Faculty & Staff


Darrell Sparks

Associate Professor
Discipline: Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Specialty: Biochemical Engineering
Email: dsparks@bch.msstate.edu
Phone: (662) 325-7733
Office Location: Dorman Hall, Room 402

Mailing Address
Box 9655
Mississippi State, MS 39762

Physical Address
32 Creelman St
Mississippi State, MS 39762

Courses Taught

  • BCH 4613/6613 - General Biochemistry

Recent Publications

  • Reid, C. X., D. L. Sparks, W. P. Williams, A. E. Brown. 2016. Single corn kernel aflatoxin B1 extraction and analysis method. Natural Resources 7:405-410. Download
  • Williams, C. L., K. A. Dill-McFarland, M. W. Vandewege, D. L. Sparks, S. T. Willard, A. J. Kouba, G. Suen, A. E. Brown. 2016. Dietary shifts may trigger dysbiosis and mucous stools in giant pandas (Ailuropoda melanoleuca). Frontiers in Microbiology 7:661. Download
  • Mondala, A., R. Hernandez, W.H. Holmes, T. French, L. McFarland, D.L. Sparks, M.T. Haque. 2013. Enhanced microbial oil production by activated sludge microorganisms via co-fermentation of glucose and xylose. American Institute of Chemical Engineers, Download
  • Womack, E., A.E. Brown, D.L. Sparks. 2013. A recent review of non-biological remediation of alfatoxin-contaminated crops. Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture. Download
  • Brown, A.E., D.L. Sparks, and D.K. Brocato. 2012. Studio bioanalytical: Using a unique interdisciplinary combination of topic choice, lecturing, field experience, and laboratory skills preparation. American Educational Research Association Online Paper Repository 4:1-21.