Archie, E.A., Tung, J., Clark, M., Altmann, J., and Alberts, S.C. In press. Social affiliation matters: both same-sex and opposite-sex relationships predict survival in wild female baboons. Proceedings of the Royal Society B.

Tung, J. In press. Genes revisited: the biodemography of social environmental variation through a functional genomic lens. In Advances in Biodemography: Cross-species Comparisons of Social Environments and Social Behaviors, and their Effects on Health and Longevity. Eds: M. Lane and M. Weinstein.

Snyder-Mackler, N.M., Somel, M., and Tung, J. 2014. Shared signatures of social stress and aging in PBMC gene expression profiles. Aging Cell: DOI:10.1111/acel.12239. [Open Access]

Gallego Romero, I., Pai., A.A., Tung, J., and Gilad, Y. 2014. RNA-seq: impact of RNA degradation on transcript quantification. BMC Biology 12: 42. [Open Access]


Tung, J. and Gilad, Y. 2013. Social environmental effects on gene regulation. Cellular and Molecular Life Sciences 70: 4323-4339. [Open Access]

Runcie, D.E., Wiedmann, R.T., Archie, E.A., Altmann, J., Wray, G.A., Alberts, S.C., and Tung, J. 2013. Social environment influences the relationship between genotype and gene expression in wild baboons. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B 368: 20120345. [Link]

Loisel, D.A. and Tung, J. 2013. Genetic variation in the immune system of old world monkeys: functional and selective effects. In Primates, Pathogens, and Evolution: A Context for Understanding Emerging Disease. Eds: J.F. Brinkworth and E.A. Pechenkina. New York, NY: Springer: 65 - 90.

Akinyi, M.Y., Tung, J., Jeneby, M., Patel, N.B., Altmann, J., and Alberts, S.C. 2013. Role of grooming in reducing tick load in wild baboons (Papio cynocephalus). Animal Behaviour 85: 559-568. [Link]


Harper, K.N., Fyumagwa, R.D., Hoare, R. Wambura, P.N., Coppenhaver, D.H., Sapolsky, R.M., Alberts, S.C., Tung, J., Kilewo, M., Batamuzi, E.K., Leendertz, F.H., Knauf, S., and Armelagos, G.J. 2012. Treponema pallidum infection in the wild baboons of East Africa: distribution and genetic characterization of the strains responsible. PLoS One 7: e50882. [Link]

Barreiro, L.B. and Tung, J. 2012. Perspective: Getting under--and through--the skin: ecological genomics of chytridiomycosis infection in frogs. Molecular Ecology 21: 3095-3097. [Link]

Tung, J., Barreiro, L.B., Johnson, Z.P., Hansen, K.D., Michopoulous, V., Toufexis, D., Michelini, K.M., Wilson, M.E., and Gilad, Y. 2012. Social environment is associated with gene regulatory variation in the rhesus macaque immune system. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 109: 6490-6495 [Open Access]

Tung, J.*, Charpentier, M.J.E.*, Mukherjee, S., Altmann, J., and Alberts, S.C. 2012. Genetic effects on mating success and partner choice in a social mammal. American Naturalist 180: 113-129. [Link]

Charpentier, M.J.E.*, Fontaine, M.C.*, Cherel, E., Renoult, J.P., Jenkins, T., Benoit, L., Barthes, N., Alberts, S.C., Tung, J. 2012. Genetic structure in a dynamic baboon hybrid zone corroborates behavioral observations in a hybrid population. Molecular Ecology 21: 715-731. [Link]

Babbitt, C.C., Tung, J., Wray, G.A., and Alberts, S.C. 2012. Changes in gene expression associated with reproductive maturation in wild female baboons. Genome Biology and Evolution 4: 102-109.[Link]

2007 - 2011

Tung, J., Akinyi, M., Mutura, S., Altmann, J., Wray, G.A.*, and Alberts, S.C.* 2011. Allele specific gene expression in a wild nonhuman primate population. Molecular Ecology 20: 725-739. [Link]

Tung, J., Alberts, S.C.*, and Wray, G.A.* 2010. Evolutionary genetics in wild primates:

combining genetic approaches with field studies of natural populations. Trends in Genetics 26: 353-362. [Link]

Tung, J. and Wray, G.A. 2009. Evolution of traits deduced from genome comparisons. In: The Encyclopedia of Life Sciences: doi:10.1002/9780470015902.a0021746.

Tung, J., Fedrigo, O., Haygood, R., Mukherjee, S.*, and Wray, G.A.* 2009. Genomic features that predict allelic imbalance in humans suggest patterns of constraint on gene expression variation. Molecular Biology and Evolution 26: 2047-2059. [Link]

Tung, J., Primus, A., Bouley, A.J., Severson, T., Alberts, S.C.*, and Wray, G.A.* 2009. Evolution of a malaria resistance gene in wild primates. Nature 460: 388-392. [Link]

Leonhardt, S.*, Tung, J.*, Camden, J., Leal, M., and Drea, C.M. 2009. Seeing red: behavioral evidence of trichromatic color vision in strepsirrhine primates. Behavioral Ecology 20: 1-12. [Link]

Tung, J., Charpentier, M.J.E., Garfield, D.A., Altmann, J., and Alberts, S.C. 2008. Genetic evidence reveals dynamic patterns of hybridization in a wild baboon population. Molecular Ecology 17: 1998-2011. [Link]

Charpentier, M.J.E., Tung, J., Altmann, J., and Alberts, S.C. 2008. Age at maturity in wild baboons: genetic, demographic, and environmental influences. Molecular Ecology 17: 2026-2040. [Link]

Tung, J., Rudolph, J., Altmann, J., and Alberts, S.C. 2007. Parallel effects of genetic variation on ACE activity in baboons and humans. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 134: 1-8. [Link]

* denotes equal contribution