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

Nilsson, Dan-E, Eric Warrant, and Sönke Johnsen. “Computational visual ecology in the pelagic realm.Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological Sciences 369, no. 1636 (January 6, 2014): 20130038. https://doi.org/10.1098/rstb.2013.0038. Full Text

Johnsen, S., E. Gassmann, R. A. Reynolds, D. Stramski, and C. Mobley. “The asymmetry of the underwater horizontal light field and its implications for mirror-based camouflage in silvery pelagic fish.” Limnology and Oceanography 59, no. 6 (January 1, 2014): 1839–52. https://doi.org/10.4319/lo.2014.59.6.1839. Full Text

Costello, M Joseph, Ashik Mohamed, Kurt O. Gilliland, W Craig Fowler, and Sönke Johnsen. “Ultrastructural analysis of the human lens fiber cell remodeling zone and the initiation of cellular compaction.Exp Eye Res 116 (November 2013): 411–18. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.exer.2013.10.015. Full Text

Warrant, Eric J., and Sönke Johnsen. “Vision and the light environment.Current Biology : Cb 23, no. 22 (November 2013): R990–94. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cub.2013.10.019. Full Text

Gagnon, Yakir L., Tracey T. Sutton, and Sönke Johnsen. “Visual acuity in pelagic fishes and mollusks.Vision Research 92 (November 2013): 1–9. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.visres.2013.08.007. Full Text

Costello, M Joseph, Lisa A. Brennan, Subharsee Basu, Daniel Chauss, Ashik Mohamed, Kurt O. Gilliland, Sönke Johnsen, Sue Menko, and Marc Kantorow. “Autophagy and mitophagy participate in ocular lens organelle degradation.Exp Eye Res 116 (November 2013): 141–50. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.exer.2013.08.017. Full Text

Brandley, N. C., D. I. Speiser, and S. Johnsen. “Eavesdropping on visual secrets.” Evolutionary Ecology 27, no. 6 (November 1, 2013): 1045–68. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10682-013-9656-9. Full Text

Tedore, Cynthia, and Sönke Johnsen. “Pheromones exert top-down effects on visual recognition in the jumping spider Lyssomanes viridis.The Journal of Experimental Biology 216, no. Pt 9 (May 2013): 1744–56. https://doi.org/10.1242/jeb.071118. Full Text

Nilsson, Dan-E, Eric J. Warrant, Sönke Johnsen, Roger T. Hanlon, and Nadav Shashar. “The giant eyes of giant squid are indeed unexpectedly large, but not if used for spotting sperm whales.Bmc Evolutionary Biology 13 (January 2013): 187. https://doi.org/10.1186/1471-2148-13-187. Full Text

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Johnsen, S., A. Kelber, E. J. Warrant, A. M. Sweeney, E. A. Widder, R. L. Lee, and J. Hernandez-Andres. “The color of night: Twilight and nocturnal illumination and its effects on color perception.” In Integrative and Comparative Biology, 45:1021–1021. OXFORD UNIV PRESS INC, 2005.

Speiser, D. I., and S. Johnsen. “Wavelength-dependent phototaxis as a depth regulating mechanism in a ctenophore.” In Integrative and Comparative Biology, 45:1197–1197. OXFORD UNIV PRESS INC, 2005.

Johnsen, S. “The red and the black: Bioluminescence and the color of animals in the deep sea.” In Integrative and Comparative Biology, 44:578–578. OXFORD UNIV PRESS INC, 2004.

Blevins, E. L., and S. Johnsen. “Spatial vision in the echinoid genus Echinometra.” In Integrative and Comparative Biology, 44:526–526. OXFORD UNIV PRESS INC, 2004.

Sweeney, A., and S. Johnsen. “Evolution of complex optics in squid lenses.” In Integrative and Comparative Biology, 44:649–649. OXFORD UNIV PRESS INC, 2004.

Costello, M. J., K. P. Gilliland, C. D. Freel, W. C. Fowler, and S. Johnsen. “Mie light scattering analysis of human age-related nuclear cataracts.” In Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science, 45:U170–U170. ASSOC RESEARCH VISION OPHTHALMOLOGY INC, 2004.

Sweeney, A. M., and S. Johnsen. “Biological optical instruments in the deep sea.” In Integrative and Comparative Biology, 43:1016–1016. SOC INTEGRATIVE COMPARATIVE BIOLOGY, 2003.

Johnsen, S. “Troubles in flashlight world: The effects of water turbidity and visual acuity on the success of counterillumination in deep-sea species.” In Integrative and Comparative Biology, 43:808–808. SOC INTEGRATIVE COMPARATIVE BIOLOGY, 2003.

Johnsen, S. “Minors or colors? Successful fashions for crypsis in the pelagic realm.” In Integrative and Comparative Biology, 42:1251–1251. SOC INTEGRATIVE COMPARATIVE BIOLOGY, 2002.

Sweeney, A., C. Jiggins, and S. Johnsen. “Bio-optics and visual ecology of Heliconius color patterns.” In Integrative and Comparative Biology, 42:1321–1321. SOC INTEGRATIVE COMPARATIVE BIOLOGY, 2002.

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