

2013.07.10 Paper Sae Gonda, Shuichi Matsumura, Shoichiro Saito, Yasuhiro Go, and Hiroo Imai: Expression of taste signal transduction molecules in the cecum of common marmosets

2013.07.09 Paper Concentration of Radiocesium in the Wild Japanese Monkey (Macaca fuscata) over the First 15 Months after the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Disaster

2013.07.03 The PrimateCast #17: An Interview with Dr. Janet Nackoney

2013.06.26 Paper Akatsuki Saito, Hirofumi Akari: Macaque-tropic human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1mt): Breaking out of the host restriction factors

2013.06.25 Sex steroid precursor peaks in neonatal macaques

2013.06.13 Job Vacancy Comparative Immunology and Microbiology Program-Specific Assistant Professor (Departmental Operation Activation Expenses) Closing Date: July 5th, 2013

2013.06.11 Dr Kevin W. McCairn has won the award for Best Basic Science Presentation at the 16th Quadrennial Meeting of the World Society for Stereotaxic and Functional Neurosurgery 2013 in Tokyo.

2013.06.10 The PrimateCast #16: An Interview with Dr. Lisa Jones-Engel

2013.06.02 The PrimateCast #15: An Interview with Dr. Steve Ross

2013.06.02 Paper Hideoki Tada, Yasuko Omori, Kumi Hirokawa, Hideki Ohira, Masaki Tomonaga: Eye-blink behaviors in 71 species of primates

2013.05.30 Paper Misato Hayashi, Yoko Sakuraba, Shohei Watanabe, Akihisa Kaneko & Tetsuro Matsuzawa: Behavioral recovery from tetraparesis in a captive chimpanzee

2013.05.28 Paper Yamato Tsuji, Goro Hanya, Cyril C Grueter: Feeding strategies of primates in temperate and alpine forests: comparison of Asian macaques and colobines

2013.05.27 Paper Andrew J. J. MacIntosh, Laure Pelletier, Andre Chiaradia, Akiko Kato, Yan Ropert-Coudert: Temporal fractals in seabird foraging behaviour: diving through the scales of time

2013.05.27 News stories:Little penguin, lots of scales

2013.05.27 News stories:Giraffe Sociality and Social Bonds

2013.05.27 The PrimateCast #14: An Interview with Dr. Tomoaki Nishihara

2013.05.23 Paper Ikki Matsuda, Augustine Tuuga, Henry Bernard, John Sugau & Goro Hanya: Leaf Selection by Two Bornean Colobine Monkeys in Relation to Plant Chemistry and Abundance

2013.05.22 HOPE REPORT Sugiura Hideki: Observation of wild mammals and their habitats in Sepilok Forest Reserve, Saba, Borneo

2013.05.22 Paper Prakhongcheep O, Chaiprasertsri N, Terada S, Hirai Y, Srikulnath K, Hirai H, Koga A: Heterochromatin blocks constituting the entire short arms of acrocentric chromosomes of Azara's owl monkey: formation processes inferred from chromosomal locations

2013.05.21 AS-HOPE REPORT ANDREW MACINTOSH:Pilot study to assess feasibility of observation of and fecal sampling from macaques

2013.05.20 Paper Mayu Miyanohara, Susumu Imai, Masaaki Okamoto, Wataru Saito, Yoshiaki Nomura, Yasuko Momoi, Masaki Tomonaga, Nobuhiro Hanada: Distribution of Streptococcus troglodytae and Streptococcus dentirousetti in chimpanzee oral cavities

2013.05.14 The PrimateCast #13: an interview with Dr. Crickette Sanz

2013.05.13 Paper Kay RF, Meldrum DJ, Takai M: Pithecidae and other platyrrhine seed predators

2013.05.10 Job Vacancy Announcement Molecular Biology section, Assistant Professor. Closing Date:July 5th,2013

2013.05.08 Publication Special contribution"Out of the tropics: ecology of temperate primates"

2013.05.01 Paper Tetsuya Sakamaki: Social grooming among wild bonobos (Pan paniscus) at Wamba in the Luo Scientific Reserve, DR Congo, with special reference to the formation of grooming gatherings

2013.04.18 Publication Y. Shichida, T. Yamashita, H. Imai, T. Kishida: Evolution and Senses: Opsins, Bitter Taste, Olfaction. Springer Briefs

2013.04.18 Paper Head-Mounted Eye Tracking of a Chimpanzee under Naturalistic Conditions

2013.04.03 Paper Yoshi Kawamoto, Hiroyuki Takemoto, Shoko Higuchi, Tetsuya Sakamaki, John A Hart, Terese B Hart, Tokuyama Naoko, Gay E Reinartz, Patrick Guislain, Jef Dupain, Amy K Cobden, Mbangi N Mulavwa, Kumugo Yangozene, Serge Darroze, Celine Devos, Takeshi Furuichi: Genetic Structure of Wild Bonobo Populations: Diversity of Mitochondrial DNA and Geographical Distribution

2013.04.01 Message from the Director

2013.03.29 AS-HOPE REPORT HIRATA Satoshi: Behavioral survey of captive bonobos

2013.03.29 AS-HOPE REPORT MORIMURA NARUKI: Behavioral study of captive bonobos

2013.03.29 AS-HOPE REPORT Aoi Matsukawa: Ecology of porcupine living in tropical rainforest

2013.03.29 AS-HOPE REPORT Kishida Takushi: Histological studies on olfactory bulbs of the bowhead whale.

2013.03.29 AS-HOPE REPORT Pomchote Porrawee: To do my research and to present a paper at the international symposium on "Diversity and Evolution of Asian Primates"

2013.03.29 Paper Yuko Hattori, Masaki Tomonaga, Tetsuro Matsuzawa: Spontaneous synchronized tapping to an auditory rhythm in a chimpanzee

2013.03.28 AS-HOPE REPORT KUZE NOKO: Study on reproduction of wild Borneo Orangutan

2013.03.28 AS-HOPE REPORT KANAMORI TOMOKO: Feeding ecology of Bornean orangutans (Pongo pygmaeus morio)

2013.03.28 AS-HOPE REPORT Ito Hideyuki: Attendance and presentation at International Wild Equid Conference

2013.03.27 The PrimateCast #12: An Interview with Dr. Dora Biro

2013.03.22 Paper Tsujino R, Matsui K, Yamamoto K, Koda R, Yumoto T, Takada K-I: Degradation of Abies veitchii wave-regeneration on Mt. Misen in Ohmine Mountains: effects of sika deer population

2013.03.19 AS-HOPE REPORT Atsushi Matsui: The study of olfaction in primates based on comparative genomics and molecular biology

2013.03.18 Paper Akatsuki Saito, Masako Nomaguchi, Ken Kono, Yasumasa Iwatani, Masaru Yokoyama, Yasuhiro Yasutomi, Hironori Sato, Tatsuo Shioda, Wataru Sugiura, Tetsuro Matano, Akio Adachi, Emi E. Nakayama, and Hirofumi Akari: TRIM5 genotypes in cynomolgus monkeys primarily influence inter-individual diversity in susceptibility to monkey-tropic human immunodeficiency virus type 1

2013.03.14 Paper Imura, T., Adachi, I., Hattori, Y., & Tomonaga, M.: Perception of the motion trajectory of objects from moving cast shadows in infant Japanese macaques (Macaca fuscata)

2013.03.06 AS-HOPE REPORT Wakamori Hikaru: Comparing the morphological feature, facial expression and distribution differences in closely related species of macaques, in Thailand and Lao P.D.R.

2013.02.28 HOPE-REPORT Shinya YAMAMOTO: Field research on group cooperation in road crossing and other social behavior among wild bonobos

2013.02.19 Paper Prakhongcheep O, Hirai Y, Hara T, Srikulnath K, Hirai H, Koga A: Two types of alpha satellite DNA in distinct chromosomal locations in Azara's owl monkey

2013.02.15 The video clip for AAAS lecture "Ai and Ayumu" was open to the public

2013.02.14 Job Vacancy Systems Neuroscience Section. Closing Date April 5th, 2013

2013.02.08 Paper Nobuko Kazahari, Yamato Tsuji, and Naoki Agetsuma: The relationships between feeding-group size and feeding rate vary from positive to negative with characteristics of food items in wild Japanese macaques (Macaca fuscata)

2013.02.08 Paper Tomoyuki Yoshida, Tsutomu Omatsu, Akatsuki Saito, Yuko Katakai, Yuki Iwasaki, Terue Kurosawa, Masataka Hamano, Atsunori Higashino, Shinichiro Nakamura, Tomohiko Takasaki, Yasuhiro Yasutomi, Ichiro Kurane, Hirofumi Akari:Dynamics of cellular immune responses in the acute phase of dengue virus infection

2013.02.07 HOPE REPORT Fujisawa Michiko: To observe the change of physical function and social role according to the aging of wild chimpanzee

