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

Mukhopadhyay, P, Zuber, G, Wipf, P, and Beratan, DN. "Contribution of a solute's chiral solvent imprint to optical rotation." Angew Chem Int Ed Engl 46.34 (2007): 6450-6452. Full Text

Skourtis, SS, Prytkova, T, and Beratan, DN. "Flavin Charge Transfer Transitions Assist DNA Photolyase Electron Transfer." AIP Conf Proc 963 (2007): 674-677. Full Text

Skourtis, SS, and Beratan, DN. "A molecular double slit paradigm." AIP Conference Proceedings 963.2 (2007): 809-812. Full Text

Mukhopadhyay, P, Zuber, G, Goldsmith, M-R, Wipf, P, and Beratan, DN. "Solvent effect on optical rotation: A case study of methyloxirane in water." Chemphyschem 7.12 (December 11, 2006): 2483-2486. Full Text

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