Christian Hartinger

Christian Hartinger studied Chemistry at the University of Vienna and received his PhD there in 2001 under B. K. Keppler. He was an Erwin Schrödinger Fellow with P. J. Dyson at the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) from 2006 to 2008, did his habilitation at the University of Vienna in 2009 and accepted an Associate Professorship at the University of Auckland in 2011 where he was promoted to Professor in 2015. His research focuses on the development of metal-based anticancer agents and of analytical methods to characterize their behavior in presence of biomolecules. His work earned him several awards including the prestigious 2011 Carl Duisberg Memorial Prize and the 2016 Society of Biological Inorganic Chemistry Early Career Award.