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Ripan S. Malhi

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Contact Information

Department of Anthropology
607 S Mathews Ave.
M/C 148
Urbana, IL 61801

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Additional Campus Affiliations

Professor, Anthropology
Professor, Evolution, Ecology, and Behavior
Professor, American Indian Studies Program
Professor, Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology

Recent Publications

de Flamingh, A., Gnoske, T. P., Rivera-Colón, A. G., Simeonovski, V. A., Kerbis Peterhans, J. C., Yamaguchi, N., Witt, K. E., Catchen, J., Roca, A. L., & Malhi, R. S. (2024). Genomic analysis supports Cape Lion population connectivity prior to colonial eradication and extinction. Journal of Heredity, 115(2), 155-165. Article esad081.

Rider, D. F., Wolf, A. C. E., Murray, J., De Flamingh, A., Dos Santos, A. L. C., Lanoë, F., Zedeño, M. N., DeGiorgio, M., Lindo, J., & Malhi, R. S. (2024). Genomic analyses correspond with deep persistence of peoples of Blackfoot Confederacy from glacial times. Science Advances, 10(14), Article eadl6595.

Thomas, A. E., Hill, M. E., Stricker, L., Lavin, M., Givens, D., De Flamingh, A., Witt, K. E., Malhi, R. S., & Kitchen, A. (Accepted/In press). The Dogs of Tsenacomoco: Ancient DNA Reveals the Presence of Local Dogs at Jamestown Colony in the Early Seventeenth Century. American Antiquity.

Aqil, A., Gill, S., Gokcumen, O., Malhi, R. S., Reese, E. A., Smith, J. L., Heaton, T. T., & Lindqvist, C. (2023). A paleogenome from a Holocene individual supports genetic continuity in Southeast Alaska. iScience, 26(5), Article 106581.

Bader, A. C., Carbaugh, A. E., Davis, J. L., Krupa, K., & Malhi, R. S. (2023). Biological samples taken from Native American Ancestors are human remains under NAGPRA. American Journal of Biological Anthropology, 181(4), 527-534.

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