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

Skourtis, SS, and Beratan, DN. "Electron transfer contact maps." Journal of Physical Chemistry B 101.7 (1997): 1215-1234.

Nocek, JM, Zhou, JS, De Forest, S, Priyadarshy, S, Beratan, DN, Onuchic, JN, and Hoffman, BM. "Theory and Practice of Electron Transfer within Proteinminus signProtein Complexes: Application to the Multidomain Binding of Cytochrome c by Cytochrome c Peroxidase." Chem Rev 96.7 (November 7, 1996): 2459-2490.

Zusman, LD, and Beratan, DN. "Two-electron transfer reactions in polar solvents." Journal of Chemical Physics 105.1 (1996): 165-176.

Kurnikov, IV, and Beratan, DN. "Ab initio based effective Hamiltonians for long-range electron transfer: Hartree-Fock analysis." Journal of Chemical Physics 105.21 (1996): 9561-9573.

Priyadarshy, S, Risser, SM, and Beratan, DN. "DNA double helix mediated long range electron transfer." Int. J. Quantum Chem. Quantun Biol. Symp. 60 (1996): 65-71. (Academic Article)

Skourtis, SS, Onuchic, JN, and Beratan, DN. "A method to analyze multi-pathway effects on protein mediated donor-acceptor coupling interactions." Inorganica Chimica Acta 243.1-2 (1996): 167-175.

Priyadarshy, S, Risser, SM, and Beratan, DN. "DNA is not a molecular wire: Protein-like electron-transfer predicted for an extended π-electron system." Journal of Physical Chemistry 100.44 (1996): 17678-17682.

Priyadarshy, S, Skourtis, SS, Risser, SM, and Beratan, DN. "Bridge-mediated electronic interactions: Differences between Hamiltonian and Green function partitioning in a non-orthogonal basis." Journal of Chemical Physics 104.23 (1996): 9473-9481.