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    Joseph A. Cook


     

    Joseph Anthony Cook, Ph.D.

    Professor of Biology & Curator of Mammals

     

    Museum of Southwestern Biology
    Department of Biology
    MSC03 2020
    University of New Mexico
    Albuquerque, NM   87131-0001 USA
    Office: +1-505-277-1358
    Fax: +1-505-277-0304
    email: cookjose@unm.edu

     

     


     


    RESEARCH INTERESTS
    EDUCATION
    PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
    GRANTS AND FUNDING
    PUBLICATIONS
    ADVISING

    TEACHING
    FIELD AND FOREIGN EXPERIENCES
    CURRENT PROJECTS

     


     


    RESEARCH INTERESTS

    Biotic Conservation, Historical Biogeography, Molecular & Morphological Evolution,
    Systematics, Speciation, Natural History of Subterranean Mammals

    Cook Molecular Lab

     


     


    EDUCATION

    University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, Ph.D. Biology, 1990
    Dissertation title: Rapid chromosomal evolution and the systematics of the Bolivian tuco-tucos (Rodentia: Ctenomyidae).

    University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, M.S. Biology, 1982.
    Thesis title: The mammals of the Animas Mountains, Hidalgo County, New Mexico

    Western New Mexico University, Silver City, B.S. Zoology 1980.

     


     


    PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

    2011- present

    • Director, Museum of Southwestern Biology, University of New Mexico

    2003- present

    • Curator of Mammals, Museum of Southwestern Biology, University of New Mexico

    2000-2003

    • Chair and Professor of Biology, Idaho State University

    1999-2001

    • Associate Editor, Journal of Mammalogy

    2000-2001

    • Professor of Biology, University of Alaska

    1998-2000

    • Chief Curator, University of Alaska Museum

    1995-2000

    • Associate Professor of Biology, University of Alaska
    • Curator of Mammals and Alaska Frozen Tissue Collection, UA Museum
    • Faculty Affiliate, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Program
    • Research Associate, Institute of Arctic Biology

    1993-present

    • World Conservation Union (IUCN), Member of the Species Survival Commission,

    • Alaska Representative, Rodent Specialist Group

    1997

    • Faculty Affiliate, Universidad Gabriel Rene Moreno-Santa Cruz, Bolivia

    1993-1995

    • Faculty Affiliate, Universidad de la Republica, Facultad de Ciencias, Montevideo, Uruguay

    1993

    • J. William Fulbright Fellowship (Uruguay)

    1990-1995

    • Assistant Professor of Biology and Curator of Mammals, University of Alaska

    1990-present

    • Research Associate, Museum of Southwestern Biology, University of New Mexico

     


     


    GRANTS AND FUNDING

    Various sources of support have kept our operation running including the National Science Foundation, USDA Forest Service, US Fish and Wildlife Service, Coastal Marine Institute, and the Hayward Fund for Mammalogy.

     


     


    PUBLICATIONS (1991-present)

     

    Hope, A.G., N. Panter, J. A. Cook, S. L. Talbot, and D. Nagorsen. 2014. Multi-locus phylogeography and systematic revision of North American water shrews (genus: Sorex). Journal of Mammalogy, in press.

    Cook, J. A. 2013. A Splendid Southern Synthesis. Bioscience 63:304-305.

    Cook, J. A., C. Brochmann, S. L. Talbot, V. Fedorov, E. B. Taylor, R. Väinölä, E.P. Hoberg, M. Kholodova, K. P. Magnusson. 2013. Genetic Perspectives on Arctic Biodiversity. Pp. 459-483 In Arctic Biodiversity Assessment. Status and trends in Arctic biodiversity. Meltofte, H. (ed.) Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna, Akureyri.

    Cook, J. A. and S. O. MacDonald. 2013. Island life: Coming to grips with the insular nature of North Pacific Coastal Forests. Pp. 19-42, In Conservation of North Pacific Coastal Forests, Orians, G. H., and J. W. Schoen, eds. Univ. Washington Press, Seattle.

    Deardorff, E.R., R. A. Nofchissey, J. A. Cook, A. G. Hope, A. Tsvetkova, S. L. Talbot, G. D. Ebel. 2013. Serological Evidence of Powassan Virus in Mammals from Russia, Alaska and New Mexico, 2004-2007. Emerging and Infectious Diseases. 19:2012-2016.

    Greiman, S. E., V. V. Tkach, and J. A. Cook. 2013. Description and molecular differentiation of a new Staphylocystoides (Cyclophyllidea: Hymenolepididae) from the dusky shrew Sorex monticolus in Southeast Alaska. Journal of Parasitology 99: 1045-1049.

    Ho, S-H. and J. A. Cook. 2013. Co-Evolving Pedagogies. ARID: A Journal of Desert Art, Design and Ecology. Vol. 2 published online (http://aridjournal.com/co-evolving-pedagogies-szu-han-ho-and-joseph-a-cook/)

    Hoberg, E. P., S. J. Kutz, J. A. Cook. K. Galaktionov, V. Haukisalmi, H. Henttonen, and S. Laaksonen. 2013. Parasites in Terrestrial, Freshwater, and Marine Environments. Pp. 420-449 In Arctic Biodiversity Assessment. Status and trends in Arctic biodiversity. Meltofte, H. (ed.) Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna, Akureyri.

