Senior Lecturer
Biological Sciences

Douglas Mills

108d Mills Godwin Bldg
Norfolk, 23529

Ph.D. in Plant Biology, University Of Maryland, College Park, (1996)

M.S. in Cell & Molecular Biology, University of Virginia, (1989)

B.S. in Biology, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, (1986)

Expertise

Biology
Plant Biology, Plant Pathology, Sustainable Agriculture

Articles

Kumar, V., Mills, D. J., Anderson, J. D. and Mattoo, A. K. (2004). An alternative agriculture system is defined by a distinct expression profile of select gene transcripts and proteins. PNAS 101 (29) , pp. 10535-10540.
Teasdale, J. R., Abdul-Baki, A. A., Mills, D. J. and Thorpe, K. W. (2004). Enhanced pest management with cover crop mulches. ISHS Acta Horticulturae 638.
Wu, S. N., Lu, Y. C., Mills, D. J., Coffman, C. B. and Teasdale, J. R. (2002). Economic valuation of alternative productions systems for fresh-market tomatoes in the mid-atlantic region. Journal of Vegetable Crop Production 8 (1).
Mills, D. J., Coffman, C. B., Teasdale, J. R., Everts, K. L., Abdul-Baki, A. A., Lydon, J. and Anderson, J. D. (2002). Foliar disease in fresh-market tomato grown in differing bed strategies and fungicide spray programs. Plant Disease 86 , pp. 955-959.
Mills, D. J., Coffman, C. B., Teasdale, J. R., Everts, K. L. and Anderson, J. D. (2001). Factors associated with foliar disease of staked fresh market tomatoes grown under differing bed strategies. Plant Disease 86 , pp. 356-361.
Hong, J. H., Mills, D. J., Coffman, C. B., Anderson, J. D., Camp, M. and Gross, K. (2000). Tomato cultivation systems affect subsequent quality of fruit slices. J. Amer. Soc. Hort. Sci. 125 , pp. 729-735.

Presentations

Mills, D. J. ( 1999). Fresh-market tomato production in sustainable and conventional production systems National Meeting Montreal, Quebec.
Mills, D. J. ( 1999). Role of plant physiologists in developing sustainable agricultural systems National Meeting Minneapolis, MN.
Mills, D. J. ( 1999). Reduced pesticide use in sustainable production systems The Beltsville Agricultural Research Center Chesapeake Bay Day Beltsville, MD.
Mills, D. J. ( 1999). Fresh-market tomato production in sustainable and conventional production systems The Beltsville Agricultural Research Center Poster Day Beltsville, MD.
Mills, D. J. ( 1998). Fresh-market tomato production in sustainable and conventional production systems The Beltsville Agricultural Research Center Poster Day Beltsville, MD.
Mills, D. J. ( 1995). The impact of gray leaf spot disease on light interception and light utilization in maize Maize Growers Meeting St. Louis, MO.
  • 2016: Outstanding Undergraduate Advisor Award for 2015-2016, College of Sciences, Old Dominion University
  • 2016: Shining Star Faculty Award, The Division of Student Engagement and Enrollment Services, Old Dominion University
  • 2015: Shining Star Faculty Award , The Division of Student Engagement and Enrollment Services
  • 2015: Best Mentor Award, The Virginia Chapter of Pi Beta Phi
  • 2014: Most Insipiring Faculty Member, Old Dominion University
  • 2013: Outstanding Faculty Undergraduate Advisor Award, College of Sciences
  • 2012: Shining Star Faculty Award, Division of Student Affairs
  • 2012: Distinguished Teaching Award - Lecturer, College of Sciences
  • 2011: Shining Star Award, Division of Student Affairs, Old Dominion University
  • 2010: Shining Star Award, Division of Student Affairs, Old Dominion University
  • 2009: Shining Star Award, Division of Student Affairs, Old Dominion University
  • 2009: Most Inspiring Faculty Award, Old Dominion University
  • 2008: Shining Star Award, Division of Student Affairs, Old Dominion University
  • 1994: Research Assistantship, Maryland Experimental Agriculture Station, University of Maryland
  • 1987: Department Fellowship, Department of Biology, University of Virginia
  • 1981: Faculty Scholarship, Lloyd C. Bird High School