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Gibson Group: Huba Marton

Biography

Huba was born in Romania and moved to the United Kingdom in 2010 at the age of 14. In 2015 he studied Chemistry at the University of Reading, with a masters in polymer chemistry developing zwitterionic materials as drug delivery vehicles.

Skills

Cell culture, PCR, ImageJ, Flow Cytometry, Plaque Assay, Slow Freezing.

Research Interests

Cryopreservation, Synthetic antifreeze polymers, Reduction of cryoprotectant toxicity

PhD Project Overview

Huba is working under Professor Matthew Gibson in collaboration with Cytiva. He is investigating cryopreservation techniques which include the use of synthetic antifreeze protein mimics and controlled freezing gradients working towards long-term storage of viral vectors for cell-based therapies.

Publications

Panagiotis G. Georgiou, Huba L. Marton, Alexander N. Baker, Thomas R. Congdon, Thomas F. Whale, and Matthew I. Gibson. (2021). Polymer Self-Assembly Induced Enhancement of Ice Recrystallization Inhibition. https://pubs.acs.org/doi/10.1021/jacs.1c01963

Education

University of Reading

MChem in Chemistry

2015-2019

Contact

Huba.Marton@warwick.ac.uk

ORCID ID

orcid.org/0000-0001-7547-6001

Affiliations

AMRSC

ResearchGate

Link to RG Profile