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

Lea, AJ, Altmann, J, Alberts, SC, and Tung, J. "Developmental constraints in a wild primate." The American Naturalist 185, no. 6 (June 2015): 809-821. Full Text

Tung, J, Barreiro, LB, Burns, MB, Grenier, J-C, Lynch, J, Grieneisen, LE, Altmann, J, Alberts, SC, Blekhman, R, and Archie, EA. "Social networks predict gut microbiome composition in wild baboons." Elife 4 (March 16, 2015). Full Text

Tung, J, Zhou, X, Alberts, SC, Stephens, M, and Gilad, Y. "The genetic architecture of gene expression levels in wild baboons." eLife 4 (February 25, 2015). Full Text

Nunn, CL, Alberts, SC, McClain, CR, Meshnick, SR, Vision, TJ, Wiegmann, BM, and Rodrigo, AG. "Linking Evolution, Ecology, and Health: TriCEM." Bioscience 65, no. 8 (January 1, 2015): 748-749. Full Text

Franz, M, Altmann, J, and Alberts, SC. "Knockouts of high-ranking males have limited impact on baboon social networks." Current Zoology 61, no. 1 (January 2015): 107-113. Full Text

Galbany, J, Tung, J, Altmann, J, and Alberts, SC. "Canine length in wild male baboons: maturation, aging and social dominance rank." PloS one 10, no. 5 (January 2015): e0126415-. Full Text

Snyder-Mackler, N, Alberts, SC, and Bergman, TJ. "The socio-genetics of a complex society: female gelada relatedness patterns mirror association patterns in a multilevel society." Molecular Ecology 23, no. 24 (December 2014): 6179-6191. Full Text

Archie, EA, Tung, J, Clark, M, Altmann, J, and Alberts, SC. "Social affiliation matters: both same-sex and opposite-sex relationships predict survival in wild female baboons." Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 281, no. 1793 (October 2014). Full Text

Patzelt, A, Kopp, GH, Ndao, I, Kalbitzer, U, Zinner, D, and Fischer, J. "Male tolerance and male-male bonds in a multilevel primate society." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 111, no. 41 (October 2014): 14740-14745. Full Text