Sheila N Patek

Associate Professor in the Department of Biology

014 Bio Sci Bldg, Durham, NC 27708
Campus Box: 
Box 90338, Durham, NC 27708-0338
(919) 613-8306


  • Ph.D., Duke University 2001

Patek, SN. "Squeaking with a sliding joint: Mechanics and motor control of sound production in palinurid lobsters." Journal of Experimental Biology 205, no. 16 (2002): 2375-2385.

Patek, SN. "Spiny lobsters stick and slip to make sound." Nature 411, no. 6834 (May 2001): 153-154. Full Text

Colson, DJ, Patek, SN, Brainerd, EL, and Lewis, SM. "Sound production during feeding in Hippocampus seahorses (Syngnathidae)." ENVIRONMENTAL BIOLOGY OF FISHES 51, no. 2 (February 1998): 221-229. Full Text