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

  • Mar 24

    World Tuberculosis Day

  • Apr 13

    29th European Congress of Clinical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases

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  • Apr 25

    World Malaria Day