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James Manton

James Manton

Student 2014 entry

Termination details:

James is currently an MRC Career Development Fellow at the MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology. His current work focuses mainly on structured illumination and light sheet microscopy, with interests in both theoretical developments and practical realisations.

Research Interests

James is an applied physicist developing new instrumentation and techniques for optical microscopy, with the goals of increasing speed, resolution and utility whilst minimising photo damage and sample perturbation.  He conducted his PhD research under the supervision of Eric Rees in the area of Methods for optical sensing beyond classical limits. His research was supported by MedImmune.  Before this, James was a Research Assistant in the laboratory of Gregory Jefferis at the MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology for a year following his BA in Natural Sciences at Trinity College, Cambridge.