Matt Colligan - Curriculum Vitae
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Author: mcol <mcol@posteo.net>
Date:   Sat, 27 Feb 2021 11:11:08 +0000

slight update to content, add publications

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diff --git a/cv.tex b/cv.tex @@ -5,6 +5,8 @@ \usepackage{currvita} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{xcolor} +\usepackage{hyperref} +\hypersetup{pdfborder = {0 0 0}} %\renewcommand{\familydefault}{\sfdefault} \RequirePackage{fontawesome} \tolerance=600 @@ -15,6 +17,7 @@ \newcommand\pt{\hspace{5mm}\textcolor{gray}{\faCaretRight}\hspace{-5mm}} \newcommand\email[1]{\textcolor{gray}{\faEnvelopeO}\hspace{1.5mm}\texttt{#1}} +\newcommand\home[1]{\textcolor{gray}{\faHome}\hspace{1.5mm}\texttt{#1}} \definecolor{swish}{HTML}{056EF9} \newenvironment{block}[1]{% @@ -34,27 +37,38 @@ \begin{cv}{\LARGE{\textsf{Matt Colligan}}} \vspace{3mm} \noindent PhD Student, Centre for Discovery Brain Sciences, - University of Edinburgh + The University of Edinburgh \vspace{1mm} - \noindent\email{matt.colligan@ed.ac.uk} + \noindent\email{\href{mailto:matt.colligan@ed.ac.uk}{matt.colligan@ed.ac.uk}} + \hspace*{\fill} + \noindent\home{\href{https://mcol.xyz}{mcol.xyz}} - \begin{block}{Education/Qualifications} + \begin{block}{Education} \item[2018 -- 2022 \pt] \textbf{BBSRC-funded EASTBIO PhD Studentship} \par Duguid Lab, The University of Edinburgh - \par \emph{The role of posterior parietal cortex in visually-guided - reaching} + \par \emph{Neural representations of visuomotor control} + \par To investigate the integration of visual and motor information + during visually-guided movement, I am using + \href{https://www.neuropixels.org/}{Neuropixels probes} to perform + high-throughput electrophysiological recordings in mice trained to + perform a novel forelimb reaching task. + \par I am developing a bespoke Python-based data analysis pipeline to + explore the encoding of visual and motor information across thousands + of neurons in a number of brain areas. + \item[2016 -- 2017 \pt] \textbf{MSc by Research in Integrative Neuroscience} \par The University of Edinburgh \par \emph{attained Distinction} + \item[2012 -- 2015 \pt] \textbf{BSc Biology \& Associateship of the Royal College of Science (ARCS)} \par Imperial College London + \end{block} - \begin{block}{Research Experience} - \item[2018 -- 2022 \pt] \textbf{PhD Project} - \par The University of Edinburgh + \begin{block}{Work Experience} + \item[2017 -- 2018 \pt] \textbf{Research Assistant, Duguid Lab (part time)} \par The University of Edinburgh \par \emph{Thalamocortical control of skilled motor movement} @@ -81,26 +95,47 @@ co-regulatory effects of Gli3 and Inpp5e proteins in cortical developmental signalling pathways. - %\item[2017] - %\textbf{Two projects during MSc by Research in Integrative Neuroscience} - %\par \textit{Investigating the role of medial entorhinal cortex layer 2 stellate cells in mouse navigation memory} supervised by Dr Emma Wood (attained 82\% and 75\% Distinctions in assessments). - %\vspace{3mm} - %\par \textit{A possible mechanism for repression of GABAergic fate in cortical progenitors by the transcription factor Pax6} supervised by Prof David Price (attained 75\% and 72\% Distinctions in assessments). \end{block} \begin{block}{Skills} + \item[Languages] Python, C, MATLAB, JavaScript, Shell, English + \item[Technology] Unix system administration, ImageJ/FIJI, circuit design and construction \item[Laboratory] \vspace{-7mm} \begin{itemize} \setlength{\itemsep}{1pt} - \item \hspace{1.3mm}\textit{In vivo} 2-photon \& 1-photon microscopy in awake and behaving mice - \item \hspace{1.3mm}Virus mediated gene transfer for calcium indicator expression, optogenetic \hspace*{0.5mm} manipulation, and neural circuit tracing - \item \hspace{1.3mm}Microsurgery: stereotaxic injection, headplate implantation for head-\par \vspace{-1.4mm}\hspace*{1.5mm}fixation, GRIN lens endoscope implantation, transcardial perfusion - \item \hspace{1.3mm}Mouse behavioural training of head-fixed and freely moving tasks - \item \hspace{1.3mm}Molecular techniques such as immunohistochemistry, \textit{in situ} hybridisation, \hspace*{1.3mm}qRT-PCR - \item \hspace{1.3mm}Mouse brain primary tissue culture + \item \hspace{1.3mm}\textit{In vivo} 2-photon \& 1-photon microscopy in + awake and behaving mice + \item \hspace{1.3mm}Microsurgery: stereotaxic injection, headplate + implantation for head-\par \vspace{-1.4mm}\hspace*{1.5mm}fixation, + GRIN lens endoscope implantation, transcardial perfusion + \item \hspace{1.3mm}Mouse behavioural training of head-fixed and freely + moving tasks + \item \hspace{1.3mm}Molecular techniques such as immunohistochemistry, + \textit{in situ} hybridisation \end{itemize} - \item[Technology] MATLAB, ImageJ/FIJI, circuit design and construction, GraphPad Prism, R, Oriana Circular Statistics Tool, BLAST, Microsoft Office, Photoshop + \end{block} + + \begin{block}{Publications} + + \item Joshua Dacre, \textbf{Matt Colligan}, Julian Ammer, Julia Schiemann, + Thomas Clarke, Victor Chamosa-Pino, Federico Claudi, J. Alex Harston, + Constantinos Eleftheriou, Janelle M.P. Pakan, Cheng-Chiu Huang, Adam + Hantman, Nathalie L. Rochefort, and Ian Duguid. \textit{Cerebellar-recipient + motor thalamus drives behavioral context-specific movement initiation}. + bioRxiv, 2019. doi: 10.1101/802124. URL: + https://www.biorxiv.org/content/10.1101/802124v1. + + \item Kerstin Hasenpusch-Theil, Christine Laclef, \textbf{Matt + Colligan}, Eamon Fitzgerald, Katherine Howe, Emily Carroll, Shaun R + Abrams, Jeremy F Reiter, and Sylvie Schneider-Maunoury. + \href{https://elifesciences.org/articles/58162}{\textit{A transient + role of the ciliary gene Inpp5e in controlling direct versus indirect + neurogenesis in cortical development}. eLife, 2020. doi: + 10.7554/eLife.58162}. (And + \href{https://www.biorxiv.org/content/10.1101/2020.04.28.065615v2}{biorxiv + preprint}.) + \end{block} \begin{block}{References}