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Allison Hubel – Cryopreservation, Biopreservation, Tissue Preservation, Biospecimen Storage

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Allison Hubel
Allison Hubel, PhD
Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, School of Science and Engineering
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Allison Hubel is a recognized global leader and innovator in cell and tissue preservation. A Professor of Mechanical Engineering at the University of MN, Dr. Hubel has almost 20 years of experience spanning basic studies of preservation and preservation injury, development of protocols for preservation and education and training of individuals in preservation through professional short courses. She is currently the Director of the Biopreservation Core Resource (BioCoR,, a national resource in biopreservation that serves hospitals, biobanks, companies and academic. Dr. Hubel has three patents in the field of preservation and has participated in forming start up companies using her technologies. Dr. Hubel has edited special issues on preservation and was the deputy editor for Biopreservation and Biobanking. Dr. Hubel holds an M.S. and Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from M.I.T. and a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Iowa State University.

Technologies available to license:
Differential Evolution Algorithm
Artificial Cornea Made From Silica Composite
Cell Cryopreservation of Lymphocytes

Learn more about Dr. Hubel and her research:
Faculty Page
Hematology Workforce Training Program/
Biopreservation Core Resource