Full Name  Matthew Pearson
Phone  +44 (0)131 6518644
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Address MRC Human Genetics Unit
Institute of Genetics and Molecular Medicine
University of Edinburgh
United Kingdom


Matt is the light microscopy application specialist at the Advanced Imaging Resource (IGMM) focussing on confocal, live cell imaging and super resolution based applications.  Matt has 8 years experience working in an imaging technical support role and carries out much of the development and application support work within the facility as well as training, quality control testing and general microscopy troubleshooting.

Matt P image SIMSIM image showing intracellular components inside and aroundthe nucleus at 120 nm resolution

Some relevant publications:

Marno K, Al'Zoubi L, Pearson M, Posch M, McKnight Á, Wheeler AP.  The evolution of structured illumination microscopy in studies of HIV. Methods. 2015 Oct.

Rainger JK1, Bhatia S, Bengani H, Gautier P, Rainger J, Pearson M, Ansari M, Crow J, Mehendale F, Palinkasova B, Dixon MJ, Thompson PJ, Matarin M, Sisodiya SM, Kleinjan DA, Fitzpatrick DR.  Disruption of SATB2 or its long-range cis-regulation by SOX9 causes a syndromic form of Pierre Robin sequence. Hum Mol Genet. 2014 May.