Faculty Profiles

David N. Beratan
R.J. Reynolds Professor of Chemistry
Office: 
5311 French Science Center, Durham, NC 27708
Phone: 
(919) 660-1526
Fax: 
(919 660-1605

Overview

Education:

Ph.D., California Institute of Technology 1986

B.S., Duke University 1980

Research Areas:
Theoretical, Physical, Biomolecular Structure and Function, Biological, Education, Inorganic, Nanoscience and Materials

Parks, JM, Kondru, RK, Hu, H, Beratan, DN, and Yang, W. "Hepatitis C virus NS5B polymerase: QM/MM calculations show the important role of the internal energy in ligand binding." J Phys Chem B 112.10 (March 13, 2008): 3168-3176. Full Text

Zuber, G, Wipf, P, and Beratan, DN. "Exploring the optical activity tensor by anisotropic Rayleigh optical activity scattering." Chemphyschem 9.2 (February 1, 2008): 265-271. Full Text

Zuber, G, Wipf, P, and Beratan, DN. "Exploring the optical activity tensor by anisotropic Rayleigh optical activity scattering." CHEMPHYSCHEM 9.2 (February 1, 2008): 265-271. Full Text

Beratan, DN, and Balabin, IA. "Heme-copper oxidases use tunneling pathways." Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105.2 (January 15, 2008): 403-404. Full Text

Parks, JM, Kondru, RK, Hua, H, Beratan, DN, and Yang, W. "Hepatitis C virus NS5B polymerase: Important roles of the internal energy and van der Waals interactions from QM/MM calculations." J.Phys.Chem.B 112 (2008): 3168-3176. (Academic Article)

Mukhopadhyay, P, Zuber, G, and Beratan, DN. "Characterizing aqueous solution conformations of a peptide backbone with theoretical analysis of the Raman optical activity spectra." Biophys. J. 95 (2008): 5574-5586. (Academic Article)

Skourtis, SS, and Beratan, DN. "Biochemistry. Photosynthesis from the protein's perspective." Science 316.5825 (May 4, 2007): 703-704. Full Text

Zöllner, A, Pasquinelli, MA, Bernhardt, R, and Beratan, DN. "Protein phosphorylation and intermolecular electron transfer: a joint experimental and computational study of a hormone biosynthesis pathway." J Am Chem Soc 129.14 (April 11, 2007): 4206-4216. Full Text

Prytkova, TR, Kurnikov, IV, and Beratan, DN. "Coupling coherence distinguishes structure sensitivity in protein electron transfer." Science 315.5812 (February 2, 2007): 622-625. Full Text

Prytkova, TR, Beratan, DN, and Skourtis, SS. "Photoselected electron transfer pathways in DNA photolyase." Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 104.3 (January 16, 2007): 802-807. Full Text

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