Prof. Ruliang Pan

Northwest University (NWU), China



1998 Ph.D., University of Western Australia (UWA), Australia

1984 Certificate in Applied Statistics, the Chinese Academy of Science, China

1982 B.Sc., Yunnan University, China

Publications (Selected)


  1. He, G., H. Zhang, H. T. Wang, X. P. Ji, S. T. Guo, B. G. Li, R. Hou, and R. L. Pan (2022). Dispersion, speciation, evolution, and coexistence of East Asian catarrhine
    primates and humans in Yunnan, China. in B. Urbani, D. Youlatos, and A. Antczak, editors. World Archaeoprimatology: Interconnections of Humans and Nonhuman
    Primates in the Past. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge
  2. Quan, R., W. Guo, L. He, R. Pan, Q. Wang, R. Zhang, Y. Fan, M. Zhang, and P. Gong (2021). The BDNF Val66Met modulates the Dark Triad: empathic concern and
    aggression as mediators. Australian Journal of Psychology 73:338-347.
  3. Huang, K., H. Zhang, C. Wang, R. Hou, P. Zhang, G. He, S. Guo, S. Tang, B. Li, C. Oxnard, and R. Pan (2021). Use of historical and contemporary distribution of
    mammals in China to inform conservation. Conserv Biol 35:1787-1796.
  4. Zhu, Z., Y. Sun, F. Zhu, Z. Liu, R. Pan, L. Teng, and S. Guo (2020). Seasonal Variation and Sexual Dimorphism of the Microbiota in Wild Blue Sheep
    (Pseudois nayaur). Front Microbiol 11:1260.
  5. Zhao, H., J. Li, X. Wang, R. Pan, C. Wang, Y. Ren, Y. Wang, and B. Li (2020). Facial expression recognition in golden snub-nosed monkeys. Curr Zool 66:695-697.
  6. Zhao, H. T., W. Q. Zhang, K. S. Jia, J. X. Li, X. X. Bai, X. W. Wang, S. T. Guo, S. J. He, H. J. Sun, Y. H. Lei, R. L. Pan, and B. G. Li (2020). Observation of
    mother-perpetrated infanticide in golden takins (Budorcas taxicolor bedfordi). Zool Res 41:455-457.
  7. Zhang, K., X. Yang, M. Zhang, C. Wang, P. Fang, M. Xue, J. Zhao, X. Gao, R. Pan, and P. Gong (2020). Revisiting the relationships of 2D:4D with androgen
    receptor (AR) gene and current testosterone levels: Replication study and meta-analyses. J Neurosci Res 98:353-370.
  8. Wang, C. H., R. Hou, M. Wang, G. He, B. G. Li, and R. L. Pan (2020). Effects of wet atmospheric nitrogen deposition on epiphytic lichens in the subtropical forests
    of Central China: Evaluation of the lichen food supply and quality of two endangered primates. Ecotoxicol Environ Saf 190:110128.
  9. Sun, Y., Y. Sun, Z. Shi, Z. Liu, C. Zhao, T. Lu, H. Gao, F. Zhu, R. Chen, J. Zhang, R. L. Pan, B. Li, L. Teng, and S. Guo (2020). Gut Microbiota of Wild and Captive
    Alpine Musk Deer (Moschus chrysogaster). Front Microbiol 10:3156.
  10. Li, Y. P., T. Zhong, Z. P. Huang, R. L. Pan, P. A. Garber, F. Q. Yu, and W. Xiao (2020). Male and female birth attendance and assistance in a species of non-human
    primate (Rhinopithecus bieti). Behav Processes 181:104248.
  11. Li, B. G., G. He, S. T. Guo, R. Hou, K. Huang, P. Zhang, H. Zhang, R. L. Pan, and C. A. Chapman. 2020a. Macaques in China: Evolutionary dispersion and
    subsequent development. American Journal of Primatology 82:e23142.
  12. Ji, X., D. Youlatos, N. G. Jablonski, R. Pan, C. Zhang, P. Li, M. Tang, T. Yu, W. Li, C. Deng, and S. Li (2020). Oldest colobine calcaneus from East Asia (Zhaotong,
    Yunnan, China). J Hum Evol 147:102866.
  13. Fang, Y.-H., Y.-P. Li, G.-P. Ren, Z.-P. Huang, L.-W. Cui, L.-X. zhang, P. A. Garber, R.-L. Pan, and W. Xiao (2020). The effective use of camera traps to document the
    northernmost distribution of the western black crested gibbon in China. Primates 61:151-158.