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Chelating agents for imaging and therapy

  • Full or part time
  • Application Deadline
    Thursday, February 21, 2019
  • Competition Funded PhD Project (Students Worldwide)
    Competition Funded PhD Project (Students Worldwide)

Project Description

Brave candidate wanted for a multidisciplinary project. Must be eager to step into new areas, see challenges as opportunities. The goal is to develop new compounds with incorporated metal elements for diagnostic imaging and/or cancer radiotherapy. The work will include a wide spectrum of activities: organic synthesis of chelators, complexation of exotic metal elements, bioconjugation, analytical chemistry (HPLC-MS), likely work with radionuclides and possibly with small animals (in collaboration). Good chance of patenting and real-world impact.

How to apply

To apply for a PhD study at IOCB Prague, you must hold a Master’s degree (MSc) or the equivalent of the MSc in similar field (four or five year undergraduate degree). The application can be submitted before obtaining the Master’s degree, however, the applicant should obtain the degree within five months after the application deadline.

For more information visit our website “Call for PhD applications 2019”:

You can apply online via our application form


All general enquiries should be directed to Katerina Solcova (). Scientific enquiries can be addressed to the supervisor ()

Funding Notes

Regular monthly income of students at IOCB Prague varies depending on the faculty scholarship and supervisor's financial options.


1. Price, E. W.; Orvig, C. Chem. Soc. Rev. 2014, 43 (1), 260–290.
2. Polasek, M. et al. Sci. Rep. 2017, 7 (1), 8114.

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