Zen Faulkes

Associate Professor

The University of Texas-Pan American

City
Edinburg, Texas, United States
Discipline
Biological Sciences
Interests
Brains, behaviour, evolution, crustaceans
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A Canadian in Texas.
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Publications

  • 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)