Dr. Eric T. Gillock

Professor of Biological Sciences

Gillock-Oct 2013

  Education:

Courses taught

  • BIOL 100 Human Biology
  • BIOL 240/240L Microbiology for Allied Health and Lab  
  • BIOL 490/490L General Microbiology and Lab  
  • BIOL 607 Topics in Biology: Virology
  • BIOL 648 Immunology 
  • BIOL 675 Microbiology of the Pathogens  

Advising:

 Cellular-Molecular Biology, Medical Technology

Research Interests:

Antibiotic resistance in the environment

  • Antibiotic-resistant bacteria found in soils and streams
  • Antibiotic-resistant bacteria carried by wildlife including birds, fish, and insects
  • Isolation and characterization of resistance-mediating plasmids from environmental bacteria

 Antimicrobial discovery

  • Bioprospecting for environmental microbes that produce compounds with antibacterial properties
  • Examination of local plants for antibacterial and antifungal natural products

Bacteriophages

  • Isolation and characterization of phages that infect Enterobacter, Serratia, Escherichia, and Klebsiella genera

Contact
Dr. Eric T. Gillock
600 Park Street
Hays, Kansas 67601
Office: 406 Albertson Hall
email : egillock@fhsu.edu
Telephone: 785-628-5324          Fax: 785-628-4153

Mailing Address, Private Couriers (e.g., UPS, FedEx):
   Department of Biological Sciences
   Fort Hays State University
   509 South Campus Drive, Room 302
   Hays, KS 67601

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