Research Program Leader, Data and Technology Innovation
With a diverse technical background in marine biology, analytical biochemistry, molecular pharmacology and data science, Lyndon has led multi-organisational projects on e-research, ecotoxicology and biotechnology. Partners have included government funding agencies, consortia comprising a diverse array of stakeholders, and companies ranging in size from start-ups to ASX corporations. Lyndon has authored over 100 publications including a book, book chapters, journal articles, industry reports, patents and eTools and been a peer reviewer for numerous national and international granting agencies and journals covering disciplines as varied as analytical chemistry, biochemistry, toxicology, microbiology and biomedicine. A member of the AIMS Senior Leadership Team, Lyndon led development of the Institute's International Engagement Strategy and contributed to the development of Australia's National Marine Science Plan.
  • 1982 BSc (University of Queensland)
  • 1988 PhD (University of Queensland)
Current Research Activities
  • Marine pharmacology
  • Chemical and biological analysis
  • Database development and use
Expert Committees and Boards
  • Advisor - International Atomic Energy Agency - United Nations Development Project on seafood toxin testing technologies for Asia, Africa and South America
  • Australian member of the International Oceanographic Commission Intergovernmental Panel on Harmful Algal Blooms
Over 100 publications including journal papers, books, book chapters, e-tools, industry reports and patents with some listed below

LLEWELLYN LE, English S, Barnwell S (2016) A roadmap to a sustainable Indian Ocean Blue Economy. J Indian Ocean Region 12: 52-66

LLEWELLYN LE, S. Bainbridge, G. Page, M. D. O'Callaghan and M. J. Kingsford (2016) StingerCam: A tool for ecologists and stakeholders to detect the presence of venomous tropical jellyfish. Limnol Oceanogr: Method 14: 649-657

Lawrey E, LaFond, G, Smith A, Coleman G, LLEWELLYN LE (2016) Gladstone Healthy Harbor Partnership Data and Information Management System (

LLEWELLYN LE, Bainbridge S (2015) Getting up close and personal: the need to immerse autonomous vehicles in coral reefs. Oceans 15 MTS/IEEE Washington, 1-9

Balali-Mood M, LLEWELLYN LE, Ram Singh B (2015) Biological Toxins and Bioterrorism, SpringerReference (Editor-in-Chief: P. Gopalakrishnakone). 604 pp. ISBN 978-94-007-5868-1

Lough JM, LLEWELLYN LE, Lewis SE, Turney CSM, Palmer JG, Cook CG, Hogg AG (2014) Evidence for suppressed mid-Holocene northeastern Australian monsoon variability from coral luminescence. Paleoceanography 29: 581-594

LLEWELLYN LE, McIntosh, Wakeford M (2013) Mapping and synthesis of data and monitoring in Gladstone Harbour. Gladstone Healthy Harbour Partnership, 179 pages

LLEWELLYN LE, Everingham Y, Lough J (2012) Pharmacokinetic modelling of luminescence time series in coral skeletons. Geochimica et Cosmochima Acta 83: 263-271

LLEWELLYN LE (2010) Revisiting the association between sea surface temperature and the epidemiology of fish poisoning in the South Pacific: Reassessing the link between ciguatera and climate change. Toxicon 56: 691-697

LLEWELLYN LE (2009) Sodium channel inhibiting marine toxins. pp 67-97. In: Fusetani N and Kem W (eds) Marine Toxins as Research Tools. Springer-Verlag

Robillot C, Kineavy D, Burnell JN, LLEWELLYN LE (2009) Synthesis of bifunctional saxitoxin analogues by biotinylation. Toxicon 53: 460-465

Uthicke S, LLEWELLYN LE, Eder F (2009) A fluorescent lectin assay to quantify Transparent Exopolymer Particles and Marine Snow on 96-well filtration plates. Limnol Oceanogr: Methods 7: 449-458

LLEWELLYN LE (2007) Predictive toxinology: an initial foray using calculated molecular descriptors to describe toxicity using saxitoxins as a model. Toxicon 50: 901-913

LLEWELLYN LE (2006) Saxitoxin, a toxic marine natural product that targets a multitude of receptors. Natural Product Reports 23: 200-222

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