Jutta HOREJS-HÖCK Associate Professor, PhD, Dr. rer. nat.

As of 12/2021

Personal information

Present adressDepartment of Biosciences, Paris Lodron University of Salzburg
Hellbrunnerstraße 34, 5020 Salzburg
Tel.-Nr.: +43 662/8044-5709




Academic milestones and relevant positions
Since 2018Deputy speaker of the International FWF-funded PhD program “Immunity in Cancer and Allergy (ICA)”
Since 2015Vice dean of the Faculty of Natural Sciences, Paris Lodron University of Salzburg
Since 2015Associate professor at the department of Biosciences, Paris Lodron University of Salzburg
2010-2014Assistant professor (tenure track) at the department of Biosciences, Paris Lodron University of Salzburg
Education and scientific career
2014Venia docenci/postdoctoral lecure qualification for the subject areas Immunology and Molecular Biology
2000-2010Postgraduate researcher at the Novartis Research Institute, Vienna, Austria, the Paris Lodron University of Salzburg, Austria and the Telethon Institute for Gene Therapy, Milano, Italy
1999PhD, with distinction: Novartis Research Institute, Vienna, Austria



Main research areas and relevant expertise
Cytokine signaling and feedback inhibition, SOCS proteins, TLRs and NLRs
Molecular immunology
Acute myeloid leukemia (AML)
Helicobacter pylori and the immune system
Strong scientific background in cellular communication linking innate and adaptive immune responses

Member of reviewing panels and scientific organizations (selected)
Austrian Academy of Sciences: Member of the reviewing panel for the Johann Wilhelm Ritter von Mannagetta Prize
Member of the American Association of Immunologists (AAI), the Austrian Association of Molecular Life Sciences and Biotechnology (ÖGMBT), the Austrian Society for Allergology and Immunology (ÖGAI) and the Cancer Cluster Salzburg (CCS)
Reviewer for the Medical Research Council UK (MRC)