Present Postdoctoral Research Fellow – University of Technology Sydney, AUS
Employing state of the art molecular, imaging and microbiological techniques to identify the key metabolic networks between Symbiodiniacea-bacterial associations that drive dinoflagellate ecological success
2017 Doctor of Philosophy in Marine Biology - Victoria University of Wellington, NZ
Included on the Dean’s List for Academic Excellence for a doctoral thesis
Advisor: Prof. Simon Davy
Thesis: The nutritional implications of partner switching in the cnidarian-dinoflagellate symbiosis.
2012 Masters of Research in Ecology, Evolution and Conservation - Imperial College London, UK
Thesis 1: Intra- and inter-specific variation in bleaching recovery of mushroom corals (Scleractinia: Fungiidae)
Thesis 2: Integrating ecological criteria into coral nursery site selection for optimal reef resilience and restoration at Koh Tao, Gulf of Thailand.
2009 Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Biology – University of Bath, UK