HR Excellence in Science

Mgr. David Hartmann, Ph.D.

Position Research Assistant - Laboratory of Molecular Biology of Ticks
Disease Vectors and Pathogens
Institute of Parasitology

Contact details +420 38 777 5489


Molecular adaptation of the tick Ixodes ricinus to the parasitic lifestyle and establishing molecular biology tools in the research of economically and veterinary important pest: poultry red mite (Dermanyssus gallinae).

Family name, First name:  Hartmann, David
Nationality:  Czech
ORCID: 0000-0002-1925-1147
Faculty of Science, University of South Bohemia in Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic
  • 2012 - BSc. in Biomedical Laboratory Techniques; Diploma work: Genetic screening for the dominant suppressors of adgf-a mutant phenotype in Drosophila
  • 2014 - MSc. in Clinical Biology; Diploma work: Characterization and function of Factor C from the tick Ixodes ricinus
  • 2021 - PhD.  in Infection Biology; Doctoral thesis: Selected proteolytic aspects as targets to combat ticks and tick-borne pathogens
  • 2014–2022 - Laboratory of Vector Immunology; Institute of Parasitology, Biology Centre, CAS, Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic
  • 2022–now - Laboratory of Molecular Biology of Ticks; Institute of Parasitology, Biology Centre, CAS, Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic
  • 2016, 2017 - Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of California, San Diego, USA
  • 2016 - Certificate of competence for pursuing a health profession under Section 51 and 52 of the Act No 96/2004 Coll.
  • 2020 - Certificate of professional competence for designing experiments and experimental projects under Section 15d (3) of Act No 246/1992 Coll.

Total found: 8 records
Banović P., Foucault-Simonin A., Savić S., Potkonjak A., Jurišić A., Radenković M., Mijatovic D., Simin V., Bogdan I., Zając Z., Kulisz J., Woźniak A., Hartmann D., Perner J., Wu-Chuang A., Mateos-Hernández L., Moutailler S., Cabezas-Cruz A. (2024) One health approach to study human health risks associated with Dermanyssus gallinae mites Heliyon 10: e30539.
DOI: 10.1016/j.heliyon.2024.e30539
Ribeiro J., Hartmann D., Bartošová-Sojková P., Debat H., Moos M., Fara J., Šimek P., Palus M., Kučera M., Hajdušek O., Sojka D., Kopáček P., Perner J. (2023) Blood-feeding adaptations and virome assessment of the poultry red mite Dermanyssus gallinae guided by RNA-seq Communications Biology 6: 517.
DOI: 10.1038/s42003-023-04907-x
Wu-Chuang A., Hartmann D., Maitre A., Mateos-Hernández L., Frantová H., Urbanová V., Obregon D., Cabezas-Cruz A., Perner J. (2023) Variation of bacterial community assembly over developmental stages and midgut of Dermanyssus gallinae Microbial Ecology 86: 2400–2413.
DOI: 10.1007/s00248-023-02244-4
Perner J., Hatalová T., Cabello-Donayre M., Urbanová V., Sojka D., Frantová H., Hartmann D., Jirsová D., Pérez-Victoria J.M., Kopáček P. (2021) Haem-responsive gene transporter enables mobilization of host haem in ticks Open Biology 11: 210048.
DOI: 10.1098/rsob.210048
Hartmann D., Šíma R., Konvičková J., Perner J., Kopáček P., Sojka D. (2018) Multiple legumain isoenzymes in ticks International Journal for Parasitology 48: 167-178.
DOI: 10.1016/j.ijpara.2017.08.011
Jalovecká M., Hartmann D., Miyamoto Y., Eckmann L. , Hajdušek O., O´Donoghue A.J. , Sojka D. (2018) Validation of Babesia proteasome as a drug target International Journal for Parasitology-Drugs and Drug Resistance 8: 394–402.
DOI: 10.1016/j.ijpddr.2018.08.001
Sojka D., Hartmann D., Bartošová-Sojková P., Dvořák J. (2016) Parasite Cathepsin D-Like Peptidases and Their Relevance as Therapeutic Targets Trends in Parasitology 32: 708-723.
DOI: 10.1016/
Urbanová V., Hartmann D., Grunclová L., Šíma R., Flemming T., Hajdušek O., Kopáček P. (2014) IrFC - An Ixodes ricinus injury-responsive molecule related to Limulus Factor C. Developmental and comparative immunology 46: 439-447.
DOI: 10.1016/j.dci.2014.05.016


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