| Biruté Mary Galdikas, Ph.D. |
Senior Research Associate
Dr. Biruté Mary Galdikas has studied the orangutans of Indonesian Borneo for more than 30 years and is today the world's leading authority on this Asian ape. Dr. Galdikas is Professor Extraordinaire at the Universitas Nasional in Jakarta and Full Professor of Anthropology at Simon Fraser University in British Columbia, Canada. She is the author of dozens of scientific articles on orangutan biology, evolution and behavior, and she has also written numerous books of interest to the general public, including Reflections of Eden. Dr. Galdikas is the President of Orangutan Foundation International, a non-profit organization devoted to the conservation of orangutans.
Dongpo Xia, Ph.D. Candidate
Susan M. Cheyne, Ph.D.
|Mr. Young Zhu, Ph.D. Candidate |
Mr. Yong Zhu is a Ph.D. student in Behavioral and Molecular Ecology, School of Life Science, Hefei, Anhui University. He has studied free-living Tibetan macaques in Huangshan, China, since 2007 and is currently completing a study of disease transmission between humans and macaques.