Group Members

Greg McSweeney completed his BSc( Hons) in Chemistry this past year at University College Cork in Ireland. His project involves the study of nucleophilic fluorine-18 labelling for PET-imaging, funded by OCIC. His interests include playing guitar, football and a keen interest in rugby and NFL.
Stefan Verhoog completed his chemistry degree at the HU University of Applied Siences, Utrecht in 1999. In the same year, he started as a research chemist in the medicinal chemistry lab of Abbot Healthcare Products in Amsterdam where he worked on the synthesis of CNS-active compounds. After working in industry, he came back to academia and joined the Gouverneur Group in May 2011 for a short research project on fluorination of arenes, followed by starting his DPhil project on electrophilic and radical trifluoromethylation chemistry in October 2011.
Samuel Calderwood is a DPhil student at Jesus College. His research interests cover the modification and application of the methods developed in the group for use in SOMIL.
Lukas Pfeifer is the RADIOMI ESR1/DPhil student. He joined the Gouverneur group in January 2013. His work is centred around the development of novel transition metal catalysed fluorination methodology. Apart from chemistry, he enjoys reading books, doing all sorts of sports, riding his motorcycle and trying out new recipes in the kitchen.