Jenny Tung

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

Tung, J, and Gilad, Y. "Social environmental effects on gene regulation." Cellular and Molecular Life Sciences 70.22 (November 1, 2013): 4323-4339. (Review) Full Text

Runcie, DE, Wiedmann, RT, Archie, EA, Altmann, J, Wray, GA, Alberts, SC, and Tung, J. "Social environment influences the relationship between genotype and gene expression in wild baboons. (Published online)" Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 368.1618 (May 19, 2013): 20120345-. Full Text

Akinyi, MY, Tung, J, Jeneby, M, Patel, NB, Altmann, J, and Alberts, SC. "Role of Grooming in Reducing Tick Load in Wild Baboons (Papio cynocephalus)." Animal Behaviour 85.3 (March 2013): 559-568. Full Text

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

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

Tung, J, Barreiro, LB, Johnson, ZP, Hansen, KD, Michopoulos, V, Toufexis, D, Michelini, K, Wilson, ME, and Gilad, Y. "Social environment is associated with gene regulatory variation in the rhesus macaque immune system." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 109.17 (April 9, 2012): 6490-6495. 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 (February 2012): 715-731. 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

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." Molecular Ecology 20.4 (February 2011): 725-739. Full Text