CURRENT POSITION

CHIEF SCIENCE OFFICER, RADIOMEDIX, INC.

 

EDUCATION 

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.

POSITIONS AND EMPLOYMENT

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

                       1992         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

               PROFESSIONAL  SERVICE

                       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.