October 14, 2019: ISOTOPICS PhD defence
September 27, 2019: ISOTOPICS PhD defence
Alberto Palazzolo (ESR2-CEA) defended his PhD entitled: "Development of new methods for the hydrogen isotope exchange catalyzed by metallic nanoparticles" on Friday 27.09.19!! Congratulations Alberto! All the best for the Future!
September 16, 2019: ISOTOPICS PhD defence
Viktor Pfeifer (ESR1-CEA) defended his PhD entitled: "Tritium and Deuterium Labelling of Bioactive Molecules Catalyzed by Metallic Nanoparticles" on Monday 16.09.19!! Congratulations Viktor! All the best for the Future!
September 13, 2019: ISOTOPICS PhD defence
First ISOTOPICS defence! Gianluca Destro (ESR4-CEA) defended his PhD entitled:" CO2 chemistry for the synthesis of radio-labelled compounds" on Friday 13.09.19!! Congratulations Gianluca! All the best for the Future!
Anna Chiara Vicini (ESR6-UOXF) presented her results at the 3rd international Symposium on Synthesis and Catalysis (ISySyCat 2019), in Evora (Portugal). Her oral communication was entitled:" Hydrogen Bonding Phase-Transfer Catalysis (HB-PTC) with Alkali Metal Fluorides: Enantioselective Synthesis of β-Fluoroamines". She won a prize as one of the best two oral communications. Congratulations Anna!
From left to right: Anna Vicini, Prof. Anthony Burke, conference chairman, and Dr. Dörthe Mellmann, associated editor for Wiley.
August 26, 2019: ISOTOPICS dissemination action
Laura Trump (ESR13-UCB) presented her results at the 19th European Symposium on Fluorine chemistry, in Warsaw (Poland). Her oral communication was entitled:" Late stage C-H 18F-difluoromethylation of N-heteroaromatics for PET imaging".
July 9, 2019: ISOTOPICS dissemination action
Antonio Del Vecchio (ESR3-CEA) presented his results at IUPAC2019Paris. His oral communication was entitled: Cascade Reactions for the Late Stage Labeling of Drug Candidates.
Antonio during his oral communication, in Palais des Congrès de Paris
Viktor Pfeifer (ESR1-CEA) and Antonio Del Vecchio (ESR3-CEA) participated at the 3rd PhD Students Days (JDD) of Joliot Institut, in Neurospin, CEA Paris-Saclay (France) from 13-14 June 2019. They were both chairman for one session.
More information here
June 2019: ISOTOPICS dissemination action
Alberto during his oral communication
Alberto Palazzolo (ESR2-CEA) presented his results at t the 5th Doctoral School 2MIB day (University of Paris-Saclay) at Evry Val d'Essonne University in Evry (France) on June 11 2019.
Alberto had an oral presentation entitled:
'Development of novel techniques for the deuterium and tritium labelling of nucleosides, nucleotides and oligonucleotides '.
Mai 2019: ISOTOPICS dissemination action
Mélodie Ferrat (ESR9-KI), Kaisa Horkka (ESR10-KI), Agostinho Lemos (ESR12-ULG), Laura Trump (ESR13-UCB) and Malvika Sardana (ESR14-AZ) presented their results at the 23rd International Symposium of Radiopharmaceutical Sciences (ISRS) in Beijing 2019 (China).
Mélodie had an oral presentation entitled: 'In-loop carbonylation - a novel and simplified method for carbon-11 labeling of drugs and radioligands';
Kaisa had an oral presentation entitled: 'Rapid and efficient BEMP-mediated synthesis of 11C-labelled benzimidazolones using [11C]carbon dioxide';
Agostinho got a poster entitled: 'Automated radiosynthesis of 2-[18F]BTSO2CF2H in a GE FASTLab synthesizer';
Laura presented a poster and a rapid fire poster session, oral communication (1 minute) entitled: 'Late stage 18F-difluoromethylation via a flow photoredox reaction to N-heteroaromatics';
Malvika got a poster too entitled: 'Radiosynthesdis of [18F] Crizotinib, a Potential Radiotracer for PET Imaging of the P-glycoprotein Transport Function at the Blood Brain Barrier'.
From the left to the right: Malvika in front of her poster; Laura, Malvika, Mélodie and Agostinho at the ISRS Gala dinner and Agostinho in front of his poster.
