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Douglas Bingham Bio
Douglas Bingham

Douglas P. Bingham, Ph.D.

Associate Dean of the College of Agriculture, Science and Engineering,
Professor of Biology

Office: Agriculture and Natural Sciences Building, Room 106
Email: dbingham@wtamu.edu
Phone: 806-651-3570

Professional Profile

Member of the WTAMU faculty since 1970.

Head of Department of Life, Earth and Environmental Sciences since 1990.

Ph.D. from Brigham Young University in 1971.

Teaching and Related Service

Courses introduced and taught while at WTAMU:

Applied Microbiology
Medical Microbiology
Environmental Microbiology
Microbial Genetics
Biology I (taught online)
Biology II (taught online)
Undergraduate Research
Thesis Research

Research and Creative Activity

Mechanism of DNA uptake in genetic transformation of Haemophilus influenzae.

Blood substitute developed from bovine hemoglobin.

Genetic transformation of Haemophilus somnus.

DNA homology studies of Haemophilus somnus, Haemophilus influenzae, Pasteurella hemolytica, and Pastuerell multocida.

Personal Sketch

Dr. Bingham is married with three children and eight grandchildren and loves to play racquetball. He served as Bishop of the Canyon congregation of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.