Sonke Johnsen

Professor of Biology

Office: 
301 Bio Sci Bldg, Durham, NC 27708
Campus Box: 
Duke Box 90338, Durham, NC 27708-0338
Phone: 
(919) 660-7321

Education

  • Ph.D., University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill 1996

  • B.A., Swarthmore College 1988

Taylor, Brian K., Sönke Johnsen, and Kenneth J. Lohmann. “Detection of magnetic field properties using distributed sensing: a computational neuroscience approach.Bioinspiration & Biomimetics 12, no. 3 (May 19, 2017): 036013. https://doi.org/10.1088/1748-3190/aa6ccd. Full Text

Caves, Eleanor M., Tracey T. Sutton, and Sönke Johnsen. “Visual acuity in ray-finned fishes correlates with eye size and habitat.The Journal of Experimental Biology 220, no. Pt 9 (May 2017): 1586–96. https://doi.org/10.1242/jeb.151183. Full Text Open Access Copy

Cronin, Thomas W., Jeffry I. Fasick, Lorian E. Schweikert, Sönke Johnsen, Lorren J. Kezmoh, and Mark F. Baumgartner. “Coping with copepods: do right whales (Eubalaena glacialis) forage visually in dark waters?Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological Sciences 372, no. 1717 (April 2017). https://doi.org/10.1098/rstb.2016.0067. Full Text

Thomas, Kate N., Bruce H. Robison, and Sönke Johnsen. “Two eyes for two purposes: in situ evidence for asymmetric vision in the cockeyed squids Histioteuthis heteropsis and Stigmatoteuthis dofleini.Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological Sciences 372, no. 1717 (April 2017). https://doi.org/10.1098/rstb.2016.0069. Full Text

Fitak, Robert R., Benjamin R. Wheeler, David A. Ernst, Kenneth J. Lohmann, and Sönke Johnsen. “Candidate genes mediating magnetoreception in rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss).Biology Letters 13, no. 4 (April 2017). https://doi.org/10.1098/rsbl.2017.0142. Full Text

Tedore, Cynthia, and Sönke Johnsen. “Using RGB displays to portray color realistic imagery to animal eyes.Current Zoology 63, no. 1 (February 2017): 27–34. https://doi.org/10.1093/cz/zow076. Full Text

Cronin, Thomas W., and Sönke Johnsen. “Extraocular, Non-Visual, and Simple Photoreceptors: An Introduction to the Symposium.Integrative and Comparative Biology 56, no. 5 (November 2016): 758–63. https://doi.org/10.1093/icb/icw106. Full Text

Speiser, Daniel I., Yakir Luc Gagnon, Raghav K. Chhetri, Amy L. Oldenburg, and Sönke Johnsen. “Examining the Effects of Chromatic Aberration, Object Distance, and Eye Shape on Image-Formation in the Mirror-Based Eyes of the Bay Scallop Argopecten irradians.Integrative and Comparative Biology 56, no. 5 (November 2016): 796–808. https://doi.org/10.1093/icb/icw099. Full Text

Bagge, Laura E., Karen J. Osborn, and Sönke Johnsen. “Nanostructures and Monolayers of Spheres Reduce Surface Reflections in Hyperiid Amphipods.Current Biology : Cb 26, no. 22 (November 2016): 3071–76. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cub.2016.09.033. Full Text

Pages

Johnsen, S., and S. H. D. Haddock. “A glowing benthic animal is hard to find: A photographic and spectroscopic survey of bioluminescence on the deep-sea floor.” In Integrative and Comparative Biology, 50:E83–E83. OXFORD UNIV PRESS INC, 2010.

Bhandiwad, A. A., and S. Johnsen. “Now you see it, now you don't: the effects of salinity and temperature on the transparency of the ghost shrimp, Palaemonetes pugio.” In Integrative and Comparative Biology, 50:E205–E205. OXFORD UNIV PRESS INC, 2010.

Baldwin, J. L., and S. Johnsen. “Pining for Pinups: the importance of color in mate choice of the blue crab Callinectes sapidus.” In Integrative and Comparative Biology, 49:E9–E9. OXFORD UNIV PRESS INC, 2009.

Sweeney, A. M., M. Matz, D. E. Morse, and S. Johnsen. “Patterns of S-crystallin evolution are correlated with optical acuity in cephalopods.” In Integrative and Comparative Biology, 49:E166–E166. OXFORD UNIV PRESS INC, 2009.

Johnsen, S., and W. M. Kier. “You can hide, but you can't run: trade-offs between muscle activation and transparency in glass catfish.” In Integrative and Comparative Biology, 49:E86–E86. OXFORD UNIV PRESS INC, 2009.

Speiser, D., and S. Johnsen. “The optics and evolution of scallop eyes.” In Integrative and Comparative Biology, 49:E160–E160. OXFORD UNIV PRESS INC, 2009.

Speiser, D. I., A. M. Sweeney, and S. Johnsen. “Scallops respond to simulated particles in flow.” In Integrative and Comparative Biology, 46:E134–E134. OXFORD UNIV PRESS INC, 2006.

Johnsen, S. “Visual Ecology on the high seas.” In Integrative and Comparative Biology, 46:E69–E69. OXFORD UNIV PRESS INC, 2006.

Sweeney, A., and S. Johnsen. “Evolution of high-acuity vision in coleoid cephalopods.” In Integrative and Comparative Biology, 46:E139–E139. OXFORD UNIV PRESS INC, 2006.

Sweeney, A., D. L. Des Marais, A. Ban, and S. Johnsen. “Evolving refractive index: How lens protein evolution contributed to high-resolution squid vision.” In Integrative and Comparative Biology, 45:1080–1080. OXFORD UNIV PRESS INC, 2005.

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