Hubel Research Group

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Advancing the science, technology, and practice of bio-preservation

The Hubel group is part of the biopreservation core resource (BioCoR), Advanced Technologies for the Preservation of Biological Systems (ATP-Bio), and some of our work is now commercialized through Evia Bio

Our research!

  • DMSO-free preservation of cells and tissues
  • Molecular mechanisms of damage or stabilization during freezing
  • Protocol development
  • Post-thaw assay development
  • Automation of preservation protocols
  • Low temperature imaging of biological systems
  • Microfluidics and transport in microfluidic channels


News / Blog

Troy passes ME prelims!

08/26/2022 - 16:00

Troy passed his preliminary exams officially becoming a PhD candidate in the mechanical engineering program!  Congrats Troy!

Tessa passes BMEN prelims!

08/24/2022 - 15:00

Tessa passed their preliminary exams officially becoming a PhD candidate in the biomedical engineering program!  Congrats Tessa!

Kyle defends honors thesis!

05/13/2022 - 12:00

Kyle successfully defended his honors thesis "Exploring the Role of Amino Acids in NADES-based Cryoprotectants"!  Good work Kyle!

New equipment alert!

04/20/2022 - 15:00

The Hubel lab got a fancy automated cell counter - the Countess FL 3!  This enables top notch counts and high quality control for fluorescent cell counts post-thaw!  😎