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Rune Hartmann


Curriculum Vitae

Curriculum Vitae Rune Hartmann


Associate Professor, Dept. of Molecular Biology and Genetics, Aarhus University, Gustav Wieds vej 10, 8000 Aarhus C.


Date of birth: June 24, 1970, Kolding. Married to Karin Lykke-Hartmann, 3 children.



2001 Ph.D. in Molecular Biology, The Faculty of Natural Science, AU.

1997 MSc, Biology, Aarhus University (AU)



2001-2003 Post-doctoral research fellow at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation.

2003-2004 Post-doctoral research fellow at Case Western Reserve University.

2004- Associate professor at Dept. of Molecular Biology and genetics (AU).



1997-2000 Ph.D. stipend from the BIOTEK III program.

2001-2002 Postdoctoral research fellowship from FNU.

2002-2004 Post-doctoral research fellowship from Alfred Benzon Fonden.

2004-2009 Senior Research Fellowship from Novo Nordisk Fonden.



”2001 Milstein Young Investigator Award.”  Awarded by ”The International Society for Interferon and Cytokine Research.”


INVITED LECTURES (past 3 years)


2013: Uni. Federal de Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, Brazil.

2013: Keystone Symposium on the Innate Immune Responsel.

2013: Dept. of Biomedicine; Uni. Hospital Basel, Switzerland.

2014: Dept. of Immunology and Virology, Uni. of Bern, Switzerland.

2014: Mechanism of persistence of hepatotropic viruses. Heidelberg Germany. 

2014: MIMR-PHI, Monash Uni., Melbourne, Australia. 

2014: Dept. of Gene Technology. Tallinn Technical Un., Estonia.

2015: The Francis Crick Institute, London, UK.

2015: Cytokines 2015, Bamberg, Germany.




High Impact papers (year published and impact factor):  Molecular Cell (2003, 15), Nature Biotechnology (2006, 39), PLoS Pathogen (2011, 8) EMBO (2010 and 2013, 11), Nature review Immunology (2014, 34), Immunity (2014, 20), Nature communication (2014, and 2016, 11), Nature Immunology (2015, 26) and Journal of Experimental medicine (2015, 13).



Co-organizer (with Søren Paludan) of the seminar series, Infections and Immunity.

Founding chairman of the MBI international seminar series (now the Kjeldgaard lectures).

Member of the International Council (2004- ), ICIS.

Co-organizer and chair “2010 Interferon Lambda focus workshop”. Chicago , USA. Organized as part of cytokines 2010 meeting (www.cytokines2010.com).



Referee and editorial work

2009-2012 Member of the editorial board for Journal of Interferon and Cytokine Research.

2013- Member of the editorial board for Genes and Immunity (Nature Publishing group).

2015- Member of the scientific advisory board for “cytokines 2015” the yearly cytokine meeting.


SUPERVISION (since 2004)

8 students have completed their master of science and 4 have completed his PhD under my supervision since 2004.