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 Ultraviolet Radiation Pigmentation Skin Pigmentation Skin Radiation Phenotype Hominidae Cholecalciferol Genes Osteoporosis Metabolism Ligands Myanmar Vitamin D Deficiency Primates Health Diet Genome Phylogeny Socialization Evidence Hydrocarbons Haplorhini Light

Most Recent Papers

Tapirus yunnanensis from Shuitangba, a terminal Miocene hominoid site in Zhaotong, Yunnan Province of China

Xueping Ji, Haowen Tong, Nina Jablonski, Denise Su, J.O.R. Ebbestad, C.W. Liu, T.S. Yu, Vertebrata PalAsiatica

A cross-cultural exploration on the psychological aspects of skin color aesthetics: Implications for sun-related behaviour

Hsin-Yu Chen, J.K. Robinson, Nina Jablonski, Translational Behavioral Medicine

Skin cancer, photoprotection and "skin of color"

Ophelia Dadzie, Nina Jablonski, M. Mahalingam, A. Dupuy, Antoine Petit, Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology

Skin cancer, photoprotection and skin of color

Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology on p. 2

Evolution of the human Ah receptor conferred desensitization to smoke-derived toxicants

Gary Perdew, Nina Jablonski, Molecular Biology and Evolution on p. 2648-58

Clinical and anthropological perspectives on chemical relaxing of Afro-textured hair

Sharon Aryiku, Ophelia Dadzie, A. Salam, Nina Jablonski, Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology

New materials of the Late Miocene Muntiacus from Zhaotong hominoid site in southern China

Wei Dong, Nina Jablonski, Denise Su, W.Q. Liu, Vertebrata PalAsiatica

The biology of human hair: A multidisciplinary review.

S Koch, S Tridico, B Bernard, Mark Shriver, Nina Jablonski, 2020, American journal of human biology : the official journal of the Human Biology Council on p. e23316

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

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

Vitamin D

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

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

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

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

Divergent Ah Receptor Ligand Selectivity during Hominin Evolution

Troy D. Hubbard, Iain Alexander Murray, William H. Bisson, Alexis P. Sullivan, Aswathy Sebastian, George H. Perry, Nina G. Jablonski, Gary H. Perdew, 2016, Molecular Biology and Evolution on p. 2648-2658