Matt Lyman

Contact information

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
7000 East Avenue, L-452
Livermore, CA 94550
phone: 925 424 2039


Postdoctoral Fellowship, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, July 2005 – May 2010
Department of Molecular Biology
Focus: Neurovirology
Doctorate in Microbiology and Immunology, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora, CO, March 2005
Department of Microbiology
Focus: Molecular Virology
Bachelor of Science with Honors, University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY, May 2000
Double Major: Molecular Biology and Honors Program
Department of Molecular Biology/Veterinary Sciences
Focus: Serology


Areas of Emphasis (Biomedical Science and Analytical Chemistry): Virology, Bacteriology, Serology, Immunology, Neurobiology, Cell Biology, Molecular Biology, Genetics (Mammalian, Viral, and Yeast), Optical Microscopy, Biochemistry, Gas Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry, Liquid Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry, Surface Chemistry, Powder X-Ray Diffraction, Raman/FTIR Spectroscopy

Recent publications

  • Randall J, Lyman MG. 2013. Discrimination of Bacterial Growth Media Using Portable Raman Spectroscopy with Background Fluorescence Subtraction. Spectroscopy, vol 28, Issue 6, pp. s8-s20.
  • Taylor MP, Kramer T, Lyman MG, Kratchmarov R, and Enquist LW. 2012. Visualization of an Alphaherpesvirus Membrane Protein that is Essential for Anterograde Axonal Spread of Infection in Neurons. mBio, vol 3 issue 2 e00063-12.
  • Lyman MG, Kemp CD, Taylor MP, Enquist LW. 2009. A Comparison of the Pseudorabies Virus Us9 Protein With Homologs From Other Veterinary and Human Alphaherpesviruses. Journal of Virology, 83:6978-6986.