Professor Christina Guzzo

Christina Guzzo

Assistant Professor



CSB Appointment


Research Areas

Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Pathology


Queen’s University B.Sc.H. 2007
Queen’s University Ph.D. 2012
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Post-doctoral Fellowship NIH 2012-2017

Primary Undergraduate Department

Biological Sciences, UTSC

Graduate Programs

Cell & Systems Biology

Research Description

My research aims to delineate the molecular mechanisms of HIV-1 control and pathogenesis, including the role of host immune cell proteins (soluble and cell-derived) in altering HIV infection.

Contact Information

Office Phone: 416-287-7436
Office: SY264
Lab: SW427

Mailing Address

Department of Cell & Systems Biology
University of Toronto
1265 Military Trail
Scarborough, ON M1C 1A4

Recent News

Congratulations to CSB’s Graduate Student Award Recipients!

Congratulations to our Graduate Students who earned recognition for their accomplishments at our Graduate Student Awards on December 19th, 2022!…

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Guzzo lab assesses UV technology to inactivate HIV-1 and hCoV-229E

Prof Christina Guzzo's lab has published a study in Virology Journal looking at UV treatment to inactivate Human Immunodeficiency Virus and the…

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Prof Christina Guzzo guides trainees by following model traits of multiple mentors

Prof Christina Guzzo studies HIV infection in her lab at UTSC and shared with us how she mentors CSB grad students and undergraduates based on the…

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