Livia Carvalho

Livia Carvalho

Co-Founder and Chief Scientific Officer, Western Australian Ocean Foundation

Dr Livia Carvalho is a biologist originally from Brazil with experience working as a research scientist in universities in the UK, USA and Australia. With an MSc in Neuroscience and a PhD in Genetics from University College London, post-doctoral training at Harvard University and now based at the University of Western Australia in Perth, she has spent her career trying to understand how vision evolved, the consequences of blinding diseases and how we can cure them.

She is a co-founder and Scientific Officer of the Western Australian Ocean Foundation, where her role is to oversee scientific research content and collaborations with research partners into evaluating the health of Western Australia’s Oceans.

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