Prof Tania de Koning-Ward

VIIN Executive Committee Member
Professor in Molecular Microbiology
School of Medicine
Deakin University

tania.dekoning-ward@deakin.edu.au

Research Activities

Tania de Koning-Ward heads the malaria pathogenesis research group in the School of Medicine at Deakin University where her program aims to understand at a molecular level how malaria parasites are able to extensively renovate their host cell to cause disease and secure their own survival using both human and rodent malaria transgenesis systems as core tools to dissect key parasite-host interactions. During her time at Deakin University Prof de Koning-Ward has been awarded a NHMRC Career Development Fellowship and the Commonwealth Health Minister’s Prize for Excellence in Medical Research. 

Techniques/Expertise

Molecular biology, parasitology, transfection technologies, cell biology, protein chemistry, mouse infection studies

Collaborations

Gilson/Crabb lab, Centre for Population Health, The Burnet Institute, Melbourne
Cowman lab, Infection and Immunity Division, The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute
Prof Jamie Rossjohn

Disease Models

Rodent model for malaria infection

Other members with similar research interests

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A/Prof Justin Boddey

Infection and Immunity Division Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research SEE FULL PROFILE >

Dr Rhea Longley

Population Health and Immunity Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research SEE FULL PROFILE >

Mr Guohui Cai

School of Health and Biomedical Sciences RMIT University SEE FULL PROFILE >

Upcoming Events

  • Oct 20

    7th Annual Meeting of the International Cytokine & Interferon Society

    Hofburg Conference Center, MORE INFO
  • Oct 28

    Australian Influenza Symposium

    Queensland University of Technology Gardens Point Campus REGISTER | MORE INFO
  • Oct 28

    Malaria in Melbourne Conference 2019

    Walter and Eliza Hall Institute MORE INFO