2009 - 2013 Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb, Croatia, Graduate doctoral study of chemistry (organic chemistry) / Ph.D.
2004 - 2008 Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb, Croatia / B.Sc.Eng.
2000 - 2004 Sesvete Secondary School, Zagreb, Croatia / Secondary School Diploma
2015 - 2016 "Diamondoid Amines – New Ligands in Supramolecular Systems" / Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts
Awards and Achievements
2015 - awarded with the Annual award of the Society to young scientists and artists in 2014 by the Society of University Teachers, Scholars and Other Scientists – Zagreb
2008 - awarded with the medal of the Department of Chemistry in recognition of achievements in studies by the Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb
Advanced organic chemistry laboratory – University of Zagreb, Faculty of Science, Department of Chemistry – 2012/13, 2010/11, 2009/10
Organic chemistry laboratory 2 – University of Zagreb, Faculty of Science, Department of Chemistry – 2010/11, 2009/10
D. Sigwalt, M. Šekutor, L. Cao, P. Y. Zavalij, J. Hostaš, H. Ajani, P. Hobza, K. Mlinarić-Majerski, R. Glaser, L. Isaacs, Unraveling the Structure–Affinity Relationship between Cucurbit[n]urils (n = 7, 8) and Cationic Diamondoids, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2017, 139, 3249–3258.
J. Hostaš, D. Sigwalt, M. Šekutor, H. Ajani, M. Dubecký, J. Řezáč, P. Y. Zavalij, L. Cao, C. Wohlschlager, K. Mlinarić-Majerski, L. Isaacs, R. Glaser, P. Hobza, A Nexus between Theory and Experiment: Non-empirical Quantum Mechanical Computational Methodology Applied to Cucurbit[n]uril•Guest Binding Interactions, Chem. Eur. J. 2016, 22, 17226‒17238.
O. Moncea, M. A. Gunawan, D. Poinsot, H. Cattey, J. Becker, R. I. Yurchenko, E. D. Butova, H. Hausmann, M. Šekutor, A. A. Fokin, J.-C. Hierso, P. R. Schreiner, Defying Stereotypes with Nanodiamonds: Stable Primary Diamondoid Phosphines, J. Org. Chem. 2016, 81, 8759‒8769.
M. Šekutor, A Multidisciplinary Approach to the Study of Adamantyl Aminoguanidines, a New Class of Potentially Bioactive Compounds, Synlett 2015, 26, 2627‒2632.
M. Šekutor, A. Štimac, K. Mlinarić-Majerski, R. Frkanec, Syntheses and characterization of liposome-incorporated adamantyl aminoguanidines, Org. Biomol. Chem. 2014, 12, 6005‒6013.
L. Cao, M. Šekutor, P. Y. Zavalij, K. Mlinarić-Majerski, R. Glaser, L. Isaacs, Cucurbituril•Guest Pair with an Attomolar Dissociation Constant, Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 2014, 53, 988‒993.
M. Šekutor, K. Molčanov, L. Cao, L. Isaacs, R. Glaser, K. Mlinarić-Majerski, Design, Synthesis, and X-ray Structural Analyses of Diamantane Diammonium Salts: Guests for Cucurbit[n]uril (CB[n]) Hosts, Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2014, 2533‒2542.
Membership in professional associations / societies
2015 - Croatian Humboldt-Club member
2008 - Croatian Chemical Society member
fluent in English (C1)
fluent in German (C1)
good knowledge of Spanish (B2)