Hilary Noble

Lab Assistant; Coordinator, Research Labs and Undergraduate Program
(847) 835-6861
Research Interests: 

Hilary has the responsibility of organizing the operations of the Genetics Lab and Herbarium at the Chicago Botanic Garden. In addition to research, this includes day to day activity as well as training and working with students and volunteers. She encourages diversity in the sciences by assisting in the coordination of the NSF funded undergraduate summer internship program. Hilary is also an inaugural member of the Garden’s Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, and Accessibility employee resource group. 

  • mentorship and training 
  • rare and endangered plant conservation 
  • fostering community and diversity in Plant Biology and Conservation 
    Selected Publications: 

    Fant, J. B., Fluckes, M., James, E. , Noble, H., & Wood, J. (2019). Characterization of microsatellite loci in Brighamia insignis and transferability to other genera in the Hawai‘ian lobelioid group. 7(11), 1–6 

    Johnson, D., Eckart, P., Alsamadisi, N., Noble, H., Martin, C., & Spicer, R. (2018). Polar auxin transport is implicated in vessel differentiation and spatial patterning during secondary growth in Populus. American Journal of Botany. 105. 10.1002/ajb2.1035.