Jenny Tung

Associate Professor of Evolutionary Anthropology

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


Degrees & Credentials

  • Ph.D., Duke University 2010

Charpentier, MJE, Fontaine, MC, Cherel, E, Renoult, JP, Jenkins, T, Benoit, L, Barthès, N, Alberts, SC, and Tung, J. "Genetic structure in a dynamic baboon hybrid zone corroborates behavioural observations in a hybrid population." Molecular Ecology 21.3 (2012): 715-731. Full Text

Akinyi, MY, Tung, J, Jenneby, M, Patel, NB, Altmann, J, and Alberts, SC. "Role of grooming in reducing tick load in wild baboons (Papio cynocephalus) (Accepted)." Animal Behaviour (2012). (Academic Article)

Barreiro, LB, and Tung, J. "Getting under-and through-the skin: Ecological genomics of chytridiomycosis infection in frogs." Molecular Ecology 21.13 (2012): 3095-3097. Full Text

Tung, J, Akinyi, MY, Mutura, S, Altmann, J, Wray, GA, and Alberts, SC. "Allele-specific gene expression in a wild nonhuman primate population." Mol Ecol 20.4 (February 2011): 725-739. Full Text

Tung, J, Alberts, SC, and Wray, GA. "Evolutionary genetics in wild primates: combining genetic approaches with field studies of natural populations." Trends Genet 26.8 (August 2010): 353-362. (Review) Full Text

Tung, J, and Wray, GA. "Evolution of Traits Deduced from Genome Comparisons." eLS (December 15, 2009). Full Text

Tung, J, Fédrigo, O, Haygood, R, Mukherjee, S, and Wray, GA. "Genomic features that predict allelic imbalance in humans suggest patterns of constraint on gene expression variation." Mol Biol Evol 26.9 (September 2009): 2047-2059. Full Text

Tung, J, Primus, A, Bouley, AJ, Severson, TF, Alberts, SC, and Wray, GA. "Evolution of a malaria resistance gene in wild primates." Nature 460.7253 (July 16, 2009): 388-391. Full Text

Leonhardt, SD, Tung, J, Camden, JB, Leal, M, and Drea, CM. "Seeing red: Behavioral evidence of trichromatic color vision in strepsirrhine primates." Behavioral Ecology 20.1 (2009): 1-12. Full Text

Tung, J, Charpentier, MJE, Garfield, DA, Altmann, J, and Alberts, SC. "Genetic evidence reveals temporal change in hybridization patterns in a wild baboon population." Mol Ecol 17.8 (April 2008): 1998-2011. Full Text