Personal details

Name
Dr Alison Carey
Position(s)
Senior Lecturer
Faculty of Health,
School - Biomedical Sciences
IHBI Membership
Institute of Health Biomedical Innovation (IHBI),
IHBI Health Projects,
IHBI Biomedical Sciences - CDA
Discipline *
Immunology, Medical Microbiology
Phone
+61 7 3138 6259
Email
Location
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Identifiers and profiles
ORCID iD
Qualifications

PhD (Queensland University of Technology)

Professional memberships
and associations

Australian Society for Microbiology

Australian and New Zealand Society for Immunology

Society for Mucosal Immunology

Women in Technology

* Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008

Biography

I completed my PhD at QUT in 2010 in the area of vaccine development against female genital chlamydial infections. During my PhD I was awarded a NHMRC Post Graduate Research Scholarship. I then completed a postdoctoral fellowship at Griffith University, where I focussed on urogenital tract infections caused by  E. coli and Group B  Streptococcus. In 2013 I was awarded a prestigious NHMRC Peter Doherty Early Career Fellowship in the area of innate immune responses to uropathogens.

In 2015 I returned to QUT as a Research Fellow through the Early Career Academic Recruitment and Development Program. I have since established a research group in the area of female reproductive tract immune responses to Group B  Streptococcus and the effects on the vaginal microbiome. I also work closely with Professor Ken Beagley, looking at the effects of chlamydial infection on male fertility (NHMRC Project Grant funded) and the development of a chlamydial vaccine (National Institute of Health- NIH funded).

This information has been contributed by Dr Alison Carey.

Teaching

Graduate Certificate in Academic Practice

Fellow of the Higher Education Acadamy

Unit Coordinator for LQB462: Microbial diagnostics and LQB562: Advanced microbial diagnostics.

This information has been contributed by Dr Alison Carey.

Publications

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