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, 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

Staaterman, ER, Clark, CW, Gallagher, AJ, de Vries, MS, Claverie, T, and Patek, SN. "Rumbling in the benthos: Acoustic ecology of the California mantis shrimp Hemisquilla californiensis." Aquatic Biology 13, no. 2 (September 19, 2011): 97-105. 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

Patek, SN, Dudek, DM, and Rosario, MV. "From bouncy legs to poisoned arrows: elastic movements in invertebrates." The Journal of Experimental Biology 214, no. Pt 12 (June 2011): 1973-1980. Full Text

Claverie, T, Chan, E, and Patek, SN. "Modularity and scaling in fast movements: power amplification in mantis shrimp." Evolution 65, no. 2 (February 2011): 443-461. 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-null. 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 (January 1, 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

Pages

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." Annual Meeting of the Society-for-Integrative-and-Comparative-Biology. Orlando, FL. January 4, 2006 - January 8, 2006.: OXFORD UNIV PRESS INC, December 1, 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.

Patek, SN, Korff, W, and Caldwell, R. "Springy saddles: A new model of energy storage in the mantis shrimps strike." Annual Meeting of the Society-for-Integrative-and-Comparative-Biology. New Orleans, LA. 2004.: SOC INTEGRATIVE COMPARATIVE BIOLOGY, December 1, 2003.

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