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Sonke Johnsen

Professor of Biology
Biology
Duke Box 90338, Durham, NC 27708-0338
301 Bio Sci Bldg, Durham, NC 27708

Selected Presentations & Appearances


Bioluminescence and ultra-black camouflage in deep-sea fish · 2021 Invited Talk MacQuarie University, Australia, virtual
Bioluminescence and ultra-black camouflage in deep-sea fish · 2021 Invited Talk Air Force Research Laboratories, virtual
Bioluminescence and ultra-black camouflage in deep-sea fish · 2021 Invited Talk SUNY Stony Brook, virtual
Bioluminescence and ultra-black camouflage in deep-sea fish · 2021 Invited Talk Chapman University,
Bioluminescence and ultra-black camouflage in deep-sea fish - OSA Advanced Photonics Congress · 2021 Invited Talk OSA, virtual
Bioluminescence and ultra-black camouflage in deep-sea fish · 2021 Invited Talk MacQuarie University, Australia, virtual
Bioluminescence and ultra-black camouflage in deep-sea fish · 2021 Invited Talk Air Force Research Laboratories, virtual
Bioluminescence and ultra-black camouflage in deep-sea fish · 2021 Invited Talk SUNY Stony Brook, virtual
Bioluminescence and ultra-black camouflage in deep-sea fish · 2021 Invited Talk Chapman University,
Bioluminescence and ultra-black camouflage in deep-sea fish - OSA Advanced Photonics Congress · 2021 Invited Talk OSA, virtual
How our snesory and cognitive biases affect our study of sensory biology · 2021 Keynote/Named Lecture University of Cincinnati,
Bioluminescence and ultra-black camouflage in deep-sea fish · 2021 Invited Talk Exeter University, virtual
Bioluminescence and ultra-black camouflage in deep-sea fish · 2021 Invited Talk Mediterreanean Institute of Oceanography,
Distributed sensing in super-organisms: how flocking can obviate the need for multiple cues - University Days · 2021 Invited Talk Air Force Research Laboratories, virtual
The influence of hierarchical structure on the properties of melanin, a multi-functional material - University Days · 2021 Invited Talk Air Forceas Research Laboratories, virtual
Bioluminescence and ultra-black camouflage in deep-sea fish · 2021 Keynote/Named Lecture Adam Mickiewicz University, Poland, virtual
selective invisiblity: Designing lures to reduce byctach - ICES-FAO working group · 2021 Keynote/Named Lecture Bergen University, Norway, virtual
How our snesory and cognitive biases affect our study of sensory biology - Neurobiology series · 2021 Invited Talk University of Sussex, virtual
Vision, bioluminescence, and ultrablack camouflage in deep-sea fish - VisionFest 2020 · 2020 Invited Talk Duke University,
How our perceptual and cognitive biases may influence our study of animal vision - SICB annual Meeting · 2020 National Scientific Meeting Austin, TX
Hide and Seek in the Open Sea - Biology Department Seminar · 2020 Invited Talk University of South Carolina,
Wonders of the Deep · October 25, 2013 Lecture Sea and Learn Foundation, Saba, Netherlands Antilles
Hide and Seek in the Open Sea · October 11, 2013 Lecture Nova Southeastern University, Fort Lauderdale, FL
Hide and Seek in the Open Sea · September 29, 2013 Lecture Iowa State University, Ames, IA
Optimal Visual Resolution in Attenuating Media · August 9, 2013 Lecture STINT Symposium on low-light vision, Bäckaskog Castle, Sweden
The Biophysics of Organismal Transparency · April 4, 2013 Lecture Scripps Institution of Oceanography, La Jolla, CA
Hide and Seek in the Open Sea · April 1, 2013 Lecture University of California, Santa Barbara
Hide and Seek in the Open Sea · January 31, 2013 Lecture Washington University, St. Louis, MO
Through the Looking Glass: Polarization vision as a breaker of mirrored and transparency camouflage · October 11, 2012 Lecture Plenary talk at Ocean Optics XXI, Glasgow, Scotland
The biophysics of organismal transparency · October 3, 2012 Lecture Lund University, Sweden
Hide and Seek in the Open Sea · October 3, 2012 Lecture Lund University, Sweden
Through the Looking Glass: Polarization vision as a breaker of mirrored and transparency camouflage · August 10, 2012 Lecture Tenth International Congress on Neuroethology, College Park, MD
The biophysics of organismal transparency · February 10, 2012 Lecture Hopkins Marine Station, Stanford University, Pacific Grove, CA
Hide and Seek in the Open Sea · February 8, 2012 Lecture Monterey Bay Aquarium and Research Institute, Moss Landing, CA
