Detailed Information for William Cook

Dr. William B. Cook 
Biology
 » Chair
Office Location
Bolin Hall 218D
Office Hours

MWF 9:00-9:50

MWF 11:00-11:50

TR 9:30-10:50

F 2:00-2:50

or whenever you find me in my office.

 
Phone
Voice: (940) 397-4192
Fax: (940) 397-4831
 
 

Biology
 » Professor
Office Location
Bolin Hall 218D
Office Hours

MWF 9:00-9:50

MWF 11:00-11:50

TR 9:30-10:50

F 2:00-2:50

or whenever you find me in my office.

 
Phone
Voice: (940) 397-4192
Fax: (940) 397-4831
 
 

Contact Information

william.cook@mwsu.edu

My Websites

http://faculty.mwsu.edu/biology/william.cook

Interests

Developmental Genetics of the Green Plant Chloroplast.  Isolation of transposon-tagged nuclear loci required for normal assembly and function of the photosynthetic electron transport apparatus


Course Information

  Semester Course #    Section Course Name Location Days / Times
Details Fall 2014 5333  101  Molecular Biology    Bolin Hall 209
Details Fall 2014 5331  101  Molecular Biology Laboratory    Bolin Hall 329
Details Fall 2014 4233  101  Molecular Biology    Bolin Hall 209
Details Fall 2014 4231  101  Molecular Biology Laboratory    Bolin Hall 329
Details Spring 2014 3534  201  Systematic Botany    Bolin Hall 209/214

MW 8:00-8:50 A.M. (Lecture)

R 1:00-4:50 P.M. (Lab 21A), or

F 1:00-4:50 P.M. (Lab 21B)

Details Spring 2014 3054  21A  Principles of Biology I Laboratory    Bolin Hall 205

This lab section meets Monday afternoon at 1:00-3:50 PM.

Details Fall 2013 3054  101  Principles of Biology I    Bolin Hall 100

TR 11:00-12:20

Details Spring 2013 3534  201  Systematic Botany    Bolin Hall 209/214

MW 8:00-8:50 A.M. (Lecture)

R 1:00-4:50 P.M. (Lab)

Details Spring 2013 1544  202  General Botany    Bolin Hall 127/214

TR 8:00-9:20

Details Fall 2012 5333  101  Molecular Biology    Bolin Hall 209
Details Fall 2012 5331  101  Molecular Biology Laboratory    Bolin Hall 329
Details Fall 2012 4233  101  Molecular Biology    Bolin Hall 209
Details Fall 2012 4233  101  Molecular Biology    Bolin Hall 209
Details Fall 2012 4231  101  Molecular Biology Laboratory    Bolin Hall 329
Details Fall 2012 3104  101  Fundamental Genetics    Bolin Hall 209
Details Spring 2012 3534  201  Systematic Botany    Bolin Hall 209

MW 9:00-9:50 A.M. (Lecture)

R 1:00-4:50 P.M. (Lab)

Details Spring 2012 1544  202  General Botany    Bolin Hall 209

TR 9:30-10:50

Details Fall 2011 3054  101  Principles of Biology I    Bolin Hall 100

TR 11:00-12:20

Details Fall 2011 1544  102  General Botany    Bolin Hall 209

TR 8:00-9:20

Details Fall 2011 1544  101  General Botany    Bolin Hall 127

MWF 10:00-10:50

Details Summer I 2011 3534  301  Systematic Botany    Bolin Hall 209/214/207

Lecture: MTWR 10:10-11:30 A.M.

Lab: TR 1:00-5:00 P.M. [BO 214]; W [BO 207]

Details Spring 2011 3534  201  Systematic Botany    Bolin Hall 209

MW 8:00-8:50 A.M.

R 1:00-4:50 P.M.

