Visits to the WNPRC
Public outreach activities at the Wisconsin National Primate Research Center include hosting school visits, providing guest speakers and participating in state and national science outreach festivals.
The Wisconsin National Primate Research Center welcomes visitors to its Marmoset Learning Lobby 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Monday-Friday.
Please contact UW-Madison Campus and Visitor Relations to schedule your visit to the Primate Center and other UW-Madison venues.
To learn more about our research and animal care activities, you may also email Jordana Lenon or call 608-263-7024.
The Primate Center’s lobby entrance is located halfway down Capitol Court, three short blocks south of the new Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery on Orchard St., two blocks south of Union South, and one block south of the Geology Museum on Charter St.
Thanks to an increasing group of dedicated scientists, staff members and students, our outreach activities have reached more than 40,000 individuals from Wisconsin and beyond in the past five years. Thank you to our many diverse audiences –we appreciate your interest!
- Are we smarter than monkeys? Primate research at a glance: UW-Madison journalism student’s Fall 2012 video project.
- Common Marmosets at the WNPRC: Learn about the members of a common marmoset (Callithrix jacchus) family and watch how they rear their infants. (No sound, captioned.)
- In Depth at Ten – Monkeys and Medicine: Views on research, ethics and animal careChannel3000.com news series in 2010 about WNPRC research and animal care.
- WNPRC Animal Care, Housing and Enrichment: Background video for news media. (No sound, with some captions.)
- Growing stem cells in the lab: Stem cell culture techniques in a UW-Madison lab (general audience).