Associate Professor of Evolutionary Anthropology
Summer Scholars Program in Genome Sciences and Medicine awarded by National Institutes of Health (Significant Contributor). 2017 to 2022
Stress and the Genome: Testing the Impact of Social Effects on Gene Regulation awarded by National Institutes of Health (Principal Investigator). 2012 to 2022
Early adversity and DNA methylation in a primate model of stress and development. awarded by National Institutes of Health (Principal Investigator). 2017 to 2022
Quantifying the genomic consequences of chronic social stress for accelerated aging awarded by National Institutes of Health (Principal Investigator). 2018 to 2021
Quantifying the genome-wide functional consequences of DNA methylation associated with early life adversity. awarded by National Institutes of Health (Principal Investigator). 2018 to 2021
Sloan Foundation Research Fellow Award awarded by Alfred P. Sloan Foundation (Principal Investigator). 2016 to 2020
Behavioral and Physiology in Aging awarded by National Institutes of Health (Mentor). 2015 to 2020
Genetics Training Grant awarded by National Institutes of Health (Mentor). 1979 to 2020
Doctoral Dissertation Research: Leveraging natural hybridization to understand the evolution of primate gene regulation. awarded by National Science Foundation (Principal Investigator). 2018 to 2020
Phenotypic transitions in cooperative societies: an evolutionary and molecular approach awarded by International Human Frontier Science Program Organization (Principal Investigator). 2017 to 2018
Tung, J. "Genes revisited: The biodemography of social environmental variation through a functional genomics lens." Sociality, Hierarchy, Health: Comparative Biodemography: A Collection of Papers. October 16, 2014. 39-64. Full Text
Loisel, DA, and Tung, J. "Genetic variation in the immune system of old world monkeys: Functional and selective effects." Primates, Pathogens, and Evolution. January 1, 2013. 65-90. Full Text
Devoto, AE, Santini, JM, Olm, MR, Anantharaman, K, Munk, P, Tung, J, Archie, EA, Turnbaugh, PJ, Seed, KD, Blekhman, R, Aarestrup, FM, Thomas, BC, and Banfield, JF. "Megaphages infect Prevotella and variants are widespread in gut microbiomes." Nature Microbiology (January 28, 2019). Full Text
Snyder-Mackler, N, Sanz, J, Kohn, JN, Voyles, T, Pique-Regi, R, Wilson, ME, Barreiro, LB, and Tung, J. "Social status alters chromatin accessibility and the gene regulatory response to glucocorticoid stimulation in rhesus macaques." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 116.4 (January 2019): 1219-1228. Full Text
Lea, AJ, Vockley, CM, Johnston, RA, Del Carpio, CA, Barreiro, LB, Reddy, TE, and Tung, J. "Genome-wide quantification of the effects of DNA methylation on human gene regulation." Elife 7 (December 21, 2018). Full Text
Lea, AJ, Akinyi, MY, Nyakundi, R, Mareri, P, Nyundo, F, Kariuki, T, Alberts, SC, Archie, EA, and Tung, J. "Dominance rank-associated gene expression is widespread, sex-specific, and a precursor to high social status in wild male baboons." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 115.52 (December 11, 2018): E12163-E12171. Full Text
Lea, A, Akinyi, M, Nyakundi, R, Mareri, P, Nyundo, F, Kariuki, T, Alberts, S, Archie, E, and Tung, J. "Dominance rank-associated immune gene expression is widespread, sex-specific, and a precursor to high social status in wild male baboons." (July 10, 2018). Full Text
Tung, J, and Barreiro, LB. "The contribution of admixture to primate evolution." Current Opinion in Genetics & Development 47 (December 2017): 61-68. (Review) Full Text
Grieneisen, LE, Livermore, J, Alberts, S, Tung, J, and Archie, EA. "Group Living and Male Dispersal Predict the Core Gut Microbiome in Wild Baboons." Integrative and Comparative Biology 57.4 (October 2017): 770-785. Full Text
Wango, TL, Musiega, D, Mundia, CN, Altmann, J, Alberts, SC, and Tung, J. "Climate and Land Cover Analysis Suggest No Strong Ecological Barriers to Gene Flow in a Natural Baboon Hybrid Zone(Accepted)." International Journal of Primatology (September 9, 2017): 1-18. Full Text
Steely, CJ, Walker, JA, Jordan, VE, Beckstrom, TO, McDaniel, CL, St Romain, CP, Bennett, EC, Robichaux, A, Clement, BN, Raveendran, M, Baboon Genome Analysis Consortium, , Worley, KC, Phillips-Conroy, J, Jolly, CJ, Rogers, J, Konkel, MK, and Batzer, MA. "Alu Insertion Polymorphisms as Evidence for Population Structure in Baboons." Genome Biology and Evolution 9.9 (September 2017): 2418-2427. Full Text
Archie, EA, Tung, J, Blekhman, R, Barreiro, L, Grieneisen, L, Alberts, SC, and Altmann, J. "Socially structured gut microbiomes in wild baboons." March 2017.
Miller, CM, Snyder-Mackler, N, Nguyen, N, Fashing, PJ, Tung, J, Gustison, ML, and Wilson, ML. "Male reproductive strategies and paternity success in the multilevel social system of gelada monkeys from Guassa, Menz Highlands, Ethiopia." March 2016.
Snyder-Mackler, N, Kohn, J, Moore, C, Johnson, ZP, Wilson, ME, and Tung, J. "Dominance rank and rank disparity predict female rhesus macaque social relationships even in the absence of kin networks." March 2015.
Tung, J, Lea, AJ, Altmann, J, and Alberts, SC. "Social and ecological predictors of DNA methylation in wild baboons." March 2014.
Tung, J, Alberts, SC, and Wray, GA. "Evolution of functional genetic variation at immune loci in wild baboons." 2010.