Peter Back

Research project:

Peter Back studies the composition and function of the inner membrane complex (IMC) of the opportunistic pathogen Toxoplasma gondii.


A photoactivatable crosslinking system reveals protein interactions in the Toxoplasma gondii inner membrane complex – Choi CP, Moon AS, Back PS, et al. PLoS Biol. 2019;17(10):e3000475. Published 2019 Oct 4. doi:10.1371/journal.pbio.3000475

Ancient MAPK ERK7 is regulated by an unusual inhibitory scaffold required for Toxoplasma apical complex biogenesis – Back PS, O’Shaughnessy WJ, Moon AS, et al. Proc Natl
Acad Sci U S A. 2020;117(22):12164-12173. doi:10.1073/pnas.1921245117