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

Patek, S. N., J. E. Baio, B. L. Fisher, and A. V. Suarez. “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): 12787–92. https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.0604290103. Full Text

Patek, S. N., and R. L. Caldwell. “The stomatopod rumble: Low frequency sound production in Hemisquilla californiensis.” Marine and Freshwater Behaviour and Physiology 39, no. 2 (June 1, 2006): 99–111. https://doi.org/10.1080/10236240600563289. Full Text

Patek, S. N., and R. L. Caldwell. “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): 3655–64. https://doi.org/10.1242/jeb.01831. Full Text

Pringle, Anne, Sheila N. Patek, Mark Fischer, Jessica Stolze, and Nicholas P. Money. “The captured launch of a ballistospore..” Mycologia 97, no. 4 (July 2005): 866–71. https://doi.org/10.1080/15572536.2006.11832777. Full Text

McHenry, Matthew J., and Sheila N. Patek. “The evolution of larval morphology and swimming performance in ascidians..” Evolution; International Journal of Organic Evolution 58, no. 6 (June 2004): 1209–24. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.0014-3820.2004.tb01701.x. Full Text

Patek, S. N., W. L. Korff, and R. L. Caldwell. “Biomechanics: deadly strike mechanism of a mantis shrimp..” Nature 428, no. 6985 (April 2004): 819–20. https://doi.org/10.1038/428819a. Full Text

Patek, S. N., and T. H. Oakley. “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. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.0014-3820.2003.tb00387.x. Full Text

Goldman, J. A., and S. N. Patek. “Two sniffing strategies in palinurid lobsters.” Journal of Experimental Biology 205, no. 24 (December 1, 2002): 3891–3902.

Goldman, J. A., and S. N. Patek. “Two sniffing strategies in palinurid lobsters..” The Journal of Experimental Biology 205, no. Pt 24 (December 2002): 3891–3902.

Patek, Sheila N. “Squeaking with a sliding joint: mechanics and motor control of sound production in palinurid lobsters..” J Exp Biol 205, no. Pt 16 (August 2002): 2375–85.

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