GreecePhD StudentDepartment of Physics and Astronomy
Aris is working on beta-NMR under the supervision of professor Rob Kiefl.
IranPhD StudentFaculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Zeynab is working on the development of novel radiopharmaceuticals that can target and treat difficult to reach diseases. She is investigating the biodistribution and metabolism of these radoopharmaceuticals in vivo with radioactive imaging using single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT).
CanadaPhD StudentDepartment of Physics and Astronomy
Jessie is a Medical Physics student. Her research currently focuses on novel quantitative imaging analysis techniques for PET data to increase the ability to detect subtle disease or treatment related changes in brain function.
GreecePhD StudentDepartment of Physics
Marilena is involved in the development of advanced ion trapping techniques for separating ground state and isomeric states of highly charged ions to study nuclear structure in great detail and test aspects of nuclear theory.
IndonesiaPhD StudentDepartment of Physics and Astronomy
Edward studies accelerator physics and engineering with a special interest in superconducting RF cavities at TRIUMF.
USAMasters StudentDepartment of Physics and Astronomy
Daniel is working on studies of neutron-rich nuclei involved in the r-process, which is one naturally occurring synthesis that creates heavy elements between Iron and Uranium.
Bertha Iselle Flores Ruiz
MexicoMasters Student Department of Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Science
Iselle is a biological oceanographer working with Dr. Maite Maldonado. She’s currently studying trace metal uptake in marine phytoplankton in the Strait of Georgia.
CanadaPhD studentDepartment of Chemical and Biological Engineering
Nick is working on the production of novel radiometal isotopes using liquid targets. The goal is to expedite research and development using these isotopes by making them more easily available to researchers.
Great BritainPhD StudentDepartment of Chemistry
Aidan is investigating the radio labelling properties of multi dentate ligands with Th(IV) ions.Thorium alpha emitters have potential therapeutic applications in medicine but require chelating ligands to form a biocompatible complex to ensure the radiometer is selective and effective in treatment.
Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Lovelyn is investigating radio-labeled Microspheres for Liver Cancer Embolization Therapy, and the development of the Rhenium-188 kit to achieve > 95% labelling efficiency in one step.
CanadaPhD Student Department of Physics and Astronomy
Andrew studies medical physics. His current research focuses on the use of SPECT imaging to evaluate chelates used in targeted alpha therapy.
ChinaPhD StudentDepartment of Physics and Astronomy
Yang's research focuses on using ion traps to tag the Ba-136 ions in the double beta decay of Xe-136 for the EXO project. At TRIUMF Yang is a member of the TITAN group.
Great BritainPhD StudentDepartment of Physics and Astronomy
Luke is focusing on the design and synthesis of novel bifunctional chelating ligands, based upon the picolinic acid moiety, for the incorporation of medically relevant radionuclides such as 111In and 177Lu.
CanadaPhD StudentDepartment of Chemistry
Thomas' research currently focuses on the synthesis of novel phosphonate- and phosphinate-based chelators to be used for the development of radiopharmaceuticals with applications in diagnosis and therapy of cancer.
CanadaMasters StudentDepartment of Physics and Astronomy
Mia’s research project is the study of thermal behaviour of target materials for applications in isotope separation online.
Lily is developing high denticity, oxide-containing ligands to chelate radiometers for applications in cancer diagnosis and therapy.
Ryan's studies focus mainly on lithium-ion diffusion in the solid state - a topical field in battery materials research. His primary interest is in investigating the role of solid-solid interfaces on ionic diffusion, particularly cases where enhanced defect chemistry in the contact region is expected.
Hong KongPhD StudentDepartment of Chemistry
Lily's research project is on the development of novel medicinal radio compounds. Her studies focus on designing and synthesizing different chelating ligands for the radiometal-isotopes under the supervision of Prof. Orvig and Dr. Schaffer.
CanadaMasters StudentDepartment of Chemistry
Jefferey's project will involve the designing and synthesis of various chelating ligands. After synthesis, the ligands will be coupled with various metals to form coordination complexes. These radiometer complexes will be examined for potential uses in nuclear medicine, specifically for radiotherapy.
IndiaPhD StudentDepartment of Chemistry
Neha is working on the synthesis of bifunctional ligands which can be used to chelate the radiometers, such as 68Ga, 111In, and 177Lu, and eventually the radio tracer can be used in nuclear medicine for PET/SPECT imaging and therapy.
PhD StudentDepartment of Physics and Astronomy
Connor is using radio tracers in PET neuroimaging to capture spatiotemporal neurotransmitter release patterns, providing subject-specific quantitative responses to psychological tasks and pharmaceutical interventions in the healthy and diseased brain.
ChinaMasters StudentDepartment of Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences
Cheng is studying the distribution of trace metals (Ag, Cd, Cu) in the Strait of Georgia and their uptake by marine plankton.
JapanPhD StudentDepartment of Physics and Astronomy
Yukiya is studying nuclear physics/ nuclear astrophysics under the supervision of Prof. Kruecken and Dr. Dillmann. His primary interest is the rapid neutron capture process, which is responsible for the production of heavy elements in the universe.
ItalyPhD StudentDepartment of Chemistry
Luca's research supports the development of the exchangeable ISOL target vessel at TRIUMF for new radioisotope production, as well as isotope extraction concepts.
ChinaPhD StudentDepartment of Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences
Yuanji is studying the bioaccumulation of PBDEs and PCBs in the food web in the Strait of Georgia. He aims to investigate seasonal changes in bioaccumulation patterns and will also measure pollutants in a fish that is central in this food web.
Masters StudentDepartment of Physics and Astronomy
Andrew is using ion trapping techniques to measure the mass of rare and short-lived isotopes. These measurements enable the study of nuclear structure and the production of heavy elements in nuclear astrophysics.
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