Faculty Profiles

Faculty

David N. Beratan

R.J. Reynolds Professor of Chemistry
Office: 5311 French Science Center, Durham, NC 27708
Phone: (919) 660-1526
david.beratan@duke.edu
Beratan Research Group

Dr. Beratan is developing theoretical approaches to understand the function of complex molecular and macromolecular systems, including: the...

 

Emily Rose Derbyshire

Assistant Professor of Chemistry
Office: 3218 French Science Center, Durham, NC 27708
Phone: (919) 660-1511
emily.derbyshire@duke.edu
Derbyshire Research Group

The Derbyshire Lab uses both chemical tools and biological methods to uncover novel aspects of malaria parasite biology with the ultimate aim of...

 

Michael C. Fitzgerald

Professor of Chemistry
Office: 3222 French Science Center, 124 Science Drive, Durham, NC 27708
Phone: (919) 660-1547
michael.c.fitzgerald@duke.edu
Fitzgerald Research Group

Dr. Fitzgerald’s research group is focused on studies of protein folding and function. The group utilizes a combination of covalent labeling...

 

Katherine J. Franz

Professor in the Department of Chemistry
Office: 2103 French Science Center, 124 Science Drive, Durham, NC 27708
Phone: (919) 660-1541
katherine.franz@duke.edu
Franz Research Group

Research in the Franz group is involved in elucidating the structural and functional consequences of metal ion coordination in biological systems...

 

Amanda Elaine Hargrove

Assistant Professor in the Department of Chemistry
Office: 3219 French Science Center, Durham, NC 27708
Phone: (919) 660-1522
amanda.hargrove@duke.edu
Hargrove Research Group

The Hargrove lab harnesses the unique properties of small organic molecules to study the structure, function and therapeutic potential of long...

 

Dewey G. McCafferty

Professor of Chemistry
Office: B120 LSRC, Box 90346, 450 Research Drive, Dept. Chemistry, Durham, NC 27708-0346
Phone: (919) 660-1516
dewey.mccafferty@duke.edu
McCafferty Research Group

Our research interests are broadly based in chemical biology, mechanistic enzymology and molecular medicine. Towards this end our group is...

 

Michael J. Therien

William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor of Chemistry in Trinity College of Arts and Sciences
Office: 5330 French Family Science Cen, Durham, NC 27708
Phone: (919) 660-1670
michael.therien@duke.edu
Google Scholar

Our research involves the synthesis of compounds, supramolecular assemblies, nano-scale objects, and electronic materials with unusual ground-and...

 

Qiu Wang

Assistant Professor of Chemistry
Office: 2102 French Science Center, Durham, NC 27705
Phone: (919) 660-1648

Wang Research Group

Research in the Wang group aims to answer fundamental questions that lie at the interface of chemistry and biology. In particular, we are...

 

Warren S. Warren

James B. Duke Professor of Chemistry
Office: 2217 French Science Center, Durham, NC 27708
Phone: (919) 660-1604
warren.warren@duke.edu
Warren Research Group

Our work focuses on the design and application of what might best be called novel pulsed techniques, using controlled radiation fields to alter...