Michel Watson

BSc (Hons)
PhD Candidate

Biography

Michel obtained her Bachelor of Science majoring in Genetics and Pathology, with honours, in 2013. Following, she was employed as research assistant at the University of Western Australia and Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research. Before she started her PhD at The Australian National University, Michel worked for the Lotterywest BioDiscovery Centre which was established to educate and inspire the community of the fascinating world of medical research. Michel commenced her PhD at  in early 2017. Her interests focus on the public's opinions surrounding medical research and new medical technologies.

 

Research

Research interests

  • Genetic technologies
  • Public attitudes
  • Health policy
  • Medical ethics

Publications

Peer-reviewed journal articles

Popular writing & opinion pieces

Radio interviews

Conference presentations

  • Watson, M., (2017, September) “A Deliberation on the Future of Human Gene Therapy in Australia” Centre for the Public Awareness of Science Biannual Conference. Canberra, Australia
  • Watson, M. (2015, April) “Characterising the glycomic change between non-tumorigenic and tumorigenic liver progenitor cells” Harry Perkins Medical Research Conference. Perth, Australia
  • Watson, M. (2014, November) "Glycomic alterations in liver progenitor cells" Fifth Margaret River Region Forum. Busselton, Australia.
  • Watson, M. (2014, July)“Characterising the glycomic change between non-tumorigenic and tumorigenic liver progenitor cells” UCL-UWA-HGMU Collaborative Research Network Meeting 2014. London, United Kingdom.