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, 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." The Journal of Experimental Biology 216, no. Pt 7 (April 2013): 1317-1329. Full Text

deVries, MS, Murphy, EAK, and Patek, SN. "Strike mechanics of an ambush predator: the spearing mantis shrimp." The Journal of Experimental Biology 215, no. Pt 24 (December 2012): 4374-4384. Full Text

DeVries, MS, Murphy, EAK, and Patek, SN. "Research article: Strike mechanics of an ambush predator: the spearing mantis shrimp." Journal of Experimental Biology 215, no. 24 (December 1, 2012): 4374-4384. Full Text

McHenry, MJ, Claverie, T, Rosario, MV, and Patek, SN. "Gearing for speed slows the predatory strike of a mantis shrimp." The Journal of Experimental Biology 215, no. Pt 7 (April 2012): 1231-1245. Full Text

Patek, SN, deVries, MS, and Murphy, EAK. "Sit-and-wait predation: behavior and biomechanics of the "spearing" mantis shrimp." The Journal of experimental biology 215, no. 24 (2012): 4374-4384.

Staaterman, ER, Clark, CW, Gallagher, AJ, Claverie, T, de Vries, MS, and Patek, SN. "Acoustic ecology of the California mantis shrimp (Hemisquilla californiensis)." Adv Exp Med Biol 730 (2012): 165-168. Full Text

Stillman, JH, Denny, M, Padilla, DK, Wake, MH, Patek, S, and Tsukimura, B. "Grand opportunities: strategies for addressing grand challenges in organismal animal biology." Integrative and comparative biology 51, no. 1 (July 2011): 7-13. Full Text

Pages

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.

Van Trump, WJ, Patek, SN, and Koehl, MAR. "The California spiny lobsters runny nose." December 2005.

Jacinto, RD, Nagle, L, Patek, SN, and Summers, AP. "Keeping an open mind: Investigating poacher skeletal morphology." December 2005.

Patek, SN, and Caldwell, RL. "Snail smashing forces of the peacock mantis shrimp." December 2004.

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