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

Galbany, J, Tung, J, Altmann, J, and Alberts, SC. "Canine length in wild male baboons: maturation, aging and social dominance rank." PloS one 10.5 (January 2015): e0126415-. Full Text

Snyder-Mackler, N, Somel, M, and Tung, J. "Shared signatures of social stress and aging in peripheral blood mononuclear cell gene expression profiles." Aging cell 13.5 (October 2014): 954-957. Full Text

Archie, EA, Tung, J, Clark, M, Altmann, J, and Alberts, SC. "Social affiliation matters: both same-sex and opposite-sex relationships predict survival in wild female baboons." Proceedings. Biological Sciences 281.1793 (October 2014). Full Text

Gallego Romero, I, Pai, AA, Tung, J, and Gilad, Y. "RNA-seq: impact of RNA degradation on transcript quantification." Bmc Biology 12 (May 30, 2014): 42-null. Full Text

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