Faculty Profiles

David N. Beratan
R.J. Reynolds Distinguished 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, Parag, et al. “Solvent effect on optical rotation: A case study of methyloxirane in water.Chemphyschem : A European Journal of Chemical Physics and Physical Chemistry, vol. 7, no. 12, Dec. 2006, pp. 2483–86. Epmc, doi:10.1002/cphc.200600477. Full Text

Skourtis, S. S., et al. The effects of bridge motion on electron transfer reactions mediated by tunneling. Dec. 2006, pp. 357–82. Scopus, doi:10.1016/B978-044452220-7/50082-4. Full Text

Perry, Jennifer L., et al. “Binding of warfarin influences the acid-base equilibrium of H242 in sudlow site I of human serum albumin.Photochemistry and Photobiology, vol. 82, no. 5, Sept. 2006, pp. 1365–69. Epmc, doi:10.1562/2006-02-23-ra-811. Full Text

Skourtis, S. S., and D. N. Beratan. “Guest editorial: Electron transfer.” Molecular Simulation, vol. 32, no. 9, Aug. 2006, pp. 675–76. Scopus, doi:10.1080/08927020600991120. Full Text

Kawatsu, T., and D. N. Beratan. “Electron transfer between cofactors in protein domains linked by a flexible tether.” Chemical Physics, vol. 326, no. 1, July 2006, pp. 259–69. Scopus, doi:10.1016/j.chemphys.2006.01.020. Full Text

Wang, Mingliang, et al. “Designing molecules by optimizing potentials.Journal of the American Chemical Society, vol. 128, no. 10, Mar. 2006, pp. 3228–32. Epmc, doi:10.1021/ja0572046. Full Text

Kawatsu, Tsutomu, et al. “Conformationally averaged score functions for electronic propagation in proteins.The Journal of Physical Chemistry. B, vol. 110, no. 11, Mar. 2006, pp. 5747–57. Epmc, doi:10.1021/jp052194g. Full Text

Goldsmith, Michael-Rock, et al. “The chiroptical signature of achiral metal clusters induced by dissymmetric adsorbates.Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics : Pccp, vol. 8, no. 1, Jan. 2006, pp. 63–67. Epmc, doi:10.1039/b511563a. Full Text

Zuber, Gérard, et al. “Systematic assignment of the configuration of flexible natural products by spectroscopic and computational methods: the bistramide C analysis.Organic Letters, vol. 7, no. 23, Nov. 2005, pp. 5269–72. Epmc, doi:10.1021/ol052154v. Full Text