Laura at the fire poster presentation, Kaisa and Mélodie during their oral communications
Mai 2019: ESR2 and ESR4
Alberto Palazzolo (ESR2-CEA) and Gianluca Destro (ESR4-CEA) presented their results at the 56th SECO seminar in La Clusaz.
"Development of novel techniques for the deuterium and tritium labelling of nucleosides, nucleotides and oligonucleotides".
Gianluca's one was entitled:
"Dynamic Carbon Isotope Exchange of Pharmaceuticals with Labeled CO2".
SECO 56 participants, Gianluca Destro and Alberto Palazzolo during their oral communications.
Mai 2019: ESR6 and ESR7
Anna Chiara Vicini (ESR6-UOXF) presenting at AstraZeneca Symposium.
Anna Chiara Vicini (ESR6-UOXF) and Mateusz Imiolek (ESR7-UOXF) presented their results at the AstraZeneca symposium 2019 (Oxford, UK).
Anna had an oral presentation entitled:
"Hydrogen Bonding Phase-Transfer Catalysis with Potassium Fluoride: Enantioselective Synthesis of beta-Fluoroamines"
Mateusz's one was entitled:
"Radical fluoroalkylations for selective modification of native residues in proteins".
Anna Chiara Vicini (ESR6-UOXF) also presented a poster at the 2nd Chem East Organic Symposium in Norwich (22 May) entitled:
April 2019: ESR5 and ESR6
Anna Chiara Vicini (ESR6-UOXF) presenting in Southampton.
Anna Chiara Vicini (ESR6-UOXF) and Francesco Ibba (ESR5-UOXF) presented their results at the 18th RSC Fluorine Subject Group Postgraduate Meeting (Southampton, UK; 11th-12th April 2019).
"Hydrogen Bonding Phase-transfer Catalysis: enantioselective Synthesis of β-Fluoroamines".
Francesco's one was entitled:
"Mechanistic Insights on Hydrogen Bonding Phase-Transfer Catalysis: an NMR investigation".
March-April 2019: ESR11
Donia Bouzouita (ESR11 – CNRS) presented her results at the ACS Spring 2019 National
Meeting in Orlando. She had two orals communications:
-Surprising differences of alkane C-H activation catalysed by ruthenium nanoparticles (March 31, 2019).
-Tuning the catalytic activity/selectivity of water-soluble bimetallic RuPt by modifying their surface metal distribution (April 04, 2019).
November 2018: ESR11
Donia Bouzouita (ESR11 – CNRS) presented her results in a poster during the 1st Stable Carbene Symposium at the University Paul Sabatier (November 30, 2018; Toulouse, France).
November 2018: ESR13
Laura Trump (ESR13 – UCB) presented a poster entitled "Development of a flow photoredox reaction for the addition of CHF18F to N-heteroaromatics" at MedChem2018 (November 23, 2018; Namur, Belgium) and at BMIC meet industry event (November 28, 2018; Braine l'Alleud, Belgium).
October 2018: ESR1, 3, 4, 14 and 15
5 ESRs have participated at the 4th PhD Day of Doctoral School ED2MIB (JED2018) on 18 October 2018 at IUT of Orsay (France). Antonio Del Vecchio (ESR3 –CEA) and Gianluca Detro (ESR4 – CEA) presented oral communications. Viktor Pfeifer (ESR1 – CEA), Malvika Sardana (ESR14 – AZ) and Mégane Valero (ESR15 – SAN) presented posters.
Antonio Del Vecchio and Gianluca Destro during their oral communications and Malvika Sardana in front of her poster
October 2018: ESR11
Donia Bouzouita (ESR11 – CNRS) presented a poster entitled "Isotopic Labeling Catalyzed by Metallic Nanoparticles for the Evaluation of Drug Candidates" at the 2nd Trans Pyrenean Meeting in Catalysis TrapCat2 (October 18-19, 2018; Tarragona, Spain).
September 2018: ESR15
Mégane Valero (ESR15 – Sanofi) presented her research results in a poster at the NIKAS 2018 conference (19-20 September 2018; Göttingen, Germany). She was awarded in the ACS Catalysis inorganic chemistry best poster section!
