Volkan Tekin, PhD

Volkan Tekin, PhD is a PostDoc at the LBI:AD. He is experienced in design and quality control of 125/131I, 89Zr, 99mTc, 18F, 68Ga 43/44/47Sc 223Ra, and 111In labelled ligands (nanoparticles, hormones, antibodies, peptides, chelators, drugs and plant extracts), as well as in the evaluation of their radiopharmaceutical potential both in vitro and in vivo.

For his PhD degree, he worked on the subject of synthesis and conjugation of nanoparticles and in vitro/in vivo evaluation of 89Zr labelled conjugate against prostate cancer, at the Ege University, Turkey and University of Alabama at Birmingham, US.

He is currently working on the development of new chelators for 223Ra, and assisting the cell studies of some ongoing projects.

Volkan Tekin