Dr. Marina Šekutor
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
2018-2023 UIP-2017-05-9653 "Diamondoid scaffolds containing heteroatoms – preparation and application in development of advanced materials" (DiamMat) / Installation Research Project, Croatian Science Foundation
2018-2019 "Self-assembly of bulky diamondoid molecules on metal surfaces" / Humboldt Return Fellowship, Alexander-von-Humboldt Foundation
2018-2019 "Application of Diamondoid Ammonium Salts in Supramolecular Architectures" / Bilateral Project, Ministry of Science and Education of the Republic of Croatia (MZO) and German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)
2015-2016 "Diamondoid Amines – New Ligands in Supramolecular Systems" / Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts
Awards and Achievements
2019 - awarded with the Award for organic chemistry "Vladimir Prelog"
2018 - awarded with the Annual award of the Ruđer Bošković Institute for the best scientific paper published in 2017
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
Methods in Organic Synthesis – University of Zagreb, Faculty of Science, Department of Chemistry – 2016/17, 2017/18, 2018/19
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
H.-Y. Gao, M. Šekutor, L. Liu, A. Timmer, H. Schreyer, H. Mönig, S. Amirjalayer, N. A. Fokina, A. Studer, P. R. Schreiner, H. Fuchs, Diamantane Suspended Single Copper Atoms, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2019, 141, 315–322.
D. Ebeling,1 M. Šekutor,1 M. Stiefermann, J. Tschakert, J. E. P. Dahl, R. M. K. Carlson, A. Schirmeisen, P. R. Schreiner, Assigning the absolute configuration of single aliphatic molecules by visual inspection, Nat. Commun. 2018, 9, 2420.
D. Ebeling,1 M. Šekutor,1 M. Stiefermann, J. Tschakert, J. E. P. Dahl, R. M. K. Carlson, A. Schirmeisen, P. R. Schreiner, London Dispersion Directs On-Surface Self-Assembly of Tetramantane Molecules, ACS Nano 2017, 11, 9459–9466.
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.
M. Šekutor, A Multidisciplinary Approach to the Study of Adamantyl Aminoguanidines, a New Class of Potentially Bioactive Compounds, Synlett 2015, 26, 2627‒2632.
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
fluent in English (C1)
fluent in German (C1)
good knowledge of Spanish (B2)