- December 2013: PhD in Organic Chemistry, University of Angers (France)  

- June 2010: M. Sc. in Chemistry, Materials and Nanosciences, University of Angers (France)  

- June 2008: B. Sc. Speciality Chemistry-Biology-Environment, University of Angers (France) 



- Since January 2019: Institute of Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry, Jiří Kaleta’s Group, Prague (Czech Republic)  

- Since March 2014: Institute of Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry, Josef Michl’s Group, Prague (Czech Republic)  

- 2008-2013: MOLTECH-Anjou Laboratory UMR 6200, University of Angers (France)  

- 2010-2013: PhD granted by the CNRS (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique)  

“Structure and dynamics of synthetic crystalline molecular rotors” Supervisor: Dr Patrick BATAIL  

+ Teacher assistant (64 hours per years during 3 years), University of Angers (France) Practical works in organic chemistry, kinetic, thermodynamic, analytical chemistry and acid base chemistry. Tutoring in organic chemistry and crystallography. 

- February-July 2010: Training (M. Sc.) 

“Synthesis and studies of supramolecular complexes photo- and electro-active based on tetrathiafulvalene for molecular recognition” Supervisors: Pr Marc SALLE and Dr Sébastien GOEB  

- April-July 2009: Training (M. Sc.) 

“Synthesis of molecular machines based on tetrathiafulvalene and pyrene around a biphenyl heart” Supervisors: Pr Marc SALLE and Dr David CANEVET  

- April-May 2008: Training (Licence) 

“Synthesis of coumarin derivatives and studies by UV-visible spectroscopy of their reversible photodimerization” Supervisors: Dr Franck LE DERF and Dr Oksana KRUPKA 



16. Santos Hurtado, C.; Bastien, G.; Rončević, I.; Dračínský, M.; Tortorici, E.; Rogers, C.; Michl, J.; Kaleta, J. Regular Arrays of C60-Based Molecular Rotors Mounted on the Surface of Tris(o-phenylenedioxy)cyclotriphosphazene Nanocrystals Chem. Comm. 2024, 60, 960-963. FRONT COVER

15. Severa, L.; Santos Hurtado, C.; Rončević, I.; Mašát, M.; Bastien, G.; Štoček, J. R.; Dračínský, M.; Houska, V.; Kaletová, E.; Garza, D. J.; Císařová, I.; Cimatu, K. L. A.; Bastl, Z.; Kaleta, J. Regular Arrays of Rod-Shaped Molecular Photoswitches: Synthesis, Preparation, Characterization, and Selective Photoswitching within Mono- and Bilayer Systems Chem. Eur. J. 2024, 30, e2023028.

14. Křížková, A.; Bastien, G.; Rončević, I.; Císařová, I.; Rybáček, J.; Kašička, V.; Kaleta, J. Chlorinated Cubane-1,4-dicarboxylic Acids J. Org. Chem. 2023, DOI: 10.1021/acs.joc.2c02872.

13. Lo, R.; Manna, D.; Lamanec, M.; Dračínský, M.; Bouř, P.; Wu, T.; Bastien, G.; Kaleta, J.; Madhav Miriyala, V.; Špirko, V.; Mašínová, A.; Nachtigallová, D.; Hobza, P. The stability of covalent dative bond significantly increases with increasing solvent polarity Nature Communications 2022, 13, 2107.

12. Bastien, G.; Nováková Lachmanová, Š.; Tarábek, J.; Rončević, I.; Hromadová, M.; Kaleta, J.; Pospíšil, L. Electrochemical test of flexibility of pyridine terminated molecular rods Electrochimica Acta 2022, 419, 140377.

11. Dračínský, M.; Santos Hurtado, C.; Bastien, G.; Kaleta, J. And Yet It Moves: Molecular Rotors and Motors Studied by Solid-State NMR Spectroscopy JEOL News 2021, 56, 1-6.

10. Szirmai, P.; Mezière, C; Bastien, G.; Wzietek, P.; Batail, P.; Martino, E.; Mantulnikovs, K.; Pisoni, A.; Riedl, K.; Cottrell, S.; Baines, C.; Forró, L.; Náfrádi, B. Quantum spin-liquid states in an organic magnetic layer and molecular rotor hybrid PNAS 2020, 117, 47, 29555–29560.

9. Rončević, I.; Bastien, G.; Cvačka, J.; Kaleta, J.; Michl, J. CB11H10- and Related Carborenes Inorg. Chem. 2020, 59, 12453-12460.

8. Santos Hurtado, C.; Bastien, G.; Mašát, M.; Štoček, J. R.; Dračínský, M.; Rončević, I.; Císařová, I.; Rogers, C. T.; Kaleta, J. Regular 2-D Arrays of Surface-Mounted Molecular Switches: Switching Monitored by UV-vis and NMR Spectroscopy J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2020,  142, 20, 9337–9351. FRONT COVER and JACS Spotlights

7. Kaleta, J.; Bastien, G.; Wen, J.; Dračínský, M.; Tortorici, E.; Císařová, I.; Beale, P. D.; Rogers, C. T.; Michl, J. Bulk Inclusions of Double Pyridazine Molecular Rotors in Hexagonal Tris(o-phenylene)cyclotriphosphazene (TPP) J. Org. Chem. 2019, 84, 8449-8467. 

