CHIEF SCIENCE OFFICER, RADIOMEDIX, INC.
2001 Ph.D. (Organic Chemistry)
Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland, Center of Molecular and Macromolecular Studies; Dissertation topic: “Chemistry and Stereochemistry of Nucleosidyl Phosphorofluoridates and Their Structural Analogues”, IUPAC Award.
1992 M. Sc. Pharm. (Clinical Pharmacy)
Medical University of Lodz, Poland; Dissertation topic: “Synthesis of S-glycosylphosphorodithioates”, President Award.
2013- Present RadioMedix, Inc., Houston, TX, (www.radiomedix.com, Chief Science Officer
2008- 2012 RadioMedix, Inc., Houston, TX, Director of Chemical Research and Drug Development
2007-Present RITA Foundation, Houston, TX, (www.ritafoundationhouston.org), Director
2010-Present American Chemical Society-Greater Houston Section- ACS-GHS; Director Government Affairs and Public Policy Committee-Chair;
2013-2014 ACS-GHS, Women Chemists Committee-Chair
2002-2007 Rice University, Houston, TX, Welch Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, Scientist
2002-2004 Center of Molecular and Macromolecular Studies, Polish Academy of Sciences, Lodz, Poland; Senior Scientist
1998-1999 University of Frankfurt, Institute of Organic Chemistry, Frankfurt am Main, Germany, Visiting Scientist
1995-2001 Polish Academy of Science-PAS, Center of Molecular and Macromolecular Studies, Lodz, Poland; Research Scientist
1995 University of Frankfurt, Frankfurt am Main, Germany; Visiting Scientist
1992-1995 Polish Academy of Science-PAS, Center of Molecular and Macromolecular Studies, Lodz, Poland; Research Chemist
HONORS AND AWARDS
President of Medical University Award for
Excellence in Science
2002 International Award for Young Chemist, IUPAC (International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry)
2003 International Award, Sigma-Aldrich Award for Young Chemists, Sigma-Aldrich (Polish Chemical Society)
2003 Travel Award, 39th International Union Pure and Applied Chemistry, Congress, Ottawa, Canada.
2003 Travel Award, RNA Conference, Vienna, Austria.
2004 Travel Award, Nucleic Acids Gordon Conference, Newport, RI.
2005 Award, NATO Advance Symposium, International school of structural biology and magnetic resonance, Erice-Italy.
2007 Award for the best post-doctoral presentation, 3rd Annual Symposium of the Institute of Biosciences and Bioengineering, Rice University,
2009 “68Ga-glucosamine analogs for PET imaging of cancer” selected for the Highlight Lecture on the SNM Annual Meeting.
2010 “Imaging cancer stem cells
using radiolabeled Hedgehog” selected for the press-release
during the AACR Annual Meeting and recorded on
ACS Annual Meeting.
2010 “One-pot radiolabeling and purification of tracers on solid phase” selected for the Highlight Lectures on the SNM Annual Meeting.
2011 “Carbon nanotubes modified with sonic-hedgehog ligand” selected for the Highlights in Basic Science on the SNM Annual meeting.
2012 ACS-Kauffman Entrepreneurial Training Program (FastTrack TechTrack)
2013 U.S. IUPAC Young Observer for the IUPAC General Assembly and Congress
2016 “In vivo validation of a Pb203-SPECT imaging probe for image-guided alpha particle therapy for metastatic melanoma “ selected for the Highlights in Basic Science on the SNMMI Annual meeting.
2016 Development of Pb203-SPECT imaging probes for image guided targeted alpha particle therapy of metastatic melanoma, WARMTH
PEER REVIEWER OF SCIENTIFIC ARTICLES AND PROJECT PROPOSAL
2009 NIH ZRG1 IMST-G (11) B Review Panel
2010- Present NIH ZRG1 CMIP Panel Review
2010-Present NIH ZRG1 SBIBA Panel Review
2011 Applied Radiation and Isotopes
2012 Targeted Radiopharmaceuticals for Imaging and Molecular Radiotherapy
CONFERENCE ORGANIZING COMMITTEES
16th Keck Center Annual Research Conference, Houston, October 13th, 2006.