The Thirty-first ASP Meeting Scientific Program

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      Tuesday, June 17, 2008 : Pre-Conference
  + 09:00 AM-04:00 PM: Education Workshop (Palm Beach Zoo)
(Day 1)
      Wednesday, June 18, 2008 : Day 1
    09:00 AM-12:00 PM: Education Workshop (Palm Beach Zoo)
(Day 2)
    12:00 PM-05:00 PM: Conference Registration (Convention Center Registration Area)
    01:30 PM-05:00 PM: Silent Auction for Conservation: Drop off items, establish opening bids (Ball Room B)
    01:30 PM-05:00 PM: Exhibitor Setup (Ball Room A)
  + 01:30 PM-05:00 PM: ASP Standing Committee Meetings - for directions see (Convention Center Registration Area)
    06:00 PM-09:00 PM: OPENING RECEPTION (Ball Rooms A and B)
      Thursday, June 19, 2008 : Day 2
    06:30 AM-08:00 AM: Past Presidents' Breakfast (Bistro Ten Zero One (at Marriott Hotel))
    08:00 AM-08:30 AM: Welcome and Opening Remarks (Meeting Room 2DEF)
    08:30 AM-09:30 AM: FEATURED SPEAKER: DISTINGUISHED PRIMATOLOGIST ADDRESS by Patricia C. Wright -- Climate change and its impact on Primates: A case study from Madagascar (Meeting Room 2DEF)  [2]
    09:30 AM-09:45 AM: - - - BREAK - - - (Ball Rooms A and B)
  + 09:45 AM-12:00 PM: Session 1: OBSERVATIONAL METHODOLOGIES SYMPOSIUM: Methods from the field, zoo and laboratory (Meeting Room 2DEF)
Organizers: Matthew F. S. X. Novak and A. M. Dettmer  [3]
  + 09:45 AM-12:00 PM: Session 2: Neuroscience, Endocrinology, Pharmacology and Genetics (Meeting Room 1GHI)
Session Chair: Scott Chen
    12:00 PM-02:00 PM: - - - Lunch Break - - - (On Your Own)
Enjoy all that West Palm Beach has to offer
    12:00 PM-02:00 PM: AJP Editorial Board Luncheon (Bistro Ten Zero One (at Marriott Hotel))
    02:00 PM-03:00 PM: FEATURED SPEAKER ADDRESS: Paul A. Garber -- From kinship to friendship: Cooperation and affiliation in male New World primates. (Meeting Room 2DEF)  [20]
    03:00 PM-03:15 PM: - - - Break - - - (Ball Rooms A and B)
  + 03:15 PM-04:45 PM: Session 3: FEATURED SYMPOSIUM: INTERDISCIPLINARY PRIMATOLOGY -- Mother’s Milk: Physiological, Behavioral, and Evolutionary Aspects of Lactation (Meeting Room 2DEF)
Organizers: Suzette Tardiff and Karen Bales
  - 05:00 PM-07:00 PM: Session 4: Poster Session (Ball Rooms A and B)
            Breeding/Reproduction
    Perimenopausal hormonal patterns in western lowland gorillas

S. Atsalis, S. Margulis[25]
    REPRODUCTIVE CHARACTERISTICS OF SILVERED LANGURS (Trachypithecus cristatus ultimus)

N. Shelmidine, C. Borries, C. McCann[26]
    Reproduction in an Owl Monkey Breeding Colony (Aotus sp.)

S. V. Gibson, G. W. Tustin, L. E. Williams, A. M. Schuler, A. G. Brady, C. R. Abee[27]
            Colony Management/Enrichment
    The Influence of Observer Presence on the Behavior of Singly Housed Baboons (Papio sp.) and Rhesus Macaques (Macaca mulatta)

S. K. Iredale, C. H. Nevill, C. K. Lutz[28]
    Effects of Familiarity and Novelty on Rates of Environmental Enrichment Object Manipulation by Laboratory Rhesus Macaques (Macaca mulatta)

S. P. Leland, A. M. West, Z. L. Pippin, A. T. Dodson, W. L. Wagner, A. L. Cook, J. M. Erwin[29]
    The Effects of Human Interaction on Abnormal Behavior In Singly-Housed Adult Rhesus Macaques (MACACA MULATTA)

C. Griffis, K. C. Baker, M. Bloomsmith, K. Neu, M. Maloney, M. Martinez, J. C. Griffis[30]
    Temperament and involvement in affiliative relationships predict later plasma concentrations of vasopressin, but not oxytocin, in juvenile rhesus macaques (Macaca mulatta)

T. Weinstein, K. L. Bales, J. P. Capitanio[31]
            Genetics
    GENE-ENVIRONMENT INTERACTION PREDICTS FEAR-RELATED BEHAVIOR IN INFANT RHESUS MACAQUES (Macaca mulatta)

