Dr Russell Lyons
Dr Russell Lyons joined the Animal Genetics Laboratory in late 2013, following 12 years of conducting research projects within CSIRO's Division of Livestock Industries as a research scientist. He obtained his PhD in Molecular parasitology at the University of Technology, Sydney in 1998, and spent the following 4 years as a postdoctoral fellow at University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, Scotland. Russell also obtained a Masters Degree in Agribusiness in 2012 at the University of Queensland.
Russell is an experienced research scientist with multi-disciplinary interests including aquaculture and animal genetics, transcriptomics, proteomics, parasitology and biomaterials research, all underpinned by his expertise in molecular biology. He is an experienced manager and mentor having supervised a number of staff and students both within CSIRO and universities.