Soil, Environmental and Atmospheric Sciences, PhD Student
Frank graduated from MU with his Master’s Degree in Natural Resources with an emphasis in Soil Sciences in 2015. He is currently a PhD student in the Department of Soil, Environmental, and Atmospheric Sciences.
Research Interests: His research involves using Illumina Sequencing, a next-generation sequencing technique, to study dentrification from soils.
Campus Involvement: Association for Black, Graduate, and Professional Students (ABGPS).
Awards: Thurgood Marshall Fellow, Ferguson Graduate Study (School of Natural Resources)
Future Plans: After finishing his Ph.D, Frank would like to perform research for the government, or pursue a faculty position at a research institution.
“One of my best moments as a graduate student at Mizzou is when I successfully defended my Master’s Thesis. It was exciting and I felt a sense of accomplishment.”