Sheila N Patek
Ph.D., Duke University 2001
Anderson, PSL, Smith, DC, and Patek, SN. "Competing influences on morphological modularity in biomechanical systems: a case study in mantis shrimp." Evolution & Development 18, no. 3 (May 2016): 171-181. Full Text
Kagaya, K, and Patek, SN. "Feed-forward motor control of ultrafast, ballistic movements." The Journal of Experimental Biology 219, no. Pt 3 (February 2016): 319-333. Full Text
Green, PA, and Patek, SN. "Contests with deadly weapons: telson sparring in mantis shrimp (Stomatopoda)." Biology Letters 11, no. 9 (September 2015): 20150558-null. Full Text
Rosario, MV, and Patek, SN. "Multilevel analysis of elastic morphology: The mantis shrimp's spring." Journal of Morphology 276, no. 9 (September 2015): 1123-1135. Full Text
Anderson, PSL, and Patek, SN. "Mechanical sensitivity reveals evolutionary dynamics of mechanical systems." Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 282, no. 1804 (April 2015): 20143088-null. Full Text
Patek, SN. "The Most Powerful Movements in Biology." AMERICAN SCIENTIST 103, no. 5 (2015): 28-35.
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
Patek, SN, Sutton, GP, Kuo, CY, Temel, FZ, and Wood, RJ. "Elastic energy delivery and power amplification of trap-jaw ant strikes." Annual Meeting of the Society-for-Integrative-and-Comparative-Biology (SICB). San Francisco, CA. January 3, 2018 - January 7, 2018.: OXFORD UNIV PRESS INC, March 1, 2018.
Kisare, SA, Crane, RL, and Patek, SN. "3D printed models reveal morphological features that cue mantis shrimp strike locations." March 2017.
Crane, RL, Kisare, SA, and Patek, SN. "Strategic strikes: how mantis shrimp crack open different prey." March 2017.
Rosario, MV, Sutton, GP, Patek, SN, and Sawicki, GS. "The springs of time-limited bullfrog jumps and slow-preparation grasshopper leaps are tuned to their muscle dynamics." March 2017.
Green, PA, and Patek, SN. "Mantis shrimp use ritualized sparring as an aggressive signal in escalated contests." March 2017.
Patek, SN, Azizi, M, Bhamla, MS, Ilton, M, Kim, Y, Koh, J, Kuo, J, Ma, X, Prakash, M, Sutton, GP, and Temel, Z. "Extreme power amplification in biological systems." March 2017.
Kuo, CY, Ruta, A, Thompson, C, and Patek, SN. "Extreme asymmetry in the energy transfer rate of trap-jaw ant mandibles." March 2017.
Munoz, MM, Anderson, PSL, Patek, SN, and Munoz, M. "Mantis shrimp reveal the evolutionary dynamics of mechanical sensitivity in form-function relationships." March 2017.
Anderson, PSL, and Patek, SN. "Mechanical redundancy, mechanical sensitivity and constraint in the evolution of the mantis shrimp raptorial appendage." April 2015.
Crane, RL, and Patek, SN. "Where to strike a snail: smashing strategy of mantis shrimp." April 2015.