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James Manton

James Manton

Methods for optical sensing beyond conventional limits

Office Phone: +44 (0)1223 330133


I am supervised by Eric Rees and am part of the EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Sensor Technologies and Applications, having previously been a Research Assistant in Gregory Jefferis' lab at the MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology for a year following my BA in Natural Sciences at Trinity College, University of Cambridge, where I remain a student for my PhD.

Key Publications

James D. Manton, and Eric J. Rees. triSPIM: light sheet microscopy with isotropic super-resolutionOptics Letters 41, 4170–4173 (2016). doi: 10.1364/OL.41.004170.

Marta Costa, James D. Manton, Aaron D. Ostrovsky, Steffen Prohaska, and Gregory S.X.E. Jefferis. NBLAST: Rapid, sensitive comparison of neuronal structure and construction of neuron family databases. Neuron 91, 293–311 (2016). doi: 10.1016/j.neuron.2016.06.012.

James D. Manton, Josephine A.E. Hughes, Oliver Bonner, Omar A. Amjad, Philip Mair, Isabella Miele, Tiesheng Wang, Vitaly Levdik, Richard D. Hall, Géraldine Baekelandt, Fernando C. Vasconcellos, Oliver Hadeler, Tanya Hutter, and Clemens F. Kaminski. Development of an open technology suite for assisted living: a student-led research project. Interface Focus 6, 20160018 (2016). doi: 10.1098/rsfs.2016.0018.

Julia Manetsberger, James D. Manton, Miklos J. Erdelyi, Henry D. Rees, Graham Christie, and Eric J. Rees. Ellipsoid localisation microscopy infers the size and order of protein layers in Bacillus spore coats. Biophysical Journal 109, 2058–2066 (2015). doi: 10.1016/j.bpj.2015.09.023.

James D. Manton, Aaron D. Ostrovsky, Lea Goetz, Marta Costa, Torsten Rohlfing, and Gregory S.X.E. Jefferis. Combining genome-scale Drosophila 3D neuroanatomical data by bridging template brains. BioRxiv (2014). doi: 10.1101/006353.