2013.02.07 AS-HOPE REPORT Takashi Hayakawa: Elucidation of genetic background of chemosensory-related behavior in wild western chimpanzees

2013.02.06 AS-HOPE REPORT Yosuke Otani: Socio-ecological study on pig-tailed macaques in Malaysia

2013.01.23 HOPE REPORT Hiroshi kaneda: Foraging behavior and reversed sexual size dimorphism of raptors in Tanzania savanna woodland

2013.01.21 The PrimateCast #11: An Interview with Dr. Josep Call

2013.01.18 The PrimateCast #10: An Interview with Dr. William McGrew

2013.01.16 Paper Tomoko Sakai, Mie Matsui, Akichika Mikami, Ludise Malkova, Yuzuru Hamada, Masaki Tomonaga, Juri Suzuki, Masayuki Tanaka, Takako Miyabe-Nishiwaki, Haruyuki Makishima, Masato Nakatsukasa and Tetsuro Matsuzawa: Developmental patterns of chimpanzee cerebral tissues provide important clues for understanding the remarkable enlargement of the human brain

2013.01.07 HOPE REPORT YAMATO TSUJI: Analysis of social structure of wild Javan lutungs (Trachypithecus auratus)

2012.12.21 HOPE REPORT Tokuyama Nahoko: Aggressive behavior and conflict resolution of wild bonobos

2012.12.21 AS-HOPE REPORT KOTERA AYAMI: To observe wild orangutans in Borneo

2012.12.20 CICASP research associate takes home best poster award

2012.12.17 AS-HOPE REPORT Emi Yamamoto: Observation of wild orangutans in Borneo

2012.12.17 AS-HOPE REPORT Masaki Tomonaga: Observation of wild orangutans in Borneo with undergraduate studesnts

2012.12.14 Interview with Dr. Frans de Waal

2012.12.14 Paper Cedric Sueur, Andrew J. J. MacIntosh, Armand T. Jacobs, Kunio Watanabe, Odile Petit: Predicting leadership using nutrient requirements and dominance rank of group members

2012.12.13 AS-HOPE REPORT Kawaguchi yuri: observation of orangutan

2012.12.13 AS-HOPE REPORT Hara toru: Poster presentation in annual meeting of American Society of Human

2012.12.13 AS-HOPE REPORT Yu Lira: Behavioral observation of wild chimpanzees: from synchrony perspective

2012.12.07 Paper Andrew J. J. MacIntosh, Armand Jacobs, Cecile Garcia, Keiko Shimizu, Keiko Mouri, Michael A. Huffman, Alexander D. Hernandez: Monkeys in the Middle: Parasite Transmission through the Social Network of a Wild Primate

2012.12.05 HOPE REPORT Matsuda Ikki: Investigation on social systems in black-and-white colobus

2012.12.05 HOPE REPORT NAKAZAWA NOBUKO: The ecological and behavioral study of middle-to-large sized carnivores as predators of primates.

2012.12.04 AS-HOPE REPORT SAYOKO UEDA: Collaborative Study at National Institute for Amazonian Research (INPA) and Participation to the International Workshop on Tropical Biodiversity Conservation

2012.12.04 AS-HOPE REPORT MIZUGUCHI Daisuke: Collaborative Study at National Institute for Amazonian Research (INPA) and Participation to the International Workshop on Tropical Biodiversity Conservation

2012.12.04 AS-HOPE REPORT YASUI Saki: Collaborative Study at National Institute for Amazonian Research (INPA) and Participation to the International Workshop on Tropical Biodiversity Conservation

2012.12.03 HOPE REPORT KOBAYASHI SHUNSUKE: Basic ecology of otters and their olfactory communication in Sabah, Borneo

2012.11.30 AS-HOPE REPORT KINOSHITA Kodzue: Collaborative Study at National Institute for Amazonian Research (INPA) and Participation to the International Workshop on Tropical Biodiversity Conservation

2012.11.30 AS-HOPE REPORT TAWA Yuko: Collaborative Study at National Institute for Amazonian Research (INPA) and Participation to the International Workshop on Tropical Biodiversity Conservation

2012.11.30 AS-HOPE REPORT Claire Watson: Cooperative Study at Instituto Natciaonal de Pesquisas da Amazonia (INPA) and Participation to the International Workshop

2012.11.30 AS-HOPE REPORT YUMOTO, Takakazu: Cooperative Study at Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas da Amazonia (INPA) and Participation to the International Workshop

2012.11.30 AS-HOPE REPORT Isaji Mina: Behavior observation on 2 groups of chimpanzee at Kalinzu forest in Uganda

2012.11.30 AS-HOPE REPORT YOSHIDA Yayoi: The study of acoustic behavior of wild small dolphin in South America, and Collaborative Study at National Institute for Amazonian Research (INPA) and Participation to the International Workshop on Tropical Biodiversity Conservation

2012.11.30 AS-HOPE REPORT Sasaki Yukiko: Behavioral analysis of boto using by stereo acoustic data logger

2012.11.30 AS-HOPE REPORT NISHIE Hitonaru: Developmental process of cultural behaviors among wild chimpanzees

2012.11.30 JSPS Asia Africa Science Platform Program "Monkey Malaria in focus: Recent Perspectives on Forest and Zoonotic Malaria" Dec.18,19

2012.11.28 AS-HOPE REPORT Miyabi Nakabayashi: Collaborative Study at National Institute for Amazonian Research (INPA) and Participation to the International Workshop on Tropical Biodiversity Conservation

2012.11.24 Paper Kathelijne Koops, William C. McGrew, Tetsuro Matsuza: Ecology of culture: do environmental factors influence foraging tool use in wild chimpanzees, Pan troglodytes verus?

2012.11.22 Paper Xiaofeng Lu, Shigehiro Miyachi, and Masahiko Takada: Anatomical evidence for the involvement of medial cerebellar output from the interpositus nuclei in cognitive functions

2012.11.20 Interview with Dr. Jane Goodall

2012.11.20 Paper Alexander Weiss, James E King, Miho Inoue-Murayama, Tetsuro Matsuzawa, Andrew J Oswald: 'Evidence for a midlife crisis in Great Apes consistent with the U-shape in human well-being'

2012.11.16 AS-HOPE REPORT Han sojung: Daily activity budget of wild chimpanzee

2012.11.08 AS-HOPE REPORT Tadamichi MORISAKA:Cooperative study and presentation at International workshop in INPA, Brazil

2012.11.08 AS-HOPE REPORT Michio Nakamura:Cooperative Study at Instituto Natciaonal de Pesquisas da Amazonia (INPA) and Participation to the International Workshop

2012.11.08 AS-HOPE REPORT TANAKA MASAYUKI:Cooperative Study at Instituto Natciaonal de Pesquisas da Amazonia (INPA) and Participation to the International Workshop

2012.11.08 AS-HOPE REPORT Sugiura Hideki:Attend the workshop at National Institute of Amazon, Brazil and observation of Amazon forests and eco-tourism

2012.11.08 AS-HOPE REPORT Miho Murayama:Presentation at international workshop and discussion for collaboration and in INPA, Brazil

2012.11.06 AS-HOPE REPORT Cooperative Study at Instituto Natciaonal de Pesquisas da Amazonia (INPA) and Participation to the International Workshop

2012.11.06 AS-HOPE REPORT Eriko Iida: Behavioral and ecological study of wild mammals in woodland, Ugalla, Tanzania

2012.10.29 Paper,Public,Job Vacancy Special Lecture by Dr. Jane Goodall 19th November 2012.

2012.10.24 HOPE REPORT Miyabi Nakabayashi: Coexistence mechanism of 4 sympatric species of Paradoxurinae, Viverridae in Borneo.

2012.10.20 IIAS wil have the meetings on "Evolutionary origins of human mind"

2012.10.19 Paper Sudarath Baicharoen, Visit Arsaithamkul, Yuriko Hirai, Toru Hara, Akihiko Koga , Hirohisa Hirai : In situ hybridization analysis of gibbon chromosomes suggests that amplification of alpha satellite DNA in the telomere region is confined to two of the four genera

2012.10.18 AS-HOPE REPORT Yasui Saki: Collecting the data about social behavior in elephants

2012.10.17 AS-HOPE REPORT TERADA SAEKO: Scaling up of vegetation information on the ranging pattern of Bonoobos

2012.10.11 AS-HOPE REPORT Yuko Tawa: Preliminary research of the habitat of Malayan tapir in Malay peninsula

2012.10.11 AS-HOPE REPORT Ryu, Heung Jin: Study on female social behaviors according to their life history

2012.10.10 HOPE REPORT NARUKI MORIMURA: Habitat use of wild chimpanzees in the area of the Green Corridor Project at Bossou, Guinea

2012.10.09 KU-Bhutan welcomed honored guests from Royal Bhutan University.

2012.09.29 Publication "Multilevel Societies in Primates and Other Mammals" Guest Editors: Cyril C. Grueter & Ikki Matsuda & Peng Zhang & Dietmar Zinner

2012.09.25 AS-HOPE REPORT KUZE NOKO: Study on reproduction of wild Borneo Orangutan

2012.09.25 AS-HOPE REPORT Eishi HIRASAKI: Presentation at an international symposium on "Diversity and Evolution of Asian Primates," and a research meeting with Thai researchers concerning a joint-project on age-related morphological changes in the long-tailed macaques in Thailand.

