Matthew Nesbitt:
Product Specialist Director

Matthew Nesbitt, General Manager of Yourgene Health Canada

Matthew Nesbitt completed his Master’s degree in Molecular Biology at Simon Fraser University, where his work focused on the discovery of new genes in the C. elegans model organism. This experience impressed upon him both the value of next generation sequencing and its vulnerabilities to the extensively manual sample preparation steps. Matt started his professional career in 2009 in liquid handling automation as a product manager responsible for the development of NGS library construction solutions, after which he went on to found Coastal Genomics for the commercialization of automated, scalable solutions for gel electrophoresis of DNA. He brings 16 years’ of experience in sample preparation to Yourgene Health Canada.