Faculty Profiles

David N. Beratan
R.J. Reynolds Distinguished 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

Polizzi, N. F., and D. N. Beratan. “Open-Access, Interactive Explorations for Teaching and Learning Quantum Dynamics.” Journal of Chemical Education, vol. 92, no. 12, Nov. 2015, pp. 2161–64. Scopus, doi:10.1021/acs.jchemed.5b00662. Full Text

Polizzi, Nicholas F., et al. “Defusing redox bombs?Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, vol. 112, no. 35, Sept. 2015, pp. 10821–22. Epmc, doi:10.1073/pnas.1513520112. Full Text

Zhang, Yuqi, et al. “Conformationally Gated Charge Transfer in DNA Three-Way Junctions.The Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters, vol. 6, no. 13, July 2015, pp. 2434–38. Epmc, doi:10.1021/acs.jpclett.5b00863. Full Text

Lin, Jiaxing, et al. “Two-Electron Transfer Pathways.The Journal of Physical Chemistry. B, vol. 119, no. 24, June 2015, pp. 7589–97. Epmc, doi:10.1021/jp511429z. Full Text

Correction for Migliore et al., Sensing of molecules using quantum dynamics.Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, vol. 112, no. 25, June 2015, p. E3310. Epmc, doi:10.1073/pnas.1509993112. Full Text

Yue, Yuankai, et al. “Electron transfer rate modulation in a compact Re(I) donor-acceptor complex.Dalton Transactions (Cambridge, England : 2003), vol. 44, no. 18, May 2015, pp. 8609–16. Epmc, doi:10.1039/c4dt02145b. Full Text

Migliore, Agostino, et al. “Sensing of molecules using quantum dynamics.Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, vol. 112, no. 19, May 2015, pp. E2419–28. Epmc, doi:10.1073/pnas.1502000112. Full Text

Young, Ryan M., et al. “Charge Transport across DNA-Based Three-Way Junctions.Journal of the American Chemical Society, vol. 137, no. 15, Apr. 2015, pp. 5113–22. Epmc, doi:10.1021/jacs.5b00931. Full Text

Rupakheti, Chetan, et al. “Strategy to discover diverse optimal molecules in the small molecule universe.Journal of Chemical Information and Modeling, vol. 55, no. 3, Mar. 2015, pp. 529–37. Epmc, doi:10.1021/ci500749q. Full Text

Beratan, David N., et al. “Charge transfer in dynamical biosystems, or the treachery of (static) images.Accounts of Chemical Research, vol. 48, no. 2, Feb. 2015, pp. 474–81. Epmc, doi:10.1021/ar500271d. Full Text

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