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Welcome to our new post docs!

Dr. Anna Arkhypchuk and Dr. Sashi Vithanarachchi join the group.

Anna obtained her PhD from Uppsala University working with Prof. Sascha Ott. Sashi graduated from Wayne State University (Detroit, MI) where she did research with Prof. Matt Allen.


Julien Andres joins the group as a post doc. Julien completed his PhD at the EPFL in Switzerland with Prof. Anne-Sophie Chauvin.

New student

Today we welcome Aritz Perez, who is doing a 3-month internship in the group. Aritz is an exchange student from the Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon.

Position available!

A two-year post-doc position is available in the group.The project consists of the synthesis and complete characterization of lanthanide-based responsive luminescent probes. Strong synthetic skills are required, additional experience in fluorescence spectroscopy, or lanthanide complex synthesis/characterization, or biological characterization of fluorescent probes is a bonus.

Applications should contain: CV, publication list, a 2-page summary of previous research experience, motivation letter and contact information for three references, and should be sent to

Application deadline: March 18, 2013 (Monday)

Start date: as soon as possible