Jenny Tung

Associate Professor of Evolutionary Anthropology

External address: 
08 Bio Sci, Durham, NC 27708
Internal office address: 
Box 90383, Durham, NC 27708
Phone: 
(919) 668-4912

Overview

Degrees & Credentials

  • Ph.D., Duke University 2010

Doctoral Dissertation Research: Effects of the Social Environment on DNA Methylation and Immune Function in Wild Baboons awarded by National Science Foundation (Principal Investigator). 2015 to 2017

EAGER: New Methods for Genomic Analysis of Noninvasive Samples awarded by National Science Foundation (Principal Investigator). 2014 to 2017

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

Genetic and Behavioral Predictors of Susceptibility to Social Stress awarded by National Science Foundation (Co-Principal Investigator). 2013 to 2015

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

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

Statistical Models to Investigate Long-Distance QTL Transcription Regulation awarded by National Institutes of Health (Collaborator). 2011 to 2015

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

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

Pages

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 203.2 (June 2016): 699-714. Full Text

Tung, J, Archie, EA, Altmann, J, and Alberts, SC. "Cumulative early life adversity predicts longevity in wild baboons." Nature communications 7 (April 19, 2016): 11181-. Full Text Open Access Copy

Lea, AJ, Altmann, J, Alberts, SC, and Tung, J. "Resource base influences genome-wide DNA methylation levels in wild baboons (Papio cynocephalus)." Molecular ecology 25.8 (April 2016): 1681-1696. Full Text

Snyder-Mackler, N, Kohn, JN, Barreiro, LB, Johnson, ZP, Wilson, ME, and Tung, J. "Social status drives social relationships in groups of unrelated female rhesus macaques." Animal behaviour 111 (January 2016): 307-317. Full Text

Pacis, A, Tailleux, L, Morin, AM, Lambourne, J, MacIsaac, JL, Yotova, V, Dumaine, A, Danckaert, A, Luca, F, Grenier, J-C, Hansen, KD, Gicquel, B, Yu, M, Pai, A, He, C, Tung, J, Pastinen, T, Kobor, MS, Pique-Regi, R, Gilad, Y, and Barreiro, LB. "Bacterial infection remodels the DNA methylation landscape of human dendritic cells." Genome research 25.12 (December 2015): 1801-1811. Full Text

Archie, EA, and Tung, J. "Social behavior and the microbiome." Current Opinion in Behavioral Sciences 6 (December 2015): 28-34. Full Text

Lea, AJ, Tung, J, and Zhou, X. "A Flexible, Efficient Binomial Mixed Model for Identifying Differential DNA Methylation in Bisulfite Sequencing Data." PLoS genetics 11.11 (November 24, 2015): e1005650-. Full Text

Franz, M, McLean, E, Tung, J, Altmann, J, and Alberts, SC. "Self-organizing dominance hierarchies in a wild primate population." Proceedings. Biological sciences 282.1814 (September 2015). Full Text

Lea, AJ, Altmann, J, Alberts, SC, and Tung, J. "Developmental constraints in a wild primate." The American naturalist 185.6 (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

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