    Hope, A. G., N. Takebayashi, K. E. Galbreath, S, L. Talbot, and J. A. Cook. 2013. Temporal dynamics of speciation among Amphi-Beringian small mammals. Journal of Biogeography 40: 415-429.

    Hope, A. G., E. C. Waltari, D. C. Payer, J. A. Cook, and S. L. Talbot. 2013. Future distribution of tundra refugia in Alaska. Nature Climate Change 3:931-938.

    Malaney, J. L., C. J. Conroy, L. A. Moffitt, H. D. Spoonhunter, J. L. Patton, and J. A. Cook. 2013. Phylogeography of the western jumping mouse (Zapus princeps) detects deep structure in the southwestern United States. Journal of Mammalogy, 94:1016-1029.

    Malaney, J. L. and J. A. Cook. 2013. Using biogeographic history to inform conservation: The case of Preble’s jumping mouse. Molecular Ecology 22:6000-6017.

    Meltofte, H., T. Barry, D. Berteaux, H. Bultmann, J. S. Christiansen, J. A. Cook, A. Dahlberg, F. J.A. Daniëls, D. Ehrich, J. Fjeldså, F. Fridriksson, B. Ganter, A. J. Gaston, L. J. Gillespie, L. Grenoble, E. P. Hoberg, I. D. Hodkinson, H. P. Huntington, R. A. Ims, A. B. Josefson, S. J. Kutz, S. L. Kuzmin, K. L. Laidre, D. R. Lassuy, P. N. Lewis, C. Lovejoy, C. Michel, V. Mokievsky, T. Mustonen, D. C. Payer, M. Poulin, D. G. Reid, J. D. Reist, D. F. Tessler and F. J. Wrona. 2013. Synthesis: implications for conservation. Pp. 22-65 In Arctic Biodiversity Assessment. Status and trends in Arctic biodiversity. Meltofte, H. (ed.) Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna, Akureyri.

     

    Barker, B. S., J. Rodríguez-Robles, V. S. Aran, A. Montoya, R. B. Waide, and J. A. Cook. 2012. Sea level, topography, and island diversity: phylogeography of the Puerto Rican Red-eyed Coquí, Eleutherodactylus antillensis. Molecular Ecology 21:6033-6052.

    Dawson, N. G. and J. A. Cook. 2012. Behind the genes: Diversification of North American marten (Martes americana and Martes caurina). Pp. 23-38 In Biology and Conservation of Marten, Sables and Fisher. A New Synthesis. In Aubry, K., W. J. Zielinski, M. G. Raphael, G. Proulx, and S. W. Buskirk, eds.

    Dunnum, J. L., and J. A. Cook. 2012. Gerrit Smith Miller: His influence on the enduring legacy of natural history collections. Mammalia, 76:365-373.

    Galbreath, K. E., J. A. Cook, and E. P. Hoberg. 2012. Climate’s role in polar bear past. Science 336:1230.

    Haas, G. E., J. Kucera, S. O. MacDonald and J. A. Cook. 2012. First flea (Siphonaptera) records for Kanuti National Wildlife Refuge and review of historical records from nearby villages, Central Alaska. Journal of the Entomological Society of British Columbia. 109:6-11.

    Hoberg, E. P., K. E. Galbreath, J. A. Cook, S. J. Kutz, and L. Polley. 2012. Northern Host–Parasite Assemblages: History and Biogeography on the Borderlands of Episodic Climate and Environmental Transition. Advances in Parasitology, 79:1-97.

    Hoberg, E., A.V.A. Koehler, and J. A. Cook. 2012. Complex host-parasite systems in Martes: Implications for conservation biology of endemic faunas. Accepted. In Biology and Conservation of Marten, Sables and Fisher. A New Synthesis. Pp. 39-57. In Aubry, K., W. J. Zielinski, M. G. Raphael, G. Proulx, and S. W. Buskirk, eds.

    Hope, A.G., K. A. Speer, J. R. Demboski, S. L. Talbot, and J. A. Cook. 2012. A climate for speciation: rapid spatial diversification among the Sorex cinereus complex of shrews. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 64:671-684.

    Malaney, J.L., J. K. Frey, J. A. Cook. 2012. The biogeographic legacy of an imperilled taxon provides a foundation for assessing lineage diversification, demography and conservation genetics. Diversity and Distributions 18:689-703.

    Sonsthagen, S., G. Sage, M. Fowler, A. Hope, J. A. Cook, S. L. Talbot. 2012. Development and characterization of 21 polymorphic microsatellite markers for the barren-ground shrew, Sorex ugyunak (Mammalia: Sorcidae), through next-generation sequencing, and cross-species amplification in the masked shrew, S. cinereus. Conservation Genetics Resources. Published online: 10 October 2012. DOI 10.1007/s12686-012-9792-5.

     

    Barker, B. R., R. Waide, and J. A. Cook. 2011. Deep intra-island divergence of a montane forest endemic: phylogeography of the Puerto Rican frog Eleutherodactylus portoricensis (Anura: Eleutherodactylidae). Journal of Biogeography 38:2311-2325.

