Lyman received his Bachelor degree with Honours Class I in Biotechnology, majoring in bioprocess technology from The University of Queensland in 2017. He then started his PhD at the University of Queensland-ACWEB in 2019 where his research focuses on bacteriophage treatment against antibiotic resistant bacteria. 


  • UQ Research Higher Degree Scholarship (2019-2022), awarded by the University of Queensland

  • UQ Dean’s Commendation for High Achievement 2017


Ngiam, L., Weynberg, K.D. & Guo, J. The presence of plasmids in bacterial hosts alters phage isolation and infectivity. ISME COMMUN. 2, 75 (2022).

Ngiam L, Schembri MA, Weynberg K, Guo J. Bacteriophage isolated from non-target bacteria demonstrates broad host range infectivity against multidrug-resistant bacteria. Environ Microbiol. 2021 Sep;23(9):5569-5586. doi: 10.1111/1462-2920.15714. Epub 2021 Aug 18. PMID: 34390602.