Mónica Alejandra Ramírez

PhD Candidate on Primate Ecology, Universidad de los Andes

Mónica Ramírez is a PhD candidate on Biological Sciences at Universidad de los Andes-Colombia, were she also received a Master degree. Her Doctoral thesis is about the ecological and physiological implications of the reintroduction process of Woolly monkeys in Colombia. She received her undergraduate education at Universidad de Caldas. Since 2005, she has been working on primate’s ecology including many species belonging to the Ateline family. Her research has been mainly focus on wild populations but, since 2014 have been working with captive primates. Recently have started working on hormones and molecular analysis.


  • –present
    Phd Candidate on Primate Ecology , Universidad de los Andes


  • 2012 
    Universidad de los Andes , M.Sc Biological Sciences
  • 2008 
    Universidad de Caldas , Biology


  • 2017
    Forestación de bosques en sabanas de la altillanura colombiana: relevancia de las condiciones ambientales para el establecimiento de plántulas., Biota Colombiana
  • 2015
    Social interactions and proximal spacing in three woolly monkey (Lagothrix lagothricha) populations, Dispersing primate females
  • 2013
    Dieta de los churucos colombianos (Lagothrix lagothricha lugens) en relación a la productividad de frutos en el Parque Nacional Natural Cueva de los Guácharos , Primates Colombianos en Peligro
  • 2013
    Population density and ecological traits of high land woolly monkeys at Cueva de los Guacharos National Park, Colombia, High Altitude Primates
  • 2013
    Seed Dispersal by Woolly Monkeys in Cueva de los Guacharos National Park (Colombia): An amazonian primate dispersing montane plants. , High Altitude Primates
  • 2012
    . ¿Por que los monos atelinos dispersan semillas?., Primates Colombianos en Peligro