Shaun D. Cain

University of Washington, Seattle, Seattle, WA 
Neuroethology, magnetoreception, Tritonia research
"Shaun Cain"

Dr. Shaun D. Cain is a native of Florida. He obtained his B.S. from Florida Atlantic University. He obtained his M.S. and Ph.D. from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington and Chapel Hill respectively. Shaun has worked as a postdoc for Dr. Denis Willows at Friday Harbor Marine Laboratories studying magnetic orientation in the nudibranch Tritonia diomedea.

Mean distance: 16.37 (cluster 6)


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Kenneth J. Lohmann grad student 2001 UNC Chapel Hill
 (The neuroethology of magnetic orientation behavior in two invertebrate animals.)


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Andres G. Vidal-Gadea research assistant 2002-2003 Louisiana State
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Sumner-Rooney LH, Murray JA, Cain SD, et al. (2014) Do chitons have a compass? Evidence for magnetic sensitivity in Polyplacophora Journal of Natural History. 48: 3033-3045
Baltzley MJ, Sherman A, Cain SD, et al. (2011) Conservation of a Tritonia Pedal peptides network in gastropods Invertebrate Biology. 130: 313-324
Murray JA, Estepp J, Cain SD. (2006) Advances in the neural bases of orientation and navigation. Integrative and Comparative Biology. 46: 871-9
Cain SD, Wang JH, Lohmann KJ. (2006) Immunochemical and electrophysiological analyses of magnetically responsive neurons in the mollusc Tritonia diomedea. Journal of Comparative Physiology. a, Neuroethology, Sensory, Neural, and Behavioral Physiology. 192: 235-45
Cain SD, Boles LC, Wang JH, et al. (2005) Magnetic orientation and navigation in marine turtles, lobsters, and molluscs: concepts and conundrums. Integrative and Comparative Biology. 45: 539-46
Wang JH, Cain SD, Lohmann KJ. (2004) Identifiable neurons inhibited by Earth-strength magnetic stimuli in the mollusc Tritonia diomedea. The Journal of Experimental Biology. 207: 1043-9
Wang JH, Cain SD, Lohmann KJ. (2003) Identification of magnetically responsive neurons in the marine mollusc Tritonia diomedea. The Journal of Experimental Biology. 206: 381-8
Lohmann KJ, Cain SD, Dodge SA, et al. (2001) Regional magnetic fields as navigational markers for sea turtles. Science (New York, N.Y.). 294: 364-6
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