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

Other members with similar research interests

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A/Prof Wai-Hong Tham

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

Dr Paul Gilson

Centre for Biomedical Research Burnet Institute SEE FULL PROFILE >

Prof Magdalena Plebanski

Department of Immunology Monash University SEE FULL PROFILE >

Upcoming Events

  • Dec 2

    ASI 2018

    Pan Pacific Hotel MORE INFO
  • Dec 2

    10th HKU-Pasteur Immunology Course

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  • Feb 20

    Lorne Infection and Immunity Conference 2019

    Cumberland Lorne Resort MORE INFO