Marina Šekutor

Marina Šekutor

Ph.D.

Research associate
+385 1 468 0196

1474

Krilo 4/13C

Ruđer Bošković Institute
Bijenička cesta 54
10 000 Zagreb, Croatia

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Education

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

Projects

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

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

Classes

Methods in Organic Synthesis – University of Zagreb, Faculty of Science, Department of Chemistry – 2016/17, 2017/18

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

Featured Publications

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 [121]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.

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.

L. Cao, M. Šekutor, P. Y. Zavalij, K. Mlinarić-Majerski, R. Glaser, L. Isaacs, Cucurbit[7]uril•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

Miscellaneous

fluent in English (C1)

fluent in German (C1)

good knowledge of Spanish (B2)

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