    Torres-Perez, F., B. Hjelle, E. C. Holmes, and J.A. Cook. 2011. Spatial but not Temporal Co-divergence of a Virus and its Mammalian Host. Molecular Ecology 20:4109-4122.

    Weckworth, B.V., N. G. Dawson, S. L. Talbot, M. J. Flamme, J. A. Cook. 2011. Going coastal: Shared evolutionary history between coastal British Columbia and Southeast Alaska wolves (Canis lupus). PLoS One 6:e19582

    Galbreath, K. E., J. A. Cook, A. A. Eddingsaas, E. G. DeChaine. 2011. Multi-locus tests of paleodistributional models reveal different facets of the complex demographic history of arctic ground squirrels in Beringia. Evolution 65:1879-1896.

    Hope, A.G., E. Waltari, V. B. Fedorov, A. V. Goropashnaya, S. L. Talbot, and J. A. Cook. 2011. Persistence and diversification of the Holarctic shrew, Sorex tundrensis (Family Soricidae), in response to climate change. Molecular Ecology 20:4346-4370.

    Kang, H. J., S. N. Bennett, A. G. Hope, J. A. Cook, R. Yanagihara. 2011. Shared Ancestry Between a Newfound Mole-Borne Hantavirus and Hantaviruses Harbored by Cricetid Rodents. Journal of Virology 85:7496-7503.

    Torres-Pérez, F., M. Acuna-Retamar, J. A. Cook , A. Bacigalupo, A. García, P. E. Cattan. 2010. Statistical phylogeography of Chagas disease vector *Triatoma infestans*: testing biogeographic hypotheses of dispersal. Infection, Genetics and Evolution. 11:167-174.

    Kang HJ, Arai S, Hope AG, Cook JA, Yanagihara R. 2010. Novel Hantavirus in the Flat-Skulled Shrew (*Sorex roboratus*). Vector Borne Zoonotic Diseases. 2010 10:593-597.

    Gonzalez, P., Y. E. Sawyer, M. Avila, A. Armien, B. Armien, J. A. Cook. 2010. Variation in Cytochrome-b Haplotypes Suggests a New Species of *Zygodontomys* (Rodentia: Cricetidae) on Isla Coiba, Veraguas, Panama. Zoologia 27:660-665.

    Hope, A. G., E. Waltari, N. E. Dokuchaev, S. Abramov, T. Dupral, H. Henttonen, S. O. MacDonald, and J. A. Cook. 2010. Diversification of the Eurasian least shrew and Alaska tiny shrew (Soricidae) at high latitudes. Journal of Mammalogy. 91:1041-1057.

    Cook, J. A., A. A. Eddingsaas, J. L. Loxterman, S. Ebbert, and S.O. MacDonald. 2010. Insular ground squirrels of the North Pacific: Indigenous or Exotic? Journal of Mammalogy. 91:1401-1412.

    Esteva, M., F. A. Cervantes, S. V. Brant, and J. A. Cook. 2010. Molecular phylogeny of long-tailed shrews (genus *Sorex*) from México and Guatemala. Zootaxa 2615:47-65.

    Weckworth, B., S. Talbot, J. A. Cook. 2010. Phylogeography of wolves (*Canis lupus*) in the Pacific Northwest. Journal of Mammalogy. 91:363-375.

     

    Matsumoto, K., J. A. Cook, H. K. Goethert, and S. R. Telford, III. 2010. Bartonella sp. infection of voles trapped from an Interior Alaskan site where ticks are absent. Journal of Wildlife Diseases 46:173-178.

    Torres-Pérez, F., R. E. Palma, M. Ferres, B. Hjelle, J. A. Cook. 2010. Andes virus infection in the rodent reservoir and in humans varies across contrasting landscapes in Chile. Infection, Genetics and Evolution. 10:820-825.

    Kang, H. J., Arai, S., Hope, A., Song, J.-W., Cook, J. A., Yanagihara, R. 2009. Genetic diversity and phylogeography of Seewis virus in Eurasian common shrew in Finland and Hungary. Virology Journal 6:208.

    MacDonald, S. O. and J. A. Cook. 2009. Recent Mammals of Alaska. University of Alaska Press, Fairbanks. 387pp.

    Galindo, E., L. Broncho, E. Keeley, R. Inouye, S. Galindo, V. Winston, L. Farrell, J. Cook. 2009. Compassion: A Hearts-on Paradigm for Transiting Native American Students into a STEM University Environment. Journal of Mathematics and Culture 4:1-22.

    Kang, H. J., S. Bennett, L Sumbicay, S. Arai, A. G. Hope, G. Mocz, J-W. Song, J. A. Cook, and R. Yanagihara. 2009. Evolutionary insights from a genetically divergent hantavirus harbored by the European common mole (Talpa europaea). PLOS ONE

    Medina, R. A., F. Torres-Perez, H. Galeno, M. Navarrete, P. A.Vial, R. E. Palma, M. Ferres, J. A. Cook, and B. Hjelle. 2009. Ecology, Genetic Diversity and Phylogeographic Structure of Andes virus in humans and rodents in Chile. Journal of Virology. 83:2446-2459.

