Hector Garcia Romeu is a PhD student at the University of Groningen studying the internalization and early trafficking of nanoparticles in cells. A native of Barcelona, he obtained his Bachelor's degree in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology at the Universitat Autónoma de Barcelona in 2014. He did his bachelor's research project at the Institute of Biotechnology and Biomedicine (IBB) in Barcelona (Spain), where he studied novel methodologies for the purification and characterization of zebrafish’s exosomes (danio rerio). In 2015 he did an internship at IBB where he actively participated in an
EXPLORA project: "Development of a novel highly sensitive and interference-free endotoxin detection system using new nanobiomaterials". Finally, in 2015 he was awarded with the MRC Advanced Course Masters Studentship 2015 to study a Master's Research degree in Translational Medicine at the University of Manchester and graduated with distinction in 2016.