Meet Adam Cook, Student Researcher

Adam Cook – Student Researcher

  • BS, Environmental Plant Biology, Ohio University (expected 2016)

Adam is from Washington Court House, Ohio and is currently a junior at Ohio University working towards a Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental and Plant Biology with a minor in Chemistry. Adam joined the Wyatt Lab in Feburary of 2014. His research includes the characterization and cloning of the Arabidopsis mutant gps2, and the microarray analysis of genes found to be differentially expressed during cold gravistimulation.

A typical day in the lab for Adam may include planting or tending to Arabidopsis insertion lines, DNA and RNA extraction, running PCR and gel electrophoresis, or reading relevant literature in scientific journals. Outside of the lab he enjoys spending time in his garden, grabbing a coffee at Whit’s or Donkey uptown, and hiking trails at Stroud’s Run and The Ridges.