Jenny Tung, Evolutionary Anthropologist and Geneticist | 2019 MacArthur Fellow
September 25, 2019 | MacArthur Fellows

Jenny Tung is an evolutionary anthropologist and geneticist who is revealing links between social environmental factors—such as social status and social integration—and genomic variation and how these connections impact health, well-being, and longevity.

The MacArthur Fellowship is a $625,000, no-strings-attached grant for individuals who have shown exceptional creativity in their work and the promise to do more. 

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