Susan C. Alberts

Susan C. Alberts

Chair of the Department of Evolutionary Anthropology

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

Overview

Degrees & Credentials

  • Ph.D., University of Chicago 1992

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

  • B.A., Reed College 1983

Selected Grants

Novel Integration of Multidimensional Data from an Emerging Model of Aging awarded by National Institutes of Health (Co-Principal Investigator). 2013 to 2015

Mechanisms and Consequences of Social Connectedness in a Wild Primate Population awarded by National Institutes of Health (Principal Investigator). 2009 to 2015

Collaborative Research: Genes, environment and gene expression in a wild primate population awarded by National Science Foundation (Principal Investigator). 2009 to 2013

Doctoral Dissertation Improvement: Genetic Variation and Gene Expression in Wild Baboons awarded by National Science Foundation (Principal Investigator). 2007 to 2009

Collaborative Research: Life In a Changing Environment awarded by National Science Foundation (Principal Investigator). 2003 to 2009

CAREER: Social Behavior and Genetics in a Fission-Fusion Society awarded by National Science Foundation (Principal Investigator). 2001 to 2007

Collaborative Research: Relationship Among Demographic, Social and Genetic Structure awarded by National Science Foundation (Principal Investigator). 2003 to 2006

DISSERTATION RESEARCH: Behavioral responses of male African elephants (Loxodonta africana) to musth urine awarded by National Science Foundation (Principal Investigator). 2004 to 2005

REU-Relationship Among Demographic, Social and Genetic Structure in Wild Baboons awarded by National Science Foundation (Principal Investigator). 2000 to 2003

Pages

Gesquiere, Laurence R., et al. “Estimation of energetic condition in wild baboons using fecal thyroid hormone determination..” General and Comparative Endocrinology, vol. 260, May 2018, pp. 9–17. Epmc, doi:10.1016/j.ygcen.2018.02.004. Full Text

Gesquiere, Laurence R., et al. “Interbirth intervals in wild baboons: Environmental predictors and hormonal correlates..” American Journal of Physical Anthropology, vol. 166, no. 1, May 2018, pp. 107–26. Epmc, doi:10.1002/ajpa.23407. Full Text

Tucker, Marlee A., et al. “Moving in the Anthropocene: Global reductions in terrestrial mammalian movements..” Science (New York, N.Y.), vol. 359, no. 6374, Jan. 2018, pp. 466–69. Epmc, doi:10.1126/science.aam9712. Full Text

Campos, Fernando A., et al. “Does climate variability influence the demography of wild primates? Evidence from long-term life-history data in seven species..” Global Change Biology, vol. 23, no. 11, Nov. 2017, pp. 4907–21. Epmc, doi:10.1111/gcb.13754. Full Text

Grieneisen, Laura E., et al. “Group Living and Male Dispersal Predict the Core Gut Microbiome in Wild Baboons..” Integrative and Comparative Biology, vol. 57, no. 4, Oct. 2017, pp. 770–85. Epmc, doi:10.1093/icb/icx046. Full Text

Akinyi, Mercy Y., et al. “Hormonal correlates of natal dispersal and rank attainment in wild male baboons..” Hormones and Behavior, vol. 94, Aug. 2017, pp. 153–61. Epmc, doi:10.1016/j.yhbeh.2017.07.005. Full Text

Miller, Elizabeth A., et al. “Ovarian cycling and reproductive state shape the vaginal microbiota in wild baboons..” Microbiome, vol. 5, no. 1, Jan. 2017. Epmc, doi:10.1186/s40168-017-0228-z. Full Text

Zipple, Matthew N., et al. “Conditional fetal and infant killing by male baboons..” Proceedings. Biological Sciences, vol. 284, no. 1847, Jan. 2017. Epmc, doi:10.1098/rspb.2016.2561. Full Text

Lea, Amanda J., et al. “Developmental plasticity: Bridging research in evolution and human health..” Evolution, Medicine, and Public Health, vol. 2017, no. 1, Jan. 2017, pp. 162–75. Epmc, doi:10.1093/emph/eox019. Full Text Open Access Copy

Lea, Amanda J., et al. “Developmental plasticity research in evolution and human health: Response to commentaries..” Evolution, Medicine, and Public Health, vol. 2017, no. 1, Jan. 2017, pp. 201–05. Epmc, doi:10.1093/emph/eoy007. Full Text Open Access Copy

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