An Australian PhD, who draws far too much inspiration from his dog. Formerly of the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute and University of Melbourne, now at the University of British Columbia, Canada. I get a secret thrill out of all-night sessions on the microscope. It is the perfect time to eat whole jars of Nutella.




Publications elsewhere:
“Assembly, structure, function and regulation of type III secretion systems,” Nat. Rev. Microbiol. 15, 323–337 (2017).

McCoy, J. M. & Uboldi, A. D. et al. Regulation of Starch Stores by a Ca2+-Dependent Protein Kinase Is Essential for Viable Cyst Development in Toxoplasma gondii. Cell Host Microbe 18, 670–681 (2015).

McCoy, J. M. et al. A Forward-genetic Screen Identifies a Negative Regulator of Rapid Ca 2+ -dependent Cell Egress in the Intracellular Parasite Toxoplasma gondii. J. Biol. Chem. jbc.M117.775114 (2017). doi:10.1074/jbc.M117.775114

McCoy, J. M., Whitehead, L., van Dooren, G. G. & Tonkin, C. J. TgCDPK3 Regulates Calcium-Dependent Egress of Toxoplasma gondii from Host Cells. PLoS Pathog. 8, (2012).

McCoy, J. M. & Tonkin, C. J. Calcium and repression in malaria sex: knowing when the time is right. Cell Host Microbe 12, 1–2 (2012).


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