    Runck, A., M. Matocq, and J. A. Cook. 2009. Historic hybridization and persistence of a novel mito-nuclear combination in red-backed voles (genus Myodes). BMC Evolutionary Biology 9:114.

    MacDonald, S. O., E. Waltari, R. Nofchissey, Y. Sawyer, G. Ebel, and J. A. Cook. 2009. First records of deermice in southcentral Alaska. Northwestern Naturalist. 90:243-247.

    Koehler, A. V. A., E. P. Hoberg, N. E. Dokuchaev, N. A. Tranbenkova, J. S. Whitman, D. W. Nagorsen, and J. A. Cook. 2009. Phylogeography of a Holarctic nematode, Soboliphyme baturini among mustelids: Climate change, episodic colonization, and diversification in a complex host-parasite system. Biological Journal of the Linnaean Society. 96:651-663.

    Koehler A. V. A., E. P. Hoberg, F. Torres-Pérez and J. A. Cook. 2009. A molecular view of the superfamily Dioctophymatoidea (Nematoda). Comparative Parasitology 76:100-104.

    Fedorov, V. B., A. V. Goropashnaya, G. G. Boeskorov and J. A. Cook. 2008. Comparative phylogeography and demographic history of the wood lemming (Myopus schisticolor): implications for late Quaternary history of the taiga species in Eurasia. Molecular Ecology 17:598-610.

    Arai, S., S. Bennett, L. Sumibacay, J. A. Cook, J. Song, A. Hope, C. Parmenter, V. R. Nerurkar, T.L. Yates, and R. Yanagihara. 2008. Phylogenetically distinct hantaviruses in the masked shrew (Sorex cinereus) and montane shrew (Sorex monticolus) in the United States. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 78:348-351.

    Arai, S., Jin-Won Song, Laarni Sumibcay, Vivek R. Nerurkar, Shannon N. Bennett, Cheryl Parmenter, Joseph A. Cook, Terry L. Yates, and Richard Yanagihara. 2007. Hantavirus in the short-tailed shrew, North America. Emerging Infectious Diseases 13:1420-1423.

    Dalerum, F., J. Loxterman, B. Shults, K. Kunkel, and J. A. Cook. 2007. Sex-specific dispersal patterns of wolverines: insights from microsatellite markers. Journal of Mammalogy 88:793-800.

    Dawson, N., S. O. MacDonald, and J. A. Cook. 2007. Endemic mammals of the Alexander Archipelago. Pp. In J. Schoen (ed). Wildlife Management on the Tongass National Forest. Audubon Special Publication.

    Duszynski, D.W., A.J. Lynch, and J.A. Cook. 2007. Coccidia (Apicomplexa: Eimeriidae) infecting cricetid rodents from Alaska, U.S.A., and Northeastern Siberia, Russia, and description of a new Eimeria species from Myodes rutilus, the northern red-backed vole. Comparative Parasitology, 74:294-311.

    Koehler, A. V. A., E. P. Hoberg, N. E. Dokuchaev and J. A. Cook. 2007. Geographic and host range of the nematode Soboliphyme baturini across Beringia. Journal of Parasitology. 93:1070-1083.

    Lucid, M. K. and J. A. Cook. 2007. Cytochrome b haplotypes suggest an undescribed Peromyscus species from the Yukon. Canadian Journal of Zoology, 85:916-919.

    Lynch, A.J., D.W. Duszynski, and J.A. Cook. 2007. Species of Coccidia (Apicomplexa: Eimeriidae) Infecting Pikas from Alaska, U.S.A. and Northeastern Siberia, Russia. J. Parasitology. 93:1230-1234.

    MacDonald, S. O. and J. A. Cook. 2007. The Mammals and Amphibians of Southeast Alaska. Museum of Southwestern Biology, Special Publication 8:1-191.

    Waltari, E., E. P. Hoberg, E. P. Lessa, and J. A. Cook. 2007. Eastward Ho: phylogeographic perspectives on colonization across the Beringian nexus. Journal of Biogeography 34:561-574.

    Cook, J.A., N. G. Dawson, and S.O. MacDonald 2006. Conservation of highly fragmented systems: the north temperate Alexander Archipelago. Biological Conservation 133:1-15.

    Glass, G. E., T. M. Shields, R. R. Parmenter, D. Goade, J. N. Mills, J. Cheek, J. Cook, and T. L. Yates. 2006. Predicted hantavirus risk in 2006 for the southwestern U.S. Occasional Papers, Museum of Texas Tech University 255:i+1-16.

    Dragoo, J.W., J.A. Lackey, K.E. Moore, E.P. Lessa, J.A. Cook, and T.L. Yates. 2006. Phylogeography of the deer mouse (Peromyscus maniculatus) provides a predictive framework for research on hantaviruses. Journal of General Virology 87:1997-2003.

    Cook, J. A., E. P. Hoberg, A. Koehler, S. O. MacDonald, H. Henttonen, L. Wickstrom, V. Haukisalmi, K. Galbreath, F. Chernyavski, N. Dokuchaev, A. Lahzuhtkin, A. Hope, E. Waltari, A. Runck, A. Veitch, R. Popko, E. Jenkins, S. Kutz, and R. Eckerlin. 2005. Beringia: Intercontinental exchange and diversification of high latitude mammals and their parasites during the Pliocene and Quaternary. Mammal Science 30:S33-S44.

