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Dr Rob Young 

Educational and Professional Qualifications:

1977: PhD, Morphological & ultrastructural studies of the rat vibrissal follicle, University of Dundee
1969 -1972: BSc, Upper second class Honours, Zoology & Comparative Physiology,
Queen Mary College, University of London

Academic Positions:

2003 – present   Senior Research Associate, Structural Biophysics Group, School of Optometry & Vision Sciences, Cardiff University
2002 – 2003 Research Associate, Environmental Biochemistry Research Group, School of Biosciences, Cardiff University
1996 - 2001 Senior Research Fellow, Connective Tissue Biology Laboratories, School of Biosciences, Cardiff University
1991 - 1995 Research Fellow, Department of Ophthalmology, Bristol Eye Hospital, University of Bristol
1990 - 1991 Research Fellow, Muscle & Collagen Research Group, Department of Veterinary Medicine, University of Bristol, Langford
1988 - 1989 Senior Scientific Officer, AFRC Institute of Food Research, Langford, Bristol
1977 - 1988 Postdoctoral Research Scientist, Departments of Tissue Physiology and Electron Microscopy, Strangeways Research Laboratory, Cambridge

External Memberships:

2003 -  present: Member of the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO)
2004 – present: Member of Cardiff Institute for Tissue Engineering and Repair (CITER)
1981 – present: Member of the CryoMicroscopy Group
1978 – present: Member of the British Society for Matrix Biology (BSMB)
1977 - present: Fellow of the Royal MIcroscopical Society (RMS)


Winner of Wellcome Trust Biomedical Image Award, 2006
Winner of 2 Wellcome Trust Biomedical Image Awards, 1999.