Matt Colligan - Curriculum Vitae
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Author: mcol <mcol@posteo.net>
Date:   Mon,  1 Mar 2021 11:30:53 +0000

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diff --git a/cv.tex b/cv.tex @@ -1,148 +1,130 @@ % Matt Colligan CV -\documentclass[11pt,a4paper]{article} -\usepackage[margin=2cm]{geometry} -\usepackage{currvita} -\usepackage{tikz} -\usepackage{xcolor} -\usepackage{hyperref} -\hypersetup{pdfborder = {0 0 0}} -%\renewcommand{\familydefault}{\sfdefault} -\RequirePackage{fontawesome} -\tolerance=600 -\date{} +\input{theme.tex} \begin{document} -\setlength\cvlabelwidth{80pt} - -\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]{% - \vspace{6mm} - \noindent{\Large{\textsf{#1}}} - - \vspace{-3mm} - \noindent - \tikz\draw[left color=swish!60!white, right color=swish, draw=none] (0,0) - rectangle (\textwidth-3pt,2pt); - \vspace{-3mm} - \begin{cvlist}{ } -} {% - \end{cvlist} -} - \begin{cv}{\LARGE{\textsf{Matt Colligan}}} - \vspace{3mm} \noindent PhD Student, Centre for Discovery Brain Sciences, - The University of Edinburgh - + \vspace{3mm} + \noindent PhD Student, Centre for Discovery Brain Sciences, The University of Edinburgh \vspace{1mm} + \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} - \item[2018 -- 2022 \pt] \textbf{BBSRC-funded EASTBIO PhD Studentship} + \begin{blocklist}{Education} + \item[2018 -- 2022 \hspace{5mm}\pt] \textbf{BBSRC-funded EASTBIO PhD Studentship} \par Duguid Lab, The University of Edinburgh \par \emph{Neural representations of visuomotor control} \par To investigate the integration of visual and motor information - during visually-guided movement, I am using + during visually-guided movement, I am using chronically-implanted \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} + perform a novel freely-moving reaching task. I am developing a bespoke + data analysis pipeline to explore the encoding of visual and motor + information across thousands of neurons in a number of brain areas + involved in visuomotor processing. + \par I am also using optogenetic manipulations to inactivate specific + neuron populations at various timepoints during reaching movements to + identify causal roles in visuomotor processing. + + \item[2016 -- 2017 \hspace{5mm}\pt] \textbf{MSc by Research in Integrative Neuroscience} \par The University of Edinburgh - \par \emph{attained Distinction} + \par \emph{Attained Distinction} - \item[2012 -- 2015 \pt] \textbf{BSc Biology \& Associateship of the Royal + \item[2012 -- 2015 \hspace{5mm}\pt] \textbf{BSc Biology \& Associateship of the Royal College of Science (ARCS)} \par Imperial College London - \end{block} + \end{blocklist} - \begin{block}{Work Experience} + \begin{blocklist}{Work Experience} - \item[2017 -- 2018 \pt] \textbf{Research Assistant, Duguid Lab (part time)} + \item[2017 -- 2018 \hspace{5mm}\pt] \textbf{Research Assistant, Duguid Lab (part time)} \par The University of Edinburgh \par \emph{Thalamocortical control of skilled motor movement} \par To assess the role of thalamocortical projections in skilled motor - movement, I am incorporating a head-fixed lever-push task with - recordings of population level neuron dynamics in mice. GCaMP - Ca\textsuperscript{2+} indicator is virally expressed in motor thalamus - and neuron activity is imaged via implanted microendoscopes. Retrograde - tracer injections into layer 5b motor cortex allow for identification - of motor thalamic projection neurons. - - \vspace{3mm} - \par In parallel, I am investigating whether inputs from the thalamus - are sufficient to drive forelimb movements. This project involves - optogenetic manipulation during a skilled forelimb task in mice, and - analysis of the movement kinematics in MATLAB. - - \item[\pt] \textbf{Research Technician, Theil Lab (part time)} + movement, I incorporated a head-fixed lever-push task with recordings + of population level neuron dynamics in mice. GCaMP + Ca\textsuperscript{2+} indicator was virally expressed in motor + thalamus and neuron activity was imaged via implanted microendoscopes. + Neuron activity was analysed for responsiveness and correlations with + forelimb movements. Retrograde tracer injections into layer 5b motor + cortex were used to identify the motor thalamic projection neurons of + interest. + + \item[\textcolor{white}{2017 -- 