Dr Lisa Stinson is a reproductive biologist and microbial ecologist at The University of Western Australia. Her research interests include the early life microbiome, the human milk microbiome, and the developmental origins of health and disease (DOHaD). She completed her PhD in 2019, with a thesis titled “The not-so-sterile womb: New data to challenge an old dogma”, which was placed on the Dean’s Honourable Mention List. Throughout her PhD and postdoctoral career she has published extensively, engaged in science communication and public outreach, and presented her work at numerous national and international conferences. Dr Stinson’s research has received numerous awards (including the ASM Nancy Millis Student Award and the inaugural DOHaD ANZ New Investigator Award) and significant media attention. Recently, she was selected as one of the ABC’s Top 5 Scientists. Dr Stinson is currently a Postdoctoral Research Associate in the UWA Human Lactation Research Group, where she works on a number of projects related to the human milk microbiome. Dr Stinson aims to understand the microbial and non-microbial factors in human milk that shape the infant microbiome and influence infant and lifelong health.
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