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Temporary Teaching and Research Assistant (ATER) Section 32 - Paul Sabatier University Toulouse III

NanoSciences Group (CEMES, UPR 8011) Molecular Machines Team.





CEMES-CNRS (UPR 8011), Groupe NanoSciences
29 Rue J. Marvig, BP 94347
31055 Toulouse Cedex 4 (France)
Tel.: +33 (0)5 62 25 78 30
E-mail : melissa.dumartin[at]cemes.fr


Research Experience

Since 2020: ATER
Université Paul Sabatier and CEMES-CNRS, Toulouse (NanoSciences Group)
Design and synthesis of molecular machines to be studied at the single-molecule scale on-surface by Scanning Probe Microscopy

2017-2019: Post-doctoral fellow
Chemistry Department, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, USA
Advisor: Prof. J. Fraser Stoddart
Design, synthesis, characterization and study of switchable mechanically interlocked molecules; towards application in molecular electronics

2013-2016: Ph.D. in Organic/Supramolecular Chemistry
ICBMS, University Claude Bernard Lyon 1, France
Advisors: Prof. Julien Leclaire, Dr. Florent Perret and Dr. Edith Norrant
On-demand self-assembled receptors for therapeutic proteins - using Dynamic Combinatorial Chemistry as a tool to generate tailored cyclophanes

2013: MSc intership
ISM, Université Bordeaux 1, France
Advisor: Dr. Brigitte Bibal
Synthesis of supramolecular receptors for carbohydrates recognition in aqueous media



2017: Ph.D. in Supramolecular Chemistry, Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1
2013: Master of Sciences - Molecular and Macromolecular Chemistry, Université Bordeaux 1
2011: Bachelor of Sciences - Molecular Chemistry, Université Bordeaux 1



Bachelor level: Lecture/tutorials in solid-state chemistry; tutorials in general, physical and organic chemistry; lab courses in organic and inorganic chemistry

Master level (Agrégation de Chimie): Lab courses in organic chemistry

Transversal teaching: Bibliography and professional development tutorials

Others: Teaching-as-Research Program - CIRTL at Northwestern University. Implementation of a new learning tool in a general chemistry lab course



[4] Foresight workshop at Northwestern University, 20-21 September 2019 (Evanston, USA) : "Contemporary Materials Science : How can Molecular Machines Help?" Co-chair of the workshop (Honorary chair : Prof. Sir. J. Fraser Stoddart) Sneak peek

[3] Foresight workshop in Palo Alto (USA), 27-28 April 2019 : "Healing the Planet : Atomic Precision for Clean Energy & Clean Air". Invited participant.

[2] Foresight workshop in Palo Alto (USA), 8-9 September 2018 : "Atomic Precision for Longevity : Increasing Healthspan via Artificial Molecular Machines". Invited participant.

[1] Foresight workshop at Washington University, 5-6 May 2018 (Saint-Louis, USA) : "Integrated Molecular Machines : From Materials to Nanosystems" Sneak peek



[6] The dark side of disulfide-based dynamic combinatorial chemistry.

Dumartin, M. ; Septavaux, J. ; Donnier-Maréchal, M. ; Jeamet, E. ; Dumont, E. ; Perret*, F. ; Vial*, L. ; Leclaire*, J. Chem. Science, 2020, 11, 8151-8156 Download

[5] A Redox-Switchable Molecular Zipper.

Dumartin, M. ; Lipke*, M.C. ; Stoddart*, J.F. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2019, 141, 18308-18317 Download

[4] Wetting the lock and key enthalpically favours polyelectrolytes binding.

Jeamet, E. ; Septavaux, J. ; Héloin, A. ; Donnier-Maréchal, M. ; Dumartin, M. ; Ourri, B. ; Mandal, P.K. ; Huc, I. ; Bignon, E. ; Dumont, E. ; Morell, C. ; Francoia, J-P. ; Perret, F. ; Vial, L. ; Leclaire*, J. Chem. Science, 2019, 10, 277-283 Download

[3] Methods for Identifying Proteins by using Synthetic Receptors.

Dumartin, M. ; Ourri, B. ; Leclaire, J. ; Norrant, E. ; Perret, F. World PATENT n°WO2017211985 filed on 08.06.2017 with UCB BioPharma Download

[2] Chirality sensing and Discrimination of Lysine Derivatives in water with a Dyn[4]arene.

Vial*, L. ; Dumartin, M. ; Donnier-Marechal, M. ; Perret, F. ; Francoia, J-P. ; Leclaire*, J. Chem. Commun. 2016, 52, 14219-14221 Download

[1] On-demand Cyclophanes : Substituent-Directed Self-Assembling, Folding and Binding.

Skowron, P-T. ; Dumartin, M. ; Jeamet, E. ; Perret, F. ; Gourlaouen, C. ; Baudouin, A. ; Fenet, B. ; Naubron, J-V. ; Fotiadu, F. ; Vial, L. ; Leclaire*, J. J. Org. Chem. 2016, 81, 654-661 Download