Eduardo Cobo

Associate Professor

Production Animal Health, Veterinary Medicine

Full Member

Snyder Institute for Chronic Diseases

PhD / MSc Comparative Pathology

University of California Davis

Doctor Veterinary Medicine

University of La Plata

MSc Animal Production

University of Mar del Plata

Veterinary Medicine

University of La Plata

Contact information


Office: 403.210.7247

Web presence

Cobo Lab


Office : HSC2519

Preferred method of communication

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Faculty/Admin Assistant
Natasha Reed

Research and teaching

Research areas

  • Innate epithelial defenses

Research Activities

My goals are directed toward understanding the antimicrobial and immunomodulatory capacity of endogenous cathelicidin and defensin peptides secreted in response to infectious diseases, including their effectiveness controlling pathogens and regulatory mechanisms in the mucosal innate immunity.




  • Zoetis Award for Research Excellence to foster innovative research, on which the scientific advancement of the profession depends, by recognizing outstanding research and scholarly achievements in the field of veterinary medicine (2019)
  • Outstanding Achievement in Graduate Supervision, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Calgary (2018).
  • Bachelor Health of Sciences (BHSc; O’Brien Centre Univ. of Calgary) Research Mentor Award for the exemplary contribution to the research mentorship of BHSc students (2018).
  • University of Calgary Eyes High Doctoral Recruitment Scholarship (2017- 2020).