Faculty Profiles

Faculty

David N. Beratan

R.J. Reynolds Professor of Chemistry
Office: 5311 French Science Center, Durham, NC 27708
Phone: (919) 660-1526
david.beratan@duke.edu
Beratan Research Group

Dr. Beratan is developing theoretical approaches to understand the function of complex molecular and macromolecular systems, including: the...

 

Katherine J. Franz

Alexander F. Hehmeyer Professor of Chemistry
Office: 2103 French Science Center, 124 Science Drive, Durham, NC 27708
Phone: (919) 660-1541
katherine.franz@duke.edu
Franz Research Group

Research in the Franz group is involved in elucidating the structural and functional consequences of metal ion coordination in biological systems...

 

Jie Liu

George Barth Geller Professor of Chemistry in Trinity College of Arts and Sciences
Office: 2105 French Science Center, Durham, NC 27708
Phone: (919) 660-1549
j.liu@duke.edu
Liu Research Group

Dr. Liu’s research interests are focusing on the chemistry and material science of nanoscale materials. Specific topics in his current research...

 

Steven Malcolmson

Assistant Professor of Chemistry
Office: 1103 French Science Center, Durham, NC 27708
Phone: (919) 660-1575
steven.malcolmson@duke.edu
Malcolmson Research Group

The discovery of catalysts is of great importance to the practice of modern synthetic chemistry, both to improve upon the existing catalog of...

 

Jennifer Lyn Roizen

Assistant Professor of Chemistry
Office: 1104 French Science Center, Durham, NC 27701
Phone: (919) 660-9438
jennifer.roizen@duke.edu
Roizen Research Group

Inspired by small molecule natural products, the Roizen laboratories will initiate research to access improved antibiotics, and selective ion...

 

Christopher P. Roy

Associate Professor of the Practice of Chemistry
Office: 1222 French Science Center, 124 Science Drive, Durham, NC 27708
Phone: (919) 660-1518
chris.roy@duke.edu

 

Michael J. Therien

William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor of Chemistry in Trinity College of Arts and Sciences
Office: 5330 French Family Science Cen, Durham, NC 27708
Phone: (919) 660-1670
michael.therien@duke.edu
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Our research involves the synthesis of compounds, supramolecular assemblies, nano-scale objects, and electronic materials with unusual ground-and...

 

Ross A. Widenhoefer

Professor of Chemistry
Office: 124 Science Drive, 2101 French Science Center, Durham, NC 27708
Phone: (919) 660-1533
ross.widenhoefer@duke.edu
Widenhoefer Research Group

Research in the Widenhoefer group is directed toward the development and mechanistic analysis of new organotransition metal-catalyzed...