Nina Jablonski

Evan Pugh University Professor of Anthropology

Nina Jablonski

Research Summary

Evolutionary history of Old World primates, including humans. Evolution of human skin and skin pigmentation, and the relationship between skin pigmentation and vitamin D production.

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Publication Tags

Vitamin D Skin Genes Skin Pigmentation Ultraviolet Radiation Pigmentation Cholecalciferol Radiation Population Phenotype India Folic Acid Osteoporosis Hominidae Myanmar Metabolism Social Factors Vitamin Vitamin D Deficiency Multiple Sclerosis Health Evidence China Diet Genome

Most Recent Papers

Caught between "light skin is beautiful and tanned skin is attractive"

Hsin Yu Chen, Nina G. Jablonski, Garry Chick, Careen Yarnal, 2019, Asian American Journal of Psychology on p. 326-340

Early lifecycle UV-exposure calibrates adult vitamin D metabolism

Mark Lucock, Rohith Thota, Manohar Garg, Charlotte Martin, Patrice Jones, John Furst, Zoe Yates, Nina G. Jablonski, George Chaplin, Martin Veysey, Emma Beckett, 2019, American Journal of Human Biology

Paleogenome Reveals Genetic Contribution of Extinct Giant Panda to Extant Populations

Gui Lian Sheng, Nikolas Basler, Xue Ping Ji, Johanna L.A. Paijmans, Federica Alberti, Michaela Preick, Stefanie Hartmann, Michael V. Westbury, Jun Xia Yuan, Nina G. Jablonski, Georgios Xenikoudakis, Xin Dong Hou, Bo Xiao, Jian Hui Liu, Michael Hofreiter, Xu Long Lai, Axel Barlow, 2019, Current Biology on p. 1695-1700.e6

Clay mineral assemblages in the Zhaotong Basin of southwestern China

Pei Li, Chunxia Zhang, Zhengtang Guo, Chenglong Deng, Xueping Ji, Nina G. Jablonski, Haibin Wu, Rixiang Zhu, 2019, Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology on p. 90-100

Tangzigou open-air site

Yuduan Zhou, Xueping Ji, Yinghua Li, Hubert Forestier, Nina G. Jablonski, Shan Ding, Jiamei Zhao, Peng Chen, Liwei Wang, Tingting Liang, Chengpo He, 2019, Quaternary International

Shades of complexity

Ellen E. Quillen, Heather L. Norton, Esteban J. Parra, Frida Lona-Durazo, Khai C. Ang, Florin Mircea Illiescu, Laurel N. Pearson, Mark D. Shriver, Tina Lasisi, Omer Gokcumen, Izzy Starr, Yen Lung Lin, Alicia R. Martin, Nina G. Jablonski, 2019, American Journal of Physical Anthropology on p. 4-26

Acute ultraviolet radiation exposure attenuates nitric oxide-mediated vasodilation in the cutaneous microvasculature of healthy humans

S. Tony Wolf, Anna E. Stanhewicz, Nina G. Jablonski, W. Larry Kenney, 2018, Journal of applied physiology on p. 1232-1237

Vitamin D and folate

Mark Lucock, Rohith Thota, Manohar Garg, Charlotte Martin, Patrice Jones, John Furst, Zoe Yates, Nina G. Jablonski, George Chaplin, Martin Veysey, Jessie M. Sutherland, Emma Beckett, 2018, American Journal of Human Biology

The influences of genes, the environment, and social factors on the evolution of skin color diversity in India

Florin Mircea Iliescu, George Chaplin, Niraj Rai, Guy S. Jacobs, Chandana Basu Mallick, Anshuman Mishra, Kumarasamy Thangaraj, Nina G. Jablonski, 2018, American Journal of Human Biology

Human-like hip joint loading in Australopithecus africanus and Paranthropus robustus

Timothy Michael Ryan, Kristian J. Carlson, Adam D. Gordon, Nina G. Jablonski, Colin N. Shaw, Jay T. Stock, 2018, Journal of Human Evolution on p. 12-24

Most-Cited Papers

Human skin pigmentation as an adaptation to UV radiation

Nina G. Jablonski, George Chaplin, 2010, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America on p. 8962-8968

