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

Priyadarshy, S., et al. “DNA-mediated electron transfer.” Journal of Biological Inorganic Chemistry, vol. 3, no. 2, Apr. 1998, pp. 196–200. Scopus, doi:10.1007/s007750050221. Full Text

Beratan, D., and S. Skourtis. “Electron transfer mechanisms.Current Opinion in Chemical Biology, vol. 2, no. 2, Apr. 1998, pp. 235–43. Epmc, doi:10.1016/s1367-5931(98)80065-3. Full Text

Kondru, R. K., et al. “Theory-assisted determination of absolute stereochemistry for complex natural products via computation of molar rotation angles [17].” Journal of the American Chemical Society, vol. 120, no. 9, Mar. 1998, pp. 2204–05. Scopus, doi:10.1021/ja973690o. Full Text

Zusman, L. D., and D. N. Beratan. “Structure of the electrical double layer in high-temperature superconductors. Origin of the dip in the double-layer capacitance near the superconducting transition.” Journal of Physical Chemistry B, vol. 101, no. 36, Sept. 1997, pp. 7095–99. Scopus, doi:10.1021/jp971026o. Full Text

Kurnikov, I. V., et al. “Structural fluctuations, spin, reorganization energy, and tunneling energy control of intramolecular electron transfer: The surprising case of electron transfer in a d8-d8 bimetallic system.” Journal of the American Chemical Society, vol. 119, no. 24, June 1997, pp. 5690–700. Scopus, doi:10.1021/ja970309r. Full Text

Zusman, L. D., and D. N. Beratan. “Three-state model for two-electron transfer reactions.” Journal of Physical Chemistry A, vol. 101, no. 22, May 1997, pp. 4136–41. Scopus, doi:10.1021/jp970123e. Full Text

Wolfgang, J., et al. “Secondary structure conformations and long range electronic interactions in oligopeptides.” Journal of Physical Chemistry B, vol. 101, no. 15, Apr. 1997, pp. 2986–91. Scopus, doi:10.1021/jp963771r. Full Text

Skourtis, S. S., and D. N. Beratan. “Electron transfer contact maps.” Journal of Physical Chemistry B, vol. 101, no. 7, Feb. 1997, pp. 1215–34. Scopus, doi:10.1021/jp9619245. Full Text

Skourtis, S. S., and D. N. Beratan. “High and low resolution theories of protein electron transfer.” Journal of Biological Inorganic Chemistry, vol. 2, no. 3, Jan. 1997, pp. 378–86. Scopus, doi:10.1007/s007750050147. Full Text

Beratan, D. N., et al. “DNA: Insulator or wire?Chemistry & Biology, vol. 4, no. 1, Jan. 1997, pp. 3–8. Epmc, doi:10.1016/s1074-5521(97)90230-1. Full Text

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