Dymanic Camouflage in Cephalopods · January 13, 2012 Lecture briefing for Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff
Modes of transparency in pelagic species · October 12, 2011 Lecture Army Research Labs, Adelphi, MD
Camouflage in benthic and pelagic cephalopods · August 25, 2011 Lecture Undersecretary of Defense, Arlington, VA
The physiology and ecology of organismal transparency · April 1, 2011 Lecture Ithaca College, NY
The application of mathematics to biological optics · February 11, 2011 Lecture University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (Math Dept.)
The biophysics of organismal transparency · December 8, 2010 Lecture University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (Dept of Cell of Mol Biology)
Hidden in Plain Sight: The physiology and ecology of organismal transparency · December 1, 2010 Lecture Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
Dynamic Camouflage in Benthic and Pelagic Cephalopods · November 15, 2010 Lecture Scripps Institute of Oceanography, La Jolla, CA
The biophysics of organismal transparency · July 9, 2010 Lecture Janelia Farm, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Ashburn, VA
Vision in Headless animals: insights gained from the study of animals with diffuse sensory systems · June 24, 2010 Lecture Friday Harbor Laboratories, Seattle, WA (Paul Illg Memorial Lecture)
Hide and Seek in the Open Sea · June 22, 2010 Lecture Friday Harbor WA (Paul Illg Memorial Public Lecture)
The biophysics of organismal transparency · April 8, 2010 Lecture University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Hide and Seek in the Open Sea · April 2, 2010 Lecture Duke University (Knut Schmidt-Nielsen Memorial Lecture)
Hidden in Plain Sight: The physiology and ecology of organismal transparency · March 11, 2010 Lecture University of Toronto, Canada
Dynamic Camouflage in Benthic and Pelagic Cephalopods · August 27, 2009 Lecture University of Texas at Austin
Hidden in Plain Sight: The physiology and ecology of organismal transparency · May 26, 2009 Lecture University of Exeter, United Kingdom
Hidden in Plain Sight: The physiology and ecology of organismal transparency · April 16, 2009 Lecture Bodega Bay Marine Laboratory, CA
The Red and the Black: Cryptic coloration and bioluminescencein the deep sea · April 15, 2009 Lecture U. of California at Davis
Hide and Seek in the Open Sea · April 7, 2009 Lecture National Intelligence Council, Washington DC
Two one-hour seminars · October 15, 2008 Lecture University of Lund, Sweden
Hidden in plain sight, the ecology and physiology of organismal transparency · September 30, 2008 Lecture Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
The Red and the Black: Bioluminescence and cryptic coloration in the deep sea · September 18, 2008 Lecture University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (Ecology Dept.)
In vivo imaging of the polarization properties of plankton and nekton · June 10, 2008 Lecture Heron Island, University of Queensland, Australia
The Physical Basis of Magnetoreception · February 5, 2008 Lecture University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (Biochemistry)

Outreach & Engaged Scholarship


Unknown - numerous interviews to multiple media outlets, including the BBC, New York Times, and Science News · January 1, 2011 Other Service to the Community
Unknown - tours of lab for primary and secondary students · January 1, 2011 Other Service to the Community
Unknown - donation of many deep-sea images to various ocean conservation organizations · January 1, 2011 Other Service to the Community
Unknown - Talk at Southeast Barrier Island Center · September 11, 2010 Other Service to the Community
Unknown - Talk at North Carolina State Museum · August 12, 2010 Other Service to the Community
Unknown - numerous interviews to multiple media outlets, including the BBC, New York Times, and Science News · January 1, 2011 Other Service to the Community
Unknown - tours of lab for primary and secondary students · January 1, 2011 Other Service to the Community
Unknown - donation of many deep-sea images to various ocean conservation organizations · January 1, 2011 Other Service to the Community
Unknown - Talk at Southeast Barrier Island Center · September 11, 2010 Other Service to the Community
Unknown - Talk at North Carolina State Museum · August 12, 2010 Other Service to the Community
Unknown - talk at Triangle Dive Club · 2010 Other Service to the Community