    Haas, G. E., J. R. Kucera, A. Runck, S. O. MacDonald, and J. A. Cook. 2005. Mammal Fleas (Siphonaptera) new for Alaska and the Southeastern mainland collection during seven years of a field survey of small mammals. Journal of the Entomological Society of British Columbia. 102:65-75.

    Waltari, E. and J. A. Cook. 2005. Historical demographics and phylogeography of arctic hares (Lepus): genetic signatures test glacial refugia hypotheses. Molecular Ecology 14:3005-3016.

    Runck, A. M., and J. A. Cook. 2005. Post-glacial expansion of the southern red-backed vole (Clethrionomys gapperi) in North America. Molecular Ecology 14:1445-1456.

    Weckworth B. V., S. Talbot, G. K. Sage, D. K. Person, and J. Cook. 2005. A signal for independent coastal and continental histories for North American wolves. Molecular Ecology 14:917-931.

    Tomasik, E., and J. A. Cook. 2005. Mitochondrial phylogeography and conservation genetics of wolverine (Gulo gulo) in Northwestern North America. Journal of Mammalogy 86:386-396.

    Eddingsaas, A. A., B. K. Jacobsen, E. P. Lessa, and J. A. Cook. 2004. Evolutionary history of the arctic ground squirrel (Spermophilus parryii) in Nearctic Beringia. Journal of Mammalogy 85:601-610.

    Waltari, E., J. R. Demboski, D. R. Klein, and J. A. Cook. 2004. A Molecular perspective on the historical biogeography of the northern high latitudes. Journal of Mammalogy 85:591-600.

    Galbreath, K. E. and J. A. Cook. 2004. Genetic consequences of Pleistocene glaciations for the tundra vole (Microtus oeconomus) in Beringia. Molecular Ecology 13:135-148.

    Cook, J. A., A. Runck, and C. J. Conroy. 2004. Historical biogeography at the crossroads of the northern continents: molecular phylogenetics of red-backed voles (Rodentia: Arvicolinae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 30:767-777.

    Hoberg, E. P., S. J. Kutz, K. E. Galbreath, and J. Cook. 2003. Arctic biodiversity: From discovery to faunal baselines-revealing the history of a dynamic system. Journal of Parasitology 89(Suppl.):S84-S95.

    Lessa, E. P., J. A. Cook, and J. L. Patton. 2003. Genetic footprints of demographic expansion in North America, but not Amazonia, following the Late Pleistocene. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 100:10331-10334.

    Demboski, J. R. and J. A. Cook. 2003. Phylogenetic diversification within the Sorex cinereus complex (Insectivora: Soricidae). Journal of Mammalogy 84:144-158.

    Fedorov, V. B., A. V. Goropashnaya, M. Jaarola & J. A. Cook. 2003. Phylogeography of lemmings (Lemmus): no evidence for post-glacial colonization of Arctic from the Beringian refugium. Molecular Ecology 12:725-732.

    Brunhoff, C., K. E. Galbreath, V. B. Fedorov, J. A. Cook and M. Jaarola. 2003. Holarctic phylogeography of the root vole (Microtus oeconomus): implications for late Quaternary biogeography of high latitudes. Molecular Ecology 12: 957-968.

    Small, M.P., K. D. Stone, and J.A. Cook. 2003. American marten (Martes americana) population structure across a landscape fragmented in time and space. Molecular Ecology 12:89-103.

    Stone, K. and J. Cook. 2002. Molecular evolution of the Holarctic genus Martes. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 24:169-179.

    Stone, K., R. Flynn, and J. Cook. 2002. Post-glacial colonization of northwestern North America by the forest associated American marten (Martes americana). Molecular Ecology 11:2049-2064.

    Fleming, M. A. and J. A. Cook. 2002. Phylogeography of endemic ermine (Mustela erminea) in southeast Alaska. Molecular Ecology 11:795-808.

    Bidlack, A. L. and J. A. Cook. 2002. A nuclear perspective on endemism in northern flying squirrels (Glaucomys sabrinus) of the Alexander Archipelago, Alaska. Conservation Genetics 3:247-259.

    Conroy, C. J., Y. Hortelano, F. Cervantes, and J. A. Cook. 2001. The phylogenetic position of southern relictual species of Microtus. Mammalian Biology (Zeitschrift für Säugetierkunde), 66(6):332-344.

    Slamovits, C. H., J. A. Cook, E. P. Lessa, and M. S. Rossi. 2001. Recurrent amplifications and deletions of satellite DNA accompanied chromosomal diversification in South American tuco-tucos (genus Ctenomys, Rodentia: Octodontidae): A phylogenetic approach. Molecular Biology and Evolution 18:1708-1719.

    Bidlack, A., and J. A. Cook. 2001. Reduced genetic variation in insular northern flying squirrels (Glaucomys sabrinus) along the North Pacific Coast. Animal Conservation 4:283-290.