2012.09.25 AS-HOPE REPORT NASU Kazuyo: Observation of wild chimpanzees and savanna animals in Tanzania

2012.09.24 AS-HOPE REPORT Yanagisawa Akihiro: participate Primatology & Ecology Field School in Kenya

2012.09.21 AS-HOPE REPORT Masanaru Takai: Paleontological study of the evolution of Old World monkeys in Eurasia

2012.09.20 AS-HOPE REPORT Sawada Akiko: Participation and presentation at the 14th International Behavioral Ecology Congress, Lund, Sweden

2012.09.14 AS-HOPE REPORT Christopher Martin: Give an oral presentation at the 24th Congress of the International Primatological Society in Cancun, Mexico

2012.09.13 Paper Tsujino R, Yumoto T: Vascular plant species richness along environmental gradients in a cool temperate to sub-alpine mountainous zone in central Japan

2012.09.10 AS-HOPE REPORT Shinya YAMAMOTO: Research for the relationship between people and environment in Bhutan

2012.09.07 AS-HOPE REPORT Rafaela Sayuri Cicalise Takeshita: Dehydroepiandrosterone-sulfate concentrations in Japanese Macaques: the influence of age and season.

2012.09.01 Paper Takanori Kooriyama, Michiko Okamoto, Tomoyuki Yoshida, Toshisada Nishida, Toshio Tsubota, Akatsuki Saito, Masaki Tomonaga, Tetsuro Matsuzawa, Hirofumi Akari, Hidekazu Nishimura, Takako Miyabe-Nishiwaki: Epidemiological study of zoonoses derived from humans in captive chimpanzees

2012.08.31 Paper Toru Hara, Yuriko Hirai, Israt Jahan, Hirohisa Hirai and Akihiko Koga: Tandem repeat sequences evolutionarily related to SVA-type retrotransposons are expanded in the centromere region of the western hoolock gibbon, a small ape

2012.08.30 AS-HOPE REPORT Fred Bercovitch: Supervise a Master's student observing chimpanzees in Kalinzu Forest Reserve

2012.08.28 Paper Akatsuki Saito, Yoshi Kawamoto, Atsunori Higashino, Tomoyuki Yoshida, Tomoko Ikoma, Yuriko Suzaki, Yasushi Ami, Tatsuo Shioda, Emi E. Nakayama, Hirofumi Akari: Allele Frequency of Antiretroviral Host Factor TRIMCyp in Wild-caught Cynomolgus Macaques (Macaca fascicularis)

2012.08.23 Paper Hiroki Koda, Takeshi Nishimura, Isao T. Tokuda, Chisako Oyakawa, Toshikuni Nihonmatsu, Nobuo Masataka: Soprano singing in gibbons

2012.08.23 HOPE-REPORT Sakamaki, Tetsuya: Studies on seasonal changes of daily activities and grouping patterns among wild bonobos.

2012.08.22 AS-HOPE REPORT Tomoyuki Yoshida: Presentation at international symposium on identification and risk assessment of Zoonoses in wild great apes

2012.08.22 Paper Takaaki Kaneko and Masaki Tomonaga: Relative contributions of goal representation and kinematic information to self-monitoring by chimpanzees and humans

2012.08.17 Paper Takashi Hayakawa, Tohru Sugawara, Yasuhiro Go, Toshifumi Udono, Hirohisa Hirai and Hiroo Imai: Eco-Geographical Diversification of Bitter Taste Receptor Genes (TAS2Rs) among Subspecies of Chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes)

2012.08.17 Paper Hara T, Hirai Y, Baicharoen S, Hayakawa T, Hirai H, Koga A: A novel composite retrotransposon derived from or generated independently of the SVA (SINE/VNTR/Alu) transposon has undergone proliferation in gibbon genomes

2012.08.10 Job Vacancy Language and Intelligence Section, Program-Specific Assistant Professor. Closing Date: October 5th, 2012

2012.07.25 AS-HOPE REPORT Suzuki Nami: Participation and presentation in International Symposium on Olfaction and Taste (ISOT) and promotion of taste receptor study

2012.07.24 Paper Atsunori Higashino, Ryuichi Sakate, Yosuke Kameoka, Ichiro Takahashi, Makoto Hirata, Reiko Tanuma, Tohru Masui, Yasuhiro Yasutomi and Naoki Osada: Whole-genome sequencing and analysis of the Malaysian cynomolgus macaque (Macaca fascicularis) genome

2012.07.23 AS-HOPE REPORT ABE HIDEAKI: Presentation at 42th Annual meeting of the Behavior Genetic Association

2012.07.11 Paper Ikki Matsuda, Peng Zhang, Larissa Swedell, Umeyo Mori, Augustine Tuuga, Henry Bernard and Cédric Sueur: Comparisons of Intraunit Relationships in Nonhuman Primates Living in Multilevel Social Systems

2012.07.10 AS-HOPE REPORT YUICHIRO NISHIOKA: Morphological comparisons of mammals between fossils from Myanmar and recent materials from India

2012.06.26 Paper Ken-ichi Inoue, Daisuke Koketsu, Shigeki Kato, Kazuto Kobayashi, Atsushi Nambu, Masahiko Takada: Immunotoxin-Mediated Tract Targeting in the Primate Brain: Selective Elimination of the Cortico-Subthalamic "Hyperdirect" Pathway

2012.06.08 Paper Koga A, Hirai Y, Hara T, Hirai T: Repetitive sequences originating from the centromere constitute large-scale heterochromatin in the telomere region in the siamang, a small ape

2012.06.07 The 19th Kyoto University International Symposium "Health Concerns in the Wake of the Tohoku Triple Disaster" 27 July

2012.05.28 Paper Taihei Ninomiya, Hiromasa Sawamura, Ken-ichi Inoue, and Masahiko Takada: Segregated pathways carrying frontally-derived top-down signals to visual areas MT and V4 in macaques

2012.05.17 Paper T. MIYABE-NISHIWAKI, K. MASUI, A. KANEKO, K. NISHIWAKI, T. NISHIO & H. KANAZAWA: Evaluation of the predictive performance of a pharmacokinetic model for propofol in Japanese macaques (Macaca fuscata fuscata)

2012.05.10 Publication Post-Genome Biology of Primates:edited by Hirai, H, Imai, H, and Go, Y Springer, pp286

2012.05.08 AS-HOPE REPORT Yosuke Otani: Socio-ecological study on pig-tailed macaques in Malaysia

2012.05.07 AS-HOPE REPORT nakazawa nobuko: On-the-job training of wildlife in the Conservation Area of Sabah,

2012.05.02 AS-HOPE REPORT KOIZUMI TAKAHIKO: The investigation of white-headed langur using DNA

2012.05.02 AS-HOPE REPORT Murakami Hiroya: Studying the plants around the habitat of white-headed langurs.

2012.05.02 AS-HOPE REPORT Imai Hiroo: The investigation of white-headed langur using DNA and the education

2012.05.01 HOPE REPORT OGURA, Tadatoshi: Experimental study on animal welfare of rhesus monkeys and survey of environmental enrichment

2012.04.26 HOPE REPORT Han Sojung: In order to collect focal sampling data from 3 different captive groups of bonobos and chimpanzees

2012.04.24 AS-HOPE REPORT Tadamichi MORISAKA: Acoustic research on Toninhas (Pontoporia blainvillei)

2012.04.24 AS-HOPE REPORT Ejima Shun: Parasitological research of wild primates living in Kalinzu Forest

2012.04.24 AS-HOPE REPORT Suzuki Nami: Analysis of taste receptor genes and observation of feeding behaviors

2012.04.23 HOPE REPORT Yoshida Yayoi: The study of acoustic behavior of wild small dolphins in Chile

2012.04.19 AS-HOPE REPORT Sasaki Yukiko: Behavioral analysis of odontocete using by stereo acoustic data logger

2012.04.10 AS-HOPE REPORT YUMI YAMANASHI: Stress of Wild Chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes) in Bossou: Behavioral

2012.04.10 AS-HOPE REPORT KANAMORI TOMOKO: Feeding ecology of Bornean orangutans (Pongo pygmaeus morio)

2012.04.10 AS-HOPE REPORT NISHIE Hitonaru: Developmental process and comparison between unit-groups of cultural behaviors among wild chimpanzees

2012.04.09 Ms. Satsue MITO passed away at the age of 97 years old.

2012.04.04 Paper Okamoto, M., Imai, S., Miyanohara, M., Saito, W., Momoi, Y., Abo, T., Nomura, Y., Ikawa, T., Ogawa, T., Miyabe-Nishiwaki, T., Kaneko, A., Watanabe, A., Watanabe, S., Hayashi, M., Tomonaga, M., & Hanada, N.: Streptococcus troglodytae sp. nov., from the chimpanzee oral cavity.

