• The University of Western Australia (M310), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth


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Lisa Stinson is pursuing her PhD in obstetrics and microbiology. She is interested in finding out how mothers transfer their microbes to their infants during pregnancy, and how this early microbial exposure could influence an infant’s immune system. Lisa has a background in pregnancy research and reproductive biology. She teaches in women's health and reproduction at The University of Western Australia. Lisa also dedicates times to science communication, by writing scientific articles for blogs and magazines, speaking at public events, organising science outreach events, and consulting on scientifically themed art projects.

Education/Academic qualification

Master of Medical Science, The University of Western Australia

Bachelor of Science, University of Melbourne

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Research Output 2013 2019

Bacterial DNA
rRNA Genes
Polymerase Chain Reaction
DNA Contamination
Open Access
Amniotic Fluid
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The not-so-sterile womb: new data to challenge an old dogma

Stinson, L., 2019, (Unpublished)

Research output: ThesisDoctoral Thesis

Bacterial DNA
Amniotic Fluid

The Not-so-Sterile Womb: Evidence That the Human Fetus Is Exposed to Bacteria Prior to Birth

Stinson, L. F., Boyce, M. C., Payne, M. S. & Keelan, J. A., 4 Jun 2019, In : Frontiers in Microbiology. 10, 15 p., 1124.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access