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

Staaterman, ER, Clark, CW, Gallagher, AJ, deVries, MS, Claverie, T, and Patek, SN. "Rumbling in the benthos: acoustic ecology of the California mantis shrimp Hemisquilla californiensis." AQUATIC BIOLOGY 13, no. 2 (2011): 97-105. Full Text

Patek, SN, Nowroozi, BN, Baio, JE, Caldwell, RL, and Summers, AP. "Erratum: Linkage mechanics and power amplification of the mantis shrimp's strike (Journal of Experimental Biology 210 (3677-3688))." Journal of Experimental Biology 213, no. 22 (November 1, 2010): 3941-. Full Text

Taylor, JRA, and Patek, SN. "Ritualized fighting and biological armor: the impact mechanics of the mantis shrimp's telson." J Exp Biol 213, no. Pt 20 (October 15, 2010): 3496-3504. Full Text

Staaterman, ER, Claverie, T, and Patek, SN. "Disentangling defense: the function of spiny lobster sounds." BEHAVIOUR 147, no. 2 (2010): 235-258. Full Text

Zack, TI, Claverie, T, and Patek, SN. "Elastic energy storage in the mantis shrimp's fast predatory strike." J Exp Biol 212, no. Pt 24 (December 2009): 4002-4009. Full Text

Patek, SN, Shipp, LE, and Staaterman, ER. "The acoustics and acoustic behavior of the California spiny lobster (Panulirus interruptus)." J Acoust Soc Am 125, no. 5 (May 2009): 3434-3443. Full Text

Zack, TI, Claverie, T, and Patek, SN. "Elastic energy storage and the mantis shrimps powerful predatory strike." INTEGRATIVE AND COMPARATIVE BIOLOGY 49 (February 2009): E330-E330.

Spagna, JC, Patek, SN, and Suarez, AV. "Polymorphic trap-jaws: intra- and interspecific scaling of jaw forces in trap-jaw ants." INTEGRATIVE AND COMPARATIVE BIOLOGY 49 (February 2009): E160-E160.

Staaterman, ER, Claverie, T, and Patek, SN. "Antipredator startle signal of the California spiny lobster (Panulirus interruptus)." INTEGRATIVE AND COMPARATIVE BIOLOGY 49 (February 2009): E162-E162.

Claverie, T, and Patek, SN. "Force transmission versus speed amplification in a four bar linkage mechanism: counterintuitive results in the mantis shrimps strike." INTEGRATIVE AND COMPARATIVE BIOLOGY 49 (February 2009): E33-E33.

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