Christopher Mansfield

Christopher earned a B.S. in Biology from Westminster College in Salt Lake City, Utah  in 2016. He is a PhD student in Dr. Emily Derbyshire’s Lab.

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Research Interests

Drug discovery focused on malaria and targeting the parasite’s molecular chaperone interactions.



Shakir, S.M., Mansfield, C.R., Hays, E.D., Couturier, M.R., Hillyard, D.R. (2020). Evaluation of a Novel High-Definition PCR Multiplex Assay for Simultaneous Detection of Tick-Borne Pathogens in Human Clinical Specimens. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 58 (3): e01655-19.

Valdes, C., Black, F.J., Stringham, B., Collins, J.N., Goodman, J.R., Saxton, H.J., Mansfield, C.R., Schmidt, J.N., Yang, S., and Johnson, W.P. (2017). Total Mercury and Methylmercury Response in Water, Sediment, and Biota to Destratification of the Great Salt Lake, Utah, USA. Environmental Science & Technology, 51 (9): 4887 - 4896.

Mansfield, C.R. and Black, F.J. (2015). Quantification of Monomethylmercury in Natural Waters by Direct Ethylation: Interference Characterization and Method Optimization. Limnology and Oceanography: Methods, 13 (2): 81 – 91.