'18F labeling of caspase-6 ligands for PET imaging' - CHEM 396 Undergraduate Research Project Application Form

Supervisor's Name: Ralf schirrmacher

Supervisor's Email: ralf.schirrmacher [at] mcgill.ca

Supervisor's Phone: 514 398 1857

Supervisor's Website:

Supervisor's department: Chemistry; Neurology & Neurosurgery

Course number: CHEM 396 (Chemistry)

Term: Summer 2013

Project start date: Wednesday, May 1, 2013

Project end date: Friday, August 30, 2013

Project title: 18F labeling of caspase-6 ligands for PET imaging

Project description: A caspase-6 ligand will be labeled with the positron emitter fluorine-18 for in vivo PET imaging. The project entails organic precursor synthesis and radioactive labeling with fluorine-18.

Prerequisite: 1 term completed at McGill + CGPA of 3.0 or higher; or permission of instructor.

Grading scheme (The final report must be worth at least 50% of final grade): CHEM 396 grading scheme

Project status: This project is taken.

How students can apply: Bring a printed copy of this application form and your advising transcript to me during office hours.

Ethics, safety, and training: Supervisors are responsible for the ethics and safety compliance of undergraduate students. This project involves: Radioactive materials; Handling chemicals.