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Frank Johnson

Frank Johnson

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.”