6. Simonov, S.; Zorina, L.; Wzietek, P.; Rodriguez-Fortea, A.; Canadell, E.; Mezière, C.; Bastien, G.; Lemouchi, C.; Garcia-Garibay, M. A.; Batail, P. Static Modulation Wave of Arrays of Halogen Interactions Transduced to a Hierarchy of Nanoscale Change Stimuli of Crystalline Rotors Dynamics Nano Lett 2018, 18 (6), 3780-3784.  

5. Kaleta, J.; Bastien, G.; Cisarova, I.; Batail, P.; Michl, J., Molecular Rods: Facile Desymmetrization of 1,4-Diethynylbicyclo[2.2.2]octane Eur J Org Chem 2018, (37), 5137-5142.  

4. Kaleta, J.; Chen, J. W.; Bastien, G.; Dracinsky, M.; Masat, M.; Rogers, C. T.; Feringa, B. L.; Michl, J. Surface Inclusion of Unidirectional Molecular Motors in Hexagonal Tris(o-phenylene)cyclotriphosphazene J Am Chem Soc 2017, 139 (30), 10486-10498.  

3. Bastien, G.; Dron, P. I.; Vincent, M.; Canevet, D.; Allain, M.; Goeb, S.; Salle, M. C-60 Recognition from Extended Tetrathiafulvalene Bis-acetylide Platinum(II) Complexes Org Lett 2016, 18 (22), 5856-5859.  

2. Bastien, G.; Lemouchi, C.; Wzietek, P.; Simonov, S.; Zorina, L.; Rodriguez-Fortea, A.; Canadell, E.; Batail, P. A Crystalline Hybrid of Paddlewheel Copper(II) Dimers and Molecular Rotors: Singlet-triplet Dynamics Revealed by Variable-temperature Proton Spin-lattice Relaxation Z Anorg Allg Chem 2014, 640 (6), 1127-1133.  

1. Bastien, G.; Lemouchi, C.; Allain, M.; Wzietek, P.; Rodríguez-Fortea, A.; Canadell, E.; Iliopoulos, K.; Gindre, D.; Chrysos, M.; Batail, P. Changing gears to neutral in a polymorph of one-dimensional arrays of cogwheel-like pairs of molecular rotors Crystengcomm 2014, 16 (7), 1241-1244. 



7. "Triptycene-Based Tripodal Stands For Organized Photoactive Films" (Molecular Rotor Workshop, IOCB Prague, Czech republic, 2nd-3rd November 2023

6. "Regular Arrays of Rod-Shaped Molecular Photoswitches" (IOCB 70th Birthday celebration, 31st May 2023)

5. "Surface Inclusions of Molecular Switches" (Molecular Rotor Workshop, IOCB Prague, Czech republic, 21st-22nd November 2019

4. "Surface inclusion of fluorescent molecular rotor" (Molecular Machines Nobel Prize Conference, Groeningen, Netherlands, 19th-22nd November 2017)  

3. "Self-assembled monolayers on gold surface by treatment with alkylstannanes" (6th EuCheMS, Seville, Spain, 11th-15th September 2016)  

2. "Design of crystalline molecular rotors" (Journées de l'école doctorale 3MPL, Le Mans, France, 30th June - 1st July 2011, Price of the Best Poster)  

1. "Auto-assemblage de rotors moléculaires fonctionnels" (SCF Bretagne Pays de la Loire, Noirmoutier, France, 6th-8th June 2011) 



7. "2012 – 2022 A decade of TPP inclusions" (Molecular Rotors, Motors, and Switches Meeting, Telluride, USA, 13th July 2022)

6. "2-D arrays of molecular switches" (Erlangen, Germany, 2nd Via Carolina Meeting, 7th May 2019)  

5. "Surface inclusion of carbostyril-based molecular rotor" (Liblice, Lázně Bělohrad, Czech Republic, 11th-13th November 2016)  

4. "Solides amphidynamiques construits sur des 1,4-diéthynylbicyclo[2.2.2]octanes fonctionnels" (SCF Bretagne Pays de la Loire, Landéda, France, 5th-7th May 2013)  

3. "Synthesis and characterization of crystalline chiral rotors" (Workshop on molecular materials with strong electronic correlation, Rennes, France, 23th-24th October 2012)  

2. "Synthesis and dynamics of crystalline polyfunctional rotors" (4th EuCheMS, Praha, Czech Republic, 27th-30th August 2012)  

1. "Conception and dynamics of crystalline chiral rotors" (Journées de l'école doctorale 3MPL, Nantes, France, 20th-21th June 2012, Price of the Best Communication)