    Demboski, J., and J. Cook. 2001. Phylogeography of the dusky shrew, Sorex monticolus (Insectivora, Soricidae): Insight into deep and shallow history in northwestern North America. Molecular Ecology 10:1227-1240.

    Cook, J. A., A. L. Bidlack, C. J. Conroy, J. R. Demboski, M. A. Fleming, A. M. Runck, K. D. Stone, and S. O. MacDonald. 2001. A phylogeographic perspective on endemism in the Alexander Archipelago of the North Pacific. Biological Conservation 97:215-227.

    Cook, J. A., and S. O. MacDonald. 2001. Should endemism be a focus of conservation efforts along the North Pacific Coast of North America? Biological Conservation 97:207-213.

    Conroy, C. J., and J. A. Cook.  2000.  Molecular systematics of a Holarctic rodent: Microtus (Muridae). Journal of Mammalogy 81:344-359.

    Stone, K. D. and J. A. Cook.  2000. Phylogeography of black bears (Ursus americanus) from the Pacific Northwest. Canadian Journal Zoology 78:1-6.

    Conroy, C. J. and J. A. Cook. 2000. Phylogeography of a post-glacial colonizer: Microtus longicaudus (Muridae: Rodentia). Molecular Ecology 9:165-175.

    Demboski, J. R., K. D. Stone, and J. A. Cook. 1999. Further perspectives on the Haida Gwaii glacial refugium hypothesis. Evolution 53:2008-2012.

    Fitzgerald, L. A., J. A. Cook, and A. L. Aquino. 1999. Phylogenetics and conservation of Tupinambis (Sauria: Teiidae). Copeia 1999:894-905.

    Fleming, M. A., E. A. Ostrander, and J. A. Cook.  1999. Microsatellite primers for American mink (Mustela vison) and ermine (Mustela erminea). Molecular Ecology 8:1352-1354.

    Conroy, C. J. and Cook, J. A.  1999.  MtDNA evidence for repeated pulses of speciation within arvicoline and murid rodents.  Journal of Mammalian Evolution 6:221-245.

    Vapalahti, O., Å. Lundkvist, V. Fedorov, C. J. Conroy, S. Hirvonen, A. Plyusnina, K. Nemirov, K. Fredga, J. A. Cook, J. Niemimaa, A. Kaikusalo, H. Henttonen, A. Vaheri and A. Plyusnin. 1999. Isolation and characterization of a hantavirus from Lemmus sibiricus: evidence for host-switch during hantavirus evolution. Journal of Virology. 73:5586-5592

    Conroy, C. J., J. R. Demboski & J. A. Cook. 1999. Mammalian biogeography of the Alexander Archipelago of Alaska: a north temperate nested fauna. Journal of Biogeography. 26:343-352.

    DíElia, G., E. P. Lessa, and J. A. Cook. 1999. Molecular phylogeny of tuco-tucos, genus Ctenomys (Rodentia: Octodontidae): Evaluation of the mendocinus species group and the evolution of asymmetric sperm. Journal of Mammalian Evolution 6:19-38.

    Halanych, K.M, Demboski, J.R., van Vuuren, B.J., Klein, D.R., and Cook, J.A. 1999. Cytochrome b phylogeny of North American hares and jackrabbits (Lepus, Lagomorpha) and the effects of mutational saturation in outgroup taxa. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 11:213-221.

    Demboski, J. R., B. K. Jacobsen, and J. A. Cook. 1998. Endemism in the Alexander Archipelago: an assessment of genetic variation in flying squirrels (Rodentia: Glaucomys sabrinus). Canadian Journal of Zoology 76:1771-1777.

    Cook, J. A., and E. P. Lessa. 1998. Are rates of diversification in subterranean South American tuco-tucos (genus Ctenomys, Rodentia: Octodontidae) unusually high? Evolution 52:1521-1527

    DíElia, G., E. P. Lessa, and J. A. Cook. 1998. Geographic structure, gene flow and maintenance of melanism in Ctenomys rionegrensis (Rodentia: Octodontidae). Z. für Säugetierkunde (International J. Mammalian Biology) 63:285-296.

    Lessa, E. P., and J. A. Cook.  1998. The molecular phylogenetics of tuco-tucos (genus Ctenomys, Rodentia: Octodontidae) suggests an early burst of speciation.  Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 9:88-99.

    Lance, E. W., and J. A. Cook.  1998. Phylogeography of tundra voles (Microtus oeconomus): Beringia region and southcoastal Alaska.  J. Mammalogy 79:53-65.

    Cook, J. A., C. J. Conroy, and J. Herriges.  1997. Northern record of the water shrew, Sorex palustris, in Alaska.  Canadian Field-Naturalist 111:638-640.

    Parker, D., B. Lawhead, and J. A. Cook. 1997. Latitudinal limits of bats in Alaska. Arctic 50:256-265.

    Parker, D. and J. A. Cook. 1996.  Keenís long-eared bat (Myotis keenii, Vespertilionidae) confirmed in Southeast Alaska.  Canadian Field-Naturalist 110:611-614.

    MacDonald, S. O., and J. A. Cook. 1996.  The Land Mammal Fauna of Southeast Alaska. Canadian Field-Naturalist 110:571-599.

