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 at Chapel Hill 1996

  • B.A., Swarthmore College 1988

Costello, M. J., D. Chauss, A. Mohamed, K. O. Gilliland, S. Johnsen, M. Bates, L. A. Brennan, and M. Kantorow. “Autophagy and Mitophagy in the Ocular Lens.” Journal of Cell Science, 2012.

Zylinski, Sarah, and Sönke Johnsen. “Mesopelagic cephalopods switch between transparency and pigmentation to optimize camouflage in the deep..” Current Biology : Cb 21, no. 22 (November 10, 2011): 1937–41. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cub.2011.10.014. Full Text

Holt, Amanda L., Alison M. Sweeney, Sönke Johnsen, and Daniel E. Morse. “A highly distributed Bragg stack with unique geometry provides effective camouflage for Loliginid squid eyes..” Journal of the Royal Society, Interface 8, no. 63 (October 2011): 1386–99. https://doi.org/10.1098/rsif.2010.0702. Full Text

Baldwin, Jamie, and Sönke Johnsen. “Effects of molting on the visual acuity of the blue crab, Callinectes sapidus..” The Journal of Experimental Biology 214, no. Pt 18 (September 2011): 3055–61. https://doi.org/10.1242/jeb.056861. Full Text

Speiser, Daniel I., Douglas J. Eernisse, and Sönke Johnsen. “A chiton uses aragonite lenses to form images..” Current Biology : Cb 21, no. 8 (April 14, 2011): 665–70. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cub.2011.03.033. Full Text

Sweeney, Alison M., Charles A. Boch, Sonke Johnsen, and Daniel E. Morse. “Twilight spectral dynamics and the coral reef invertebrate spawning response..” The Journal of Experimental Biology 214, no. Pt 5 (March 2011): 770–77. https://doi.org/10.1242/jeb.043406. Full Text

Bhandiwad, Ashwin, and Sönke Johnsen. “The effects of salinity and temperature on the transparency of the grass shrimp Palaemonetes pugio..” The Journal of Experimental Biology 214, no. Pt 5 (March 2011): 709–16. https://doi.org/10.1242/jeb.049296. Full Text

Shashar, Nadav, Sönke Johnsen, Amit Lerner, Shai Sabbah, Chuan-Chin Chiao, Lydia M. Mäthger, and Roger T. Hanlon. “Underwater linear polarization: physical limitations to biological functions..” Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological Sciences 366, no. 1565 (March 2011): 649–54. https://doi.org/10.1098/rstb.2010.0190. Full Text

Johnsen, Sönke, N Justin Marshall, and Edith A. Widder. “Polarization sensitivity as a contrast enhancer in pelagic predators: lessons from in situ polarization imaging of transparent zooplankton..” Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological Sciences 366, no. 1565 (March 2011): 655–70. https://doi.org/10.1098/rstb.2010.0193. Full Text

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