- 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


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, doi:10.1073/pnas.2000188117

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.


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)


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)