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

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

Zuber, G, Goldsmith, M-R, Hopkins, TD, Beratan, DN, and Wipf, P. "Systematic assignment of the configuration of flexible natural products by spectroscopic and computational methods: the bistramide C analysis." Org Lett 7.23 (November 10, 2005): 5269-5272. Full Text

Zuber, G, Goldsmith, M-R, Beratan, DN, and Wipf, P. "Assignment of the absolute configuration of [n]-ladderanes by TD-DFT optical rotation calculations." Chirality 17.8 (October 2005): 507-510. Full Text

Zheng, J, Kang, YK, Therien, MJ, and Beratan, DN. "Generalized Mulliken-Hush analysis of electronic coupling interactions in compressed pi-stacked porphyrin-bridge-quinone systems." J Am Chem Soc 127.32 (August 17, 2005): 11303-11310. Full Text

Winkler, JR, Gray, HB, Prytkova, TR, Kurnikov, IV, and Beratan, DN. "Electron Transfer through Proteins." (May 23, 2005): 15-33. (Chapter) Full Text