Tom Noble is currently a Phd Student in the Centre for Tropical and Biocommodities (CTCB) working on bacterial diseases of mungbeans on and industry based scholarship from the Australian Mungbean Association. He previously worked as a research assistant on a Queensland Government funded project for the improvement of tropical pulses in Queensland from 2014. In this role, he helped develop the mungbean NAM population and assessed mungbean genetic diversity using next generation sequencing.
Prior to working at the CTCB Tom received his BS in Biotechnology Innovation at QUT. Following his studies, Tom worked in a number of commercial based agricultural labs for companies such as SGS and Monsanto gaining a broad knowledge of the relationship between scientific research and industry.