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

Silk, Joan B., Susan C. Alberts, Jeanne Altmann, Dorothy L. Cheney, and Robert M. Seyfarth. “Stability of partner choice among female baboons..” Animal Behaviour 83, no. 6 (June 2012): 1511–18. Full Text

Archie, Elizabeth A., Jeanne Altmann, and Susan C. Alberts. “Social status predicts wound healing in wild baboons..” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 109, no. 23 (June 2012): 9017–22. Full Text

Nguyen, N., L. Gesquiere, S. C. Alberts, and J. Altmann. “Sex differences in the mother-neonate relationship in wild baboons: Social, experiential and hormonal correlates.” Animal Behaviour 83, no. 4 (April 1, 2012): 891–903. Full Text

Charpentier, M. J. E., M. C. Fontaine, E. Cherel, J. P. Renoult, T. Jenkins, L. Benoit, N. Barthès, S. C. Alberts, and J. Tung. “Genetic structure in a dynamic baboon hybrid zone corroborates behavioural observations in a hybrid population..” Molecular Ecology 21, no. 3 (February 2012): 715–31. Full Text

Harper, Kristin N., Robert D. Fyumagwa, Richard Hoare, Philemon N. Wambura, Dorian H. Coppenhaver, Robert M. Sapolsky, Susan C. Alberts, et al. “Treponema pallidum infection in the wild baboons of East Africa: distribution and genetic characterization of the strains responsible..” Plos One 7, no. 12 (January 2012). Full Text

Babbitt, Courtney C., Jenny Tung, Gregory A. Wray, and Susan C. Alberts. “Changes in gene expression associated with reproductive maturation in wild female baboons..” Genome Biology and Evolution 4, no. 2 (January 2012): 102–9. Full Text

Markham, A Catherine, Laurence R. Gesquiere, Jean-Philippe Bellenger, Susan C. Alberts, and Jeanne Altmann. “White monkey syndrome and presumptive copper deficiency in wild savannah baboons..” American Journal of Primatology 73, no. 11 (November 2011): 1160–68. Full Text

Gesquiere, Laurence R., Niki H. Learn, M Carolina M. Simao, Patrick O. Onyango, Susan C. Alberts, and Jeanne Altmann. “Life at the top: rank and stress in wild male baboons..” Science (New York, N.Y.) 333, no. 6040 (July 2011): 357–60. Full Text