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CPRC’s Population Density Discussion
October 4, 2016

We are happy to announce that the CPRC successfully held the web-conference Population Density Discussion.The objective of this web–conference was to bring together all CPRC stakeholders to have an open discussion about the situation of high population size at the Cayo Santiago and Sabana Seca Field Stations, potential solutions, and its consequences to behavioral, genetic and biomedical research in general. The web-conference was conducted with the participation of several principal investigators of current Cayo Santiago IACUC- approved protocols, members of the CPRC External Advisory Board, the IACUC of the Medical Science Campus, and UPR representatives. NIH-ORIP leadership/program officer also attended the conference. Currently, a management plan is being implemented and systematic reviews on the results are being conducted in order to improve the approach.