2012.03.30 Paper Kathelijne Koops, William C. McGrew, Tetsuro Matsuzawa, Leslie A. Knapp: Terrestrial Nest-Building by Wild Chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes): Implications for the Tree-to-Ground Sleep Transition in Early Hominins

2012.03.27 HOPE REPORT YASUI Saki: The study about communication and social relationship in Asian elephants

2012.03.27 AS-HOPE REPORT KUZE NOKO: Study on reproduction of wild Borneo Orangutan

2012.03.26 Paper Takeshi D. Nishimura, Masanaru Takai, Brigitte Senut, Hajime Taru, Evgeny N. Maschenko, Abel Prieur: Reassessment of Dolichopithecus (Kanagawapithecus) leptopostorbitalis, a colobine monkey from the Late Pliocene of Japan

2012.03.22 Paper Yamato Tsuji, Seiki Takatsuki: Interannual Variation in Nut Abundance Is Related to Agonistic Interactions of Foraging Female Japanese Macaques (Macaca fuscata)

2012.03.21 Paper Susana Carvalho, Dora Biro, Eugénia Cunha, Kimberley Hockings, William C. McGrew, Brian G. Richmond, Tetsuro Matsuzawa: Chimpanzee carrying behaviour and the origins of human bipedality

2012.03.16 Paper Hiroo Imai, Nami Suzuki, Yoshiro Ishimaru, Takanobu Sakurai, Lijie Yin, Wenshi Pan, Keiko Abe, Takumi Misaka and Hirohisa Hirai: Functional diversity of bitter taste receptor TAS2R16 in primates

2012.03.16 New Book! Jean-Baptise LECA, Michael A HUFFMAN, Paul L. Vasey: The Monkeys of Stormy Mountain- 60 years of primatological research on the Japanese Macaques of Arashiyama

2012.03.13 Paper Sayuki Iijima, Young-Jung Lee, Hirotaka Ode, Stefan Arold, Nobuyuki Kimura, Masaru Yokoyama, Hironori Sato, Yasuhito Tanaka, Klaus Strebel, and Hirofumi Akari: A Noncanonical mu-1A-Binding Motif in the N Terminus of HIV-1 Nef Determines Its Ability To Downregulate Major Histocompatibility Complex Class I in T Lymphocytes

2012.03.08 HOPE REPORT Sakamaki, Tetsuya: How do immigrant females form social bonds with resident females among wild bonobos.

2012.03.07 HOPE REPORT SAWAGURI Shuta: Communication in dholes (Cuon alpinus), especially functions of their call types

2012.03.06 AS-HOPE REPORT KUZE NOKO: Study on reproduction of wild Borneo Orangutan

2012.03.05 Paper Nahoko Tokuyama, Emikey Besao, Bafike Batuafe, Isolumbu Batuafe, Iyokango Bahanande, Mbangi Norbert Mulavwa, Takeshi Furuichi: Bonobos apparently search for a lost member injured by a snare

2012.02.23 HOPE REPORT Ryu Heung Jin: Attending a symposium and field work focused on difference in sociality among female bonobos

2012.02.20 Paper Kazuhiro Goto, Tomoko Imura, & Masaki Tomonaga: Perception of Emergent Configurations in Humans (Homo sapiens) and Chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes)

2012.02.09 Job Vacancy Announcement Center for International Collaboration and Advanced Studies in Primatology (CICASP) Foreign Research Associate (Postdoctoral position) Closing Date: March 2nd 2012

2012.02.08 Paper Shinya Yamamoto, Tatyana Humle, Masayuki Tanaka "Flexible helping with understanding of conspecifics' goals in chimpanzees"

2012.01.17 AS-HOPE REPORT Eriko Iida: Behavioral and ecological study of wild mammals in woodland, Ugalla, Tanzania

2012.01.17 HOPE REPORT Fujisawa Michiko: To observe the change of physical function and social role according to the aging of wild chimpanzee

2012.01.16 Paper Yamato Tsuji: Sleeping-site preferences of wild Japanese macaques (Macaca fuscata): the importance of nonpredatory factors

2012.01.10 HOPE REPORT YAMATO TSUJI: Regional comparison in characteristics of seed dispersal by large

2012.01.10 AS-HOPE REPORT Taketo Okabe: Research for nature and forest policy in Bhutan

2012.01.10 AS-HOPE REPORT Yuko TAWA: Research for nature, people, and environmental education in Bhutan

2012.01.05 HOPE REPORT Mizuguchi Daisuke: Acoustic survey of pinnipeds around the coast of Neah Bay, Olympic Peninsula and analysis of long-term recording data in the Bering Sea

2012.01.04 AS-HOPE REPORT MATSUKAWA AOI: Behavior and ecology of porcupines in rainforest, Borneo Malaysia

2012.01.04 Paper Sato, W., Kochiyama, T., Uono, S., Matsuda, K., Usui, K., Inoue, Y., & Toichi, M.: Rapid amygdala gamma oscillations in response to eye gaze

2011.12.21 AS-HOPE REPORT Yu Hamaguchi: Observation of wild orangutans in Borneo with undergraduate students

2011.12.21 AS-HOPE REPORT KANAMORI TOMOKO: Feeding ecology of Bornean orangutans (Pongo pygmaeus morio)

2011.12.16 AS-HOPE REPORT Akihiro Yanagisawa: Observation of wild orangutans in Borneo with undergraduate students

2011.12.16 AS-HOPE REPORT Yosuke Kurihara: Observation of wild orangutans in Borneo with undergraduate students

2011.12.14 AS-HOPE REPORT YANO Wataru: Comparative study for three dimensional development of facial skeleton in primates

2011.12.13 AS-HOPE REPORT Shinya YAMAMOTO: Research for nature, people, and environmental education in Bhutan

2011.12.12 AS-HOPE REPORT KOBAYASHI SHUNSUKE: Research for ecology and ethology of otters in Borneo.

2011.12.12 AS-HOPE REPORT Daisuke Nakayama: Observation of wild orangutans in Borneo with undergraduate students

2011.12.12 AS-HOPE REPORT Emi Yamamoto: Observation of wild orangutans in Borneo with undergraduate students

2011.12.12 AS-HOPE REPORT Kagawa Kokoro: Observation of wild orangutans in Borneo with undergraduate students

2011.12.12 AS-HOPE REPORT Masaki Tomonaga: Observation of wild orangutans in Borneo with undergraduate students

2011.12.08 Paper Iwasaki Y, Mori K-i, Ishii K, Maki N, Iijima S, Yoshida T, Okabayashi S, Katakai Y, Lee Y-J, Saito A, Fukai H, Kimura N, Ageyama N, Yoshizaki S, Suzuki T, Yasutomi Y, Miyamura T, Kannagi M, Akari H: Long-term persistent GBV-B infection and development of a chronic and progressive hepatitis C-like disease in marmosets

2011.12.08 Paper Yoshida T, Omatsu T, Saito A, Katakai Y, Iwasaki Y, Iijima S, Kurosawa T, Hamano M, Nakamura S, Takasaki T, Yasutomi Y, Kurane I, Akari H.: CD16(+) natural killer cells play a limited role against primary dengue virus infection in tamarins.

2011.12.08 Paper Saito A, Kono K, Nomaguchi M, Yasutomi Y, Adachi A, Shioda T, Akari H, Nakayama EE.: Geographic, Genetic and functional diversity of antiretroviral host factor TRIMCyp in cynomolgus macaque (Macaca fascicularis).

2011.12.07 Job Vacancy Announcement Cognition and Learning section Associate Professor: Closing Date March 12th, 2012

2011.12.06 Paper Visuoauditory mappings between high luminance and high pitch are shared by chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes) and humans

2011.12.04 The 1st Career-path Seminar held in December 3rd

2011.12.02 AS-HOPE REPORT NEJIME MASAFUMI: Poster presentation at 41st Neuroscience Meeting, and collecting information for data analysis and training

2011.12.02 AS-HOPE REPORT Konoike Naho: Presentation in Society for Neuroscience's 41st annual meeting

2011.11.28 AS-HOPE REPORT MIYACHI SHIGEHIRO: Poster presentation at the 41st Annual Meeting of the Society for Neuroscience and Discussion with Dr. Hikosaka at National Eye Institute.

