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)
    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)
            Biomedicine
    Relations among body composition, activity, hematology, and age in male common marmosets: toward a model of frailty

C. N. Ross, S. Tardif, K. Davis, G. Dobek, K. Brasky[89]
            Colony Management/Enrichment
    SEX DIFFERENCES IN RESPONSE TO RELOCATION STRESS IN GARNETT’S BUSHBABY

S. L. Watson, D. B. Hanbury, E. Thornton, M. B. Fontenot[90]
    Successful Elimination of Self-Injurious Behavior (SIB) in a Chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes):  A Case Study Using a Combination of Risperidone and Environmental Enrichment

E. N. Videan, J. Ely, M. Lammey, D. Hernandez[91]
    Longitudinal Comparison of Rates of Species-typical Behavior of Chimpanzees (PAN TROGLODYTES) in an Enriched Laboratory Environment

S. P. Leland, A. M. West, C. K. Shaver, W. L. Wagner, A. L. Cook, J. M. Erwin[92]
    Behavioral Correlates of Alopecia Severity in Laboratory Rhesus Macaques (MACACA MULATTA)

A. M. West, S. P. Leland, M. A. Lorence, T. M. Welty, W. L. Wagner, J. M. Erwin[93]
            Conservation
    Tropical rain forest fragmentation and social interactions in young howler monkeys (Alouatta palliata)

C. Jasso, A. Estrada[94]
    The effects of anthropogenic pressure on the behaviour and demography of the black howler monkey (Alouatta pigra) in south-eastern Mexico

G. Pozo-Montuy, J. C. Serio-Silva, Y. M. Bonilla-Sanchez[95]
    Demography of Alouatta pigra in threated habitat in south-eastern Mexico

Y. M. Bonilla-Sanchez, J. C. Serio-Silva, G. Pozo-Montuy, N. Bynum[96]
            Demography/Population Studies
    Self directed behaviors, tourist density and proximity in a free living population of Tibetan macaques (Macaca thibetana) at an ecotourism destination in Anhui Province, China

T. A. Yenter, M. D. Matheson, L. K. Sheeran, J. Li, R. S. Wagner[97]
            Ecology
    Dry Season Ranging Behavior and Intergroup Relations in White-Faced Capuchins (Cebus capucinus) at Santa Rosa National Park, Costa Rica

N. Parr, F. Campos, A. Childers, L. Fedigan, K. Jack[98]
    Gastrointestinal parasites of owl monkeys (Aotus azarai) living in edge and non-edge territories in a gallery forest in Northern Argentina

J. P. Perea-Rodriguez, A. M. Milano, E. Fernandez-Duque, B. E. Osherov[99]
    Preliminary study of gastrointestinal helminths in howler monkeys (Alouatta palliata) living in a cacao plantation in southern Mexico

G. Trejo-Macías, A. Estrada, M. Á. Mosqueda Cabrera[100]
            Feeding/Nutrition
    Is it worth the risk? Novel food presentation affects behavior in captive owl monkeys (Aotus spp.)

R. M. Hores, C. K. Wolovich, S. Evans[101]
            Infant Development/Maternal Behavior
    A description of developmental changes in socially-housed bonnet macaque (Macaca radiata) mother–infant interactions

M. L. Laudenslager, C. Natvig, B. Giura, T. Chavanne, M. W. Blevins, A. J. Bennett[76]
            Learning/Cognition/Language
    Sensorimotor intelligence in aye-ayes and other lemurs: A puzzle box approach

L. J. Digby, M. Haley, A. C. Schneider, I. del Valle[102]
    Imitation recognition in capuchin monkeys

A. Paukner, M. E. Huntsberry, P. F. Ferrari, S. J. Suomi[103]
    Association between the self-directed behavior of a zoo-living female chimpanzee and performance in a cognitive sequencing task

K. E. Wagner, S. R. Ross[104]
    Shared touch-panel tasks for pairs of chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes)

C. F. Martin, D. Biro, T. Matsuzawa[105]
    The relationship between cortisol and behavioral indicators of stress during cognitive computerized testing in chimpanzees (PAN TROGLODYTES)

M. R. Heintz, L. A. Parr[106]
    Captive ex-pet Macaca fascicularis use hair and dental floss to floss their teeth

M. D. Matheson, H. M. Mack, L. K. Sheeran, T. Yenter, P. Schulz[107]
    How capuchin monkeys (Cebus apella) categorize visual images of themselves: In-group vs. out-group

J. J. Pokorny, F. B. de Waal[108]
    MANUAL MOTOR SKILL IS ASSOCIATED WITH ORO-FACIAL CONTROL OF VOCAL SIGNALS IN CHIMPANZEES (Pan troglodytes): IMPLICATIONS FOR THEORIES ON THE ORIGINS OF SPEECH

J. L. Russell, W. D. Hopkins[109]
    The Sound of One Hand Clapping: Further Evidence of Right-Handedness for Communicative Signaling in Captive Chimpanzees

A. Meguerditchian, M. J. Gardner, S. J. Schapiro, W. D. Hopkins[110]
            Social Behavior
    INFANT DEVELOPMENT IN A CAPTIVE WHITE-CHEEKED GIBBON (NOMASCUS LEUCOGENYS)

A. Poyas, T. Q. Bartlett[111]
    The development of termite-fishing skills in captive Western lowland gorilla infants (Gorilla gorilla gorilla)

S. A. Linick, E. V. Lonsdorf, S. R. Ross, M. S. Milstein[113]
    A comparison between chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes) and gorilla (Gorilla gorilla gorilla) social tolerance at an artificial termite mound

M. S. Milstein, E. V. Lonsdorf, S. R. Ross, S. A. Linick[114]
    Vocal Behavior of Adult Titi Monkeys (Callicebus cupreus) in a Separation Paradigm

C. D. Kitzmann, D. E. Main, S. P. Mendoza, K. L. Bales[115]
    The number of males in the mona monkey groups in the Lama Forest of the Republic of Bénin

R. Matsuda Goodwin[116]
    Grooming behavior of Tibetan macaques (Macaca thibetana) in the presence of tourists at Mt. Huangshan, China

H. Mack, M. D. Matheson, L. K. Sheeran, J. H. Li, R. S. Wagner[117]
    EARLY LIFE STRESS AND TEMPERMENT PROVIDE INDICATORS OF NOVELTY SEEKING BEHAVIOR IN CHIMPANZEES (Pan troglodytes)

J. A. Schaeffer, J. L. Russell, W. D. Hopkins[118]
            Veterinary Medicine
    Enteritis Potentially Associated with Lawsonia intracellularis in a Population of Ring-tailed Lemurs on St. Catherines Island

C. Laughter, R. G. Lessnau, T. M. Norton[119]
    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)