    Mouchaty, S. K., J. A. Cook, and G. F. Shields. 1995.  Phylogenetic analysis of northern hair seals based on nucleotide sequences of the mitochondrial cytochrome b gene. Journal of Mammalogy 76:1178-1185

    Houseal, T., J. A. Cook, W. Modi, and D. Hale. 1995. Identification of highly conserved genomic loci by genome painting. Chromosome Research, 3:175-181.

    Cook, J. A. and T. L. Yates. 1994. Systematic relationships of the Bolivian tuco-tucos, genus Ctenomys (Rodentia: Ctenomyidae). Journal of Mammalogy, 75:583-600.

    Anderson, S., B. Riddle, T. Yates, and J. A. Cook.  1993. Mamiferos en la region del Parque Nacional de Amboro y Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia. Special Publication, The Museum of Southwestern Biology 2:1-58 (in Spanish).

    Ruedas, L., J. A. Cook, T. Yates, and J. Bickham. 1993. Conservative genome size evolution in tuco-tucos. (Rodentia: Ctenomyidae). Genome 36: 449-458.

    Cook, J. A., K. R. Bestgen, D. L. Propst, T. L. Yates. 1992. Allozymic divergence and systematic status of the Rio Grande Silvery Minnow (Hybognathus amarus, Cypriniformes: Cyprinidae). Copeia 1992:36-44

    Kelt, D., E. Palma, M. Gallardo, and J. Cook. 1991. Confirmation of the identity of Eligmodontia morgani, with notes on the karyotype of E. puerulus. Z. fur Säugetierkunde 56:352-358.

    Vitullo, A. D. and J.A. Cook. 1991. The role of sperm morphology in the evolution of tuco-tucos Ctenomys (Rodentia: Ctenomyidae): confirmation of results from Bolivian species. Z. fur Säugetierkunde, 56:359-364.

    Cook, J. A., F. Caceres, and C. Miranda. 1991. Cariotipo del quirquincho (Chaetophractus nationi). Ecologia en Bolivia, Revista del Instituto de Ecologia, La Paz, Bolivia, 18:21-27 (in Spanish).

     

     

     

    Book Chapters, Species Accounts, or Other Articles Published

    Cook, J. A., E. P. Lessa, and E. A. Hadly. 2000, Paleontology, phylogenetic patterns, and macroevolutionary processes in subterranean rodents. pp. 332-369 in  E. Lacey, J. L. Patton, and G. Cameron, eds. Life Underground: The Biology of Subterranean Rodents, University of Chicago Press.

    Cook, J. A., and D. R. Klein. 1999. Microtus abbreviatus. pp. 623-624 in "The Smithsonian book of North American mammals", D Wilson and S. Ruff, eds. Smithsonian Institution Press.

    Conroy, C. and J. A. Cook. 1999. Microtus xanthognathus. Mammalian Species 627:1-5.

    Yensen, E., D. J. Hafner, and J. A. Cook. 1998.  Conservation priorities, action plans, and conservation strategies for North American rodents.  Pp. 125-145, in North American rodents: action plans for species of conservation concern (D. J. Hafner, E. Yensen, and G. L. Kirkland, Jr., eds.).  IUCN---the World Conservation Union, Gland, Switzerland.

    Yensen, E., J. A. Cook, and D. W. Nagorsen.  1998.  Rodents of northwestern North America.  Pp. 5-9, in North American rodents: action plans for species of conservation concern (D. J. Hafner, E. Yensen, and G. L. Kirkland, Jr., eds.).  IUCN---the World Conservation Union, Gland, Switzerland.

    Demboski, J., G. Kirkland, and J. A. Cook. 1998. Glaucomys sabrinus. pp. 37-39 in D. J. Hafner, E. Yensen, and G. L. Kirkland, Jr. (eds). North American rodents: Status survey and conservation action plan. IUCN/SSC Rodent Specialist Group. Gland, Switzerland and Cambridge, UK. x + 171 pp.

    Cook, J. A. 1998. Spermophilus parryii pp. 49-50 in D. J. Hafner, E. Yensen, and G. L. Kirkland, Jr. (eds). North American rodents: Status survey and conservation action plan. IUCN/SSC Rodent Specialist Group. Gland, Switzerland and Cambridge, UK. x + 171 pp.

    Cook, J. A.  1998. Marmota caligata. pp. 39-40 in D. J. Hafner, E. Yensen, and G. L. Kirkland, Jr. (eds). North American rodents: Status survey and conservation action plan. IUCN/SSC Rodent Specialist Group. Gland, Switzerland and Cambridge, UK. x + 171 pp.

    Cook, J. A. 1998. Dicrostonyx unalascensis. pp. 89 in D. J. Hafner, E. Yensen, and G. L. Kirkland, Jr. (eds). North American rodents: Status survey and conservation action plan. IUCN/SSC Rodent Specialist Group. Gland, Switzerland and Cambridge, UK. x + 171 pp.

