Jenny Tung

Associate Professor of Evolutionary Anthropology

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

Overview

Degrees & Credentials

  • Ph.D., Duke University 2010

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

Charpentier, MJE, Tung, J, Altmann, J, and Alberts, SC. "Age at maturity in wild baboons: genetic, environmental and demographic influences." Mol Ecol 17.8 (April 2008): 2026-2040. Full Text

Tung, J, Rudolph, J, Altmann, J, and Alberts, SC. "Parallel effects of genetic variation in ACE activity in baboons and humans." Am J Phys Anthropol 134.1 (September 2007): 1-8. 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 (Published online)." International Journal of Primatology. Full Text

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