Faculty Profiles

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



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

Perry, JL, Goldsmith, MR, Williams, TR, Radack, KP, Christensen, T, Gorham, J, Pasquinelli, MA, Toone, EJ, Beratan, DN, and Simon, JD. "Binding of warfarin influences the acid-base equilibrium of H242 in sudlow site I of human serum albumin." Photochem Photobiol 82.5 (September 2006): 1365-1369. Full Text

Kazmin, D, Prytkova, T, Cook, CE, Wolfinger, R, Chu, T-M, Beratan, D, Norris, JD, Chang, C-Y, and McDonnell, DP. "Linking ligand-induced alterations in androgen receptor structure to differential gene expression: a first step in the rational design of selective androgen receptor modulators." Mol Endocrinol 20.6 (June 2006): 1201-1217. Full Text

Kawatsu, T, Beratan, DN, and Kakitani, T. "Conformationally averaged score functions for electronic propagation in proteins." J Phys Chem B 110.11 (March 23, 2006): 5747-5757. Full Text

Wang, ML, Hu, XQ, Beratan, DN, and Yang, WT. "Designing molecules by optimizing potentials." JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY 128.10 (March 15, 2006): 3228-3232. Full Text

Wang, M, Hu, X, Beratan, DN, and Yang, W. "Designing molecules by optimizing potentials." J Am Chem Soc 128.10 (March 15, 2006): 3228-3232. Full Text

Goldsmith, M-R, George, CB, Zuber, G, Naaman, R, Waldeck, DH, Wipf, P, and Beratan, DN. "The chiroptical signature of achiral metal clusters induced by dissymmetric adsorbates." Phys Chem Chem Phys 8.1 (January 7, 2006): 63-67. Full Text

Kawatsu, T, and Beratan, DN. "Electron transfer between cofactors in protein domains linked by a flexible tether." Chemical Physics 326.1 (2006): 259-269. Full Text

Skourtis, SS, and Beratan, DN. "Guest editorial: Electron transfer." Molecular Simulation 32.9 (2006): 675-676. Full Text

Skourtis, SS, Lin, J, and Beratan, DN. "The effects of bridge motion on electron transfer reactions mediated by tunneling." Modern Methods for Theoretical Physical Chemistry of Biopolymers (2006): 357-382. Full Text

Lin, J, Balabin, IA, and Beratan, DN. "The nature of aqueous tunneling pathways between electron-transfer proteins." Science 310.5752 (November 25, 2005): 1311-1313. Full Text