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Dr Johnny Lo

Senior Lecturer

Contact Information Telephone: +61 8 6304 5027, Email: j.lo@ecu.edu.au, Campus: Joondalup, Room: JO19.336
Staff Member Details
Telephone: +61 8 6304 5027
Email: j.lo@ecu.edu.au
Campus: Joondalup  
Room: JO19.336  

 

Johnny is a Senior Lecturer in Mathematics and Science Postgraduate Coordinator (Research) within the School of Science.

Current Teaching

  • MAT3110 Applied Multivariate Statistics
  • MAT3120 Machine Learning and Data Visualisation
  • MAT5212 Biostatistics
  • MAT3170 Data Analysis and Visualisation
  • MAT6206 Data Analysis and Visualisation
  • RES5155 Research Preparation: Principles and Approaches

Course Coordinator

  • Y92 Bachelor of Science Honours
  • I84 Master of Science by Research

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philospohy - Spatial Sciences, Curtin University of Technology, 2012.
  • Bachelor of Science Mathematics 1st Class Honours, Curtin University of Technology, 2002.
  • Bachelor of Science (Mathematical Sciences), Curtin University of Technology, 2002.

Research

Recent Research Grants

  • Translation of "Liquid Biopsy" Research into Clinical Practice,  Western Australian Health Translation Network,  Early Career Fellowships,  2019 - 2020,  $478,955.
  • Integrated state-wide survey of recreational fishing Phase 2: boat- and shore based activity ,  Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development,  Grant,  2015 - 2020,  $3,761,142.
  • Liquid biopsy for personalised monitoring of melanoma patients ,  National Health and Medical Research Council,  Development Grants,  2017 - 2020,  $950,389.
  • Development of a Multiplex Test for the Early Diagnosis of Melanoma,  Tour de Cure,  Senior Research Grant,  2019,  $280,000.
  • Food and Nutrition Postgraduate Scholarship ,  Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO),  CSIRO - Scholarship,  2016 - 2018,  $18,382.
  • Out there making a difference - improving mental health for men and boys in rural and remote Australia ,  The Movember Group and beyondblue,  Australian Mental Health Initiative,  2016 - 2018,  $47,500.
  • Blood Based Biomarkers Predictive of Treatment Response in Melanoma,  Cancer Council of WA Inc,  Grant,  2016 - 2018,  $246,822.
  • A Blood Based ‘Liquid Biopsy’ to Improve Healthcare for Metastatic Melanoma Patients,  Department of Health WA,  SHRAC Research Translation Projects,  2016 - 2018,  $4,075,030.
  • A Cross-Sectional Study to Measure and Describe the Association between Fruit and Vegetable Consumption and Food Security Determinants of children (9-13 years) Living in Regional and Remote Western Australia,  Healthway (WA Health Promotion Foundation),  Healthway - Scholarship,  2015 - 2017,  $75,614.

Recent Publications (within the last five years)

Book Chapters

  • Talebi, H., Lo, J., Mueller, U., (2017), A Hybrid Model for Joint Simulation of High-Dimensional Continuous and Categorical Variables. Geostatistics Valencia 2016, Quantitative Geology and Geostatistics 19, 19(67), 415-430, Cham, Switzerland, Springer, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-46819-8_28.

