Welcome to Arkansas State University!

Associate Professor of Environmental Biology


Education

  • BS - 1976 - Biochemistry, University of Maine, Orono, ME
  • MA - 1984 - Microbiology, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN
  • PhD - 1989 - Microbiology, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT

Courses Taught

  • Microbiology (BIOL 4014/5014)
  • Genetics (BIOL 3313)
  • Environmental Microbiology (ENVR 4103/5103)
  • Making Connections (BIOL 1913)
  • Biological Science and Lab (BIOL1003 & 1001)
  • Radiation Safety (ENVR 4121/5121)
  • Virology (BIOL 4263)
  • Biological Seminar (BIOL 4371)
  • Microbiology for Nursing and Lab (BIOL 2103 & 2101)
  • Pharmacology (BIOL 4243/5243)

Research Interests

Microbiology

  • Production and degradation of bacterial polymers, especially plastics
  • The degradation of certain pollutants and utilization of nutrients such as sulfonates by various bacteria
  • The degradation of a detergent by plastic-producing bacteria. This includes studies of both plastic synthesis as well as the mechanism of breakdown of the detergent.

Dr. Gilmore directs the Environmental Microbiology Laboratory which deals with microbial physiology and its relationship to environmental issues.


David Gilmore


Contact Information

P: 870-972-3263
P: 870-972-2638


Office

Building: Lab Science East
Room: 418