Toates, Frederick Maxim was born on October 23, 1943 in Histon, Cambridge, Great Britain. Son of Harry Frederick and Minnie Jean (Maxim) T. Bachelor of Science, City University London, 1966, Master of Science, 1967.
Research fellow Sussex University, Brighton, 1970-1972. Lektor Odense University, Denmark, 1972-1974. Senior lecturer Preston Polytechnic, Preston, Great Britain, 1974-1978.
Senior lecturer department biology The Open University, Milton Keynes, Great Britain, since 1978. External Doctor of Philosophy. examiner Oxford and Birmingham Universities, 1976-1983.