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Dr. Martha Cook

Associate Professor of Botany
  • CURRENT COURSES
  • BSC 305.Sec 001 Biological Evolution
  • BSC 499.Sec 012 Independent Research For The Masters Thesis
  • BSC 290.Sec 011 Research In Biological Sciences
  • TEACHING INTERESTS
  • Courses I teach: BSC 196 Biological Diversity, BSC 304 Senior Seminar, BSC 330 Phycology, BSC 418 Biological Microscopy, BSC 420.28 Seminar in Evolution and Systematics.
  • RESEARCH INTERESTS
  • I'm interested in the evolution of plants and algae. In my lab we study the structure and development of these organisms at the cellular level, using various types of microscopy.
  • Ph D Botany - 1996
  • The University of Wisconsin–Madison
  • Madison, WI
  • MA English - 1986
  • The Ohio State University
  • Columbus, OH
  • BA Mathematics - 1980
  • The University of the South
  • Sewanee, TN,
  • SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
  • Cook, M., Graham, L. E. 2016. Chlorokybophyceae, Klebsormidiophyceae, Coleochaetophyceae. In John M. Archibald, A.G.B. Simpson, C.H. Slamovits (Ed.), Handbook of The Protists (2nd ed.). New York, NY: Springer.
  • Cook, M.E. and Graham, L.E. 2016. Haptophytes. Chapter 10 in Graham, L. E., Graham, J. M., Wilcox, L. W., Cook, M. E. Algae, (3rd ed.) Madison, WI: LJLM Press.
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  • FUNDED GRANTS