Our research centres on the chemical synthesis, radiochemistry, preclinical development and clinical translation of metal-based radiopharmaceuticals for diagnostic PET imaging in cancer and other human diseases


9th December 20

8th October 20

  • Follow our latest updates on the new group Twitter feed:  @HollandLab_ 

2nd October 20

  • Linus completes his Bachelor's thesis. Congratulations and good luck with the remainder of your degree program.

25nd Sept 20

  • Jennifer successfully defends her PhD and becomes the first doctoral student to graduate from the group. Amzing work and well done on passing your degree Dr Lamb! Good luck in your new job at Roche Diagnostics!

22nd Sept 20

  • Patricia passes her Master's degree! Many congratulations and great job.

22nd July 20

     'Light-induced synthesis of protein conjugates and its application in photoradiosynthesis of 89Zr-radiolabelled                       monoclonal antibodies'

8th June 20

  • Jan joins the group as a scientific co-worker. Welcome and good luck!

13th May 20

  • Faustine receives the Chemistry Travel Award 2020 from the Swiss Academy of Sciences (SCNAT) and the Swiss Chemical Society (SCS). Congratulations!

11th May 20

  • Faustine receives the Chemistry and Molecular Sciences Zurich (CMSZH) Travel Award 2020. Congratulations!

21st Nov 19

       'Light-activated protein-conjugation and 89Zr-radiolabelling with water-soluble desferrioxamine derivatives' 

21st Nov 19

       'PhotoTag: Photoactivatable fluorophores for protein labeling'      

26th Feb 20

  • Shamisa joins the group as a Master's student. Welcome and good luck!


21st Feb 20

  • Jason publishes a collaborative article with the group of Prof. Neil Vasdev (Toronto) in Molecules

       'Revisiting the Radiosynthesis of [18F]FPEB and Preliminary PET Imaging in a Mouse Model of Alzheimer’s Disease'

10th Feb 20

  • Linus and Mirsche join the group as Bachelor's students. Welcome and good luck with your experiments!

3rd Jan 20

       'Predicting the thermodynamic stability of zirconium radiotracers'


The Holland Lab thanks the following agencies for generous support of our research:

  •   European Research Council (ERC) -  (Jason Holland, Starting Grant ERC-StG-2015, 'NanoSCAN' #676904)

  •   Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF)  -  (Jason Holland, SNSF Professorship PP00P2_163683)

  •   Swiss Government Excellence Scholarship  -  (Faustine d'Orchymont, PhD Student Scholarship, 2017)

  •   Department of Chemistry, University of Zurich

  •   Chemical and Molecular Life Sciences Graduate School (CMSZH), University of Zurich

  •   Krebsliga and the Krebsforschung Schweiz -  (Jason Holland, Research Grant KFS-4257-08-2017)


Prof. Dr Jason P. Holland

University of Zurich

Department of Chemistry

Winterthurerstrasse 190

Zurich, CH-8057



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