Susan Alberts is the second senior author on the Cozzarelli Prize-winning article, "The emergence of longevous populations" in PNAS. The article won in the Behavioral and Social Sciences category. The prize honors the late Nicholas Cozzarelli, editor-in-chief of PNAS, and "acknowledges papers that reflect scientific excellence and originality." The article discusses the evolution of lifespan among primate species and the consistent male disadvantage that is present throughout.
Full citation: Colchero F, Rau R, Jones O, Barthold J, Conde DA, Lenart A, Torres C, Altmann J, Brockman DK, Bronikowski AM, Fedigan LM, Pusey A, Stoinski TS, Strier KB, Baudisch A, Alberts SC*, Vaupel JW*. 2017. The emergence of longevous populations. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA vol 113 pp E7681-E7690.