Guy Alexander Cooper

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Guy Alexander Cooper

Doctoral Student in the

Department of Zoology, South Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3PS


I am a doctoral student at the University of Oxford working on the origins of division of labour in microbes and the major transitions in evolution. I work in the Zoology Department under Stuart West and I have a background in physics and mathematics (see below.)


Master of Science in Mathematics. École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, 2014

Bachelor of Science in Physics. Sewanee: The University of the South, 2010
with Honors in Physics, magna cum laude


S. A. West and G. A. Cooper, Division of Labour in Microorganisms: An Evolutionary Perspective. Nature Reviews Microbiology 14, 11 (2016)

G. A. Cooper, J. P. Graves, W. A. Cooper, R. Gruber and R. S. Peterson, BECOOL: Ballooning Eigensolver with COOL finite elements. J. of Comp. Phys. 13, 4911 (2009)

G. A. Cooper, M. Jucker, W. A. Cooper, J. P. Graves, and M. Yu Isaev, Exact canonical drift Hamiltonian formalism with pressure anisotropy and finite perturbed fields. Phys. Plasmas. 14, 102506 (2007)