Zen Faulkes B.Sc., Ph.D.

Associate Professor

The University of Texas-Pan American

Location
Edinburg, Texas, United States
Discipline
Biological Sciences
Interests
Brains, behaviour, evolution, crustaceans
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About

A Canadian in Texas.
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Publications

To Crowdfund Research, Scientists Must Build an Audience for Their Work

Byrnes J, Ranganathan J, Walker B, Faulkes Z

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A bomb set to drop: parthenogenetic Marmorkrebs for sale in Ireland, a European location without non-indigenous crayfish

Faulkes Z

Management of Biological Invasions (2015)

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Can crayfish take the heat? Procambarus clarkii show nociceptive behaviour to high temperature stimuli, but not low temperature or chemical stimuli

Puri S, Faulkes Z

Biology Open (2015)

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How much is that crayfish in the window? Online monitoring of Marmorkrebs, Procambarus fallax f. virginalis (Hagen, 1870) in the North American pet trade

Faulkes Z

Freshwater Crayfish (2013)

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Abundance and size of sand crabs, Lepidopa benedicti (Decapoda: Albuneidae), in South Texas

Murph J, Faulkes Z

The Southwestern Naturalist (2013)

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Parasitic manipulation of host phenotype, or how to make a zombie - an introduction to the symposium

Weinersmith K, Faulkes Z

Integrative and Comparative Biology (2014)

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Nematodes infect, but do not manipulate digging by, sand crabs, Lepidopa benedicti

Joseph M, Faulkes Z

Integrative and Cmparative Biology (2014)

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Position of larval tapeworms, Polypocephalus sp., in the ganglia of shrimp, Litopenaeus setiferus

Carreon N, Faulkes Z

Integrative and Comparative Biology (2014)

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A new southern record for a sand crab, Lepidopa websteri Benedict, 1903 (Decapoda, Albuneidae)

Faulkes Z

Crustaceana (2014)

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The Vacuum Shouts Back: Postpublication Peer Review on Social Media

Faulkes Z

Neuron (2014)

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Escaping while defenseless or blind: Effects of sensory input on tailflipping in the crayfish Procambarus clarkii (Girard, 1852)

Espinoza S, Faulkes Z

Freshwater Crayfish (2011)

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Synergies between disparate motor systems: loci for behavioral evolution

Paul D, Faulkes Z, Antonsen B

Crustacean Experimental Systems in Neurobiology (2002)

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Effects of removal of muscle receptor organ input on the temporal structure of non-giant swimming cycles in the crayfish, Cherax destructor

Faulkes Z, Macmillan D

Marine and Freshwater Behaviour and Physiology (2002)

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Ascidians of South Padre Island, Texas, with a key to species

Lambert G, Faulkes Z, Lambert C, Scofield V

The Texas Journal of Science (2005)

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Digging mechanisms and substrate preferences of shovel nosed lobsters, Ibacus peronii (Decapoda: Scyllaridae)

Faulkes Z

Journal of Crustacean Biology (2006)

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The locomotor toolbox of spanner crabs, Ranina ranina (brachyura, Raninidae)

Faulkes Z

Crustaceana (2006)

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How Marmorkrebs can make the world a better place

Faulkes Z

The Open Laboratory: The Best In Science Writing On Blogs 2008 (2009)

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Polypocephalus sp. infects the nervous system and increases activity of commercially harvested white shrimp (Litopenaeus setiferus)

Carreon N, Faulkes Z, Fredensborg B

Journal of Parasitology (2011)

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The decade the clones came

Faulkes Z

The Open Laboratory: The Best of Science Writing on the Web 2010 (2011)

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Can brain imaging replace interrogation and torture?

Faulkes Z

Global Virtue Ethics Review (2011)

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Can the parthenogenetic marbled crayfish Marmorkrebs compete with other crayfish species in fights?

Jimenez S, Faulkes Z

Journal of Ethology (2010)

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Color Polymorphism of Sand Crabs, Lepidopa benedicti (Decapoda: Anomura: Albuneidae)

Nasir U, Faulkes Z

Journal of Crustacean Biology (2011)

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The spread of the parthenogenetic marbled crayfish, Marmorkrebs (Procambarus sp.), in the North American pet trade

Faulkes Z

Aquatic Invasions (2010)

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Forecasting the distribution of Marmorkrebs, a parthenogenetic crayfish with high invasive potential , in Madagascar , Europe , and North America

Feria T, Faulkes Z

Aquatic Invasions (2011)

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Muscle receptor organs do not mediate load compensation during body roll and defense response extensions in the crayfish Cherax destructor.

Patullo B, Faulkes Z, Macmillan D

The Journal of Experimental Zoology (2001)

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A map of distal leg motor neurons in the thoracic ganglia of four decapod crustacean species.

Faulkes Z, Paul D

Brain behavior and evolution (1997)

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Taking a cue from the silver screen.

Faulkes Z

Science (2010)

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Texture preferences of ascidian tadpole larvae during settlement

Flores A, Faulkes Z

Marine and Freshwater Behaviour and Physiology (2008)

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Mechanisms of frequency-specific responses of omega neuron 1 in crickets (Teleogryllus oceanicus): a polysynaptic pathway for song?

Faulkes Z, Pollack G

Journal of Experimental Biology (2001)

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I want to be Carl Sagan, but can’t

Faulkes Z

The Open Laboratory: The Best in Science Writing On Blogs 2009 (2009)

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Effects of inhibitory timing on contrast enhancement in auditory circuits in crickets (Teleogryllus oceanicus).

Faulkes Z, Pollack G

Journal of Neurophysiology (2000)

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Representation of behaviorally relevant sound frequencies by auditory reseptors in the cricket Teleogryllus oceanicus

Pollack G, Faulkes Z

Journal of Experimental Biology (1998)

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Mechanisms of behavioral switching.

Faulkes Z

Journal Of Comparative Physiology A Neuroethology Sensory Neural And Behavioral Physiology (2005)

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Loss of escape-related giant neurons in a spiny lobster, Panulirus argus.

Espinoza S, Breen L, Varghese N, Faulkes Z

The Biological Bulletin (2006)

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Do Decapod Crustaceans Have Nociceptors for Extreme pH?

Puri S, Faulkes Z

PLoS ONE (2010)

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Establishment and care of a laboratory colony of parthenogenetic Marbled Crayfish, Marmorkrebs

Jimenez S, Faulkes Z

Invertebrate Rearing (2010)

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Loss of escape responses and giant neurons in the tailflipping circuits of slipper lobsters, Ibacus spp. (Decapoda, Palinura, Scyllaridae).

Faulkes Z

Arthropod structure & development (2004)

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Digging in sand crabs: coordination of joints in individual legs.

Faulkes Z, Paul D

The Journal of experimental biology (1998)

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Coordination between the legs and tail during digging and swimming in sand crabs

Faulkes Z, Paul D

Journal of Comparative Physiology A: Sensory, Neural, and Behavioral Physiology (1997)

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Digging in sand crabs (Decapoda, Anomura, Hippoidea): interleg coordination

Faulkes Z, Paul D

The Journal of experimental biology (1997)

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Professional experience

Associate Professor

The University of Texas-Pan American

September 2008 - Present

Education history

University of Victoria

Ph.D.

September 1989 - May 1996 (6 years 8 months)

University of Lethbridge

Bachelor of Arts and Science (B.Sc.)

September 1984 - May 1989 (4 years 8 months)