Sonke Johnsen, Professor  

Sonke Johnsen

Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1996
B.A., Swarthmore College, 1988

Office Location: 301 Bio Sci Bldg, Durham, NC 27708
Office Phone: (919) 660-7321
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Organismal Biology and Behavior
Ecology and Population Biology

Research Categories: Comparative physiology; focusing on vision, crypsis, optics, and bioluminescence in the open ocean

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  1. Schweikert, LE; Fitak, RR; Johnsen, S, De novo transcriptomics reveal distinct phototransduction signaling components in the retina and skin of a color-changing vertebrate, the hogfish (Lachnolaimus maximus)., Journal of Comparative Physiology A (February, 2018) [doi]  [abs].
  2. Arniella, MB; Fitak, RR; Johnsen, S, Unmapped sequencing reads identify additional candidate genes linked to magnetoreception in rainbow trout, Environmental Biology of Fishes (January, 2018), pp. 1-11 [doi]  [abs].
  3. Bagge, LE; Kinsey, ST; Gladman, J; Johnsen, S, Transparent anemone shrimp (Ancylomenes pedersoni) become opaque after exercise and physiological stress in correlation with increased hemolymph perfusion., The Journal of experimental biology, vol. 220 no. Pt 22 (November, 2017), pp. 4225-4233 [doi]  [abs].
  4. Fitak, RR; Johnsen, S, Bringing the analysis of animal orientation data full circle: model-based approaches with maximum likelihood., The Journal of experimental biology, vol. 220 no. Pt 21 (November, 2017), pp. 3878-3882 [doi]  [abs].
  5. Marshall, J; Johnsen, S, Fluorescence as a means of colour signal enhancement., Philosophical Transactions B, vol. 372 no. 1724 (July, 2017) [doi]  [abs].