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

Grieneisen, LE, Livermore, J, Alberts, S, Tung, J, and Archie, EA. "Group Living and Male Dispersal Predict the Core Gut Microbiome in Wild Baboons." Integrative and Comparative Biology 57, no. 4 (October 2017): 770-785. Full Text

Wango, TL, Musiega, D, Mundia, CN, Altmann, J, Alberts, SC, and Tung, J. "Climate and Land Cover Analysis Suggest No Strong Ecological Barriers to Gene Flow in a Natural Baboon Hybrid Zone(Accepted)." International Journal of Primatology (September 9, 2017): 1-18. Full Text

Akinyi, MY, Gesquiere, LR, Franz, M, Onyango, PO, Altmann, J, and Alberts, SC. "Hormonal correlates of natal dispersal and rank attainment in wild male baboons." Hormones and Behavior 94 (August 8, 2017): 153-161. Full Text

Miller, EA, Livermore, JA, Alberts, SC, Tung, J, and Archie, EA. "Ovarian cycling and reproductive state shape the vaginal microbiota in wild baboons." Microbiome 5, no. 1 (January 19, 2017): 8-null. Full Text

Zipple, MN, Grady, JH, Gordon, JB, Chow, LD, Archie, EA, Altmann, J, and Alberts, SC. "Conditional fetal and infant killing by male baboons." Proceedings. Biological sciences 284, no. 1847 (January 2017). Full Text

Lea, AJ, Tung, J, Archie, EA, and Alberts, SC. "Developmental plasticity: Bridging research in evolution and human health." Evolution, Medicine, and Public Health 2017, no. 1 (January 2017): 162-175. (Review) Full Text Open Access Copy

Lea, AJ, Tung, J, Archie, EA, and Alberts, SC. "Developmental plasticity research in evolution and human health: Response to commentaries." Evolution, Medicine, and Public Health 2017, no. 1 (January 2017): 201-205. Full Text Open Access Copy

Colchero, F, Rau, R, Jones, OR, Barthold, JA, Conde, DA, Lenart, A, Nemeth, L, Scheuerlein, A, Schoeley, J, Torres, C, Zarulli, V, Altmann, J, Brockman, DK, Bronikowski, AM, Fedigan, LM, Pusey, AE, Stoinski, TS, Strier, KB, Baudisch, A, Alberts, SC, and Vaupel, JW. "The emergence of longevous populations." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 113, no. 48 (November 21, 2016): E7681-E7690. Full Text Open Access Copy

Wall, JD, Schlebusch, SA, Alberts, SC, Cox, LA, Snyder-Mackler, N, Nevonen, KA, Carbone, L, and Tung, J. "Genomewide ancestry and divergence patterns from low-coverage sequencing data reveal a complex history of admixture in wild baboons." Molecular ecology 25, no. 14 (July 2016): 3469-3483. Full Text

Snyder-Mackler, N, Majoros, WH, Yuan, ML, Shaver, AO, Gordon, JB, Kopp, GH, Schlebusch, SA, Wall, JD, Alberts, SC, Mukherjee, S, Zhou, X, and Tung, J. "Efficient Genome-Wide Sequencing and Low-Coverage Pedigree Analysis from Noninvasively Collected Samples." Genetics 203, no. 2 (June 2016): 699-714. Full Text

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Selected Grants

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

Collaborative Research: Relationship Among Demographic, Social and Genetic Structure awarded by National Science Foundation (Principal Investigator). 2003 to 2006

DISSERTATION RESEARCH: Behavioral responses of male African elephants (Loxodonta africana) to musth urine awarded by National Science Foundation (Principal Investigator). 2004 to 2005

REU-Relationship Among Demographic, Social and Genetic Structure in Wild Baboons awarded by National Science Foundation (Principal Investigator). 2000 to 2003

SUPPLEMENT: Collaborative Research: Relationship among demographic, social and genetic structure awarded by National Science Foundation (Principal Investigator). 2000 to 2003

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