Sheila N Patek

Associate Professor in the Department of Biology

Office: 
014 Bio Sci Bldg, Durham, NC 27708
Campus Box: 
Box 90338, Durham, NC 27708-0338
Phone: 
(919) 613-8306

Education

  • Ph.D., Duke University 2001

Patek, SN. "The most powerful movements in biology." American Scientist 103, no. 5 (January 1, 2015): 330-337.

Patek, SN. "The Most Powerful Movements in Biology." AMERICAN SCIENTIST 103, no. 5 (2015): 28-35.

Patek, SN. "Materials science. Biomimetics and evolution." Science (New York, N.Y.) 345, no. 6203 (September 2014): 1448-1449. Full Text

Anderson, PSL, Claverie, T, and Patek, SN. "Levers and linkages: mechanical trade-offs in a power-amplified system." Evolution; international journal of organic evolution 68, no. 7 (July 2014): 1919-1933. Full Text

Blanco, MM, and Patek, SN. "Muscle trade-offs in a power-amplified prey capture system." Evolution; international journal of organic evolution 68, no. 5 (May 2014): 1399-1414. Full Text

Cox, SM, Schmidt, D, Modarres-Sadeghi, Y, and Patek, SN. "A physical model of the extreme mantis shrimp strike: kinematics and cavitation of Ninjabot." Bioinspiration & biomimetics 9, no. 1 (March 2014): 016014-. Full Text

Patek, SN, and Mendoza Blanco, M. "The evolution of muscle in a power-amplified prey capture system." Evolution 68, no. 5 (2014): 1399-1414.

Claverie, T, and Patek, SN. "Modularity and rates of evolutionary change in a power-amplified prey capture system." Evolution 67, no. 11 (November 1, 2013): 3191-3207. Full Text

Irschick, DJ, Albertson, RC, Brennan, P, Podos, J, Johnson, NA, Patek, S, and Dumont, E. "Evo-devo beyond morphology: from genes to resource use." Trends in ecology & evolution 28, no. 5 (May 2013): 267-273. Full Text

Patek, SN, Rosario, MV, and Taylor, JRA. "Comparative spring mechanics in mantis shrimp." J Exp Biol 216, no. Pt 7 (April 1, 2013): 1317-1329. Full Text

Pages

Patek, SN, Devries, MS, and Murphy, EAK. "What is fast?." April 2013.

Rosario, MV, Dumont, ER, and Patek, SN. "Shrimp springs: how shape affects strength in energy storage." April 2013.

Claverie, T, Chan, EK, and Patek, SN. "Shape, size and performance of a crustacean predatory appendage." July 2010.

Money, NP, Pringle, A, Patek, SN, Fischer, M, and Stolze, J. "Rapid discharge of mushroom spores." December 2005.

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