Susan C. Alberts

Robert F. Durden Professor of Biology

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

Education

  • Ph.D., University of Chicago 1992

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

  • B.A., Reed College 1983

Gesquiere, Laurence R., Mya Pugh, Susan C. Alberts, and A Catherine Markham. “Estimation of energetic condition in wild baboons using fecal thyroid hormone determination..” General and Comparative Endocrinology 260 (May 2018): 9–17. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ygcen.2018.02.004. Full Text

Gesquiere, Laurence R., Jeanne Altmann, Elizabeth A. Archie, and Susan C. Alberts. “Interbirth intervals in wild baboons: Environmental predictors and hormonal correlates..” American Journal of Physical Anthropology 166, no. 1 (May 2018): 107–26. https://doi.org/10.1002/ajpa.23407. Full Text

Tucker, Marlee A., Katrin Böhning-Gaese, William F. Fagan, John M. Fryxell, Bram Van Moorter, Susan C. Alberts, Abdullahi H. Ali, et al. “Moving in the Anthropocene: Global reductions in terrestrial mammalian movements..” Science (New York, N.Y.) 359, no. 6374 (January 2018): 466–69. https://doi.org/10.1126/science.aam9712. Full Text

Campos, Fernando A., William F. Morris, Susan C. Alberts, Jeanne Altmann, Diane K. Brockman, Marina Cords, Anne Pusey, Tara S. Stoinski, Karen B. Strier, and Linda M. Fedigan. “Does climate variability influence the demography of wild primates? Evidence from long-term life-history data in seven species..” Global Change Biology 23, no. 11 (November 2017): 4907–21. https://doi.org/10.1111/gcb.13754. Full Text

Grieneisen, Laura E., Josh Livermore, Susan Alberts, Jenny Tung, and Elizabeth A. Archie. “Group Living and Male Dispersal Predict the Core Gut Microbiome in Wild Baboons..” Integrative and Comparative Biology 57, no. 4 (October 2017): 770–85. https://doi.org/10.1093/icb/icx046. Full Text

Akinyi, Mercy Y., Laurence R. Gesquiere, Mathias Franz, Patrick O. Onyango, Jeanne Altmann, and Susan C. Alberts. “Hormonal correlates of natal dispersal and rank attainment in wild male baboons..” Hormones and Behavior 94 (August 8, 2017): 153–61. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.yhbeh.2017.07.005. Full Text

Miller, Elizabeth A., Joshua A. Livermore, Susan C. Alberts, Jenny Tung, and Elizabeth A. Archie. “Ovarian cycling and reproductive state shape the vaginal microbiota in wild baboons..” Microbiome 5, no. 1 (January 19, 2017). https://doi.org/10.1186/s40168-017-0228-z. Full Text

Lea, Amanda J., Jenny Tung, Elizabeth A. Archie, and Susan C. Alberts. “Developmental plasticity: Bridging research in evolution and human health..” Evolution, Medicine, and Public Health 2017, no. 1 (January 2017): 162–75. https://doi.org/10.1093/emph/eox019. Full Text Open Access Copy

Lea, Amanda J., Jenny Tung, Elizabeth A. Archie, and Susan C. Alberts. “Developmental plasticity research in evolution and human health: Response to commentaries..” Evolution, Medicine, and Public Health 2017, no. 1 (January 2017): 201–5. https://doi.org/10.1093/emph/eoy007. Full Text Open Access Copy

Zipple, Matthew N., Jackson H. Grady, Jacob B. Gordon, Lydia D. Chow, Elizabeth A. Archie, Jeanne Altmann, and Susan C. Alberts. “Conditional fetal and infant killing by male baboons..” Proceedings. Biological Sciences 284, no. 1847 (January 2017). https://doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2016.2561. Full Text

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Selected Grants

Direct and Indirect Genetic Effects on Social Behaviors in Wild Baboons awarded by (Principal Investigator). 2015 to 2016

Epigenetic Consequences of Social Status across the Life Span in a Primate Model awarded by National Institutes of Health (Co-Principal Investigator). 2014 to 2016

Novel Integration of Multidimensional Data from an Emerging Model of Aging awarded by National Institutes of Health (Co-Principal Investigator). 2013 to 2015

Mechanisms and Consequences of Social Connectedness in a Wild Primate Population awarded by National Institutes of Health (Principal Investigator). 2009 to 2015

Collaborative Research: Genes, environment and gene expression in a wild primate population awarded by National Science Foundation (Principal Investigator). 2009 to 2013

Doctoral Dissertation Improvement: Genetic Variation and Gene Expression in Wild Baboons awarded by National Science Foundation (Principal Investigator). 2007 to 2009

Collaborative Research: Life In a Changing Environment awarded by National Science Foundation (Principal Investigator). 2003 to 2009

CAREER: Social Behavior and Genetics in a Fission-Fusion Society awarded by National Science Foundation (Principal Investigator). 2001 to 2007

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