Jutta Horejs-Hoeck

Curriculum Vitae

Associate Professor, PD, Dr. rer. nat.

(last update: 04/2017)

Personal Data

Name Jutta HOREJS-HOECK
Present Address

Department of Molecular Biology, University of Salzburg

Hellbrunner Str. 34, A-5020 Salzburg

Tel: +43-662-8044-5736; Fax:+43-662-8044-5751

Email: jutta.horejs_hoeck(at)sbg.ac.at

orcid.org/0000-0002-0984-204X

ResearcherID: E-5010-2011

Citizenship Austrian
Languages German, English, Italian
Family Status Married, two children (born in 2003 and 2006)

 

Main Research Areas

Molecular Immunology, Human Immunology,
Cytokine-Signaling and Feedback inhibition,
Dendritic cell-T cell Interactions, Toll-Like and NOD-Like Receptors (TLRs and NLRs)

 

Education and scientific career

07/2014 Venia docendi/postdoctoral lecture qualification for the subject areas Immunology and Molecular Biology at the Dept. of Molecular Biology, Paris-Lodron-University, Salzburg, Austria
2007-2010 Senior Postgraduate Researcher (part time), Dept. of Molecular Biology, Paris-Lodron-University, Salzburg, Austria
2006-2007 Maternity leave, 2nd child (born 7/2006)
2003-2006 Senior Postgraduate Researcher (part time), Dept. of Molecular Biology, Paris-Lodron-University, Salzburg, Austria
2002-2003
Maternity leave, 1st child (born 1/2003)
2001-2002
Postgraduate Researcher in the group of Univ. Prof. A. Duschl at Paris-Lodron-University, Salzburg, Austria
1999-2001
Junior Postgraduate Researcher, Novartis Research Institute, Vienna, Austria, Head of the Institute: Prof. Dr Jan de Vries
1/1999 PhD, with distinction
Title of thesis: Inhibition of Immunoglobulin E synthesis through FCγRII (CD32) by a mechanism independent of B-cell receptor co-crosslinking.
Supervisor: Dr. Maximilian Woisetschläger Novartis Research Institute, Vienna, and Department of Molecular Biology, Paris Lodron-University, Salzburg, Austria.

  

Academic Positions

Since 07/2014 Associate Professor at the Dept. of Molecular Biology, Paris-Lodron-University, Salzburg, Austria
2010-2014
Assistant Professor (tenure track position) at the Dept. of Molecular Biology, Paris-Lodron-University, Salzburg, Austria

 

Fellowships

1/2005-4/2005 Research Fellowship, Visiting scientist in the group of MG Roncarolo, Telethon Institute for Gene-Therapy, Milano, Italy

 

Career-Related Activities

Since 2016 Member of the Cancer Cluster Salzburg (CCS)
Since 2015 Vice Dean of the Faculty of Natural Sciences, University of Salzburg, Austria
Since 2014 Representative of the curricular committee for Biology and Molecular Biology at the Paris-Lodron-University, Salzburg, Austria
Since 2012 Member of the American Association of Immunologists (AAI)
Since 2008 Member of the Austrian Association of Molecular Life Sciences and Biotechnology (ÖGMBT)
Since 2008 Deputy-Head of the ÖGMBT Section Austria-North
Since 2007
Representative for Biological Safety at the Dept. of Molecular Biology, Paris-Lodron-University, Salzburg, Austria
Since 2007 Member of the Austrian Society for Allergology and Immunology (ÖGAI)

Editorial and Reviewer Activities

Editorial Board Member: American Journal of Clinical and Experimental Immunology (AJCEI).

Reviewer: Molecular Oncology, Cytokine, PLOS ONE, Experimental Cell Research, Letters in Drug Design & Discovery, Cellular and Molecular Immunology, Microbial Cell Factories, BMC Pulmonary Medicine, Diabetes UK, Israel Science Foundation (ISF), Scientific Reports

Prizes and Awards

2015 AAI Careers in Immunology Fellowship Award
2008 Marie Andeßner Mobilitätsförderpreis
2004 Salzburg Land Research Fellowship
2002 Theodor-Kömer-Förderungspreis

 

Organized Conferences

2014/15 Organization of the 7th Annual Meeting of the Austrian Association of Molecular Life Sciences and Biotechnology (ÖGMBT)
2013/2014 Member of the Organizing committee for the Annual Meeting of the Austrian Society for Allergology and Immunology (ÖGAI)
9/2011 Organization of the 3rd Annual Meeting of the Austrian Association of Molecular Life Sciences and Biotechnology (ÖGMBT)

Presentations at International Meetings

More than 30 oral and poster presentations at highly recognized meetings, including World Immune Regulation Meetings (WIRM), Meetings of the Collegium International Allergolocicum (CIA), and at the European Congress of Immunology (ECI).

Key International Cooperation Partners

Prof. Dr. Thomas A. Kufer

Universität Hohenheim, Institut für Ernährungsmedizin, Fg. Immunologie
Stuttgart, Germany

Dr. Silvia Gregori
San Raffaele Telethon Institute for Gene Therapy (HSR-TIGET) 
Milan, Italy
Dr. Jörg Fritz
McGill University, Department of Microbiology
Montreal, Canada
Dr. Stacey Dillon
ZymoGenetics
Seattle, US
Prof. Russell Vance, Dr. Isabella Rauch
University of California, Department of Molecular & Cell Biology
Berkeley, US

Funding (selected grants)

Since 2017 Cancer Cluster Salzburg: €154.000
PI: Jutta Horejs-Hoeck
Tumor-microenvironment in acute myeloid leukemia (AML) 
Since
2017
FWF-Grant P29941: €389.000
PI: Jutta Horejs-Hoeck
NOD1 controls tolerogenic DCs.
2015-2016 AAI Careers in Immunology Fellowship €22.000
PI: Jutta Horejs-Hoeck
NOD1 counteracts anti-inflammatory effects mediated by IL-10
2013-2017 FWF-Grant P25696: €342.000
PI: Jutta Horejs-Hoeck
Signaling crosstalk between NOD2 and IL-31
2011-2015
FWF-Grant P23933: €242.000
PI: Jutta Horejs-Hoeck
IL-31 regulates DC-mediated T cell responses in the course of atopic dermatitis
2009-2013
FWF-Grant P23933: €241.000
PI: Jutta Horejs-Hoeck
The role of IL-31/IL-31R interactions in dendritic cells for the activation of human T cells

 

 

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