Susan C. Alberts

Robert F. Durden Professor of Biology

External address: 
130 Science Drive, Rm 137, Duke Box 90338, Durham, NC 27708
Internal office address: 
Box 90338, Durham, NC 27708-0338
Phone: 
(919) 660-7272

Overview

Degrees & Credentials

  • Ph.D., University of Chicago 1992

  • M.A., University of California at Los Angeles 1987

  • B.A., Reed College 1983

Harper, KN, Fyumagwa, RD, Hoare, R, Wambura, PN, Coppenhaver, DH, Sapolsky, RM, Alberts, SC, Tung, J, Rogers, J, Kilewo, M, Batamuzi, EK, Leendertz, FH, Armelagos, GJ, and Knauf, S. "Treponema pallidum Infection in the Wild Baboons of East Africa: Distribution and Genetic Characterization of the Strains Responsible." PLOS ONE 7.12 (December 20, 2012). Full Text

Snyder-Mackler, N, Alberts, SC, and Bergman, TJ. "Concessions of an alpha male? Cooperative defence and shared reproduction in multi-male primate groups." Proc Biol Sci 279.1743 (September 22, 2012): 3788-3795. Full Text

Tung, J, Charpentier, MJE, Mukherjee, S, Altmann, J, and Alberts, SC. "Genetic effects on mating success and partner choice in a social mammal." Am Nat 180.1 (July 2012): 113-129. Full Text

Alberts, SC, and Fitzpatrick, CL. "Paternal care and the evolution of exaggerated sexual swellings in primates." Behavioral Ecology 23.4 (2012): 699-706. Full Text

Nguyen, N, Gesquiere, L, Alberts, SC, and Altmann, J. "Sex differences in the mother-neonate relationship in wild baboons: Social, experiential and hormonal correlates." Animal Behaviour 83.4 (2012): 891-903. Full Text

Babbitt, CC, Tung, J, Wray, GA, and Alberts, SC. "Changes in gene expression associated with reproductive maturation in wild female baboons." Genome Biology and Evolution 4.2 (2012): 102-109. Full Text

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)

Archie, EA, Altmann, J, and Alberts, SC. "Social status predicts wound healing in wild baboons." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 109.23 (2012): 9017-9022. Full Text

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