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

  • 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.
  • Frahm, A., S.H. Ward, A. Brown-Johnson, D.L. Sparks, J.M. Martin, B.J. Rude, R. Meiring. 2012. Case Study: Comparison of fatty acid content in homogenized and nonhomogenized milk from Holstein and Jersey cows. The Professional Animal Scientist 28:689-693. Download
  • Johnston, I., R. Singleterry, C. Reid, D.L. Sparks, A.E. Brown, B.S. Baldwin, S.H. Ward, W.P. Williams. 2012. The fate of aflatoxin in corn fermentation. Natural Resources Journal 3:126-136. Download