Francesco Ibba acquired both Bachelor and Master degree from the University of Genova (Italy). He carried out a Bachelor project as an exchange student in Porto (Portugal), in the lab of Prof. Fatima Paiva-Martins. His Master thesis was completed in the BioOrganic Chemistry Group of the University of Genova. He worked on the development of a new isocyanide-based multicomponent reaction, supervised by Prof. Andrea Basso. Then he moved to Basel (Switzerland) to work on an early-stage drug discovery project in Novartis Institute for Biomedical Research (NIBR). He joined the Gouverneur group and the RADIOMI project in September 2015 for 7 months. Now he is an ISOTOPICS DPhil student.
Anna Chiara Vicini completed both her Bachelor (Industrial Chemistry) and Master (Chemistry) at the University of Bologna (Italy). She carried out her Bachelor project in the field of Asymmetric Organocatalysis under the supervision of Prof. Luca Bernardi (University of Bologna), while she completed her Master thesis as an Erasmus exchange student in the laboratories of Prof. Roland J. Pieters (Utrecht University, the Netherlands) working on carbohydrates. She joined the Gouverneur group in October 2016 as an ISOTOPICS DPhil student.
Jeroen Sap completed his MSci degree at Imperial College London, conducting his master thesis on nanoparticle-based dual-modal contrast agents under the supervision of Prof. Ramon Vilar. In October 2016, he joined the Gouverneur group to commence his DPhil studies. Currently he is working on late-stage fluorination chemistry and radiolabeling (PET). Outside the lab, Jeroen enjoys playing squash and travelling.