Details Spring 2011 1544  202  General Botany    Bolin Hall 209

TR 8:00-9:20

Details Fall 2010 5333  101  Molecular Biology    Bolin Hall 209

MWF 10:00-10:50

Details Fall 2010 5331  101  Molecular Biology Laboratory, Graduate    Bolin Hall 329

Thursday 2:00-4:50

Details Fall 2010 4233  101  Molecular Biology    Bolin Hall 209

MWF 10:00-10:50

Details Fall 2010 4231  101  Molecular Biology Laboratory    Bolin Hall 329

Thursday 2:00-4:50

Details Fall 2010 3104  101  Fundamental Genetics    Bolin Hall 209

MWF 8:00-8:50




Education Background

Institution Degree    Graduation Date
University of Missouri-Columbia Ph.D., Biological Sciences Dec 15 1988 12:00AM 
University of Washington B.S., cum laude, Forest Resources May 15 1977 12:00AM 
Central Washington University M.S., Biology May 15 1984 12:00AM 



Employment Background

Institution Position Start Date / End Date
 Central Washington University  Graduate Staff Assistant, Biology Department  1981-09-01  1983-07-31
 Northcentral Washington Fieldman's Apple Maturity Program  Laboratory Director  1983-08-01  1985-07-31
 University of Missouri-Columbia  USDA National Needs Graduate Fellow  1985-08-01  1988-09-30
 University of Missouri-Columbia  Post-doctoral Research Associate  1988-10-01  1989-04-30
 University of Missouri-Columbia  National Science Foundation Post-doctoral Research Fellow in Plant Biology  1989-05-01  1991-08-01
 Midwestern State University  Assistant Professor, Department of Biology  1991-09-01  1999-08-31
 Midwestern State University  Associate Professor and Chair, Department of Biology  1999-09-01  2005-08-31
 Midwestern State University  Professor and Chair, Department of Biology  2005-09-01  



Research and Publications

Cook, WB. 2003. Plant Names: Common to Scientific and Plant Names: Scientific to Common.  In: Ness, B, editor.  Magill's Encyclopedia of Science: Plants Life, Volume 4.  Pasadena: Salem. p 1115-1198

Zhang D, WB Cook, NV Horner. 2004. ITS rDNA variation of two Black Widow species, Latrodectus mactans and Latrodectus hesperus (Araneae: Theridiidae ))).  Journal of Arachnology 32(2):349-352.

Wise RR and WB Cook. 1998. Development of Ultrastructural Damage to Cholorplasts in a Plastoquinone-Deficient Mutant of Maize.  Environmental and Experimental Biology.  40:221-228.

Cook WB and JC Walker. 1992. Identification of a Mazie Nucleic Acid-Binding Protein (NBP) Belonging to a Family of Nuclear-Encoded Chloroplast Proteins.  Nucleic Acids Research 20:359-364.

Cook WB and D Miles. 1992. Nuclear Mutations Affecting Plastoquinone Accumulation in Maize.  Photosynthesis Research 31:99-111.

Cook WB and D Miles. 1990. Anomalous Electron Transport in a Photosystem I Deficient Maize Mutant.  Photosynthesis Research 24:81-88.

Cook WB and D Miles. 1988. Transposon Mutagenesis of Nuclear Photosynthetic Genes in Zea mays.  Photosynthesis Research 18:33-59.

Bowen CJ, NV Horner, WB Cook. 2004. Pitfall trap survey of Gnaphosid spiders from Wichita County of North-Central Texas (Araneae: Gnaphosidae) Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society 77(3):181-192.

Moore TA and WB Cook. 1998. Two populations of Solanum elaeagnifolium Cav. F. albiflorum Cockll. (Solanaceae) are Blocked at Distinct Sites in the Anthocyanin Biosynthetic Pathway.  Texas Journal of Science 50(4):305-314.

Spradling K, FB Stangl and WB Cook. 2004. Evidence for Multiple Paternity in the Red Bat (Laisiurus borealis) as Indicated by DNA Fingerprinting.  Occasional Papers of the Texas Tech University No. 224.