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SPECIAL SESSION: STEM Mentoring Fuels the Next Generation of Scientists - Panel Discussion

Sharing the Importance of Agriculture Research with Students, Teachers, and Beyond
Frank Hardin - Noble Research Institute, LLC.

Frank Hardin, Ph.D.

Frank Hardin serves as the youth education manager for the Noble Research Institute, an independent nonprofit agricultural research organization dedicated to delivering solutions to great agricultural challenges in Ardmore, Oklahoma. Hardin and his team advance Noble’s mission by delivering agricultural/science-based educational programs to student-audiences. Prior to his current position, he was a postdoctoral fellow in a Noble Research Institute laboratory, where he worked on reducing lignin content in switchgrass. Hardin earned three degrees (bachelor’s, master’s and doctorate) in cellular biology with an emphasis on molecular and biochemical parasitology from the University of Georgia.