Department of Biology

DR. WAYNE C. ROSING
Professor

Dr. Wayne C. Rosing

CONTACT:
E-mail: Wayne.Rosing@mtsu.edu
Phone: (615) 898-2060
Fax: (615) 898-5093
Office Location:
Jones Hall 338
MTSU Box 60
Murfreesboro, TN 37132

EDUCATION:
B.S. (Botany), University of Wisconsin
Ph.D. (Botany/Mycology), University of Texas

RESEARCH INTERESTS:
Ultrastructure of Fungal Spore Formation
Myxomycete (plasmodial slime mold) Biodiversity/Taxonomy

PUBLICATION RECORD:
Author or coauthor of papers published in Mycologia, Pacific Science, Australasian Mycologist, Boletin de la Sociedad Micologica de Madrid, Gardens' Bulletin Singapore, Archives of Environmental Health, Castanea, Journal of the Tennessee Academy of Science, and Tennessee Conservationist.

Author of "Laboratory Experiences in Botany"; (three editions).

Selected Publications:

1. Rosing, W.C. 1982. Ultrastructure of ascus and ascospore development in Chaetomium brasiliense. Mycologia 74:960-974.

2. Rosing, W.C. 1984. Ultracytochemical localization of acid phosphatase within deliquescing asci of Chaetomium brasiliense. Mycologia 76: 67-73.

3. Scheel, C.S., W.C. Rosing, and A.L. Farone. 2001. Possible sources of sick building syndrome in a Tennessee middle school. Arch. of Environ. Health 56:413- 417.

4. Rosing, W.C. 2004. Myxomycetes of Cedars of Lebanon State Park, Wilson County, Tennessee. Castanea 69(3):226-229.

5. Rosing, W.C. 2006. Myxomycetes of the Radnor Lake State Natural Area, Davidson County, Tennessee. Castanea 71(3):245-247.

6. Moreno, G., W.C. Rosing, D.W. Mitchell, and S.L. Stephenson. 2007. Comatricha pseudonigra, A New Corticolous Myxomycete from Australia. Boletin de la Sociedad Micologica de Madrid 31:171-175.

7. Rosing, W.C., D.W. Mitchell, and S.L. Stephenson 2007. Corticolous myxomycetes from Victoria. Australasian Mycologist 26(1):9-15.

8. Rosing, W.C. 2009. Corticolous Myxomycetes of Singapore. Gardens' Bulletin Singapore 61(1):151-158.

9. Rosing, W.C., D.W. Mitchell, G. Moreno, S.L. Stephenson. 2011. Additions to the Myxomycetes of Singapore. Pacific Science 65 (3):391-400.

10. Moreno, G., D.W. Mitchell, W.C. Rosing, and S.L. Stephenson. 2013. A New Species of Trichia (Myxomycetes) from Singapore. Boletin de la Sociedad Micologia de Madrid. (In Press)

11. T.W. KoKo, W.C. Rosing, Z.Z.W. KoKo, and S.L. Stephenson. 2013. Myxomycetes of Myanmar. Sydowia 65(1) In Press.

Reviewer for editors of Mycological Progress, Mycologia, Fungal Diversity, Castanea, Asian Journal for Biodiversity, and Gardens' Bulletin Singapore.

PROFESSIONAL ACHIEVEMENTS:
MTSU Foundation's Outstanding Research Award for 1989-90 academic year. Past President, MTSU Chapter, Sigma Xi Scientific Research Society. Research Fellowship at Singapore Botanic Gardens (March 2009)

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS:
Member of: Mycological Society of America, American Association of University Professors, Tennessee Academy of Science.

GRADUATE PROGRAM ROLE:

Teach graduate-level course in mycology. Have served as thesis advisor to and committee member for M.S. degree candidates.

COURSES TAUGHT:

General Biology (1110 & 1110H)
Microbiology (2230)
Mycology (4080/6080)