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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 2014. Please contact Professor V. Gouverneur by email with an attached CV. Additional information can be found at

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). More details at

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Welcome to the Gouverneur Group, University of Oxford

Recent publications:

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

Enhanced Aqueous Suzuki-Miyaura Coupling Allows Site specific Polypeptide [18F]labeling, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2013, 135 (37), 13612–13615

Asymmetric Electrophilic Fluorocarbocyclization with Carbon Nucleophiles, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2013, 52 (37), 9796-9800

Intramolecular OH...FC Hydrogen Bonding in Fluorinated Carbohydrates: CHF is a Better Hydrogen Bond Acceptor than CF2, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2013, 52 (40), 10524-10528

Catalytic Decarboxylative Fluorination for the Synthesis of Tri- and Difluoromethyl Arenes, 15th Anniversary Org. Lett. 2013, 15 (11), 1648-1651.