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

Chiyo, P. I., E. A. Archie, J. A. Hollister Smith, P. C. Lee, J. H. Poole, C. J. Moss, and S. C. Alberts. “Association patterns of male African elephants: the role of age and genetic relatedness.” Animal Behaviour 81 (2011): 1093–99.

Gesquiere, L. R., N. H. Learn, M. C. M. Simao, P. O. Onyango, S. C. Alberts, and J. Altmann. “Life at the top: energetic and psychological stress in wild male primates.” Science 333 (2011): 357–60.

Markham, A. C., L. R. Gesquiere, J. P. Bellenger, S. C. Alberts, and J. Altmann. “White Monkey Syndrome and presumptive copper deficiency in a wild primate population.” American Journal of Primatology 73 (2011): 1–9.

Altmann, Jeanne, Laurence Gesquiere, Jordi Galbany, Patrick O. Onyango, and Susan C. Alberts. “Life history context of reproductive aging in a wild primate model..” Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences 1204 (August 2010): 127–38. Full Text

Tung, Jenny, Susan C. Alberts, and Gregory A. Wray. “Evolutionary genetics in wild primates: combining genetic approaches with field studies of natural populations..” Trends in Genetics : Tig 26, no. 8 (August 2010): 353–62. Full Text

Alberts, Susan C. “Primatology: "a faithful friend is the medicine of life"..” Current Biology : Cb 20, no. 15 (August 2010): R632–34. Full Text

Strier, Karen B., Jeanne Altmann, Diane K. Brockman, Anne M. Bronikowski, Marina Cords, Linda M. Fedigan, Hilmar Lapp, et al. “The Primate Life History Database: A unique shared ecological data resource..” Methods in Ecology and Evolution 1, no. 2 (June 2010): 199–211. Full Text

Wasser, Samuel, Joyce Poole, Phyllis Lee, Keith Lindsay, Andrew Dobson, John Hart, Iain Douglas-Hamilton, et al. “Conservation. Elephants, ivory, and trade..” Science (New York, N.Y.) 327, no. 5971 (March 2010): 1331–32. Full Text

Archie, Elizabeth A., Tammy Henry, Jesus E. Maldonado, Cynthia J. Moss, Joyce H. Poole, Virginia R. Pearson, Suzan Murray, Susan C. Alberts, and Robert C. Fleischer. “Major histocompatibility complex variation and evolution at a single, expressed DQA locus in two genera of elephants..” Immunogenetics 62, no. 2 (February 2010): 85–100. Full Text

Galbany, Jordi, Laia Dotras, Susan C. Alberts, and Alejandro Pérez-Pérez. “Tooth size variation related to age in Amboseli baboons..” Folia Primatologica; International Journal of Primatology 81, no. 6 (January 2010): 348–59. Full Text