Due to the recent weather closures, the deadline for making schedule adjustments (Drop/Add period) has been extended until Tuesday, January 23 at 5:00 p.m. The final fee payment deadline has been extended to Wednesday, January 24 at 5:00 p.m. Further information on any additional changes to the spring calendar will be forthcoming.

Dr. Gary Childers

Professor of Biological Sciences

Dr. Gary ChildersPh.D., Mississippi State University, 1976


Office: 238 Biology Building

Phone: (985) 549-3503


Office Hours: by appointment


Teaching Expertise: General Microbiology, Advanced General Microbiology, Environmental Microbiology, Industrial Microbiology, Determinative Microbiology

Links:Gary Childers Faculty Page


Research Interests: Environmental Microbiology.

Bacterial source tracking, enhancement of methanogens in coalbeds, and anaerobic microbial nutrient transformations using classical and molecular analyses.