Sheila N. Patek, Ph.D.

Duke University, Durham, NC 
"Sheila Patek"
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Elizabeth L. Brainerd research assistant 1994-1995 U Mass Amherst (Biomechanics Tree)
Stephen Nowicki grad student 2001 Duke
 (Signal -producing morphology and the evolution of palinurid lobster acoustic communication.)


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Lauren Shipp research assistant 2005-2006 UC Berkeley
David G. Matthews research assistant 2011-2013 U Mass Amherst (Biomechanics Tree)
Jacob S. Harrison grad student 2016- Duke (Biomechanics Tree)
Michael V Rosario grad student 2010-2015 Duke
Michael V Rosario grad student 2013-2015 Duke
Sarah J. Longo post-doc 2017- Duke (Biomechanics Tree)
Philip S. Anderson post-doc 2013-2015 Duke (Biomechanics Tree)
Martha M. Muñoz post-doc 2015-2017 Duke (Evolution Tree)
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Anderson PS, Smith DC, Patek SN. (2016) Competing influences on morphological modularity in biomechanical systems: a case study in mantis shrimp. Evolution & Development. 18: 171-81
Green PA, Patek SN. (2015) Contests with deadly weapons: telson sparring in mantis shrimp (Stomatopoda). Biology Letters. 11: 20150558
Rosario MV, Patek SN. (2015) Multilevel analysis of elastic morphology: The mantis shrimp's spring. Journal of Morphology. 276: 1123-35
Anderson PS, Patek SN. (2015) Mechanical sensitivity reveals evolutionary dynamics of mechanical systems. Proceedings. Biological Sciences / the Royal Society. 282: 20143088
Podos J, Patek SN. (2015) Acoustic Signal Evolution: Biomechanics, Size, and Performance Animal Signaling and Function: An Integrative Approach. 175-203
Patek SN. (2015) The most powerful movements in biology American Scientist. 103: 330-337
Patek SN. (2014) Materials science. Biomimetics and evolution. Science (New York, N.Y.). 345: 1448-9
Anderson PS, Claverie T, Patek SN. (2014) Levers and linkages: mechanical trade-offs in a power-amplified system. Evolution; International Journal of Organic Evolution. 68: 1919-33
Cox SM, Schmidt D, Modarres-Sadeghi Y, et al. (2014) A physical model of the extreme mantis shrimp strike: kinematics and cavitation of Ninjabot. Bioinspiration & Biomimetics. 9: 016014
Blanco MM, Patek SN. (2014) Muscle trade-offs in a power-amplified prey capture system. Evolution; International Journal of Organic Evolution. 68: 1399-414
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