STUDENTS

 
Aris Chatzichristos    Greece   PhD Student Department of Physics and Astronomy   Aris is working on beta-NMR under the supervision of professor Rob Kiefl.

Aris Chatzichristos

Greece
PhD Student
Department of Physics and Astronomy

Aris is working on beta-NMR under the supervision of professor Rob Kiefl.

Zeynab Nosrati    Iran PhD Student Faculty 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).

Zeynab Nosrati

Iran
PhD Student
Faculty 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).

Jessie Fu    Canada PhD Student Department 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.

Jessie Fu

Canada
PhD Student
Department 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.

Marilena Lykiadopoulou    Greece PhD Student Department 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.

Marilena Lykiadopoulou

Greece
PhD Student
Department 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.

Edward Thoeng    Indonesia PhD Student Department of Physics and Astronomy   Edward studies accelerator physics and engineering with a special interest in superconducting RF cavities at TRIUMF.

Edward Thoeng

Indonesia
PhD Student
Department of Physics and Astronomy

Edward studies accelerator physics and engineering with a special interest in superconducting RF cavities at TRIUMF.

Daniel Yates    USA Masters Student Department 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.

Daniel Yates

USA
Masters Student
Department 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    Mexico Masters 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.

Bertha Iselle Flores Ruiz

Mexico
Masters 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.

Nick Zacchia    Canada PhD student Department 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.

Nick Zacchia

Canada
PhD student
Department 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.

Aidan Ingham    Great Britain PhD Student Department 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.

Aidan Ingham

Great Britain
PhD Student
Department 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.

Lovelyn Charles    Nigeria PhD Student    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.

Lovelyn Charles

Nigeria
PhD Student

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.

Andrew Robertson    Canada PhD 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.

Andrew Robertson

Canada
PhD 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.

Yang Lan    China   PhD Student Department 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.

Yang Lan

China
PhD Student
Department 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.

Luke Wharton    Great Britain PhD Student Department 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.

Luke Wharton

Great Britain
PhD Student
Department 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.

Thomas Kostelnik    Canada PhD Student Department 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.

Thomas Kostelnik

Canada
PhD Student
Department 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.

Mia Au    Canada Masters Student Department of Physics and Astronomy   Mia’s research project is the study of thermal behaviour of target materials for applications in isotope separation online.

Mia Au

Canada
Masters Student
Department of Physics and Astronomy

Mia’s research project is the study of thermal behaviour of target materials for applications in isotope separation online.

Lily Southcott    Canada   PhD Student Department of Chemistry   Lily is developing high denticity, oxide-containing ligands to chelate radiometers for applications in cancer diagnosis and therapy.

Lily Southcott

Canada
PhD Student
Department of Chemistry

Lily is developing high denticity, oxide-containing ligands to chelate radiometers for applications in cancer diagnosis and therapy.

Ryan McFadden    Canada PhD Student Department of Chemistry   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.

Ryan McFadden

Canada
PhD Student
Department of Chemistry

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.

Lily Li    Hong Kong   PhD Student Department 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.

Lily Li

Hong Kong
PhD Student
Department 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.

Jefferey Jang    Canada   Masters Student   Department 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.

Jefferey Jang

Canada
Masters Student
Department 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.

Neha Choudhary    India PhD Student Department 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.

Neha Choudhary

India
PhD Student
Department 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.

Connor Bevington    PhD Student Department 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.

Connor Bevington

PhD Student
Department 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.

Cheng Kuang    China Masters Student Department 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.

Cheng Kuang

China
Masters Student
Department 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.

Yukiya Saito    Japan   PhD Student   Department 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.

Yukiya Saito

Japan
PhD Student
Department 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.

Luca Egoriti    Italy PhD Student Department 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.

Luca Egoriti

Italy
PhD Student
Department 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.

Yuanji Sun    China PhD Student Department 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.

Yuanji Sun

China
PhD Student
Department 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.

Andrew Jacobs    Masters Student Department 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.

Andrew Jacobs

Masters Student
Department 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.

GRADUATES

Jingxuan Li    Ph.D. in Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences, MIT  Cambridge, USA

Jingxuan Li

Ph.D. in Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences, MIT
Cambridge, USA

Caterina Ramogida    Assistant Professor at SFU      Vancouver, Canada

Caterina Ramogida

Assistant Professor at SFU
Vancouver, Canada

Roger Caballero Folch    Research Associate at TRIUMF  Vancouver, Canada

Roger Caballero Folch

Research Associate at TRIUMF
Vancouver, Canada

Milena Colovic    Ph.D. in Interdisciplinary Oncology, UBC  Vancouver, Canada

Milena Colovic

Ph.D. in Interdisciplinary Oncology, UBC
Vancouver, Canada

 
Thomas Procter    Data Analyst and Visualizer at Thoughtexchange  Vancouver, Canada

Thomas Procter

Data Analyst and Visualizer at Thoughtexchange
Vancouver, Canada

Steffen Cruz    Quantum Machine Learning Developer at Solid State Al  Vancouver, Canada

Steffen Cruz

Quantum Machine Learning Developer at Solid State Al
Vancouver, Canada

Andrew Finlay    MSc in Analytical Chemistry, University of Guelph  Guelph, Canada

Andrew Finlay

MSc in Analytical Chemistry, University of Guelph
Guelph, Canada

Trevor Uittenbosh    Chalk River   Laboratories  Chalk River, Canada

Trevor Uittenbosh

Chalk River Laboratories
Chalk River, Canada