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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Centre for Biomedical Research Burnet Institute SEE FULL PROFILE >

Dr Seth Redmond

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Dr Alex Kennedy

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

Upcoming Events

  • Apr 18

    30th European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases

    Paris Convention Centre MORE INFO
  • Apr 25

    World Malaria Day

  • Apr 29

    International Day of Immunology