2011.11.28 AS-HOPE REPORT Matsuda Ikki: Effects of Environmental Factors on Evolution of Social System in Proboscis Monkeys

2011.11.28 AS-HOPE REPORT Kazuki Takarada: Study on behavior and social ecology of wild and captive gorillas

2011.11.15 HOPE REPORT MIHO SAITO: Herd structure in Giraffe and developmental changes of social relationship

2011.11.14 HOPE REPORT Nakabayashi Miyabi: Ecological study on palm civets in Borneo

2011.11.09 Job Vacancy Center for International Collaboration and Advanced Studies in Primatology (CICASP) Assistant Professor

2011.10.21 AS-HOPE REPORT HAMADA YUZURU: Morphological Diversity and conservation status of Thai Primates

2011.10.21 AS-HOPE REPORT Takai Masanaru: Paleontological study on the evolution of Old World monkeys in Eurasia

2011.10.21 AS-HOPE REPORT FUJIMOTO SHUNPEI: Morphological Diversity and conservation status of Thai Primates

2011.10.21 AS-HOPE REPORT MIZUTANI HIROKI: Morphological Diversity and conservation status of Thai Primates

2011.10.21 AS-HOPE REPORT YAHIRO KAZUYA: Morphological Diversity and conservation status of Thai Primates

2011.10.21 AS-HOPE REPORT Hiroko HASHIMOTO: Attendance at Annual Conference of 13th British

2011.10.21 AS-HOPE REPORT YASUI Saki: Behavioral research about tactile communication in elephants

2011.10.21 AS-HOPE REPORT Tokuyama Nahoko: Attendance at the symposium and pre-research on wild bonobos

2011.10.18 AS-HOPE REPORT YUICHIRO NISHIOKA: Comparing the mammalian fossils from the Mio-Pliocene between Myanmar and Indo-Pakistan

2011.10.07 Paper Yamato Tsuji: Seed dispersal by Japanese macaques (Macaca fuscata) in western Tokyo, central Japan: a preliminary report

2011.10.04 AS-HOPE REPORT Sou Ueda: Visiting places where wild chimpanzee and other wild animals live

2011.10.04 AS-HOPE REPORT Michael Seres: Native wildlife and their habitat's observation in Gombe and Serengeti

2011.10.04 AS-HOPE REPORT ABE HIDEAKI: Attendance at 8th International Conference on Behavior, Physiology and Genetics of Wildlife

2011.10.03 Paper TAKESHI FURUICHI: Female Contributions to the Peaceful Nature of Bonobo Society

2011.09.22 AS-HOPE REPORT SAITO Aya: Observation of wild chimpanzees and savanna animals in Tanzania

2011.09.22 AS-HOPE REPORT OTSUKI RYOTA: Participate in the primatology field school

2011.09.22 AS-HOPE REPORT Murayama Miho: Field experience of wild animals in two conservation areas of Sabah,

2011.09.15 Paper Yamato Tsuji, Sayako Miura, and Toshiaki Shiraishi: Gastrointestinal passage time of seeds ingested by captive Japanese martens Martes melampus

2011.09.13 AS-HOPE REPORT OGURA, Tadatoshi: Survey of comparative cognitive research of welfare for captive primates and participation in the international conference on environmental enrichment 2011

2011.09.13 AS-HOPE REPORT Sakuraba Yoko: Observation training of wild chimpanzees and observation of wild life

2011.09.12 AS-HOPE REPORT SUGIURA HIDEKI: Field experience of wild animals in two conservation areas of Sabah,

2011.09.12 AS-HOPE REPORT Michio Nakamura: Wildlife study tour to conservation areas in Sabah, Malaysia

2011.09.02 AS-HOPE REPORT Yoshida Yayoi: On-the-job training of wildlife in the Conservation Area of Sabah,

2011.09.02 AS-HOPE REPORT HIDETOSHI KUROTORI: On-the-job training of wildlife in the Conservation Area of Sabah,

2011.09.02 AS-HOPE REPORT KOBAYASHI SHUNSUKE: On-the-job training of wildlife in the Conservation Area of Sabah,

2011.09.02 AS-HOPE REPORT TAJIMA TOMOYUKI: On-the-job training of wildlife in the Conservation Area of Sabah,

2011.09.02 AS-HOPE REPORT Yukiko Sasaki: On-the-job training of wildlife in the Conservation Area of Sabah,

2011.09.02 AS-HOPE REPORT Eriko Iida: On-the-job training of wildlife in the Conservation Area of Sabah,

2011.09.02 AS-HOPE REPORT SAWAGURI Shuta: On-the-job training of wildlife in the Conservation Area of Sabah,

2011.09.02 AS-HOPE REPORT SAYOKO UEDA: Training for wildlife research in the Conservation Areas of Sabah,

2011.09.02 AS-HOPE REPORT Mizuguchi Daisuke: On-the-job training of wildlife in the Conservation Area of Sabah,

2011.09.02 AS-HOPE REPORT Andrew J. J. MacIntosh: Collaborative research (fractal analysis of penguin diving behavior)

2011.09.02 AS-HOPE REPORT Sawada Akiko: Body size and the digestible ability in Japanese macaques

2011.09.02 AS-HOPE REPORT Hamada Asuka: To do pre-research for my master thesis

2011.09.02 AS-HOPE REPORT TSUJI YAMATO: Study about multi-species association between Asian primates and sympatric deer

2011.09.02 AS-HOPE REPORT Ejima Shun: Parasitological research of primates living in Kalinzu forest reserve

2011.09.02 AS-HOPE REPORT Matsuda Ikki: Effects of Environmental Factors on Evolution of Social System in Proboscis Monkeys

2011.09.02 AS-HOPE REPORT KUZE NOKO: Study on reproduction of wild Borneo Orangutan

2011.09.02 AS-HOPE REPORT Christopher Martin:CHIMPANZEE BEHAVIORAL GAME THEORY collaborative research / training

2011.09.02 AS-HOPE REPORT KANAMORI TOMOKO:Feeding ecology of Bornean orangutans (Pongo pygmaeus morio)

2011.09.02 AS-HOPE REPORT FUMIHIRO KANO: Making a research report at the conference 'Behavior 2011' and attending to the meeting at Lincoln Park Zoo.

2011.09.02 HOPE-REPORT Shinya YAMAMOTO:Field work on food-sharing and other social behavior among wild bonobos

2011.08.22 Paper Yamato Tsuji, Takahumi Tatewaki, and Eiji Kanda: Endozoochorous seed dispersal by sympatric mustelids, Martes melampus and Mustela itatsi, in western Tokyo, central Japan

2011.08.22 Paper Yamato Tsuji, Kaede Sato, and Yoshikazu Sato: The role of Japanese macaques (Macaca fuscata) as endozoochorous seed dispersers on Kinkazan Island, northern Japan

2011.08.12 Paper Tomoko Sakai, Akichika Mikami, Masaki Tomonaga, Mie Matsui, Juri Suzuki, Yuzuru Hamada, Masayuki Tanaka, Takako Miyabe-Nishiwaki, Haruyuki Makishima, Masato Nakatsukasa, Tetsuro Matsuzawa: Differential Prefrontal White Matter Development in Chimpanzees and Humans

2011.08.05 Paper Evgeny N. Maschenko, Masanaru Takai: Primates of the genus Altanius (Mammalia, Primates) from the Lower Eocene of Tsagan-Khushu, southern Mongolia

2011.08.04 Paper Naoki Morimoto, Marcia S. Ponce de Le¸«Ńn, Takeshi Nishimura, and Christoph P.E. Zollikofer: Femoral Morphology and Femoropelvic Musculoskeletal Anatomy of Humans and Great Apes: A Comparative Virtopsy Study

2011.07.27 Paper Ikki Matsuda, Augustine Tuuga, Henry Bernard and Takeshi Furuichi: Inter-individual relationships in proboscis monkeys:a preliminary comparison with other non-human primates

2011.07.21 Paper Omatsu T, Moi ML, Hirayama T, Takasaki T, Nakamura S, Tajima S, Ito M, Yoshida T, Saito A, Katakai Y, Akari H, Kurane I: Common marmoset (Callithrix jacchus) as a primate model of dengue virus infection: development of high levels of viremia and demonstration of protective immunity.

2011.07.19 Paper Yuichiro Nishioka, Zin-Maung-Maung-Thein, Naoko Egi, Takehisa Tsubamoto, Takeshi Nishimura, Tsuyoshi Ito, Thaung-Htike, Masanaru Takai: New Hystrix (Mammalia, Rodentia) from the late Miocene/early Pliocene of Myanmar

2011.07.06 Paper Yuichiro Nishioka, Tomoko Anezaki, Mitsuo Iwamoto, Masanaru Takai: Chronological and geographical variations of Late Pleistocene/Holocene Japanese macaques (Macaca fuscata) based on molar measurements

2011.06.24 HOPE-REPORT Yoshida Yayoi: The study of acoustic behavior of wild small dolphins in South America

2011.06.24 HOPE-REPORT Yoshikawa Midori:Ecological study of chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes) in the savanna woodland, Tanzania.

