Hilary Noble

Hilary Noble
Associate Manager, Research Labs and Undergraduate Program
(847) 835-6861
Research Interests:

Hilary has the responsibility of managing 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:

Dickinson L, Noble H, Gardner E, Puad ASA, Zakaria WNFW, Zerega NJC. 2020. Genetic diversity and structure of the critically endangered Artocarpus annulatus, a crop wild relative of jackfruit (A. heterophyllus) PeerJ 8:e9897 https://doi.org/10.7717/peerj.9897

Fant, J. B., Fluckes, M., James, E., Noble, H., and Wood, J.. 2019. Characterization of microsatellite loci in Brighamia insignis and transferability to other genera in the Hawai‘ian lobelioid group. Applications in Plant Sciences 7( 11): e11303.

Johnson, D., Eckart, P., Alsamadisi, N., Noble, H. , Martin, C., and Spicer, R.. 2018. Polar auxin transport is implicated in vessel differentiation and spatial patterning during secondary growth in Populus. American Journal of Botany 105( 2): 186– 196.