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Professor of Behavioral Neuroscience, UMass Amherst

Agnès is a primatologist with more than 20 years experience working with nonhuman primates, including baboons, capuchins, rhesus monkeys and marmosets. She has also contributed to cognitive research projects in chimpanzees. Her research investigates neurocognitive aging in nonhuman primates, with a specific emphasis on Alzheimer's disease and Women's Health. Agnès serves on the American Psychological Association (APA) Committee for Animal Research and Ethics (CARE) and is a volunteer for Speaking of Research.


  • –present
    Professor, UMass Amherst


  • 1994 
    Université Paul Sabatier, Toulouse, France, PhD