Jakob Hartmann, PhD
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Jakob Hartmann, PhD, is an assistant neuroscientist in the Ressler lab and is an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. Jakob earned his PhD at the Max-Planck Institute of Psychiatry in Munich, Germany, where his research focused on the behavioral and molecular basis of individual stress vulnerability and resilience in the context of psychiatric disorders. In the Ressler Lab, his current research investigates the interaction of stress- and immune pathways relevant to psychiatric and neurodegenerative disorders. He utilizes multidisciplinary methodologies ranging from single-cell RNA sequencing, genetic and transgenic approaches in mice to human postmortem brain tissue analyses. Jakob is the recipient of several honors and fellowships, including a research scholarship from the German Research Foundation, a NARSAD Young Investigator Award as well as travel awards from the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology and the Society of Biological Psychiatry.