Susan C. Alberts

Susan C. Alberts

Robert F. Durden Professor of Biology

External address: 
130 Science Drive, Rm 137, Duke Box 90338, Durham, NC 27708
Internal office address: 
Box 90338, Durham, NC 27708-0338
(919) 660-7272


Degrees & Credentials

  • Ph.D., University of Chicago 1992

  • M.A., University of California at Los Angeles 1987

  • B.A., Reed College 1983

Runcie, DE, Wiedmann, RT, Archie, EA, Altmann, J, Wray, GA, Alberts, SC, and Tung, J. "Social environment influences the relationship etween genotype and gene expression in wild baboons." Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 368.1618 (May 19, 2013). Full Text

Onyango, PO, Gesquiere, LR, Altmann, J, and Alberts, SC. "Testosterone positively associated with both male mating effort and paternal behavior in Savanna baboons (Papio cynocephalus)." Horm Behav 63.3 (March 2013): 430-436. Full Text

Rodrigo, A, Alberts, S, Cranston, K, Kingsolver, J, Lapp, H, McClain, C, Smith, R, Vision, T, Weintraub, J, and Wiegmann, B. "Science incubators: synthesis centers and their role in the research ecosystem." PLoS biology 11.1 (January 15, 2013): e1001468-. Full Text Open Access Copy

Markham, AC, Guttal, V, Alberts, SC, and Altmann, J. "When good neighbors don't need fences: Temporal landscape partitioning among baboon social groups." Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 67.6 (2013): 875-884. Full Text

Archie, EA, Maldonado, JE, Hollister-Smith, JA, Poole, JH, Moss, CJ, Fleischer, RC, and Alberts, SC. "Fine-scale population genetic structure in a fission-fusion society." Molecular Ecology 17.11 (2013). 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

Snyder-Mackler, N, Alberts, SC, and Bergman, TJ. "Concessions of an alpha male? Cooperative defence and shared reproduction in multi-male primate groups." Proc Biol Sci 279.1743 (September 22, 2012): 3788-3795. 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." Am Nat 180.1 (July 2012): 113-129. Full Text

Akinyi, MY, Tung, J, Jenneby, M, Patel, NB, Altmann, J, and Alberts, SC. "Role of grooming in reducing tick load in wild baboons (Papio cynocephalus) (Accepted)." Animal Behaviour (2012). (Academic Article)

Archie, EA, Altmann, J, and Alberts, SC. "Social status predicts wound healing in wild baboons." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 109.23 (2012): 9017-9022. Full Text