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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 2015. 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). Jobs available [click on logos].

Welcome to the Gouverneur Group, University of Oxford

Recent publications:

A General Copper-Mediated Nucleophilic 18F Fluorination of Arenes, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2014, 53 (30), 7751-7755

Iodine Transfer Copolymerization of Fluorinated α-Methylstyrenes with Styrene using 1-iodoperfluorohexane as the Chain Transfer Agents, Macromolecules 2014, 47(24), 8634–864

A Diversity Oriented Approach to CF3CHF-, CF3CFBr-, CF3CF2-, (CF3)2CH- and CF3(SCF3)CH-Substituted Arenes from 1-(Diazo-2,2,2-trifluoroethyl)arenes, Org. Lett. 2014, 16 (22), 6004-6007

cis-Specific Hydrofluorination of Alkenylarenes under Palladium Catalysis by an Ionic Pathway, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2014, 53 (16), 4181–4185

Glial Activation in the Early Stages of Brain Metastasis: TSPO as a Diagnostic Biomarker, J. Nucl. Med. 2014, 55 (2), 1-6

A Comparison of the Behaviour of 64Cu-acetate and 64Cu-ATSM in vitro and in vivo, J. Nucl. Med. 2014, 55 (1), 128-134

A Broadly Applicable [18F]Trifluoromethylation of Aryl and Heteroaryl Iodides for PET Imaging, Nature Chemistry 2013, 5, 941-944