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Dr. Daniel Mark Lyons

Head of laboratory
Head of laboratory
+385 52 804 725
Internal phone number
Academic title
Center for Marine Research
Ruđer Bošković Institute
G. Paliaga 5
HR-52210 Rovinj


2001   Doctoral degree (PhD, Chemistry); National University of Ireland, University College Cork.

Research Areas

Specific research interests


  • Croatian Science Foundation; NANO-EMC2 - Understanding the physico-chemical behaviour and toxicity of silver, copper and plastic NANOparticles as Emerging Materials of Concern in Coastal waters; PI
  • EU FP7 Cooperation; SMART-NANO - Sensitive measurement, detection, and identification of engineered nanoparticles in complex biological and environmental matrices; Principle Investigator, Croatian partner
  • Croatian Science Foundation; Development of nanotechnology-based sensors for bio-macromolecules; PI
  • Adris Foundation; Development of applied sensors for marine biotoxins; PI
  • Ministry of Science, Education and Sports of the Republic of Croatia and the Federal Ministry of Education and Research, Germany; Biomineralization processes during embryonic development of marine organisms: gastropods, bivalves and echinoderms; PI
  • EU COST Action CA16203 - Stem cells of marine/aquatic invertebrates: from basic research to innovative applications; Management Committee member
  • EU COST Action ES1205 - The transfer of engineered nano-materials from wastewater treatment and storm-waters to rivers; Management Committee member and Working Group leader
  • EU COST Action TD0903 - Understanding and manipulating enzymatic and proteomic processes in biomineralization: towards new biomimetic strategies, the creation of tailored nano-scale architectures and environmental monitoring; Management Committee member and Work Package leader


Juraj Dobrila University of Pula

       Faculty of Natural Sciences - General Physics, Nanotechnology in Marine Research

       Faculty of Engineering - Selected Topics in Physics

Membership in professional associations / societies

Member and Chartered Chemist of the Royal Society of Chemistry (CChem MRSC).

Member of the Croatian Chemical Society

Member of the Croatian Toxicological Society

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