Research News

April 9, 2019

Congratulations Klemens with the award of a Knights Templar Eye Foundation Career Starter grant! Klemens will address the role of cell division kinase in Toxoplasma's cell division process.

September 5, 2018

A late post on our two summer students, who already left in the meantimes: Victoria Sánchez Guzmán from the University of Puerto Rico, a returning student from last year's REU program, and Victoria Gillam from Howard University, under this year's REU program. Thanks fo...

August 27, 2018

Vincent Primo, Daniel Tagoe and MJ will be off to the Molecular Parasitology Meeting at Woods Hole Sept 9-13

August 27, 2018

Klemens spent 19 hrs awake on a plane and then presented his work on MNK1. Tru pro!

foto credit: Manoj Duraisingh

May 29, 2018

"A member of the ferlin calcium sensor family is essential for Toxoplasma gondii rhoptry secretion"

June 30, 2017

Our paper on the role of parafusin PRP1 in Toxoplasma Ca2+-dependent phosphorylation is posted on bioRxiv (doi:

We attempted to display that the calcium mediated control of microneme secretion is essential for host cell invasion and egres...

June 23, 2017

One of our graduate students, Vincent Primo recently returned from the EuPathDB workshop in Athens, GA hosted by the University of Georgia. Summary of what Vinny learned at the workshop to follow.  

June 6, 2017

Members of our lab recently returned from the 14th Toxoplasma gondii research community biennial meeting 2017 in Tomar, Portugal. Professor Gubbels along with Post-Docs Klemens and Chun-Ti and our graduate student Vinny spent 4 days interacting with other Toxo research...

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