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

Staaterman, Erica R., Thomas Claverie, and Sheila N. Patek. “Antipredator startle signal of the California spiny lobster (Panulirus interruptus).” Integrative and Comparative Biology 49 (February 1, 2009): E162–E162.

Claverie, Thomas, and Sheila N. Patek. “Force transmission versus speed amplification in a four bar linkage mechanism: counterintuitive results in the mantis shrimps strike.” Integrative and Comparative Biology 49 (February 1, 2009): E33–E33.

Blanco, Mendoza M. A., and S. N. Patek. “Muscle mechanics in mantis shrimp.” Integrative and Comparative Biology 49 (February 1, 2009): E272–E272.

Patek, S. N., L. E. Shipp, and E. Staaterman. “Anti-predator acoustics in the marine environment: sound production in the California spiny lobster (Panulirus interruptus).” The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 125, no. 5 (2009): 3434–43.

Spagna, Joseph C., Antonis I. Vakis, Chris A. Schmidt, Sheila N. Patek, Xudong Zhang, Neil D. Tsutsui, and Andrew V. Suarez. “Phylogeny, scaling, and the generation of extreme forces in trap-jaw ants..” The Journal of Experimental Biology 211, no. Pt 14 (July 2008): 2358–68. https://doi.org/10.1242/jeb.015263. Full Text

Patek, S. N., B. N. Nowroozi, J. E. Baio, R. L. Caldwell, and A. P. Summers. “Linkage mechanics and power amplification of the mantis shrimp's strike..” The Journal of Experimental Biology 210, no. Pt 20 (October 2007): 3677–88. https://doi.org/10.1242/jeb.006486. Full Text

Patek, S. N., and J. E. Baio. “The acoustic mechanics of stick slip friction in the California spiny lobster (Panulirus interruptus)..” The Journal of Experimental Biology 210, no. Pt 20 (October 2007): 3538–46. https://doi.org/10.1242/jeb.009084. Full Text

Spagna, J. C., S. N. Patek, A. I. Vakis, and A. V. Suarez. “Extreme forces and jaw size variation in trap-jaw ants.” Integrative and Comparative Biology 46 (December 1, 2006): E134–E134.

Baio, J. E., S. Serafin, and S. N. Patek. “Acoustic mechanics of stick and slip friction in California spiny lobsters (Panulirus interruptus).” Integrative and Comparative Biology 46 (December 1, 2006): E167–E167.

Shipp, L. E., and S. N. Patek. “Two sides to sound production: behavior and pulse patterns in spiny lobsters.” Integrative and Comparative Biology 46 (December 1, 2006): E250–E250.

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