Samantha Harding

Samantha (Sammy) Harding

‘Omics Laboratory Technician, Ocean Chemistry and Ecosystems Division

4301 Rickenbacker Causeway
Miami, Florida 33149

Samantha (Sammy) Harding joined AOML’s Ocean Chemistry and Ecosystems Division as a Laboratory Technologist through Mississippi State University’s Northern Gulf Institute. Sammy will work as an ‘omics laboratory technician focused on global eDNA, including eDNA data from the Bio-GO-SHIP (Bio-Global Ocean Ship-based Hydrographic Investigations Program), GOMECC (Gulf of Mexico Ecosystems and Carbon), and MBON (Marine Biodiversity Observing Network) projects.

Current Work

‘Omics Laboratory Technician for the Ocean Chemistry and Ecosystems Division

2018 – 2022, B.S., Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography, minor in Spanish, graduated with Summa Cum Laude Honors, University of North Carolina-Wilmington

2020 – 2020, B.S., Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography, Universidad San Francisco de Quito

Founders Award of Integrity, April 2022
Chi Omega Fraternity – Nu Lambda Chapter
The Founders Award of Integrity is awarded to a sister who has embodied honesty and are defined by their strong moral principles while keeping the chapter’s best interest in mind.

Six Purposes Award of High Standards of Personnel, April 2022
Chi Omega Fraternity – Nu Lambda Chapter
The Six Purposes Award of High Standards of Personnel is given to a sister who has truly represented themselves and Chi Omega in a way that is admirable and respectable.

Eileen G. Brown Scholarship, April 2021
Chi Omega Fraternity – Nu Lambda Chapter
The Eileen G. Brown – Nu Lambda Scholarship was established in September 2000 for the members of Nu Lambda Chapter of Chi Omega on the campus of the University of North Carolina at Wilmington. Eileen served as Nu Lambda Chapter’s Personnel Advisor from its founding in 1990 until 1998. It is awarded to a sister who demonstrates a genuine dedication to ensuring the well-being of the chapter, while maintaining an outstanding academic record.