Associate Professor David Francis

Head of NuSea.Lab

Deakin University, Queenscliff Campus, 2A Bellarine Hwy, Queenscliff VIC 3225

David Francis is the Head of NuSea.Lab and an Associate Professor in the School of Life and Environmental Sciences at Deakin University.

His research interests span protein, lipid and carbohydrate nutrition, placing a particular focus on sustainable aquafeed development, nutritional biomarkers of organism health, and the establishment of new aquaculture species.

David’s contributions to aquaculture have been recognised by way of international awards and fellowships, where his work has ultimately assisted in the sustainable expansion of the aquaculture industry towards the production of fish and seafood for a growing global population.

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