Gibbon genome and the fast karyotype evolution of small apes

Lucia Carbone, R. Alan Harris, Sante Gnerre, Krishna R. Veeramah, Belen Lorente-Galdos, John Huddleston, Thomas J. Meyer, Javier Herrero, Christian Roos, Bronwen Aken, Fabio Anaclerio, Nicoletta Archidiacono, Carl Baker, Daniel Barrell, Mark A. Batzer, Kathryn Beal, Antoine Blancher, Craig L. Bohrson, Markus Brameier, Michael S. Campbell, Oronzo Capozzi, Claudio Casola, Giorgia Chiatante, Andrew Cree, Annette Damert, Pieter J. De Jong, Laura Dumas, Marcos Fernandez-Callejo, Paul Flicek, Nina V. Fuchs, Ivo Gut, Marta Gut, Matthew W. Hahn, Jessica Hernandez-Rodriguez, Ladeana W. Hillier, Robert Hubley, Bianca Ianc, Zsuzsanna Izsvák, Nina G. Jablonski, Laurel M. Johnstone, Anis Karimpour-Fard, Miriam K. Konkel, Dennis Kostka, Nathan H. Lazar, Sandra L. Lee, Lora R. Lewis, Yue Liu, Devin P. Locke, Swapan Mallick, Fernando L. Mendez, Matthieu Muffato, Lynne V. Nazareth, Kimberly A. Nevonen, Majesta O'Bleness, Cornelia Ochis, Duncan T. Odom, Katherine S. Pollard, Javier Quilez, David Reich, Mariano Rocchi, Gerald G. Schumann, Stephen Searle, James M. Sikela, Gabriella Skollar, Arian Smit, Kemal Sonmez, Boudewijn Ten Hallers, Elizabeth Terhune, Gregg W.C. Thomas, Brygg Ullmer, Mario Ventura, Jerilyn A. Walker, Jeffrey D. Wall, Lutz Walter, Michelle C. Ward, Sarah J. Wheelan, Christopher W. Whelan, Simon White, Larry J. Wilhelm, August E. Woerner, Mark Yandell, Baoli Zhu, Michael F. Hammer, Tomas Marques-Bonet, Evan E. Eichler, Lucinda Fulton, Catrina Fronick, Donna M. Muzny, Wesley C. Warren, Kim C. Worley, Jeffrey Rogers, Richard K. Wilson, Richard A. Gibbs, 2014, Nature on p. 195-201

Circulating microRNAs involved in multiple sclerosis

Sue Rutherford Siege, Jason MacKenzie, George Chaplin, Nina G. Jablonski, Lyn Griffiths, 2012, Molecular Biology Reports on p. 6219-6225

Vitamin D

A. W.C. Yuen, N. G. Jablonski, 2010, Medical Hypotheses on p. 39-44

Human skin pigmentation, migration and disease susceptibility

Nina G. Jablonski, George Chaplin, 2012, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences on p. 785-792

Youth Violence

Brad J. Bushman, Katherine Newman, Sandra L. Calvert, Geraldine Downey, Mark Dredze, Michael Gottfredson, Nina G. Jablonski, Ann S. Masten, Calvin Morrill, Daniel B. Neill, Daniel Romer, Daniel W. Webster, 2016, American Psychologist on p. 17-39

Epidermal pigmentation in the human lineage is an adaptation to ultraviolet radiation

Nina G. Jablonski, George Chaplin, 2013, Journal of Human Evolution on p. 671-675

Evolutionary history of the odd-nosed monkeys and the phylogenetic position of the newly described myanmar snub-nosed monkey rhinopithecus strykeri

Rasmus Liedigk, Mouyu Yang, Nina G. Jablonski, Frank Momberg, Thomas Geissmann, Ngwe Lwin, Tony Htin Hla, Zhijin Liu, Bruce Wong, Li Ming, Long Yongcheng, Ya Ping Zhang, Tilo Nadler, Dietmar Zinner, Christian Roos, 2012, PloS one

Diet of Theropithecus from 4 to 1 Ma in Kenya

Thure E. Cerling, Kendra L. Chritz, Nina G. Jablonski, Meave G. Leakey, Fredrick Kyalo Manthi, 2013, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America on p. 10507-10512

High-dose vitamin D<sub>3</sub> reduces deficiency caused by low UVB exposure and limits HIV-1 replication in urban Southern Africans

Anna K. Coussens, Celeste E. Naude, Rene Goliath, George Chaplin, Robert J. Wilkinson, Nina G. Jablonski, 2015, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America on p. 8052-8057