2018} \hspace{5mm}\pt] \textbf{Research Technician, Theil Lab (part time)} \par The University of Edinburgh \par \emph{Rescue of Inpp5e mutant phenotypes by compound mutation of Gli3} - \par I am using immunohistochemical techniques to analyse defects in + \par I used immunohistochemical techniques to analyse defects in cortical patterning in \textit{Inpp5e} mutant mice, and the co-regulatory effects of Gli3 and Inpp5e proteins in cortical developmental signalling pathways. + \end{blocklist} + + \begin{block}{Other Experience} + \par I am a core contributor on a large collaborative open-source + software project called Qtile (website: + \href{http://qtile.org}{qtile.org}). Qtile is a highly customisable + tiling window manager for the X Window System and enjoys an active + community of contributors. Working on Qtile has given be substantial + experience reviewing code submissions, resolving issues and developing + features, bug fixes and unit tests. + + \vspace{3mm} + \par I blog about programming and software, including various other + projects that I have created or contribute to, on my website at + \href{https://mcol.xyz}{mcol.xyz}. \end{block} - \begin{block}{Skills} - \item[Languages] Python, C, MATLAB, JavaScript, Shell, English - \item[Technology] Unix system administration, ImageJ/FIJI, circuit design and construction + \begin{blocklist}{Skills} + \item[Languages] Python, C, MATLAB, JavaScript, Shell + \item[Technology] Git, 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}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} - \end{block} + \begin{itemize} + \setlength{\itemsep}{1pt} + \item[\pt] \textit{In vivo} two- and one-photon microscopy + in awake, behaving mice + \item[\pt] Microsurgery: stereotaxic injection, headplate + implantation for head-fixation, chronic electrode/endoscope + implantation, transcardial perfusion + \item[\pt] Mouse behavioural training of head-fixed and + freely moving tasks + \item[\pt] Molecular techniques such as + immunohistochemistry, \textit{in situ} hybridisation + \end{itemize} + \end{blocklist} \begin{block}{Publications} + \par 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. + \href{https://www.biorxiv.org/content/10.1101/802124v1}{\textit{Cerebellar-recipient + motor thalamus drives behavioral context-specific movement + initiation}. bioRxiv, 2019. doi: 10.1101/802124}. - \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: + \vspace{3mm} + \par 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}.) - + \href{https://www.biorxiv.org/content/10.1101/2020.04.28.065615v2}{bioRxiv + preprint}.) \end{block} \begin{block}{References} - \item Prof Ian Duguid - \par The Centre for Discovery Brain Sciences - \par The University of Edinburgh - \par \email{Ian.Duguid@ed.ac.uk} + \par Prof Ian Duguid + \par The Centre for Discovery Brain Sciences + \par The University of Edinburgh + \par \email{\href{mailto:ian.duguid@ed.ac.uk}{Ian.Duguid@ed.ac.uk}} \end{block} \end{cv} diff --git a/theme.tex b/theme.tex @@ -0,0 +1,57 @@ +% Matt Colligan CV - Theme definition + +\documentclass[11pt,a4paper]{article} +\usepackage[margin=2.2cm]{geometry} +\usepackage{currvita} +\usepackage{tikz} +\usepackage{xcolor} +\usepackage{hyperref} + +% General settings +\tolerance=600 +\setlength\cvlabelwidth{80pt} % Timeline column width +\date{} % remove date at end of article class +\hypersetup{pdfborder = {0 0 0}} % remove border around hyperlinks + + +% Font Awesome symbols and their uses +\RequirePackage{fontawesome} +%\newcommand\pt{\hspace{5mm}\textcolor{gray}{\faCaretRight}\hspace{-5mm}} +\newcommand\pt{\textcolor{gray}{\faCaretRight}} +\newcommand\email[1]{\textcolor{gray}{\faEnvelopeO}\hspace{1.5mm}\texttt{#1}} +\newcommand\home[1]{\textcolor{gray}{\faHome}\hspace{1.5mm}\texttt{#1}} + + +% Definition of blocks +\definecolor{swish}{HTML}{056EF9} + +\newenvironment{_block}[1]{% + \vspace{6mm} + \noindent{\Large{\textsf{#1}}} + + \vspace{-3mm} + \noindent + \tikz\draw[left color=swish!60!white, right color=swish, draw=none] (0,0) + rectangle (\textwidth-3pt,2pt); +}{} + +% blocks with listed items +\newenvironment{blocklist}[1]{% + \begin{_block}{#1} + + \vspace{-3mm} + \begin{cvlist}{ } +} {% + \end{cvlist} + \end{_block} +} + +% blocks without listed items +\newenvironment{block}[1]{% + \begin{_block}{#1} + + \vspace{3mm} +} {% + + \end{_block} +}