Osman Tack was a summer intern prior to commencing his Part II with the group in September 2014. His Part II project explored new fluorinating methods using small molecule Hydrogen-bond donors. In his spare time Osman is a concert pianist, giving regular recitals, and he frequently accompanies a variety of musicians. He also enjoys teaching piano and violin.
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.