Jenny Tung

Associate Professor of Evolutionary Anthropology
Associate Professor of Biology
Faculty Research Scholar of DuPRI's Population Research Center
Faculty Research Scholar of DuPRI's Center for Population Health & Aging
Faculty Network Member of the Duke Institute for Brain Sciences
Affiliate of the Duke Initiative for Science & Society
Education
Ph.D. 2010, Duke University

Selected Publications

Simons, Noah D., and Jenny Tung. “Social Status and Gene Regulation: Conservation and Context Dependence in Primates..” Trends in Cognitive Sciences 23, no. 9 (September 2019): 722–25. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tics.2019.06.003.
Turan, Zeliha Gözde, Poorya Parvizi, Handan Melike Dönertaş, Jenny Tung, Philipp Khaitovich, and Mehmet Somel. “Molecular footprint of Medawar's mutation accumulation process in mammalian aging..” Aging Cell 18, no. 4 (August 2019). https://doi.org/10.1111/acel.12965.
Devoto, Audra E., Joanne M. Santini, Matthew R. Olm, Karthik Anantharaman, Patrick Munk, Jenny Tung, Elizabeth A. Archie, et al. “Megaphages infect Prevotella and variants are widespread in gut microbiomes..” Nature Microbiology 4, no. 4 (April 2019): 693–700. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41564-018-0338-9.
Grieneisen, Laura E., Marie J. E. Charpentier, Susan C. Alberts, Ran Blekhman, Gideon Bradburd, Jenny Tung, and Elizabeth A. Archie. “Genes, geology and germs: gut microbiota across a primate hybrid zone are explained by site soil properties, not host species..” Proceedings. Biological Sciences 286, no. 1901 (April 2019). https://doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2019.0431.
Vilgalys, Tauras P., Jeffrey Rogers, Clifford J. Jolly, Sayan Mukherjee, and Jenny Tung. “Evolution of DNA Methylation in Papio Baboons..” Molecular Biology and Evolution 36, no. 3 (March 2019): 527–40. https://doi.org/10.1093/molbev/msy227.