Jenny Tung wins the MacArthur 'Genius' Grant

Author: David Jansen

Jenny Tung wins the MacArthur 'Genius' Grant

Tung, an associate professor in evolutionary anthropology, studies primates and has demonstrated links between social stress and immune system function in macaques. She is one of 26 winners of the prestigious Genius Grant in 2019, and the $625,000 will be paid over quarterly installments for the next five years.