K. Herman, M. Schwandt, A. Ruggiero, C. S. Barr, S. J. Suomi[32]
    Association of Self Injurious Behavior in Rhesus Macaques with a Polymorphism in the Tryptophan Hydroxylase 2 Gene but not with a Polymorphism in the Serotonin Transporter Promoter

J. A. Henderson, K. Coleman, C. L. Bethea[33]
    Habitat disturbance and genetic variability of populations of black howler monkey (Alouatta pigra) in Campeche, Mexico: implications for conservation

M. Amendola Pimenta, V. Rico-Gray, D. Piñero Dalmau[34]
    Genetic Assessment of the Tibetan Macaques (Macaca thibetana) at Huangshan National Reserve, Anhui, China

D. Xia, J. Li, R. C. Kyes, Y. Zhu, S. Street, B. Ferguson[35]
            Human Evolution/Anatomy/Growth
    Evolutionary changes in cortical neuromodulator innervation within the frontal cortex of humans, chimpanzees, and macaque monkeys

M. A. Raghanti, C. C. Sherwood, P. R. Hof, J. M. Erwin[36]
            Infant Development/Maternal Behavior
    Early adverse rearing experiences alter sleep-wake patterns and basal cortisol levels in juvenile rhesus monkeys (Macaca mulatta)

C. E. Barrett, P. Noble, E. Hanson, D. S. Pine, J. T. Winslow, E. E. Nelson[37]
    Development of infant-mother independence in Macaca mulatta housed in modified nuclear-family housing

E. K. Mallott, M. F. S. X. Novak, K. L. Robbins, C. S. Ionica, M. L. Miller, E. A. Kerschner, S. J. Suomi[38]
    HAIR CORTISOL CONCENTRATIONS IN TONKEAN (Macaca tonkeana) AND RHESUS (M. mulatta) MACAQUES, TWO SPECIES WITH DIFFERENT LEVELS OF SOCIAL TOLERANCE

K. Jani, A. M. Dettmer, S. J. Suomi, M. F. S. X. Novak, B. Thierry, A. Timme, J. S. Meyer, M. A. Novak[39]
    Consistency in Behavioral Responsiveness from Infancy to Adulthood

E. C. Sullivan, J. P. Capitanio[40]
    Temperament and Daytime Sleep/Wake States in Neonatal Rhesus Macaques

D. B. Kay, J. D. Higley, M. Marsiske, S. J. Suomi[41]
    Offspring Responses to Mothers' Resumption of Estrus in Rhesus Monkeys (Macaca mulatta)

J. Vandeleest, J. Capitanio[42]
    biological AND adoptive mother-infant RELATIONSHIPS ACROSS THE FIRST SIX MONTHS OF LIFE: MORE DYADIC CONFLICT, INFANT WITHDRAWAL, AND ANXIETY IN adoptive DYADS

R. A. Flygare, K. N. Graham*, M. L. Schwandt, S. G. Lindell, C. S. Barr, S. J. Suomi, J. Higley[43]
            Learning/Cognition/Language
    Macaques (Macaca silenus) Recognize Pictures of Food

R. M. Wright, J. Bohrman, L. Kurdziel, P. Judge[45]
    Juvenile pigtailed macaques' (Macaca nemestrina) performance errors on a spatial search task: differentiating between working memory and inhibitory control

S. E. Ward, D. J. Mandell[46]
    Gender differences on set-shifting and fine motor function tasks in adult rhesus macaques (Macaca mulatta)

L. B. Kurdziel, J. E. Young, D. K. Ingram, J. A. Mattison[47]
    Basal Cortisol Levels Are Unrelated To Temperament In Rhesus Macaque Infants (Macaca mulatta)

A. M. Ruggiero, A. M. Dettmer, M. A. Novak, J. S. Meyer, S. J. Suomi[48]
    Macaques’ neonatal imitation responses depend on internal sensorimotor mechanisms and not on attentional factors

D. Hipp, A. Paukner, A. Ruggiero, P. F. Ferrari, S. J. Suomi[49]
            Neuroscience/Pharmacology
    Individual Differences in Biobehavioral Profiles may Impact Drug Results

S. Howell, M. Schwandt, J. Champagne, G. Westergaard, J. Higley[50]
    THE GREAT APE AGING PROJECT--EXPANDED (GAAP-E)

K. M. Arbenz-Smith, H. Heinsen, J. C. Arbenz-Smith, J. M. Erwin[51]
    Stability of central monoamine metabolite concentrations in adolescent chimpanzees

