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

Chiyo, PI, and Alberts, SC. "An assessment of the threat to Grevy's zebra from hybridization." Animal Conservation 12.6 (2009): 514-515. 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

Charpentier, MJE, Van Horn, RC, Altmann, J, and Alberts, SC. "Paternal effects on offspring fitness in a multimale primate society." Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105.6 (February 12, 2008): 1988-1992. Full Text

Horn, RCV, Altmann, J, and Alberts, SC. "Can't get there from here: inferring kinship from pairwise genetic relatedness." Animal Behaviour 75.3 (2008): 1173-1180. 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 (2008): 2666-2679. Full Text

Nguyen, N, Gesquiere, LR, Wango, EO, Alberts, SC, and Altmann, J. "Late pregnancy glucocorticoid levels predict responsiveness in wild baboon mothers (Papio cynocephalus)." Animal Behaviour 75.5 (2008): 1747-1756. Full Text

Gesquiere, LR, Khan, M, Shek, L, Wango, EO, Alberts, SC, and Altmann, J. "Coping with a challenging environment: seasonal variation in glucocorticoids in female baboons (Papio cynocephalus)." Hormones and Behavior 54 (2008): 410-416. (Academic Article)

Onyango, PO, Gesquiere, LR, Wango, EO, Alberts, SC, and Altmann, J. "Persistence of maternal effects in baboons: Mother's dominance rank at son's conception predicts stress hormone levels in subadult males." Hormones and Behavior 54.2 (2008): 319-324. Full Text

Hollister-Smith, JA, Alberts, SC, and Rasmussen, LEL. "Do male African elephants, Loxodonta africana, signal musth via urine dribbling?." Animal Behaviour 76.6 (2008): 1829-1841. Full Text