05/16/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Debating The Ethics Of Primate Research

Experts argued the ethics of primate research at a debate held at Memorial Union Monday.

The debate, which featured Paul Kaufman, chair of the UW-Madison Department of Ophthalmology, and Rick Bogle, co-director of Alliance for Animals, was moderated by Rob Streiffer, UW-Madison professor of medical history and bioethics.

The UW-Madison Department of Psychology conducts biomedical and behavioral research at both the Wisconsin National Primate Research Center and the Harlow Center for Biological Psychology, which hosts about 500 rhesus macaque monkeys.

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