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Selena Milicevic Sephton

Selena obtained her BSc degree from the University of Belgrade (Serbia) in 2003 and PhD in Organic Chemistry from Oregon State University (USA) in 2008 under the supervision of Prof. Paul R. Blakemore. She then worked as a postdoctoral researcher in Prof. Scott E. Denmark’s group at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (USA) before moving to the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH Zurich, Switzerland) in 2010 to work in the group of Prof. Simon M. Ametamey on the development of novel PET radiotracers for imaging mGlu­5 resulting in identification and application of clinical candidate [18F]-PSS232.

 

Selena joined the MICL in 2013, under supervision of Prof. Franklin I. Aigbirhio where she works on the development of novel PET radiotracers for imaging cerebral protein synthesis.