Matthew Piteo

Matthew Piteo
Biological Science Technician

Abernathy Fish Technology Center
1440 Abernathy Creek Rd.
Longview, WA 98632
United States

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About Matthew Piteo

Matthew collects and prepares genetic data for analyses conducted by Abernathy FTC conservation geneticists. This process typically includes the extraction, amplification, and visualization of DNA regions in question for conservation genetic technologies such as SNP and microsatellite genotyping, gene expression, and Sanger Sequencing. Matthew also assists in the preparation of genetic libraries for next-generation sequencing technologies.


M.S. 2013. Biological Sciences. University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL.

B.S. 2011. Biological Sciences. University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL.


Piteo, MS., Kendrick, M.R., and Harris, P.M. (2017). Life History of Labidesthes vanhyningi (Atherinformes: Atherinopsidae; Stout Silverside) in Black Warrior River Draining, Alabama. Southeastern Naturalist, 16(3), 451-463.