Dr. Robin Yates, BSc. BVSc (hons). PhD. MTEM.
Robin Yates completed his Bachelor of Science with a major in microbiology in 1999 and a Bachelor of Veterinary Science with first class honors and a University Medal in 2001. In 2002 he undertook a small animal veterinary medicine internship at the Queensland Veterinary Specialist Centre with a focus in emergency medicine and critical care. With a Fulbright Postgraduate Scholarship, Robin completed a PhD with Prof. David G. Russell in the field of Comparative Biomedical Science at Cornell University, New York, USA. He continued working with Dr. Russell as a postdoctoral associate until April 2008 when he started on faculty at the University of Calgary with a joint appointment to the Department of Comparative Biology and Experimental Medicine in the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine and the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology in the Faculty of Medicine. Since his academic appointment, Dr. Yates has been awarded an Alberta Heritage Foundation for Medical Research (AHFMR) Independent Investigator Award and a CIHR New Investigator Award to conduct research into phagosomal biology of antigen presenting cells. Dr. Yates also serves as Dean of the Faculty of Graduate Studies at the University of Calgary.