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

Skourtis, SS, Beratan, DN, and Onuchic, JN. "The two-state reduction for electron and hole transfer in bridge-mediated electron-transfer reactions." Chemical Physics 176.2-3 (1993): 501-520.

Risser, SM, Beratan, DN, and Marder, SR. "Structure-function relationships for β, the first molecular hyperpolarizability." Journal of the American Chemical Society 115.17 (1993): 7719-7728.

Risser, SM, Beratan, DN, and Onuchic, JN. "Electronic coupling in starburst dendrimers." J. Phys. Chem. 97 (1993): 4523-4527. (Academic Article)

Regan, JJ, Risser, SM, Beratan, DN, and Onuchic, JN. "Protein electron transport: Single versus multiple pathways." Journal of Physical Chemistry 97.50 (1993): 13083-13088.

Risser, SM, Beratan, DN, and Onuchic, JN. "Electronic coupling in starburst dendrimers: Connectivity, disorder, and finite size effects in macromolecular Bethe lattices." Journal of Physical Chemistry 97.17 (1993): 4523-4527.

Beratan, DN, Onuchic, JN, Winkler, JR, and Gray, HB. "Electron-tunneling pathways in proteins." Science (New York, N.Y.) 258.5089 (December 1992): 1740-1741. Full Text

Betts, JN, Beratan, DN, and Onuchic, JN. "Mapping electron tunneling pathways: An algorithm that finds the "minimum lengths"/maximum coupling pathway between electron donors and acceptors in proteins." Journal of the American Chemical Society 114.11 (1992): 4043-4046.

Beratan, DN, Betts, JN, and Onuchic, JN. "Tunneling pathway and redox-state-dependent electronic couplings at nearly fixed distance in electron-transfer proteins." Journal of Physical Chemistry 96.7 (1992): 2852-2855.

Onuchic, JN, Beratan, DN, Winkler, JR, and Gray, HB. "Pathway analysis of protein electron-transfer reactions." Annual Review of Biophysics and Biomolecular Structure 21 (January 1992): 349-377. (Review) Full Text

Beratan, DN, Betts, JN, and Onuchic, JN. "Protein electron transfer rates set by the bridging secondary and tertiary structure." Science 252.5010 (May 31, 1991): 1285-1288.

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