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, Baio, JE, Fisher, BL, and Suarez, AV. "Multifunctionality and mechanical origins: ballistic jaw propulsion in trap-jaw ants." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 103, no. 34 (August 21, 2006): 12787-12792. Full Text

Patek, SN, and Caldwell, RL. "The stomatopod rumble: Low frequency sound production in." Marine and Freshwater Behaviour and Physiology 39, no. 2 (June 2006): 99-111. Full Text

Patek, SN, and Caldwell, RL. "Extreme impact and cavitation forces of a biological hammer: strike forces of the peacock mantis shrimp Odontodactylus scyllarus." The Journal of Experimental Biology 208, no. Pt 19 (October 2005): 3655-3664. Full Text

Pringle, A, Patek, SN, Fischer, M, Stolze, J, and Money, NP. "The captured launch of a ballistospore." Mycologia 97, no. 4 (July 2005): 866-871. Full Text

McHenry, MJ, and Patek, SN. "The evolution of larval morphology and swimming performance in ascidians." Evolution 58, no. 6 (June 2004): 1209-1224.

Patek, SN, Korff, WL, and Caldwell, RL. "Deadly strike mechsanism of a mantis shrimp." Nature 428, no. 6985 (April 22, 2004): 819-820. Full Text

Patek, SN, Korff, WL, and Caldwell, RL. "Biomechanics: deadly strike mechanism of a mantis shrimp." Nature 428, no. 6985 (April 2004): 819-820. Full Text

Patek, SN, and Oakley, TH. "Comparative tests of evolutionary trade-offs in a palinurid lobster acoustic system." Evolution; International Journal of Organic Evolution 57, no. 9 (September 2003): 2082-2100. Full Text

Goldman, JA, and Patek, SN. "Two sniffing strategies in palinurid lobsters." JOURNAL OF EXPERIMENTAL BIOLOGY 205, no. 24 (December 2002): 3891-3902.

Patek, SN. "Squeaking with a sliding joint: mechanics and motor control of sound production in palinurid lobsters." JOURNAL OF EXPERIMENTAL BIOLOGY 205, no. 16 (August 2002): 2375-2385.

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