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. "High and low resolution theories of protein electron transfer." Journal of Biological Inorganic Chemistry 2.3 (1997): 378-386. Full Text

Beratan, DN, Priyadarshy, S, and Risser, SM. "DNA: wire or insulator?." Chemistry and Biology 4 (1997): 3-8. (Academic Article)

Wolfgang, J, Risser, SM, Priyadarshy, S, and Beratan, DN. "Secondary structure conformations and long range electronic interactions in oligopeptides." J. Phys. Chem. B. 101 (1997): 2987-2991. (Academic Article)

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." Chemical Reviews 96.7 (November 1996): 2459-2490. Full Text

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.

Kuhn, C, and Beratan, DN. "Inverse Strategies for Molecular Design." The Journal of Physical Chemistry 100.25 (January 1996): 10595-10599. Full Text

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