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· Professor of Molecular Cell Biology, Department of Medical Biochemistry and Cell Biology, Institute for Biomedicine, University of Gothenburg, since 07/2020 doku
· Professor of Biochemistry, Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics (DBB), Stockholm University, since 10/2015
· Associate Professor (Docent) in Biochemistry, Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics (DBB), Stockholm University, 11/2012
· Assistant Professor, 09/2011 – 08/2015 at the Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics (DBB), Stockholm University
· Juniorprofessor and head of the group “Membrane Biogenesis”, University of Kaiserslautern, Germany, 10/2010 – 11/2011
· Group leader and PI at the Department of Cell Biology, University of Kaiserslautern, Germany, 01/2008 – 09/2011
· Postdoc at the Institute for Environmental Medicine, Prof. Sten Orrenius, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden, 01/2006 – 12/2007
· PhD thesis (Dr. rer. nat.) at the Division of Physical Chemistry, Prof. Walter Neupert, Adolf-Butenandt-Institute, Ludwig Maximilian University München, Germany, 01/2002 – 12/2005
· Diploma thesis at the Institute for Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden, 09/2000 – 06/2001
· Study of Biology, University of Konstanz, Germany, 1996-2001

Awards and distinctions
· Wallenberg Academy Fellow prolongation 2019
The Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation in collaboration with five Swedish Royal Academies. Second stage of the Wallenberg foundation career fellowship, selected as one of 14 covering all disciplines in 2019.
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· Wallenberg Academy Fellow 2013
The Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation in collaboration with five Swedish Royal Academies. Selected as one of 33 fellows covering all disciplines in 2013.

· The Svedberg prize 2013
Awarded for “important biochemical studies on the mechanisms of mitochondrial protein synthesis” from the Swedish National Committee for Molecular Biosciences at the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences and the Swedish Society for Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology.

· Assistant professor grant from the Swedish Research council (VR-NT)
Grant included personal salary and a project grant. Success rate 2010: 7.79%

· Postdoc stipend from the Wenner-Gren foundation
To conduct post-doctoral studies at Karolinska Institute, Sweden, between 2006 and 2007

Other papers:

11. Ott M, Norberg E, Zhivostovsky B, Orrenius S. Mitochondrial targeting of tBid/Bax: A role for the TOM complex? Cell Death Differ. 2009;16(8):1075-82.

10. Norberg E, Gogvadze V, Ott M, Horn M, Uhlén P, Orrenius S, Zhivotovsky B. An increase in intracellular Ca2+ is required for the activation of mitochondrial calpain to release AIF during cell death. Cell Death Differ. 2008;15(12):1857-64.

9. Ott M, Norberg E, Walter KM, Schreiner P, Kemper C, Rapaport D, Zhivotovsky B, Orrenius S. The mitochondrial TOM complex is required for tBid/Bax-induced cytochrome c release. J Biol Chem. 2007;282(38):27633-9.

8. Ott M, Zhivotovsky B, Orrenius S. Role of cardiolipin in cytochrome c release from mitochondria. Cell Death Differ. 2007;14(7):1243-7.

7. Ott M, Gogvadze V, Orrenius S, Zhivotovsky B. Mitochondria, oxidative stress and cell death. Apoptosis 2007;12(5):913-22.

6. Khalimonchuk O, Ott M, Funes S, Ostermann K, Rödel G, Herrmann JM. Sequential processing of a mitochondrial tandem protein: Insights into the protein import in Schizosaccharomyces pombe. Eukaryot Cell 2006;5(7):997-1006.

5. Ott M, Prestele M, Bauerschmitt H, Funes S, Bonnefoy N, Herrmann JM. Mba1, a membrane-associated ribosome receptor in mitochondria. EMBO J. 2006;25(8):1603-10.

4. Preuss M, Ott M, Funes S, Luirink J, Herrmann JM. Evolution of mitochondrial oxa proteins from bacterial YidC. Inherited and acquired functions of a conserved protein insertion machinery. J Biol Chem. 2005;280(13):13004-11.

3. Iverson SL, Enoksson M, Gogvadze V, Ott M, Orrenius S. Cardiolipin is not required for Bax-mediated cytochrome c release from yeast mitochondria. J Biol Chem. 2004;279(2):1100-7.

2. Szyrach G, Ott M, Bonnefoy N, Neupert W, Herrmann JM. Ribosome binding to the Oxa1 complex facilitates co-translational protein insertion in mitochondria. EMBO J. 2003;22(24):6448-57.

1. Ott M, Robertson JD, Gogvadze V, Zhivotovsky B, Orrenius S. Cytochrome c release from mitochondria proceeds by a two-step process. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2002;99(3):1259-63.


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