Category Archives: Rutgers University

Rutgers University Researches

Wendy Marie Erb

2009 : Acoustic analysis of loud calls, Cognitive Ethology Unit, German Primate Center. Analyzed >200 simakobu (Simias concolor) loud calls recorded during 2006-2008 fieldwork, Collaboration with Drs. Julia Fischer and Kurt Hammerschmidt. 2006-2008 : Dissertation data collection, Pungut Station, Siberut Island, Indonesia. Collected behavioral, demographic, ranging, and acoustic data from 10 simakobu   Read more […]

Shauhin Alavi

June -August 2012: Research Assistant, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Mpala Research Center, Kenya. Assisted in a GPS study of olive baboons (Papio anubis), examining mechanisms driving decision making in group living systems. June -August 2012: Independent Research Project, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Mpala Research Center, Kenya. Used the centrifugal McMaster egg counting   Read more […]

Timothy Dale Bransford

Winter 2012 : Bioko Biodiversity Protection Program, Equatorial Guinea. Led census of endemic primates to determine bushmeat trade impact. Assisted on complete botanical survey of field site. Summer 2010 : Parc National de Ranomafana, Madagascar. Study on sleep tree sites of Avahi laniger (eastern woolly lemur). Assisted project investigating hibernation in Microcebus rufus (brown mouse lemur).   Read more […]

Elizabeth Fern Ballare

Liz is currently working on projects that involve the health of rehabilitated and released orangutans at BOSF Nyaru Menteng and BOSF Batikap in Central Kalimantan, Borneo. These projects focus on their ability to obtain adequate dietary protein, the ways in which they recycle this protein in their bodies during periods of fruit scarcity, and their physiological responses to stress. In addition Liz   Read more […]