    Cook, J. A. 1998. Dicrostonyx exsul. pp. 87-88 in D. J. Hafner, E. Yensen, and G. L. Kirkland, Jr. (eds). North American rodents: Status survey and conservation action plan. IUCN/SSC Rodent Specialist Group. Gland, Switzerland and Cambridge, UK. x + 171 pp.

    Cook, J. A. 1998. Microtus abbreviatus pp. 89-90 in D. J. Hafner, E. Yensen, and G. L. Kirkland, Jr. (eds). North American rodents: Status survey and conservation action plan. IUCN/SSC Rodent Specialist Group. Gland, Switzerland and Cambridge, UK. x + 171 pp.

    Conroy, C. J.,  and J. A. Cook. 1998. Microtus longicaudus pp. 93-95 in D. J. Hafner, E. Yensen, and G. L. Kirkland, Jr. (eds). North American rodents: Status survey and conservation action plan. IUCN/SSC Rodent Specialist Group. Gland, Switzerland and Cambridge, UK. x + 171 pp.

    MacDonald, S. O., J. A. Cook, G. Kirkland, Jr., and E. Yensen. 1998. Microtus pennsylvanicus. pp. 99-101 in D. J. Hafner, E. Yensen, and G. L. Kirkland, Jr. (eds). North American rodents: Status survey and conservation action plan. IUCN/SSC Rodent Specialist Group. Gland, Switzerland and Cambridge, UK. x + 171 pp.

    Cook, J. A. and G. Kirkland.  1998. Clethrionomys gapperi pp. 87 in D. J. Hafner, E. Yensen, and G. L. Kirkland, Jr. (eds). North American rodents: Status survey and conservation action plan. IUCN/SSC Rodent Specialist Group. Gland, Switzerland and Cambridge, UK. x + 171 pp.

    Lance, E. W. and J. A. Cook. 1998. Microtus oeconomus. pp. 97-99 in D. J. Hafner, E. Yensen, and G. L. Kirkland, Jr. (eds). North American rodents: Status survey and conservation action plan. IUCN/SSC Rodent Specialist Group. Gland, Switzerland and Cambridge, UK. x + 171 pp.

    MacDonald, S. O. and J. A. Cook. 1998. Castor canadensis. pp. 59-60 in D. J. Hafner, E. Yensen, and G. L. Kirkland, Jr. (eds). North American rodents: Status survey and conservation action plan. IUCN/SSC Rodent Specialist Group. Gland, Switzerland and Cambridge, UK. x + 171 pp.

    Parker, D., J. A. Cook, and S. Lewis. 1996.  Effects of timber harvest on bat activity in southeastern Alaskaís temperate rainforest. Pp. 277-292, in Bats and Forests Symposium, R. Barclay and M. Brigham (eds), Res. Branch, Ministry of Forests, Victoria, 23:1-292.

    Yates, T. L., C. Jones, and J. A. Cook. 1996.  Preservation of voucher specimens. Pp. 265-274 in Measuring and monitoring biological diversity: standard methods for mammals (D. Wilson, F. R. Cole, J. D. Nichols, R. Rudran, M. S. Foster. Eds.)  Smithsonian Institution Press Washington, DC. 409 p.

    Cook, J. A.  1995.  The University of Alaska Mammal Collection. Cultural Resource Management 18:15-16.

     

     

     

     


     


    ADVISING

     


     


    TEACHING

    • Courses
      • Molecular Evolution-BIOS 499
      • Host/Parasite Coevolution-BIOS 499
      • Evolution-BIOL 308
      • Systematic and Comparative Biology- BIOL 615/497
      • Mammalogy-BIOL 425
      • Tropical Field Ecology BIOL 678
      • Wildlife Field Trip WLF 612
      • Analisis Filogenetico-Montevideo Uruguay
      • Biologia de la Conservacion-Santa Cruz, Bolivia
      • Ecologia Tropical-Asuncion, Paraguay
    • Individual Studies
      • Readings in Evolution
      • Molecular Systematic
      • Rodent Biogeography
      • Biogeography Alaska Bats
      • Canid Phylogenies
      • Island Biology
      • Readings in Mammalogy
      • Analysis of Genetic Data
      • Population Genetics
    • Student Research Projects
      • Sea Otter Morphometrics -BIOL 497 -Kirstin Bagne
      • Chromosome Evolution -BIOL 497 -Melanie Wike
      • Chromosome Evolution II -BIOL 497 -James Wood
      • Phocid Systematics -BIOL 497 Suzette Durall
      • Chromosome Evolution -BIOL 497 James Wood
      • Carnivore Karyology-MSM 487- Tom Seaton
      • Soricid Biogeography-MSM 487 -Michael MacDonald
      • Molecular Systematics of Zapus BIOL 497- Rich Brenner
      • Ursid Cranial Morphology BIOL 497-Kalin Kellie
    • Museum Studies
      • Phocid Curation-BIOL 697 (2 cr)-Suzette Durall

     


     

    FIELD AND FOREIGN EXPERIENCE

    • Pacific Northwest of North America 1980, 1983, 1990-2000
    • Bolivia 1984-88, 1990-93, 1997
    • Mexico 1980
    • Paraguay 1996
    • Russia 1991
    • Uruguay 1993, 1997
    • US Southwest 1977-82, 1984-90

     


     

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