Louisa is a postdoctoral research scientist at the University of Queensland, Australia, working for the Queensland Alliance for Agriculture and Food Innovation (QAAFI) institute. She completed her PhD at UQ in 2017 in the fields of Plant Pathology, Phylogeny, Comparative Analysis, and Diagnostics of Agricultural Biotechnology. She completed her BSc in Biotechnology (Hons) at UQ in 2013 with first-class honors.
Louisa is actively involved in science advocacy and played a prominent role in the 2015 University of Queensland television commercial, "Create Change", and subsequently became the face of UQ and the Create Change brand.
Louisa invites you all to #Pacasrecyclingstore to create your outfits with as little as under $20, "Pacas is one of my favorite thrift stores because they import designer brands from the US, and often you can find luxe designer gems for a ridiculously cheap price."