2011.06.16 The 15th Annual Meeting of the Association for the Scientific Study of Consciousness

2011.06.11 Paper Tsuyoshi Ito, Takeshi Nishimura, Masanaru Takai: Allometry and interspecific differences in the facial cranium of two closely related macaque species

2011.06.09 Job Vacancy Announcement Program-Specific Assistant Professor Closing Date:July 11th, 2011

2011.06.08 Professor Toshisada NISHIDA passed away

2011.05.30 Photo exhibition: The life of wild chimpanzees at Bossou

2011.05.23 Publication The Chimpanzees of Bossou and Nimba

2011.05.16 Paper Nishioka, Y., Hirayama, R., Kawano, S., Tomida, Y., and Takai, M.: X-ray computed tomography examination of a fossil beaver tooth from the lower Miocene Koura Formation of western Japan

2011.05.13 Job Vacancy Announcement Project"Primate Origins of Human Evolution: The Advanced Studies of the Human Mind" Program-Specific Associate Professor and Assistant Professor. Closing Date: June 6th, 2011

2011.05.12 Job Vacancy Announcement Department of Ecology and Social Behavior Closing Date: July 29th, 2011

2011.05.12 Job Vacancy Announcement Language and Intelligence Section Closing Date: June 6th, 2011

2011.05.09 Paper Kaneko, T. and M. Tomonaga: The perception of self-agency in chimpzanzees(Pan troglodytes).

2011.04.22 AS-HOPE REPORT Miyabi Nakabayashi: Feasibility Study of establishing amicable relations between Kyoto University and Bhutan

2011.04.19 publication Sha J, Matsuda I, Bernard H. The Natural History of Proboscis Monkey.

2011.04.19 Paper Matsuda I, Murai T, Clauss M, Yamada T, Tuuga A, Bernard H, Higashi S. Regurgitation and remastication in the foregut-fermenting proboscis monkey(Nasalis larvatus).

2011.04.13 Job Vacancy Program-Specific Assistant Professor (Center for Human Evolution Modeling Research) Closing Date: May 9, 2011

2011.04.11 AS-HOPE REPORT Otsuki Ryota: Conservation of primates in Sabah

2011.04.11 AS-HOPE REPORT Akiko Sawada: Field Research on Wildlife in Sabah, Malaysia

2011.04.11 AS-HOPE REPORT Tatsuya Shiozaki: Conservation of primates in Sabah

2011.04.11 AS-HOPE REPORT Yosuke Otani: Study of conservation activities for primates in Borneo

2011.04.11 Paper Goro Hanya, Pablo Stevenson, Maria van Noordwijk, Siew Te Wong, Tomoko Kanamori, Noko Kuze, Shin-ichiro Aiba, Colin A. Chapman, Carel van Schaik: Seasonality in fruit availability affects frugivorous primate biomass and species richness

2011.04.11 Paper Goro Hanya, Nelly Ménard, Mohamed Qarro, Mohamed Ibn Tattou, Mieko Fuse, Dominique Vallet, Aya Yamada, Moe Go, Hino Takafumi, Riyou Tsujino, Naoki Agetsuma and Kazuo Wada: Dietary adaptations of temperate primates: comparisons of Japanese and Barbary macaques

2011.04.04 Paper Fractal analysis of behaviour in a wild primate: behavioural complexity in health and disease.

2011.03.31 AS-HOPE REPORT Yui Ohta: Collaboration and participation in the joint meeting of the German and Japanese societies of developmental biologists to elucidate the evolutional process of regulatory mechanism of the stem cell.

2011.03.31 AS-HOPE REPORT CHIAKI KOJIMA: Collaboration and participation in the joint meeting of the German and Japanese societies of developmental biology to elucidate the evolutional process of regulatory mechanism of the stem cell.

2011.03.31 AS-HOPE REPORT KANAMORI TOMOKO: Feeding ecology of Bornean orangutans (Pongo pygmaeus morio)

2011.03.30 AS-HOPE REPORT KOIZUMI TAKAHIKO: The investigation and education of White-headed langur using DNA

2011.03.30 AS-HOPE REPORT OMOTO IKUMI: The investigation of White-headed langur using DNA and education of undergraduate students.

2011.03.30 AS-HOPE REPORT Miyazawa Haruka:The investigation of White-headed langur using DNA

2011.03.30 AS-HOPE REPORT Suzuki Nami: Elucidation of bitter taste ability on leaf eating monkey

2011.03.16 Dr. Waidi visited Pimate Research Institute Kyoto University

2011.03.16 Job Vacancy Center for International Collaboration and Advanced Studies in Primatology (CICASP) Foreign research associate (Postdoc job) Closing Date: March 22nd

2011.03.15 Job Vacancy Center for International Collaboration and Advanced Studies in Primatology (CICASP) Assistant Professor Closing Date May 9th, 2011

2011.03.07 Paper Zin-Maung-Maung-Thein, Masanaru Takai, Hikaru Uno, Jonathan G. Wynn, Naoko Egi, Takehisa Tsubamoto, Thaung-Htike, Aung-Naing-Soe, Takeshi Nishimura, Minoru Yoneda: Paleoenvironmental analysis of Chaingzauk mammalian fauna (late Neogene, Myanmar) using stable isotopes from tooth enamel and its implication to paleogeography

2011.03.02 HOPE REPORT Yuichiro Nishioka: Comparison of mammalian fossils including primates from Neogene sediments of Asia

2011.03.02 AS-HOPE REPORT SAKAMAKI, Tetsuya: Study on "greeting behavior" of wild bonobos

2011.02.24 AS-HOPE REPORT nakazawa nobuko: To participate in the third visiting party of the friendship program between Kyoto university and Bhutan.

2011.02.15 AS-HOPE REPORT ITO RYO: Ecology of wild canerat and interaction between other species.

2011.02.10 AS-HOPE REPORT Tokuyama Nahoko: Observation of wild chimpanzees and training for field research

2011.02.09 AS-HOPE REPORT KUZE NOKO: Study on reproduction of wild Borneo Orangutan

2011.02.07 HOPE REPORT Hamaguchi Yu: Observation of wild orangutans in Borneo with undergraduate studesnts

2011.02.01 AS-HOPE REPORT Ryu HeungJin: Observation of wild chimpanzee and training for field research

2011.02.01 HOPE REPORT SAWAGURI Shuta: Study on vocal behavior of dholes (Cuon alpinus) and training for observation of wild dholes

2011.02.01 HOPE REPORT Nakashima Mai: Comparison of behaviors in wild and captive chimpanzees: Environmental influence on behaviors

2011.01.20 AS-HOPE REPORT Takaaki Taniguchi: Observation of wild orangutans in Borneo with undergraduate studesnts

2011.01.20 AS-HOPE REPORT FUMIHIRO KANO: Eye-tracking in orangutans and gorillas

2011.01.18 AS-HOPE REPORT Andrew MacIntosh: PRIMATE PARASITE ECOLOGY lecture tour / collaboration / training

2011.01.18 HOPE REPORT HAYAKAWA, Takashi: Elucidation of genetic background of behavior associated with chemical sense among wild chimpanzees

2011.01.06 AS-HOPE REPORT KANAMORI TOMOKO: Feeding ecology of Bornean orangutans (Pongo pygmaeus morio)

2011.01.04 AS-HOPE REPORT Kenichi Inoue: Participation and presentation in 40th Annual meeting of Society for Neuroscience and promotion of study in development and application of pathway-selective cell manipulation.

2011.01.04 AS-HOPE REPORT YUMI YAMANASHI: Environmental Enrichment on Captive Orangutans in Malaysia and behavioral research

2010.12.22 AS-HOPE REPORT ITO Tsuyoshi: Study for evolutionary factors on geographic variations of skulls in macaques

2010.12.22 AS-HOPE REPORT TSUJI YAMATO: Study about feeding ecology of African Cercopithecus monkeys

2010.12.20 AS-HOPE REPORT TSUJI YAMATO: Study about feeding ecology of primates in Southeast Asia

2010.12.20 AS-HOPE REPORT HIRATA YOSHIHIRO: Attendance at 40th Annual meeting of Society for Neuroscience

2010.12.20 AS-HOPE REPORT Shinya YAMAMOTO: Field Research on Wildlife and Environmental Education in Bhutan

2010.12.14 HOPE REPORT Nakabayashi Miyabi: Spatial distribution of sympatric frugivorous civets in South-east Asia

2010.12.07 AS-HOPE REPORT TAKAHARA DAISUKE: To participate in the SFN

2010.12.02 HOPE REPORT Matsukawa Aoi: Ecological study of porcupines in rainforest, Borneo Malaysia

2010.11.24 ITP-HOPE REPORT MIHO SAITO: Social Structure and Behavior Of Giraffe(giraffe camelopardalis) in Katavi National Park

2010.11.19 AS-HOPE REPORT Kaneda Hiroshi: Presentation at seminar and fieldwork

2010.11.18 Paper T. Miyabe-Nishiwaki, K. Masui, A. Kaneko, K. Nishiwaki, E. Shimbo & H. Kanazawa: Hypnotic effects and pharmacokinetics of a single bolus dose of propofol in Japanese macaques (Macaca fsucata fsucata)

2010.11.08 AS-HOPE REPORT Fred Bercovitch: Preliminary Wildlife Biodiversity Survey in Belum-Temengor Rainforest, Malaysia

2010.11.08 HOPE REPORT Eriko Iida: Behavioral and ecological study of bush hyraxes in woodland, Western Tanzania

2010.11.01 Paper Tomoyuki Yoshida, Akatsuki Saito, Yuki Iwasaki, Sayuki Iijima, Terue Kurosawa, Yuko Katakai, Yasuhiro Yasutomi, Keith A. Reimann, Toshiyuki Hayakawa and Hirofumi Akari: Characterization of natural killer cells in tamarins: a technical basis for studies of innate immunity

2010.11.01 Paper Akatsuki Saito, Masako Nomaguchi, Sayuki Iijima, Ayumu Kuroishi, Tomoyuki Yoshida, Young-Jung Lee, Toshiyuki Hayakawa, Ken Kono, Emi E Nakayama, Tatsuo Shioda, Yasuhiro Yasutomi, Akio Adachi, Tetsuro Matano, Hirofumi Akari: Improved capacity of a monkey-tropic HIV-1 derivative to replicate in cynomolgus monkeys with minimal modifications

2010.10.27 Prof.Mashhor MANSOR,Malaysia Science University,visited PRI in his participation to COP10 of Biodiversity held in Nagoya.

