Jamie Seymour

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Jamie Seymour
Nationality Australian
Fields Venom biology
Institutions James Cook University
Known for Studying venom biology, especially the box jellyfish.

Jamie Seymour is an Australian toxinologist.[1] He is a professor at James Cook University[2] in Cairns, Australia.

He has been involved in programs designed to decrease the envenoming of humans by jellyfish, in Australia, East Timor, Thailand, and Hawaii.[2]

Seymour's work has also led to changes in the treatment protocols for jellyfish stings in Australia.[2]

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Seymour has appeared in a number of documentary television programs, such as the following:

As shown in the 2005 Discovery Channel documentary Killer Jellyfish, Jamie was stung by an Irukandji jellyfish and was hospitalised. Unlike some victims, he suffered for only about fifty hours.

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