Dr Christopher Tonkin

VIIN Executive Committee Member
Research Officer
Infection and Immunity Division
Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research

tonkin@wehi.edu.au

Research Activities

Epigenetic regulation of antigenic variation in Plasmodium falciparum
Regulation of host cell invasion in Toxoplasma gondii and Plasmodium falciparum
Calcium mediated signal transduction in Toxoplasma gondii and Plasmodium falciparum

Techniques/Expertise

Molecular Genetics of Plasmodium falciparum and Toxoplasma gondii
Live and Fixed Cell Imaging

Collaborations

Dr Markus Meissner ( University of Glasgow)
Dr Gary Ward (University of Vermont)
Prof John Yates (Scripps Institute)
Dr Giel van Dooren (University of Melbourne)
Dr Con Beckers (University of North Carolina)
Dr Jake Baum

Genetically Modified Organisms

Toxoplasma gondii
Plasmodium falciparum

Other Lab Members

Jem Bamford

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Upcoming Events

  • Feb 2

    Influenza Specialist Group Annual Meeting

    Park Royal Hotel, Melbourne Airport MORE INFO
  • Feb 19

    Lorne Infection and Immunity Conference 2020

    150 Mountjoy Parade, Lorne VIC 3232 MORE INFO
  • Feb 20

    19th International Congress on Infectious Diseases

    Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre MORE INFO