2010.10.22 Paper Tohru Sugawara, Yasuhiro Go, Toshifumi Udono, Naruki Morimura, Masaki Tomonaga, Hirohisa Hirai and Hiroo Imai: Diversification of bitter taste receptor gene family in western chimpanzees

2010.10.20 AS-HOPE REPORT YUICHIRO NISHIOKA: Collecting morphological data of the mammalian fossils from the Siwaliks, and presenting at a meeting

2010.10.19 ASIAN-HOPE REPORT Sudarath Baicharoen: Report for ASIAN-HOPE & JSPS fellowship IPS congress, 2010

2010.10.18 AS-HOPE REPORT Hajime Hoshino: Study into evolutionary aspects of higher brain and information gathering in EMBO Conference

2010.10.18 AS-HOPE REPORT Kashima Makoto: Visiting for the research on higher-order brain and Attending EMBO conference

2010.10.18 AS-HOPE REPORT Fujii Junsuke: Researching to explain evolution into higher-level brain, and participating in EMBO conference

2010.10.18 AS-HOPE REPORT Sakamoto Hidefusa: Observation of the wild Chimpanzee

2010.10.12 AS-HOPE REPORT NAKAZAWA NOBUKO: To participate in the primatology field school.

2010.10.12 AS-HOPE REPORT Miki Matsubara: Study on social behaviours in family groups of western lowland gorillas

2010.10.08 Paper T. Miyabe-Nishiwaki, A. Kaneko, K. Nishiwaki, A. Watanabe, S. Watanabe, N. Maeda, K. Kumazaki, M. Morimoto, R. Hirokawa, J. Suzuki, Y. Ito, M. Hayashi, M. Tanaka, M. Tomonaga and T. Matsuzawa: Tetraparesis resembling acute transverse myelitis in a captive chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes): long-term care and recovery

2010.10.08 AS-HOPE REPORT Yoshikawa Midori: Ecological study of chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes) in the savanna woodland, Tanzania.

2010.10.08 AS-HOPE REPORT Shinya YAMAMOTO: Comparative cognitive study with captive and wild bonobos

2010.10.08 AS-HOPE REPORT Yasuhiro Go: Participation and presentation in European Chemoreception Research Organization (ECRO) and promotion of primate taste receptor study

2010.10.08 ASIAN-HOPE REPORT ENTANG ISKANDAR: IPS Congress Report

2010.10.04 ASIAN-HOPE REPORT Sumithra Sankaran: ASIAN HOPE REPORT(PDF)

2010.10.04 ASIAN-HOPE REPORT Debapriyo Chakraborty: Asian-Hope Report(PDF)

2010.10.04 ASIAN-HOPE REPORT ONG KAY YORK: Report on the Visit to Primate Research Institute in Conjunction with the International Primatology Symposium in Kyoto(PDF)

2010.10.04 ASIAN-HOPE REPORT Joseph Tangah: Study Report of Young Asian Scientist Participant under the sponsorship of ASIAN-HOPE Programme(PDF)

2010.10.04 ASIAN-HOPE REPORT SOKUNTHIA THAO:REPORT FOR ASIAN-HOPE 2010(PDF)

2010.10.04 ASIAN-HOPE REPORT Ha Thang Long: REPORT FOR ASIAN-HOPE PROGRAM(PDF)

2010.10.04 ASIAN-HOPE REPORT Suci Utami-Atmoko: The IPS Congress Kyoto 2010 and International Symposium "The Message from Animals" Nagoya (PDF)

2010.10.04 ASIAN-HOPE REPORT Sujoy Chaudhuri: Report on the Pre-Congress Workshop titled Quest for Co-existence with Non-human Primates(PDF)

2010.10.01 ASIAN-HOPE REPORT Janya Jadejaroen: Report for Asian-HOPE 2010(PDF)

2010.10.01 ASIAN-HOPE REPORT Nguyen Van Minh: REPORT FOR ASIAN-HOPE 2010(PDF)

2010.10.01 ASIAN-HOPE REPORT Suchinda Malaivijitnond: REPORT FOR ASIAN-HOPE(PDF)

2010.10.01 ASIAN-HOPE REPORT Sitideth Pathomthong: Asian-Hope Report(PDF)

2010.10.01 ASIAN-HOPE REPORT Phouthone Kingsada: Report for Asian Hope 2010(PDF)

2010.10.01 ASIAN-HOPE REPORT Narayan Sharma: ASIAN-HOPE REPORT(PDF)

2010.10.01 ASIAN-HOPE REPORT Aye Mi San: REPORT FOR ASIAN-HOPE 2010(PDF)

2010.10.01 ASIAN-HOPE REPORT Henry Bernard: REPORT FOR ASIAN-HOPE 2010 PROGRAMME(PDF)

2010.09.30 Paper MacIntosh, AJJ, Hernandez AD, Huffman MA: Host age, sex, and reproductive seasonality affect nematode parasitism in wild Japanese macaques.

2010.09.30 Publication MacIntosh AJJ, Huffman MA: Towards understanding the role of diet in host-parasite interactions: the case for Japanese macaques.

2010.09.29 AS-HOPE REPORT OGINO SHINTARO: Study on the Pleistocene Indonesian fossil Fauna

2010.09.28 ASIAN-HOPE REPORT Rajeev Patnaik: Report on the visit to Primate Research Institute, Inuyama and Kyoto University.

2010.09.27 HOPE REPORT Matsuda Ikki: Investigation of ecology and social structure of all-male group in proboscis monkeys

2010.09.27 AS-HOPE REPORT Mari Hirosawa: Observation in captive and wild Orangutans

2010.09.27 AS-HOPE REPORT ABE HIDEAKI: Attendance at 25th International Ornithological Congress (Poster Presentation) and visitation on the Instituto De Pesquisas Da Amazonia (INPA)

2010.09.09 AS-HOPE REPORT OGURA Tadatoshi: Applied ethological study of welfare for captive primates

2010.09.07 AS-HOPE REPORT Kazuki Takarada: Behavioral monitoring Internship of Lester E. Fisher Center for the Study and Conservation of Apes in Lincoln Park Zoo

2010.09.04 HOPE-GM REPORT W.C. McGrew and L.F. Marchant: Report for HOPE-GM,Primate Origins of Human Evolution: From Genes to Mind

2010.08.26 Paper Masaki Tomonaga, Yuka Uwano, Sato Ogura, and Toyoshi Saito: Bottlenose Dolphins'(Tursiops truncatus) Theory of Mind as Demonstrated by Responses to their Trainers' Attentional States

2010.08.26 Paper Masaki Tomonaga and Tomoko Imura: Pacman in the sky with shadows: the effect of cast shadows on the perceptual completion of occluded figures by chimpanzees and humans.