Journal Articles

  • Devine, A., Wallace, R., Lo, J., Miller, M., Sambell, R., Costello, L., Lombardi, K., Veurink, S., (2019), Online programs build confidence and improve healthy eating messages in Early Years services. Australasian Journal of Early Childhood, In Press(March 2019), 14p., Australia, Early Childhood Australia Inc., DOI: 10.1177/1836939119833244.
  • O'Sullivan, T., Lo, J., Vivanti, A., (2019), Predictors of nutrition care process and terminology use, applicability and importance within Asia‐Pacific dietitians. Nutrition and Dietetics, published online 05 Sept 2018(online), online, DOI: 10.1111/1747-0080.12467.
  • Butcher, L., Ryan, M., O'Sullivan, T., Lo, J., Devine, A., (2019), Food-Insecure Household’s Self-Reported Perceptions of Food Labels, Product Attributes and Consumption Behaviours. Nutrients, 11(4), Article number 828, DOI: 10.3390/nu11040828.
  • Connolly, E., Reinkowsky, M., Giglia, R., Sexton, B., Lyons-Wall, P., Lo, J., O'Sullivan, T., (2019), Education on antenatal colostrum expression and the Baby Friendly Health Initiative in an Australian hospital: An audit of birth and breastfeeding outcomes. Breastfeeding Review, 27(1), 21-30.
  • Sambell, R., Wallace, R., Costello, L., Lo, J., Devine, A., (2019), Measuring food provision in Western Australian long day care (LDC) services: a weighed food record method/protocol at a service level. Nutrition Journal, 18(2019), Article 38, DOI: 10.1186/s12937-019-0462-2.
  • Genoni, A., Christophersen, C., Lo, J., Coghlan, M., Boyce, M., Bird, A., Lyons-Wall, P., Devine, A., (2019), Long‑term Paleolithic diet is associated with lower resistant starch intake, different gut microbiota composition and increased serum TMAO concentrations. European Journal of Nutrition, epub ahead of Print(July 2019), 14p., DOI: 10.1007/s00394-019-02036-y.
  • Le, TT., Shafaei Darestani, A., Genoni, A., Christophersen, C., Devine, A., Lo, J., Lyons-Wall, P., Boyce, M., (2019), Development and validation of a simple LC-MS/MS method for the simultaneous quantitative determination of trimethylamine-N-oxide and branched chain amino acids in human serum. Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry, 411(5), 1019–1028, DOI: 10.1007/s00216-018-1522-8.
  • Butcher, L., O'Sullivan, T., Ryan, M., Lo, J., Devine, A., (2019), Utilising a multi-item questionnaire to assess household food security in Australia. Health Promotion Journal of Australia, Epub ahead of print(tba), tba, DOI: 10.1002/hpja.61.
  • Dare, J., Wilkinson, C., Donovan, R., Lo, J., McDermott, ML., O'Sullivan, H., Marquis, R., (2019), Guidance for research on social isolation, loneliness, and participation among older people: Lessons from a mixed methods study. International Journal of Qualitative Methods, 18(September 2019), 1-9, Alberta, Canada, DOI: 10.1177/1609406919872914.
  • Genoni, A., Lo, J., Lyons-Wall, P., Boyce, M., Christophersen, C., Bird, A., Devine, A., (2019), A Paleolithic diet lowers resistant starch intake but does not affect serum trimethylamine-N-oxide concentrations in healthy women. The British Journal of Nutrition: an international journal of nutritional science, 121(3), 322-329, Cambridge University Press, DOI: 10.1017/S000711451800329X.
  • Rajan, R., Trinder, MW., Lo, J., Theophilus, M., (2019), Assessing the efficacy of TNF-alpha inhibitors in preventing emergency and emergent colectomies. Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, ePub ahead of print(Aug 2019), 5 p., DOI: 10.1002/jgh3.12229.
  • Bowers, J., Lo, J., Miller, P., Mawren, D., Jones, B., (2018), Psychological distress in remote mining and construction workers in Australia. Medical Journal of Australia, 208(9), 391-397, Australia, Australasian Medical Publishing Company Pty. Ltd., DOI: 10.5694/mja17.00950.
  • Butcher, L., Ryan, M., O'Sullivan, T., Lo, J., Devine, A., (2018), What Drives Food Insecurity in Western Australia? How the Perceptions of People at Risk Differ to Those of Stakeholders. Nutrients, 10(8), article no.1059, DOI: 10.3390/nu10081059.
  • Zaenker, P., Lo, J., Pearce, R., Cantwell, P., Cowell, L., Lee, M., Quirk, C., Law, H., Gray, E., Ziman, M., (2018), A diagnostic autoantibody signature for primary cutaneous melanoma. Oncotarget, 9(55), 30539-30551, United States, Impact Journals LLC, DOI: 10.18632/oncotarget.25669.
  • Cruickshank, T., Reyes, A., Penailillo, L., Pulverenti, T., Bartlett, D., Zaenker, P., Blazevich, T., Newton, R., Thompson, J., Lo, J., Ziman, M., (2018), Effects of multidisciplinary therapy on physical function in Huntington’s disease. Acta Neurologica Scandinavica, 138(6), 500-507, United States, Wiley-Blackwell Publishing, Inc., DOI: 10.1111/ane.13002.
  • Ridge, A., Devine, A., Lyons-Wall, P., Conlon, J., Lo, J., (2018), The impact of whey protein supplementation in older adults on nutrient intakes and satiety over an 11-week exercise intervention. Food Quality and Preference, 68(Sept 2018), 72-79, United Kingdom, Pergamon Press, DOI: 10.1016/j.foodqual.2018.01.013.
  • Godrich, S., Lo, J., Davies, C., Darby, J., Devine, A., (2017), Prevalence and socio-demographic predictors of food insecurity among regional and remote Western Australian children. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 41(6), 585-590, Richmond, Victoria, Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Asia, DOI: 10.1111/1753-6405.12716.
  • Dare, J., Wilkinson, C., Garlepp, M., Lo, J., Allsop, S., (2017), Community pharmacists require additional support to develop capacity in delivering alcohol-related health information to older adults. International Journal of Pharmacy Practice, 25(4), 301-310, Royal Pharmaceutical Society, DOI: 10.1111/ijpp.12319.
  • Godrich, S., Lo, J., Davies, C., Darby, J., Devine, A., (2017), Which Food Security Determinants Predict Adequate Vegetable Consumption among Rural Western Australian Children?. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 14(1), article no.40, MDPI, DOI: 10.3390/ijerph14010040.
  • Godrich, S., Lo, J., Davies, C., Darby, J., Devine, A., (2017), Are regional and remote Western Australian children eating for good health? An investigation into fruit and vegetable consumption. Health Promotion Journal of Australia, 28(3), 233-237, West Sussex, United Kingdom, John Wiley & Sons, DOI: 10.1071/HE16090.
  • Wilkinson, C., Dare, J., French, M., McDermott, M., Lo, J., Allsop, S., (2016), Prescribing or dispensing medication represents the best opportunity for GPs and pharmacists to engage older people in alcohol-related clinical conversations. International Journal of Pharmacy Practice, 24(5), 319-325, DOI: 10.1111/ijpp.12255.
  • Genoni, A., Lyons-Wall, P., Lo, J., Devine, A., (2016), Cardiovascular, metabolic effects and dietary composition of ad-libitum paleolithic vs. Australian guide to healthy eating diets: A 4-week randomised trial. Nutrients, 8(5), Article no. 314, MDPI AG, DOI: 10.3390/nu8050314.
  • Genoni, A., Lo, J., Lyons-Wall, P., Devine, A., (2016), Compliance, palatability and feasibility of paleolithic and Australian guide to healthy eating diets in healthy women: A 4-week dietary intervention. Nutrients, 8(8), Article no. 481, MDPI AG, DOI: 10.3390/nu8080481.
  • Wallace, R., Lo, J., Devine, A., (2016), Tailored nutrition education in the elderly can lead to sustained dietary behaviour change. Journal of Nutrition, Health and Aging, 20(1), 8-15, Springer, DOI: 10.1007/s12603-016-0669-2.
  • Gray, E., Rizos, H., Reid, A., Boyd, S., Pereira, M., Lo, J., Tembe, V., Freeman, J., Lee, J., Scolyer, R., Siew, K., Lomma, C., Cooper, A., Khattak, M., Meniawy, T., Long, G., Carlino, M., Millward, M., Ziman, M., (2015), Circulating tumor DNA to monitor treatment response and detect acquired resistance in patients with metastatic melanoma. Oncotarget, 6(39), 42008-42018, New York, USA, Impact Journals LLC, DOI: 10.18632/oncotarget.5788.
  • El-Mowafy, A., Lo, J., (2014), Dynamic modeling of GNSS troposphere wet delay for estimation of Precipitable Water Vapour. Journal of Applied Geodesy, 8(1), 31-42, Berlin, Germany, Walter de Gruyter GmbH, DOI: 10.1515/jag-2013-0012.

