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, Alberts, SC, and Wray, GA. "Evolutionary genetics in wild primates: combining genetic approaches with field studies of natural populations." Trends Genet 26.8 (August 2010): 353-362. (Review) Full Text

Tung, J, and Wray, GA. "Evolution of Traits Deduced from Genome Comparisons." eLS (December 15, 2009). Full Text

Tung, J, Fédrigo, O, Haygood, R, Mukherjee, S, and Wray, GA. "Genomic features that predict allelic imbalance in humans suggest patterns of constraint on gene expression variation." Mol Biol Evol 26.9 (September 2009): 2047-2059. Full Text

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 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." Molecular Ecology 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