2010.08.26 International symposium Quest for Coexistence with Non-human Primates Sep.6,7

2010.08.12 Paper Chieko Yamaguchi, Akihiro Izumi, Katsuki Nakamura:Time Course of Vocal Modulation During Isolation in Common Marmosets (Callithrix jacchus)

2010.08.11 HOPE REPORT Fujisawa Michiko:The change of physical function and the role in their society according to the aging of wild chimpanzee

2010.08.11 Paper Akira Midorikawa, Mitsuru Kawamura, Katsuki Nakamura:Discrepancy between imitating finger configuration and finger action: a single case report

2010.08.05 Paper N. Suzuki, T. Sugawara, A. Matsui, Y. Go, H. Hirai, and H. Imai:Identification of non-taster Japanese macaques for a specific bitter taste

2010.08.03 AS-HOPE REPORT Yasuhiro Go:Promotion of joint research project for comparative methylome study in primates

2010.07.28 Internship Report Corin Ward:Diary of an Internship at PRI for Application to CICASP Masters Course

2010.07.28 AS-HOPE REPORT Yoshida Yayoi:Study on Acoustic behavior of South American wild dolphins.

2010.07.27 AS-HOPE REPORT KANAMORI TOMOKO:Feeding ecology of Bornean orangutans (Pongo pygmaeus morio)

2010.07.27 ITP-HOPE REPORT ITO TSUYOSHI:The study for climatic influences on cranial morphology of macaques

2010.07.25 HOPE-GM REPORT QI Xiao-Guang:REPORT FOR HOPE-GM, COMPARATIVE STUDY OF PRIMATE SOCIAL SYSTEM AND COMSERVATION

2010.07.23 HOPE-GM REPORT Anna Albiach Serrano: PRIMATE ORIGINS OF HUMAN EVOLUTION (PDF 945KB)

2010.07.21 Steven Wise, Ph.D. had a seminar in PRI

2010.07.09 ASIAN-HOPE International Collaboration of Primatology in Asian Countries

2010.07.05 HOPE-GM REPORT Yena Kim: visits to PRI (PDF 289KB)

2010.07.05 HOPE-GM REPORT Wonhee Lee: visits to PRI (PDF 221KB)

2010.07.05 HOPE-GM REPORT Sujung Ham: visits to PRI (PDF 447KB)

2010.07.05 HOPE-GM REPORT Chorong Kim: visits to PRI (PDF 150KB)

2010.07.05 HOPE-GM REPORT Paco Bertolani: PRIMATE ORIGINS OF HUMAN EVOLUTION (PDF 1742KB)

2010.07.05 HOPE-GM REPORT Kathelijne Koops: PRIMATE ORIGINS OF HUMAN EVOLUTION (PDF 2416KB)

2010.07.05 HOPE-GM REPORT Malini Suchak: PRIMATE ORIGINS OF HUMAN EVOLUTION (PDF 616KB)

2010.07.05 HOPE-GM REPORT Sonja Koski: PRIMATE ORIGINS OF HUMAN EVOLUTION (PDF 185KB)

2010.06.23 AS-HOPE REPORT Koji Kuraoka: To join the annual meeting of the Organization for Human Brain Mapping and receive advices from neuroimaging researchers about our research findings.

2010.06.22 HOPE-GM REPORT Kimberley Hockings: PRIMATE ORIGINS OF HUMAN EVOLUTION (PDF 1536KB)

2010.06.21 HOPE-GM REPORT Susana Carvalho: PRIMATE ORIGINS OF HUMAN EVOLUTION(PDF)

2010.06.14 AS-HOPE REPORT Tadahiro Murai Explication of proboscis monkeys' society by measure of relatedness

2010.06.11 International symposium Quest for Coexistence with Non-human Primates Sep.6,7 Call for posters (deadline:July 31)

2010.06.08 Paper Eishi Hirasaki, Hiroo Kumakura :Estimating the Functional Axis of the Primate Foot Using the Distribution of Plantar Muscles

2010.06.08 Paper Kagaya, M., Ogihara, N. & Nakatsukasa, M. :Is the Clavicle of Apes Long? An Investigation of Clavicular Length in Relation to Body Mass and Upper Thoracic Width

2010.06.08 Paper Takeshi D. Nishimura, Yingqi Zhang, Masanaru Takai :Nasal anatomy of Paradolichopithecus gansuensis (Early Pleistocene, Longdan, China) with comments on phyletic relationships among the species of this genus

2010.06.02 A new member of the Center for International Collaboration for Advanced Studies in Primatology (CICASP) has arrived.

2010.05.27 Center for International Collaboration and Advanced Studies in Primatology (CICASP)

2010.05.26 Paper Moe Go: Seasonal changes in food resource distribution and feeding sites selected by Japanese macaques on Koshima Islet, Japan

2010.05.13 Paper Hamada, Y., Hirasaki, E., Rae, T.C. Special issue: Comparative Functional Morphology in Primates

2010.04.27 Paper Dynamic Plantar Pressure Distribution during Locomotion in Japanese Macaques (Macaca fuscata)

2010.04.27 Paper "Chimpanzee mothers at Bossou, Guinea carry the mummified remains of their dead infants"

2010.04.26 symposia Quest for Coexistence with Non-human Primates-

2010.04.16 Job Vacancy Job Vacancy Announcement Program-Specific Assistant Professor (Environment Research & Technology Development Fund)

2010.04.15 Job Vacancy Job Vacancy Announcement Program-Specific Associate Professor (Strategic Research Program for Brain Sciences)

2010.04.15 Paper Yamamoto, S., & Tanaka, M. The influence of kin relationship and reciprocal context on chimpanzees' other-regarding preferences.

2010.04.12 HOPE REPORT Matsukawa Aoi Investigation of forest floor mammals

2010.04.07 AS-HOPE REPORT Misato Hayashi Participation and presentation in International Conference on Infant Studies

2010.04.06 Paper Asymmetric perception of radial expansion/contraction in Japanese macaque (Macaca fuscata) infants.

2010.03.31 A new pamphlet of KUPRI2010 is available

2010.03.30 The announcement of "The Hakubi Project to Foster and Support Young Researchers"

2010.03.30 Deaprtment of Bonobo Research (funded by Hayashibara group)

2010.03.30 Paper Ryohei Nakagawa, Naomi Doi, Yuichiro Nishioka, Shin Nunami, Heizaburo Yamauchi, Masaki Fujita, Shinji Yamazaki, Masaaki Yamamoto, Chiaki Katagiri, Hitoshi Mukai, Hiroyuki Matsuzaki, Takashi Gakuhari, Mai Takigami, Minoru Yoneda Pleistocene human remains from Shiraho-Saonetabaru Cave on Ishigaki Island, Okinawa, Japan, and their radiocarbon dating

2010.03.23 news Dr. David Hill (University of Sussex, U.K.) held a seminar in Primate Research Institute (PRI).

2010.03.19 HOPE REPORT The study for the evolution of mitochondrial electron transport chain in primates

2010.03.15 international symposia HOPE-GM INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM "HOPE-GM LECTURES ON PRIMATE MIND and SOCIETY"

2010.02.10 Dr. Fred B. Bercovitch (San Diego Zoo's Institute of,Conservation Research) held a seminar in Primate Research Institute (PRI).

2010.02.12 Paper Visual Search for Human Gaze Direction by a Chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes)

2010.01.29 Paper Atsushi Matsui, Yasuhiro Go, and Yoshihito Niimura Degeneration of Olfactory Receptor Gene Repertories in Primates: No Direct Link to Full Trichromatic Vision

2010.01.26 Paper Toshifumi Fukuoka, Kayo Sumida, Toru Yamada, Chihiro Higuchi, Keiko Nakagaki, Katsuki Nakamura, Shinichi Kohsaka, Koichi Saito, Kenji Oeda Gene expression profiles in the common marmoset brain determined using a newly developed common marmoset-specific DNA microarray

2010.01.22 HOPE REPORT Eriko Iida: Evacuation woods Ecosystem and Ecological Studies of Heterohyrax brucei and Other Mammals.

2010.01.18 HOPE REPORT SAKAMAKI Tetsuya Dominance relationships in wild bonobos: with special reference to changes in their social relationships

2010.01.18 Paper Ushitani, T., Imura, T., & Tomonaga, M. Object-based attention in chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes)

2010.01.13 Paper Kota Katayama, Yuji Furutani, Hiroo Imai and Hideki Kandori An FTIR Study of Monkey Green- and Red-Sensitive Visual Pigments

2010.01.07 HOPE REPORT Hisayo KISHI To investigate the habit and the habitat of wild wolf and collect genetic samples and analyze them.

2009.12.22 HOPE REPORT Saki YASUI To analyze genes related with personality or behavior of elephants and share information with researchers in foreign countries.

2009.12.21 Paper Ari Ueno, Satoshi Hirata, Kohki Fuwa, Keiko Sugama3, Kiyo Kusunoki, Goh Matsuda, Hirokata Fukushima, Kazuo Hiraki, Masaki Tomonaga and Toshikazu Hasegawa Brain activity in an awake chimpanzee in response to the sound of her own name

2009.11.25 Paper Koji Kuraoka, Katsuki Nakamura Vocalization as a specific trigger of emotional responses

2009.11.25 Paper Reiko Koba, Akihiro Izumi, Katsuki Nakamura Sexual Dimorphism in Facial Shapes and Their Discrimination in Japanese Monkeys (Macaca fuscata)

2009.11.12 Paper Tohru Sugawara, Hiroo Imai, Masato Nikaido, Yasushi Imamoto, and Norihiro Okada Vertebrate Rhodopsin Adaptation to Dim Light via Rapid Meta-II Intermediate Formation

2009.11.06 Paper Fumihito Kano, Masaki Tomonaga Face scanning in chimpanzees and humans: Continuity and discontinuity