Giuliana’s background is in bioethics, embryology and reproductive technology. She worked for many years as a clinical scientist and researcher with a Melbourne IVF clinic. During this time she completed a Masters of Bioethics at Monash University and later a PhD at the University of Melbourne focused on ethical issues arising from gamete and embryo donation.
Giuliana has held academic positions at the University of Melbourne and Monash university and has been involved in health ethics research and teaching for many years. More recently she managed Barwon Health’s research office, developing research ethics processes, building research capacity and introducing a clinical ethics service. Her research interests include the ethical issues that arise from advances in reproductive technology, ethical problems in clinical practice and research ethics.