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