PhD in Biochemistry, University of Otago.
Postgraduate Diploma in Science (Cellular and Molecular Biology), University of Canterbury.
Bachelor of Science (Biology), University of Waikato.
Matt is involved in the development and utilisation of very large-scale bovine DNA and RNA sequence datasets to attempt to discover variants impacting a variety of bovine traits.
He splits his time between LIC and Massey University, where Matt holds a professorship at the AL Rae Centre in Ruakura, Hamilton.
Matt supervises a number of graduate students as part of these academic activities, and also currently leads an externally-funded MBIE Endeavour research programme as part of a collaboration between LIC, the University of Auckland, Massey University, and NZAEL.