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Teresa G. Carvalho

Senior Lecturer in Microbiology, La Trobe University

Dr Carvalho is a Senior Lecturer and Head of the Molecular Parasitology Laboratory at La Trobe University. She is an expert in the biology of malaria parasites and has a keen interest in pathogens of wild life. Her research group focus on the biology of pathogens that are relevant to veterinary and human health with the ultimate goal of uncovering novel anti-parasitic treatments.


  • 2019–present
    Senior lecturer, La Trobe University
  • 2017–2019
    Lecturer, La Trobe University
  • 2012–2016
    Research Fellow, Monash University
  • 2005–2011
    Postdoc, The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute


  • 2005 
    Pasteur Institute of Paris, France, PhD