Current news

2016 Tetrahedron Chair (see Group News) More: BOSS XV

2015 ACS Award for Creative work in Fluorine Chemistry (see Group News) More: the 249th ACS National Meeting

Postdoctoral Positions

If you are keen to work in the Gouverneur group and wish to apply for EU-funded Fellowships (or any other scholarships for which you are eligible), please contact Professor V. Gouverneur by email with an attached CV.


We have studentships available for October 2016. Please contact Professor V. Gouverneur by email with an attached CV. For more information, SBM CDT, ONBI CDT and SABS CDT [click on logos].

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Oxford Cancer Imaging Centre Chemistry/Radiochemistry Programme

Prof. V. Gouverneur is the Coordinator of RADIOMI, an EU Research Project funded by FP7-PEOPLE-2012-ITN (EU contribution EUR 3 918 481).

Welcome to the Gouverneur Group, University of Oxford

Recent publications:

Organomediated Enantioselective 18F-Fluorination for PET Applications
F. Buckingham, A. K. Kirjavainen, S. Forsback, A. Krzyczmonik, T. Keller, I. M. Newington, M. Glaser, S. K. Luthra, O. Solin, V. Gouverneur*
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2015, 54 (45), 13366-13369

Coordination Diversity in Hydrogen-Bonded Homoleptic Fluoride–Alcohol Complexes Modulates Reactivity
K. M. Engle, L. Pfeifer, G. W. Pidgeon, G. T. Giuffredi, A. L. Thompson, R. S. Paton, J. M. Brown, V. Gouverneur*
Chem. Sci. 2015, 6, 5293-5302 (Edge Article)

[18F]Labeling of Aryl-SCF3, -OCF3 and -OCHF2 with [18F]Fluoride
T. Khotavivattana, S. Verhoog, M. Tredwell, L. Pfeifer, S. Calderwood, K. Wheelhouse, T. L. Collier, V. Gouverneur*
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2015, 54 (34), 9991-9995

Recruitment and Immobilization of a Fluorinated Biomarker Across an Interfacial Phospholipid Film using a Fluorocarbon Gas
G. Yang, M. O'Duill, V. Gouverneur, M. P. Krafft*
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2015, 54 (29), 8402-8406