Professor Timothy Stinear

Professor Timothy Stinear


Principal Research Fellow
The University of Melbourne
Elected in 2020
Citation on election

Professor Tim Stinear is a distinguished microbiologist who has revolutionised our understanding of important bacterial infectious diseases by the use of cutting-edge genomic technologies. His fundamental research has led to new diagnostic tests and new insights on how infections spread in our hospitals and how bacteria are evading our most powerful antibiotics. He is a fellow of the Australian Society for Microbiology.

Professor Stinear is one of the world’s foremost authorities on the neglected tropical disease, Buruli ulcer, and he is leading a ground-breaking intervention trial here in Australia to stop its spread.

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