Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Harvard Medical School
Robert graduated from York University with a Bachelor of Science in Biology in 2000. He joined the University Health Network Microarray Center in 2001 working as a technician for the production of genomic microarrays. During his time there, he transitioned into other microarray applications involving a wide variety of biomolecules, including proteins, antibodies, small molecules, cells and cell lysates. In 2007 he accepted a role in industry, establishing and managing the Arrayer Operations Team in developing high-throughput, multiplexed in-vitro diagnostic devices using microarray technologies, particularly in the areas of array fabrication and process-testing. In 2015, Robert joined the National Center for Functional Glycomics in a similar capacity, utilizing his expertise for the continuing development of glycan microarray applications being conducted at the Center.