Current news

2016 RSC Tilden Prize (see Group News)

2016 Tetrahedron Chair (see Group News) More: BOSS XV

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 2016. 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/Programme 1: Chemistry

Prof. V. Gouverneur is the Coordinator of the EU funded project RADIOMI (FP7-PEOPLE-2012-ITN) and PI for ISOTOPICS (H2020) - Jobs available.

Welcome to the Gouverneur Group, University of Oxford

Recent publications:

Hydrogen-Bonded Homoleptic Fluoride–Diarylurea Complexes: Structure, Reactivity and Coordinating Power
L. Pfeifer, K. M. Engle, G. W. Pidgeon, H. A. Sparkes, A. L. Thompson, J. M. Brown, V. E. Gouverneur*
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2016, DOI: 10.1021/jacs.6b07501 (In Print)

Ultrafast Click Chemistry with Fluorosydnones
H. Liu, D. Audisio, L. Plougastel, E. Decuypere, D. A. Buisson, O. Koniev, S. Kolodych, A. Wagner, M. Elhabiri, A. Krzyczmonik, S. Forsback, O. Solin, V. Gouverneur, F. Taran*
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2016, DOI: 10.1002/anie.201606495 (In Print)

Enhanced Copper-Mediated 18F-Fluorination of Aryl Boronic Esters provides Eight Radiotracers for PET Applications
S. Preshlock, S. Calderwood, S. Verhoog, M. Tredwell, M. Huiban, A. Hienzsch, S. Gruber, T. C. Wilson, N. J. Taylor, T. Cailly, M. Schedler, T. L. Collier, J. Passchier, R. Smits, J. Mollitor, A. Hoepping, M. Mueller, C. Genicot, J. Mercier, V. Gouverneur*
Chem. Commun. 2016, 52, 8361-8364

Asymmetric 18F-Fluorination for Applications in Positron Emission Tomography
F. Buckingham, V. Gouverneur*
Chem. Sci. 2016, 7, 1645-1652

18F-Labeling of Arenes and Heteroarenes for Applications in Positron Emission Tomography
S. Preshlock, M. Tredwell, V. Gouverneur*
Chem. Rev. 2016, 116 (2), 719–766