HR Excellence in Science

Mgr. David Hartmann, Ph.D.

Position Research Assistant - Laboratory of Molecular Biology of Ticks
Biology of Disease Vectors
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–now - Laboratory of Vector Immunology/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: 5 records
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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