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Boyan Todorov

Email: b.todorov@chem.uni-sofia.bg

Phone: + 359 2 8161ххх

Fax: + 359 2 ххххххх

Sofia University „St. Kliment Ohridski”

Faculty of Chemistry and Pharmacy

1164 Sofia, 1 James Bourchier Blivd.

 

Education

  • M. Sc. – Chemistry specialty, University of Sofia
  • Ph.D – Chemistry specialty, University of Sofia

Professional Experience

  • position Radiochemistry Chief Assistant Professor, University of Sofia, from 2007-

Specializations and Visiting Researcher at:

  • AM2 Mobility of researchers with scientific stay from 24 of March till 24 of July 2009 in the “Laboratoire Physique des Radiation” – University of Luxembourg
  • AM2 Training for researchers with scientific stay from 18 of September till 16 of December 2006 in the “Laboratoire Physique des Radiation” – University of Luxembourg
  • Research postdoc position in Helsinki University, Faculty of Chemisrty, Radiochemistry departament, Radiopharmaceutical group. Name of project: Labeling of siRNA with short lived radionuclides (I-123, I-125 and Tc-99m) stay from 15 of August 2011 till 16 of August 2012
  • Austria, IAEA-Vienna, Seibersdorf, Group Fellowship Training on "Enhancing the characterization, preservation and protection of cultural heritage artifacts”, stay from 04.03.2013 to 15.03.2013
  • Finland, Helsinki, Training for researchers in Helsinki University, Faculty of Chemistry, Department of Radiochemistry, Radiopharmaceutical group. “Study of methods for radiolabeling the bioactive compounds with short lived isotopes”. Project BG051PO001-3.3.05-0001 "Science and Business" stay from 25/08/2014 to 25/09/2014
  • Germany, Mainz Scientific stay by “Beyond Everest (FP7-REGPOT-2011-1) from 01 of October till 31 of October 2014 in the Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research, group of Prof. Dr. Katharina Landfester.
  • Finland, Helsinki, Scientific stay in Helsinki University, Faculty of Chemistry, Department of Radiochemistry, Radiopharmaceutical group. “Radio labeling of tetrazine derivatives with short-lived isotopes”. Stay from 01/02/2015 to 28/02/2015.
  • Germany, Mainz Scientific stay by “Beyond Everest (FP7-REGPOT-2011-1) from 01 of May till 31 of May 2015 in the Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research, group of Prof. Dr. Katharina Landfester.
  • Germany, Mainz, Scientific stay by „Materials Networking” (“Twining” FP7-REGPOT-692146)” from 01 of November till 15 of November 2016 in the Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research, group of Prof. Dr. Katharina Landfester.
  • Finland, Helsinki, Scientific stay by programme "Science and Education for Smart Growth", project BG05M2OP001-2.009-0028 from 01 of February till 28 of February 2018 in Helsinki University, Faculty of Chemistry, Department of Radiochemistry, Radiopharmaceutical group. “Purification of 18O enriched water used for synthesis of 18F”.

Research Interests

  • Radiolabeling for molecular imaging and radiopharmaceuticals, radiochemistry of short and long lived radionclides and radioecology
  • Bioorthogonal reaction, pretargeting strategy for diagnostic and therapeutic radiopharmaceutical
  • Radioecology and determination (speciation) of radionuclides in environmental samples.

Selected Publications (max 5)

  1. Annukka Kallinen, Boyan Todorov, Roope Kallionpää, Susanne Bäck, Mirkka Sarparanta, Mari Raki, Juan Arturo Garcia-Horsman, Kim Bergström, Erik A Wallén, Pekka T Männistö and Anu J Airaksinen Title: Synthesis and biological evaluation of novel 123I-labeled 4-(4-iodophenyl)butanoyl-L-prolyl-(2S)-pyrrolidines for imaging prolyl oligopeptidase in vivo. European Journal of Medicinal Chemistry 79 (2014) 436-445
  2. P. Kovacheva, B. Todorov, R. Djingova. Geochemical fractionation and bioavailability of 241Am, 60Co and 137Cs in Fluvisol soil after sharp temperature variation before the growing season, Central European Geology, 11 (2014) 57 (2):151-161
  3. Anife Ahmedova, Boyan Todorov, Nikola Burdzhiev, Christine Goze. Copper radiopharmaceuticals for theranostic applications. European Journal of Medicinal Chemistry 157 (2018) 1406-1425
  4. Boyan Todorov, Iva Belovezhdova, Osku Alanen, Anu J. Airaksinen, Rumyana Djingova. Recycling of 18O enriched water used in 18F cyclotron production. Applied Radiation and Isotopes 145 (2019) 109–115

List of Publications

Project Activity – (Research Projects in the last 5 years)

Application of Analytical Chemistry Method for Quantification of Neutron Tomographic Data form Cultural Heritage Objects. IAEA contract №17219. Chief Scientific Investigator: Prof. Dr Rumyana Djingova-Kostadinova, DSc. (2012-2015)

Center of competence „Clean technology for sustainable environment – water, waste, energy for circular economy” BG05M2OP001-1.002-0019

National Scientific Infrastructure (2017-2023), Distributed infrastructure of centers for synthesis and characterization of new materials and conservation of archeological and ethnographic artefacts, Inframat I.

Leader ship: Investigation on the possibilities of [4+2] cycloaddition for radiolabeling of bioactive molecules with 18F-FDG by new bifunctional compounds. – National Science Fund.

Teaching Activity

Period from - to Discipline Specialty
2012 Measurement of ionizing radiation Nuclear Chemistry, Radiochemistry and Radioecology
2013 Manufacture of radioactive isotopes and labeled compounds Nuclear Chemistry, Radiochemistry and Radioecology
2017 Radioecology Nuclear Chemistry, Radiochemistry and Radioecology
2017 Radioanalytical chemistry Nuclear Chemistry, Radiochemistry and Radioecology
2017 Radioisotopes in Nuclear medicine Nuclear Chemistry, Radiochemistry and Radioecology
2017 X-ray fluorescents analysis Nuclear Chemistry, Radiochemistry and Radioecology