I am currently a visiting post-doc at the University of Washington's School of Oceanography. I completed my PhD at the Planetary Science Institute at the Australian National University. As an astrobiologist, I am interested in understanding planetary habitability and the origin and evolution of life on Earth by chemical and genomic analysis of extant life and its environments.
I love all things science and I am passionate about communication of science to the general public. You can check out some of my recent contributions in the media through the Publications & Activities page.