Conference Publications

  • Sambell, R., Devine, A., Lo, J., (2014), Does the food group provision in early years' education and care settings in metropolitan Perth, Western Australia, meet national dietary requirements; and how can Home Economics support this?. Journal of the Home Economics Institute of Australia, 21(30 Sep - 2 Oct 2014), 20-27, Home Economics Institute of Australia.
  • Mueller, U., Lo, J., De Caritat, P., Grunsky, E., (2014), Structural analysis of the National Geochemistry Survey of Australia Data. Mathematics of Planet Earth, Proceedings of the 15th Annual Conference of the International Association for Mathematical Geosciences, 99-102, Heidelberg, Germany, Springer, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-32408-6_24.

Research Student Supervision

Principal Supervisor

  • Master of Science (Environmental Management),  ASSESSING VARIABILITY IN STANDARDISED HARVEST RATES FROM SHORE-BASED RECREATIONAL FISHING SURVEYS

Associate Supervisor

  • Master of Science (Mathematics and Planning),  COMPOSITIONS, LOGRATIOS AND GEOSTATISTICS: AN APPLICATION TO IRON ORE
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  SUPPORTING NUTRITION FOR AUSTRALIAN CHILDCARE (SNAC): THE DEVELOPMENT, IMPLEMENTATION AND EVALUATION OF AN ONLINE NUTRITION EDUCATION INTERVENTION
  • Master of Science (Mathematics and Planning),  RECOVERABLE RESOURCES CALCULATION USING NON-LINEAR METHODS: A COMPARATIVE STUDY
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  ON THE SPATIAL MODELLING OF MIXED AND CONSTRAINED GEOSPATIAL DATA
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  FOOD INSECURITY AND FRUIT AND VEGETABLE CONSUMPTION AMONG REGIONAL AND REMOTE WESTERN AUSTRALIAN CHILDREN: DETERMINANTS, PREVALENCE AND PREDICTORS
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  HEALTH IMPACTS AND DIETARY COMPOSITION OF THE PALEOLITHIC AND AUSTRALIAN GUIDE TO HEALTHY EATING DIETS IN AUSTRALIA
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