Susan C. Alberts

Robert F. Durden Professor of Biology

130 Science Drive, Rm 137, Duke Box 90338, Durham, NC 27708
Campus Box: 
Box 90338, Durham, NC 27708-0338
(919) 660-7272


  • Ph.D., University of Chicago 1992

  • M.A., University of California at Los Angeles 1987

  • B.A., Reed College 1983

Wasser, S, Poole, J, Lee, P, Lindsay, K, Dobson, A, Hart, J, Iain, D-H, Wittemyer, G, Granli, P, Morgan, B, Gunn, J, Alberts, S, Beyers, R, Chiyo, P, Croze, H, Estes, R, Gobush, K, Joram, P, Kikoti, A, Kingdon, J, King, L, Macdonald, D, Moss, C, Mutayoba, B, Njumbi, S, Omondi, P, and Nowak, K. "Elephants, Ivory, and Trade." Science 327, no. 5971 (2010): 1331-1332. Full Text

Tung, J, Primus, A, Bouley, AJ, Severson, TF, Alberts, SC, and Wray, GA. "Evolution of a malaria resistance gene in wild primates." Nature 460, no. 7253 (July 16, 2009): 388-391. Full Text

Chiyo, PI, and Alberts, SC. "An assessment of the threat to Grevy's zebra from hybridization." Animal Conservation 12, no. 6 (2009): 514-515. Full Text

Beehner, JC, Gesquiere, L, Seyfarth, RM, Cheney, DL, Alberts, SC, and Altmann, J. "Testosterone related to age and life-history stages in male baboons and geladas." Hormones and Behavior 56, no. 4 (2009): 472-480. Full Text

Nguyen, N, Horn, RCV, Alberts, SC, and Altmann, J. ""friendships" between new mothers and adult males: Adaptive benefits and determinants in wild baboons (Papio cynocephalus)." Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 63, no. 9 (2009): 1331-1344. Full Text

Tung, J, Charpentier, MJE, Garfield, DA, Altmann, J, and Alberts, SC. "Genetic evidence reveals temporal change in hybridization patterns in a wild baboon population." Mol Ecol 17, no. 8 (April 2008): 1998-2011. Full Text

Charpentier, MJE, Tung, J, Altmann, J, and Alberts, SC. "Age at maturity in wild baboons: genetic, environmental and demographic influences." Mol Ecol 17, no. 8 (April 2008): 2026-2040. Full Text

Charpentier, MJE, Van Horn, RC, Altmann, J, and Alberts, SC. "Paternal effects on offspring fitness in a multimale primate society." Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105, no. 6 (February 12, 2008): 1988-1992. Full Text

Horn, RCV, Altmann, J, and Alberts, SC. "Can't get there from here: inferring kinship from pairwise genetic relatedness." Animal Behaviour 75, no. 3 (2008): 1173-1180. Full Text

Archie, EA, Maldonado, JE, Hollister-Smith, JA, Poole, JH, Moss, CJ, Fleischer, RC, and Alberts, SC. "Fine-scale population genetic structure in a fission-fusion society." Molecular Ecology 17, no. 11 (2008): 2666-2679. Full Text