The 16th International Symposium
on Primatology and Wildlife Science

September 29—30, 2021
Award Winners
Oral Presentations
1st Prize:
Shohei Shibata
Primate Research Institute, Kyoto University

How do males associate with other males in their group? comparative studies of male aggression and association pattern of the genus Pan

2nd Prize:
James Brooks
Wildlife Research Center, Kyoto University

Oxytocin promotes social grooming in bonobos: evidence for a biobehavioural feedback loop?

Poster Presentations
1st Prize (tie):
Toshiki Minami
Primate Research Institute, Kyoto University

Infant Japanese macaques have the most infant-like faces at around 3 weeks of age during the first 10 weeks

1st Prize (tie):
Annegret Moto Naito-Liederbach
Wildlife Research Center, Kyoto University

Diversity of MHC genes of endangered Japanese raptors: a preliminary comparison between golden eagles and mountain hawk-eagles

3rd Prize (tie):
Boyun Lee
Primate Research Institute, Kyoto University

Selective infant handling in Yakushima Japanese macaque (Macaca fuscata yakui)

3rd Prize (tie):
Kanta Nakamura
Primate Research Institute, Kyoto University

Morphological and histoanatomical studies of the larynx in lemurs

Program & Abstracts.pdf
Updated Sep. 27, 2021


Invited Speakers

September 29th
Special session: Defaunation: loss of seed dispersal services due to extinction of megafauna

Dr. Goro Hanya Associate Professor, Primate Research Institute, Kyoto University
Title: Defaunation in Japan: seed dispersal by Japanese macaques in Yakushima and their extinction in a neighboring island
Dr. Richard Corlett Professor, Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Gardens, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Title: Defaunation and the loss of seed dispersal services in tropical Asian forests
Dr. Miyabi Nakabayashi Assistant professor, Graduate School for International Development and Cooperation, Hiroshima University
Title: Seed dispersal of small seeded-plants, Ficus on Borneo
Dr. Henry Bernard Associate Professor, Institute for Tropical Biology and Conservation, Universiti Malaysia Sabah
Title: Do riparian reserves support native terrestrial small mammal fauna in oil palm-dominated landscapes?

Ambassador Masahiko Horie Special Assistant for Foreign Minister of Japan, Special Advisor to President of Meiji University, Councillor of International Union for Conservation of Nature
Title: The Planet and Humans at a Crossroads

September 30th

Dr. Bidyut Sarania Postdoctoral Research Associate, Indian Institute of Science
Title: Shifting Our Gaze – Towards a Just, Inclusive Approach to Research in the Field.
(see here for a related article)

Note to Participants
  1. This symposium will be held online. Please note that we will not set up the venue.
  2. Oral presentations will be delivered on Zoom, and posters will be presented on LINC Biz. Further information will be announced later.
  3. For scheduling reasons, we may not be able to accommodate your preferred type of presentation and may ask you to change your presentation type (e.g., from oral to poster).
  4. You must be registered to attend the symposium even if you are not presenting.
  5. If you are not affiliated with Kyoto University or the PWS program and wish to present*, please obtain permission from a PWS faculty member by informing them of your affiliation, purpose for attending, and a title and brief summary of your presentation; you will be asked to provide the name of that faculty member when you register for the symposium, and you will not be able to present without such permission. You can find a list of PWS faculty members and their contact information at: * Non-presenting attendees do not need to obtain permission from a PWS faculty member.
  6. You may not disseminate the content of any presentation without an explicit permission from the presenter.
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