May 9, 2016

We are looking for a highly motivated candidate to investigate the function of kinases that the malaria parasite Plasmodium falciparum secretes into the host cell. The key biological question of this project is how the malaria parasite regulates remodelling of its host...

March 1, 2016

This grant will fund the functional dissection of the role of a calcium-dependent kinase (CDPK) in Toxoplasma gondii over the coming 5 years. We have previously identified a signalling network controlled by CDPK3 and identified likely direct targets. The aim of this st...

January 4, 2016

Malgorzata (a.k.a. Goska) Broncel has started as a postdoc and will establish targeted proteomics in our lab together with the Mass-spectrometry core facility.


Welcome Goska!

September 22, 2015

Look out for the official opening of the advert on the Francis Crick Institute Homepage


Please do not send application materials to me directly. All applications have to go through the Crick stude...

May 22, 2015

After the annual european malaria conference "Biomalpar" in Heidelberg where Marta and Matt presented their work, the team met in Hamburg, Germany for a joint labmeeting with the Spielmann and Gilberger Groups from the Bernhard-Nocht Institute.

February 25, 2015

Marta Tiburcio has been awarded a prestigious Marie-Sklodowska Curie fellowship to study the signalling events important for the formation of the transmissable stages of the Malaria parasite. Congratulations!

September 20, 2014

More than 50 participants have gathered at the first UK-Toxoday, a 2 day symposium encompassing Toxoplasma research in the UK. This was a tremendously good meeting and it is a very exiting place to be in the UK to do Toxoplasma research. We look forward for much more i...

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Open positions


We are always interested in highly motivated POSTDOCS to join the lab. Fundet positions available will be advertised on the Crick Institute homepage. We welcome people with a competitive track record who would like to apply for their fellowships and I will help to write these. If interested please send a CV and a letter of motivation including a synopsis of the research you would be interested in pursuing.


PhD Students have to register through the Francisc Crick Institute programme.


Sometimes we take on STUDENTS that commit to a certain amount of time to spend in the lab. We are interested in placement students that join for 1 year but sometimes we can accomodate students that come for a shorter period.







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