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

Baldwin Fergus, Jamie L., Sönke Johnsen, and Karen J. Osborn. “A unique apposition compound eye in the mesopelagic hyperiid amphipod Paraphronima gracilis.Current Biology : Cb 25, no. 4 (February 2015): 473–78. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cub.2014.12.010. Full Text

Palmer, Glenn, and Sönke Johnsen. “Downwelling spectral irradiance during evening twilight as a function of the lunar phase.Applied Optics 54, no. 4 (February 2015): B85–92. https://doi.org/10.1364/ao.54.000b85. Full Text

Tedore, C., and S. Johnsen. “Visual mutual assessment of size in male Lyssomanes viridis jumping spider contests.” Behavioral Ecology 26, no. 2 (January 1, 2015): 510–18. https://doi.org/10.1093/beheco/aru222. Full Text

Taniguchi, Darcy A. A., Yakir Gagnon, Benjamin R. Wheeler, Sönke Johnsen, and Jules S. Jaffe. “Cuttlefish Sepia officinalis Preferentially Respond to Bottom Rather than Side Stimuli When Not Allowed Adjacent to Tank Walls.Plos One 10, no. 10 (January 2015): e0138690. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0138690. Full Text

Dougherty, Lindsey F., Sönke Johnsen, Roy L. Caldwell, and N Justin Marshall. “A dynamic broadband reflector built from microscopic silica spheres in the 'disco' clam Ctenoides ales.Journal of the Royal Society, Interface 11, no. 98 (September 2014): 20140407. https://doi.org/10.1098/rsif.2014.0407. Full Text

Muchhala, Nathan, Sönke Johnsen, and Stacey Dewitt Smith. “Competition for hummingbird pollination shapes flower color variation in Andean solanaceae.Evolution; International Journal of Organic Evolution 68, no. 8 (August 2014): 2275–86. https://doi.org/10.1111/evo.12441. Full Text

Gagnon, Yakir Luc, Daniel I. Speiser, and Sönke Johnsen. “Simplifying numerical ray tracing for characterization of optical systems.Applied Optics 53, no. 21 (July 2014): 4784–90. https://doi.org/10.1364/ao.53.004784. Full Text

Akre, Karin L., and Sönke Johnsen. “Psychophysics and the evolution of behavior.Trends in Ecology & Evolution 29, no. 5 (May 2014): 291–300. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tree.2014.03.007. Full Text

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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.

Mora, C. V., S. Johnsen, and K. J. Lohmann. “Detection of polarized light by loggerhead sea turtles (Caretta caretta).” In Integrative and Comparative Biology, 45:1047–1047. OXFORD UNIV PRESS INC, 2005.

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.

Tuthill, J. C., and S. Johnsen. “Polarization vision in crayfish enhances motion detection.” In Integrative and Comparative Biology, 45:1204–1204. OXFORD UNIV PRESS INC, 2005.

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