On June 21, 2019, Dr. Guiton was awarded the CSUPERB New Investigator Award
On July 11-14, Binh attended the American Society of Parasitologists annual conference on held at The Double Tree by Hilton-Mayo Clinic Area in Rochester, MN. Binh gave a talk on “How does ROP23 contribute to Toxoplasma gondii virulence?” He also had the opportunity to meet nobel laureate William Campbell, who won the Nobel Prize in 2015 for discovering ivermectin, anti-parasitic drug used to treat river blindness and elephantiasis.
On June 19-22, Guiton lab members Dr. Guiton, Binh, Paula, and Emily attended an international conference on Toxoplasma gondii held at the Hotel Heliconias Decameron in Quimbaya, Quindio, Colombia. Emily gave a talk on “How do developmentally regulated metabolic enzymes contribute to stage conversion during Toxoplasma pathogenesis?” Binh and Paula presented a poster on “How does ROP23 contribute to Toxoplasma gondii virulence?”
On February 2, 2019, Paula won the Northern California Parasitologists Balmuth-Horen-Carr Best Student Paper for her talk at the Northern California Parasitology Spring Conference, held at UC Berkeley campus.
On January 3-5, Paula and Dr. Guiton participated in the 31st Annual CSU Biotechnology Symposium.
On October 21, 2018, members of Guiton Lab participated in a poster session, at CSU East Bay’s Forever Pioneer Weekend!
On October 18, 2018, Dr. Guiton was awarded a Faculty Support Grant (FSG) grant.
On June 8, 2018, lab members, Chris Javier and Leslie Ann Ong graduated from the College of Science, CSU East Bay.
On May 9, 2018, Dr. Guiton was awarded the CSUPERB New Investigator Award
On May 9, 2018, undergraduates Leslie and Binh presented at the Parasitology group Stanford.
On April 25, 2018, Guiton lab members: Binh, Emma, Emily, Leslie, Parm, and Paula participated in the Annual CSR Student Research Symposium
March 27, 2018 marks the official opening to Molecular Research Lab located at South Science 1st floor at CSU East Bay.
On March 24, 2018, Guiton lab members: Binh, Chris, Emily, Leslie, Parm, and Paula participated in the Annual Bay Area Microbial Pathogenesis Symposium (BAMPS) poster sessions held at UCSF Mission Bay.
On February 10, 2018, undergraduate student Binh Cao won an honorable mention for his presentation "How are proteins trafficked to the rhoptry organelles in Toxoplasma gondii?" at the annual Northern California Parasitologists (NCP) student competition, located at UCSF Mission Bay.
Guiton Lab’s very own undergraduate researchers, Paula Rodriguez and Binh Cao, have been selected to participate in the CSUEB Louis Stokes Alliances Minority Participation (LSAMP) Program, which is a statewide program dedicated to strengthening the diversity, quality and participation in STEM disciplines. Congrats, you two!
To welcome the new year, The Guiton Lab finally has a place downstairs in BioCore while the Toxo Lab upstairs is being finished. We look forward to doing science by mid-January!
Three of our undergraduate researchers, Binh, Emma and Parm, have been awarded supply grants from the Center of Student Researchers program! Congratulations!