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

Zuber, G, Wipf, P, and Beratan, DN. "Exploring the optical activity tensor by anisotropic Rayleigh optical activity scattering." Chemphyschem 9.2 (February 1, 2008): 265-271. Full Text

Zuber, G, Wipf, P, and Beratan, DN. "Exploring the optical activity tensor by anisotropic Rayleigh optical activity scattering." CHEMPHYSCHEM 9.2 (February 1, 2008): 265-271. Full Text

Beratan, DN, and Balabin, IA. "Heme-copper oxidases use tunneling pathways." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 105.2 (January 7, 2008): 403-404. Full Text

Parks, JM, Kondru, RK, Hua, H, Beratan, DN, and Yang, W. "Hepatitis C virus NS5B polymerase: Important roles of the internal energy and van der Waals interactions from QM/MM calculations." J.Phys.Chem.B 112 (2008): 3168-3176. (Academic Article)

Mukhopadhyay, P, Zuber, G, and Beratan, DN. "Characterizing aqueous solution conformations of a peptide backbone with theoretical analysis of the Raman optical activity spectra." Biophys. J. 95 (2008): 5574-5586. (Academic Article)

Skourtis, SS, and Beratan, DN. "A molecular double slit paradigm." Aip Conference Proceedings 963.2 (December 1, 2007): 809-812. Full Text

Skourtis, SS, and Beratan, DN. "Biochemistry. Photosynthesis from the protein's perspective." Science 316.5825 (May 4, 2007): 703-704. Full Text

Zöllner, A, Pasquinelli, MA, Bernhardt, R, and Beratan, DN. "Protein phosphorylation and intermolecular electron transfer: a joint experimental and computational study of a hormone biosynthesis pathway." J Am Chem Soc 129.14 (April 11, 2007): 4206-4216. Full Text

Prytkova, TR, Kurnikov, IV, and Beratan, DN. "Coupling coherence distinguishes structure sensitivity in protein electron transfer." Science 315.5812 (February 2, 2007): 622-625. Full Text

Prytkova, TR, Beratan, DN, and Skourtis, SS. "Photoselected electron transfer pathways in DNA photolyase." Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 104.3 (January 16, 2007): 802-807. Full Text

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