Nautilus Biotechnology Appoints Martin Huber, Ph.D., as Vice President of Biochemistry and Flow Cell Development
Former Quantapore founder and CEO brings 20 years of proteomics and genomics industry experience to company developing a platform for comprehensively quantifying the proteome
SEATTLE, Nov. 01, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Nautilus Biotechnology, Inc. (NASDAQ: NAUT; or “Nautilus”), a company pioneering a single-molecule protein analysis platform for quantifying the proteome, today announced the expansion of its research and development senior leadership team with the appointment of Martin Huber, Ph.D., as Vice President of Biochemistry and Flow Cell Development.
Dr. Huber brings to Nautilus over 20 years of experience in biotechnology start-ups both in Europe and the US, most recently as founder, CTO and, ultimately, CEO of Quantapore, a company devoted to pioneering massively parallel, direct, single-molecule DNA and protein analytical tools. Prior to that, he held senior scientist positions at Ion Torrent and Nanosphere. He holds an M.S. and Ph.D. in Genetics and Biochemistry from the University of Vienna, Austria.
“Martin is an experienced industry leader whose deep expertise in chemistry and nanoengineering will not only broaden our team’s skillset, but also increase the depth of our R&D leadership bench,” said Subra Sankar, Ph.D., Senior Vice President of Product Development at Nautilus. “His success leading a broad range of important product development initiatives – from early feasibility experiments to successful product launches – will be instrumental as we ready Nautilus’ platform for launch next year.”
About Nautilus Biotechnology, Inc.
With its corporate headquarters in Seattle and its research and development headquarters in the San Francisco Bay Area, Nautilus is a development stage life sciences company creating a platform technology for quantifying and unlocking the complexity of the proteome. Nautilus’ mission is to transform the field of proteomics by democratizing access to the proteome and enabling fundamental advancements across human health and medicine. To learn more about Nautilus, visit www.nautilus.bio.
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