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

Wierzbinski, Emil, et al. “The single-molecule conductance and electrochemical electron-transfer rate are related by a power law.Acs Nano, vol. 7, no. 6, June 2013, pp. 5391–401. Epmc, doi:10.1021/nn401321k. Full Text

Virshup, Aaron M., et al. “Stochastic voyages into uncharted chemical space produce a representative library of all possible drug-like compounds.Journal of the American Chemical Society, vol. 135, no. 19, May 2013, pp. 7296–303. Epmc, doi:10.1021/ja401184g. Full Text

Wang, Yi, et al. “Enthalpic signature of methonium desolvation revealed in a synthetic host-guest system based on cucurbit[7]uril.Journal of the American Chemical Society, vol. 135, no. 16, Apr. 2013, pp. 6084–91. Epmc, doi:10.1021/ja311327v. Full Text

De Vleeschouwer, Freija, et al. “Inverse design of molecules with optimal reactivity properties: acidity of 2-naphthol derivatives.Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics : Pccp, vol. 14, no. 46, Dec. 2012, pp. 16002–13. Epmc, doi:10.1039/c2cp42623d. Full Text

Lim, E., et al. “Effects of S-containing ligands on the structure and electronic properties of CdnSen/CdnTen nanoparticles (n = 3, 4, 6, and 9).” Chemical Physics, vol. 407, Oct. 2012, pp. 97–109. Scopus, doi:10.1016/j.chemphys.2012.09.005. Full Text

Beratan, David N., and José N. Onuchic. “Redox redux.Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics : Pccp, vol. 14, no. 40, Oct. 2012, p. 13728. Epmc, doi:10.1039/c2cp90148j. Full Text

Keinan, Shahar, et al. “Interfacial hydration, dynamics and electron transfer: multi-scale ET modeling of the transient [myoglobin, cytochrome b5] complex.Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics : Pccp, vol. 14, no. 40, Oct. 2012, pp. 13881–89. Epmc, doi:10.1039/c2cp41949a. Full Text

Wierzbinski, E., et al. “Correction to effect of backbone flexibility on charge transfer rates in Peptide nucleic Acid duplexes.Journal of the American Chemical Society, vol. 134, no. 31, Aug. 2012, p. 13141. Epmc, doi:10.1021/ja306598z. Full Text

Wierzbinski, Emil, et al. “Effect of backbone flexibility on charge transfer rates in peptide nucleic acid duplexes.Journal of the American Chemical Society, vol. 134, no. 22, June 2012, pp. 9335–42. Epmc, doi:10.1021/ja301677z. Full Text

Jiang, N., et al. “Design of coupled porphyrin chromophores with unusually large hyperpolarizabilities.” Journal of Physical Chemistry C, vol. 116, no. 17, May 2012, pp. 9724–33. Scopus, doi:10.1021/jp2115065. Full Text

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