Sheila N Patek

Professor 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

Stillman, Jonathon H., Mark Denny, Dianna K. Padilla, Marvalee H. Wake, Sheila Patek, and Brian Tsukimura. “Grand opportunities: strategies for addressing grand challenges in organismal animal biology..” Integrative and Comparative Biology 51, no. 1 (July 2011): 7–13. https://doi.org/10.1093/icb/icr052. Full Text

Patek, S. N., D. M. Dudek, and M. V. Rosario. “From bouncy legs to poisoned arrows: elastic movements in invertebrates..” The Journal of Experimental Biology 214, no. Pt 12 (June 2011): 1973–80. https://doi.org/10.1242/jeb.038596. Full Text

Claverie, Thomas, Elliot Chan, and Sheila N. Patek. “Modularity and scaling in fast movements: power amplification in mantis shrimp..” Evolution; International Journal of Organic Evolution 65, no. 2 (February 2011): 443–61. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1558-5646.2010.01133.x. Full Text

Patek, S. N., B. N. Nowroozi, J. E. Baio, R. L. Caldwell, and A. P. Summers. “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). https://doi.org/10.1242/jeb.052274. Full Text

Taylor, J. R. A., and S. N. Patek. “Ritualized fighting and biological armor: the impact mechanics of the mantis shrimp's telson..” The Journal of Experimental Biology 213, no. Pt 20 (October 2010): 3496–3504. https://doi.org/10.1242/jeb.047233. Full Text

Staaterman, E. R., T. Claverie, and S. N. Patek. “Disentangling defense: The function of spiny lobster sounds.” Behaviour 147, no. 2 (January 1, 2010): 235–58. https://doi.org/10.1163/000579509X12523919243428. Full Text

Zack, T. I., T. Claverie, and S. N. Patek. “Elastic energy storage in the mantis shrimp's fast predatory strike..” The Journal of Experimental Biology 212, no. Pt 24 (December 2009): 4002–9. https://doi.org/10.1242/jeb.034801. Full Text

Patek, S. N., L. E. Shipp, and E. R. Staaterman. “The acoustics and acoustic behavior of the California spiny lobster (Panulirus interruptus)..” The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 125, no. 5 (May 2009): 3434–43. https://doi.org/10.1121/1.3097760. Full Text

Zack, T., T. Claverie, and S. N. Patek. “Elastic energy storage and the mantis shrimps powerful predatory strike.” Integrative and Comparative Biology 49 (February 1, 2009): E330–E330.

Spagna, J. C., S. N. Patek, and A. Suarez. “Polymorphic trap-jaws: intra- and interspecific scaling of jaw forces in trap-jaw ants.” Integrative and Comparative Biology 49 (February 1, 2009): E160–E160.

Pages

Money, N. P., A. Pringle, S. N. Patek, M. Fischer, and J. Stolze. “Rapid discharge of mushroom spores.” In Integrative and Comparative Biology, 45:1046–1046. OXFORD UNIV PRESS INC, 2005.

Van Trump, W. J., S. N. Patek, and M. A. R. Koehl. “The California spiny lobsters runny nose.” In Integrative and Comparative Biology, 45:1205–1205. OXFORD UNIV PRESS INC, 2005.

Jacinto, R. D., L. Nagle, S. N. Patek, and A. P. Summers. “Keeping an open mind: Investigating poacher skeletal morphology.” In Integrative and Comparative Biology, 45:1019–1019. OXFORD UNIV PRESS INC, 2005.

Patek, S. N., J. Bajo, and A. Summers. “Springs, linkages and latches: A mechanical model of the mantis shrimps raptorial appendage.” In Integrative and Comparative Biology, 45:1055–1055. OXFORD UNIV PRESS INC, 2005.

Patek, S. N., and R. L. Caldwell. “Snail smashing forces of the peacock mantis shrimp.” In Integrative and Comparative Biology, 44:618–618. OXFORD UNIV PRESS INC, 2004.

Patek, S. N., W. Korff, and R. Caldwell. “Springy saddles: A new model of energy storage in the mantis shrimps strike.” In Integrative and Comparative Biology, 43:981–981. SOC INTEGRATIVE COMPARATIVE BIOLOGY, 2003.

Patek, S. N., and J. A. Goldman. “More than one way to sniff: a comparative analysis of palinurid lobster antennules..” In Integrative and Comparative Biology, 42:1292–1292. SOC INTEGRATIVE COMPARATIVE BIOLOGY, 2002.

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