Dr Jean K. Lightner, B.S. (Agriculture, cum laude), D.V.M., M.S.
Agriculture, Veterinary Science (USA)
Dr Lightner worked just over three years as a veterinary medical officer for the US Department of Agriculture before resigning to stay at home to raise and teach her four children. She has contributed to both Creation magazine and Journal of Creation. Also see our interview.
Some of her articles are as follows:
- Hybridization shaking up the evolutionary Tree of Life—what does it mean for creationists?
- Pseudo-pseudogenes: revealing further complexity in the genome
- Samotherium fossils and variation in the neck within the giraffe kind (Giraffidae)
- Towards a creationary view of why speciation occurs
- Developmental system plasticity—a brief initial assessment of extent, design, and purpose within the creation model
- Gene duplication, protein evolution, and the origin of shrew venom
- Bark scorpion toxin loses its bite
- Meiotic recombination—designed for inducing genomic change
- Finch beaks point to a Creator who provides
- Selection for a behavior, and the phenotypic traits that follow
- Post-Flood mutation of the KIT gene and the rise of white coloration patterns
- Identification of a large sparrow-finch monobaramin in perching birds (Aves: Passeriformes)
- Mutations, epigenetics and the question of information
- Hebrew Scriptures as an aid to developing a creationist taxonomy
- Comparative cytogenetics and chromosomal rearrangements
- How we got red hair (it wasn’t by evolution)
- Special tools of life (semi-technical)
- Gain-of-function mutations: at a loss to explain molecules-to-man evolution (semi-technical)
- The Riddle
- Mutations, selection and the quest for meatier livestock
- Observations of ‘evolution’ point to an ingenious Designer
- Colourful creature coats
- Identification of species within the sheepgoat kind (Tsoan monobaramin)
- Identification of species within the cattle monobaramin (kind)
- Are ‘gain of function’ mutations really downhill and so not supporting of evolution?
- The enigmatic narwhal
- Designed to inhabit the earth: A review of The Plausibility of Life: Resolving Darwin’s Dilemma by Marc W. Kirschner and John C. Gerhart
- Karyotypic and allelic diversity within the canid baramin (Canidae)
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