Dr Louise Shuey

Senior Forest Pathologist
Department of Agriculture and Fisheries - Queensland Government

Louise is a Senior Forest Pathologist with the Department of Agriculture and Fisheries in the Queensland Government. Her current focus is on myrtle rust impact and pathogen biology, and forest biosecurity – commercial, urban and native. Previously, Louise was a postdoctoral fellow of the Forestry and Agricultural Biotechnology Institute (FABI) at the University of Pretoria, South Africa, where she worked on eucalyptus defences against pathogens including myrtle rust. 

While studying for her PhD in plant-pathogen interactions in arabidopsis at The University of Queensland, Louise worked as a technician in horticultural pathology on tree crops such as avocado and mango.