Dr. Yue received his B.S. degree in chemistry in 2004 from Lanzhou University in China. In 2009, he received his Ph.D. degree in organic chemistry from Shanghai Institute of Organic Chemistry (SIOC), Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), under the supervision of Prof. Fengling Qing. Dr. Yue’s Ph.D. research focused on the design and synthesis of a series of fluorinated thionucleosides and azanucleosides for potential antitumor and anti-HIV agents. From Nov 2009 to Sep 2011, Dr. Yue pursued postdoctoral research at University of Maryland Baltimore under the supervision of Prof. Yihua Bruce Yu, where he focused on design and synthesis of 19F imaging tracer for drug delivery. He then joined the Laboratory of Molecular Imaging and Nanomedicine (LOMIN) at NIBIB in Oct 2011. Because of Dr. Yue’s synthetic chemistry background, one of his research interests focuses on the development of novel fluorine-19 probes for applications in magnetic resonance spectroscopy (MRS) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). In addition, he has interest in the development of novel radiotracers for application in positron emission tomography (PET).