Craig W. Hawryshyn

Queen's University, Canada

Craig W. Hawryshyn works currently as a Professor of biology and a Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in visual neurobiology and behavior at Queen's University. He has held positions at University of Victoria, McMaster University, and Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole. He received his Ph.D. degree in vision science and biology, University of Waterloo (1984) and was a NATO-NSERC Postdoctoral Fellow at Cornell University. His primary research interests concern the role of vision in guiding behavior in fish. His work has focused on ultraviolet sensitivity and polarization vision in salmonid fish and its role in navigation, retinal development, and visual function, information processing in the retina, visual behavior in fish, and functional diversity in color vision of African cichlid fish.

Biography Updated on 14 March 2011

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