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
Email Address:
Web Page:
Additional Web Page:

Organismal Biology and Behavior
Ecology and Population Biology

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

Research Description:

Recent Publications   (More Publications)   (search)

  1. Caves, EM; Green, PA; Zipple, MN; Peters, S; Johnsen, S; Nowicki, S, Categorical perception of colour signals in a songbird., Nature, vol. 560 no. 7718 (August, 2018), pp. 365-367 [doi]  [abs].
  2. Dreyer, D; Frost, B; Mouritsen, H; G√ľnther, A; Green, K; Whitehouse, M; Johnsen, S; Heinze, S; Warrant, E, The Earth's Magnetic Field and Visual Landmarks Steer Migratory Flight Behavior in the Nocturnal Australian Bogong Moth., Current Biology : Cb, vol. 28 no. 13 (July, 2018), pp. 2160-2166.e5 [doi]  [abs].
  3. Fitak, RR; Johnsen, S, Green sea turtle (Chelonia mydas) population history indicates important demographic changes near the mid-Pleistocene transition, Marine Biology, vol. 165 no. 7 (July, 2018) [doi] .
  4. Fitak, RR; Schweikert, LE; Wheeler, BR; Ernst, DA; Lohmann, KJ; Johnsen, S, Near absence of differential gene expression in the retina of rainbow trout after exposure to a magnetic pulse: implications for magnetoreception., Biology Letters, vol. 14 no. 6 (June, 2018) [doi]  [abs].
  5. Caves, EM; Green, PA; Johnsen, S, Mutual visual signalling between the cleaner shrimp Ancylomenes pedersoni and its client fish., Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, vol. 285 no. 1881 (June, 2018) [doi]  [abs].