Mégane Valero (ESR15 –Sanofi) with best posters awardees
September 2018: ESR2, 3 and 4
3 ISOTOPICS ESRs, Alberto Palazzolo (ESR2 – CEA), Antonio Del Vecchio (ESR3 –CEA) and Gianluca Destro (ESR4 – CEA) attended the 22 International Conference on Organic Synthesis 22-ICOS (16-21 September 2018; Florence, Italy). They presented their research results in poster communications.
July 2018: ESR15
Mégane Valero (ESR15 – Sanofi) presented a poster entitled "C-H functionalization: Highly Selective Directed Iridium-Catalyzed Hydrogen Isotope Exchange Reactions of Aliphatic Amides" during the 16th Belgian Organic Synthesis Symposium BOSS XVI (July 8-13, 2018; Brussels, Belgium).
June 2018: ESR5
Francesco Ibba (ESR5 – UOXF) presented a poster of his research results at the Oxford Synthesis Summer Conference 2018 (25-26 June 2018; Oxford, UK). His poster was entitled: 'Asymmetric Nucleophilic Fluorination under Hydrogen Bonding Phase-Transfer Catalysis: Synthetic Approach'.
June 2018: ESR7
Mateusz Imiolek (ESR7 – UOXF) attended the Gordon Research Seminar on Bioorganic Chemistry (June 09, 2018 - June 10, 2018) and the Gordon Research Conference on Bioorganic Chemistry (June 10, 2018 - June 15, 2018), both held at the Proctor Academy in Andover (NH United States). He presented a poster entitled: 'Tryptophan selective trifluoromethylation of native residues in proteins'.
You can click on the picture to see all the conference participants (Mateusz is in the middle of the last line) and click here to have a full screen version of the presented poster.
June 2018: Project Coordinator, Principal investigators from CEA, SANOFI and AstraZeneca with ESR1, ESR2, ESR3, ESR4, ESR14 and ESR15
Several members of the ISOTOPICS consortium attended the 13th International Symposium on the Synthesis and Applications of Isotopes and Isotopically Labelled Compounds (IIS 2018) held on June 3rd–7th 2018 in Prague (Czech Republic).
6 ISOTOPICS ESRs presented their research projects and results, 1 CEA researcher was invited to give a lecture and the project coordinator presented a poster.
You can have more information and pictures here.
Mai 2018: ESR11
Donia Bouzouita (ESR11 - CNRS/INSA Toulouse) presented her PhD project at the EDSDM Doctoral School days (University of Toulouse, France) with a flash oral communication and a poster.
April 2018: ESR3 and ESR4
Antonio Del Vecchio (ESR3-CEA) gave an oral communication.
2 of the CEA ESRs have presented their research results at the "Drug Discovery and New Therapeutics" symposium (9-11 April 2018; Paris-Saclay University, France).
Gianluca Destro (ESR4-CEA) presented a poster.
November 2017: ESR14
Malvika Sardana (ESR14 - AstraZeneca) has presented a poster during the 26th International Isotope Society - UK Chapter Symposium in Cambridge (UK).
October 2017: ESR1 and ESR2
2 of the CEA ESRs, Viktor Pfeifer (ESR1) and Alberto Palazzolo (ESR2), have presented a poster during the 3rd Doctoral Day organised by the Doctoral School ED2MIB (Universtité Paris Saclay) at ENS Paris-Saclay (Cachan, France).
September 2017: ESR5 and ESR6
The 2 ESRs of Prof. V. Gouverneur team (University of Oxford), Francesco Ibba (ESR5) and Anna Chiara Vicini (ESR6), have presented a poster during the 17th Annual RSC Fluorine Subject Group Postgraduate Meeting at Leicester (UK).
Mégane Valero (ESR15-SANOFI Germany) presented an oral communication during the 23rd Workshop of the International Isotope Society – Central European Division (IIS-CED) at Bad Soden (Germany) (more information here and here ) and during the Advances in Boronic Organic Chemistry symposium (AdBOC) at the University of Sheffield (UK) (more information here).
The 4 CEA ESRs, Viktor Pfeifer (ESR1), Alberto Palazzolo (ESR2), Antonio Del Vecchio (ESR3) and Gianluca Destro (ESR4) have presented a poster during the PhD Students days organised by the Joliot Institute at CEA (Saclay, France). More information here.
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