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Dr Deborah Sneddon

Roles and subjects

Lecturer in Chemistry

Academic Background


Postdoctoral experience

2019-present: Working with Prof. Stephen Faulkner looking at novel MRI contrast agents for REDOX applications

2016-2019: Working with Prof. Bart Cornelissen looking at novel metal chelators for positron emission tomography (PET) imaging

PhD 2012-2016: Griffith University GRIDD, Brisbane, Australia (formerly the Eskitis Institute) with Prof. Sally-Ann Poulsen

MSci 2011-2012: Physical Sciences of Imaging in the Biomedical Sciences, Birmingham University

MChem 2006-2011: Medicinal Chemistry with External Placement, University of St. Andrews

Undergraduate Teaching

2021-present: Stipendiary Lecturer at Jesus College

2019-2021: Organic Chemistry tutor for Biochemistry, St Hugh’s College


Undergraduate Teaching

Organic Chemistry

Research Interests

Deborah’s research interests include using a variety of metals as imaging agents for positron emission tomography and magnetic resonance imaging.


For publications, please see Dr Sneddon’s Google Scholar profile.


Subject notes for courses taught at Jesus College:

See also the departmental website.