M. B. Fontenot, S. D. Breaux, S. L. Watson, G. M. Anderson[52]
    05:00 PM POSTER SYPOSIUM: Posters 54 - 56, PRIMATES IN EDUCATION
    05:00 PM When Primatologists Go Public: Applying “Best Practices” for Informal Science Education to Teaching the General Public about Primates

D. A. Smucny[53]
    05:00 PM Mentors and Monkeys: Engaging minority middle school girls in scientific exploration

S. Evans, C. K. Wolovich[54]
    05:00 PM Motivating a new generation of primatologists: the Lincoln Park Zoo’s Exploring Ape Behavior Program

M. W. Foster, S. A. Linick, M. S. Milstein, K. E. Wagner, S. W. Margulis, S. R. Ross, E. V. Lonsdorf[55]
            Social Behavior
    Hair Cortisol Concentrations Predict Infant Social Behavior in Differently-Reared Rhesus Macaques (Macaca mulatta)

A. M. Dettmer, M. A. Novak, J. S. Meyer, S. J. Suomi[56]
    Battle of the sexes: cost assymetry explains female dominance in lemurs

A. E. Dunham[58]
    06:00 PM-08:00 PM: Execitive Committee Meeting (Executive Board Room)
      Friday, June 20, 2008 : Day 3
    08:00 AM-08:15 AM: Opening remarks and introductions (Meeting Room 2DEF)
    08:15 AM-09:15 AM: FEATURED SPEAKER: DISTINGUISHED PRIMATOLOGIST ADDRESS by Jeanne Altmann -- A window onto their lives and life histories: Looking from the sky to under the skin to understand wild primates (Meeting Room 2DEF)  [59]
    09:15 AM-09:30 AM: - - - Break - - - (Ball Rooms A and B)
  + 09:30 AM-12:00 AM: Session 5: Statistics for Primatologists Workshop (Meeting Room 1GHI)
Moderator: Jim Sackett
  + 09:30 AM-12:00 PM: Session 6: Conservation Workshop (Meeting Room 1DE)
Moderator: Chris Kuhar
  + 09:30 AM-12:00 PM: Session 7: Colony management, feeding and nutrition (Meeting Room 2DEF)
Session Chair: Stephen Ross
  + 12:00 PM-02:00 PM: Session 8: Student Luncheon Workshop: Getting Published (Ball Rooms A and B)
    12:05 PM-02:00 PM: - - - Lunch Break - - - (On Your Own)
Enjoy all the West Palm Beach has to offer
    02:00 PM-03:00 PM: KEYNOTE ADDRESS FEATURING: Peter Nathanielsz -- Fetal development - the key to lifetime health: The importance of studies in the nonhuman primate fetus (Meeting Room 2DEF)  [68]
    03:00 PM-03:15 PM: - - - Break - - - (Ball Rooms A and B)
  + 03:15 PM-05:00 PM: Session 9: Colony Management and Enrichment (Meeting Room 2DEF)
Session Chair: Elaine Videan
  + 03:15 PM-05:00 PM: Session 10: Infant Development / Maternal Behavior (Meeting Room 1GHI)
Session Chair: Katherine Hinde
  + 03:15 PM-04:45 PM: Session 11: Ecology, feeding and nutrition (Meeting Room 1DE)
Session Chair: Frances White
  + 05:00 PM-07:00 PM: Session 12: Poster Session (Ball Rooms A and B)
    06:00 PM-08:00 PM: Board of Directors Meeting (Executive Board Room)
      Saturday, June 21, 2008 : Day 4
  + 08:00 AM-10:00 AM: Session 13: Ecology and Social Behavior (Meeting Room 2DEF)
Session Chair: Magaly Massanet
  + 08:00 AM-10:00 AM: Session 14: Learning, Cognition and Language (Meeting Room 1GHI)
Session Chair: Bill Hopkins
  + 10:15 AM-12:00 PM: Session 15: Ecology and Social Behavior (Meeting Room 2DEF)
Session Chair: Darlene Smucny
  + 10:15 AM-11:30 AM: Session 16: Social Behavior (Meeting Room 1GHI)
Session Chair: Evan Zucker
    11:45 AM-01:30 PM: - - - Lunch Break - - - (On Your Own)
Enjoy all that West Palm Beach has to offer
    01:30 PM-03:00 PM: ASP Business Meeting - recommended for all members (Meeting Room 2DEF)
    03:00 PM-03:30 PM: Silent auction for conservation closes (Ball Rooms A and B)
Or the end of the business meeting -- which ever comes second --
    03:30 PM-06:00 PM: Visit the Zoo (Palm Beach Zoo)
    06:00 PM-01:00 AM: CLOSING BANQUET AWARDS AND RECOGNITION CEREMONY (Palm Beach Zoo)