Faculty Profiles

Gaurav Arya
Associate Professor of Chemistry
144 Hudson Hall, Box 90300, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708
(919) 660-5435



Assistant Research Scientist, New York University 2005 - 2007

Postdoc, Princeton University 2003 - 2005

Ph.D., University of Notre Dame 2003

B.Tech., Indian Institute of Technology (India) 1998

Migliori, Amy D., et al. “Molecular interactions and residues involved in force generation in the T4 viral DNA packaging motor.Journal of Molecular Biology, vol. 426, no. 24, Dec. 2014, pp. 4002–17. Epmc, doi:10.1016/j.jmb.2014.09.023. Full Text

Nam, Gi-Moon, and Gaurav Arya. “Torsional behavior of chromatin is modulated by rotational phasing of nucleosomes.Nucleic Acids Research, vol. 42, no. 15, Sept. 2014, pp. 9691–99. Epmc, doi:10.1093/nar/gku694. Full Text Open Access Copy

Migliori, Amy D., et al. “Evidence for an electrostatic mechanism of force generation by the bacteriophage T4 DNA packaging motor.Nature Communications, vol. 5, June 2014, p. 4173. Epmc, doi:10.1038/ncomms5173. Full Text Open Access Copy

Agrawal, V., et al. “Simultaneous iterative boltzmann inversion for coarse-graining of polyurea.” Macromolecules, vol. 47, no. 10, May 2014, pp. 3378–89. Scopus, doi:10.1021/ma500320n. Full Text

Walker, S. I., et al. “Evolutionary dynamics and information hierarchies in biological systems.” Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, vol. 1305, no. 1, Jan. 2013, pp. 1–17. Scopus, doi:10.1111/nyas.12140. Full Text

Meluzzi, Dario, and Gaurav Arya. “Recovering ensembles of chromatin conformations from contact probabilities.Nucleic Acids Research, vol. 41, no. 1, Jan. 2013, pp. 63–75. Epmc, doi:10.1093/nar/gks1029. Full Text Open Access Copy

Dobrovolskaia, I. V., and G. Arya. “Dynamics of Forced Nucleosome Unraveling and Role of Nonuniform Histone-DNA Interactions.” Biophysical Journal, vol. 103, no. 5, Sept. 2012, pp. 989–98. Manual, doi:10.1016/j.bpj.2012.07.043. Full Text

Iyer, B. V. S., and G. Arya. “Lattice animal model of chromosome organization.” Physical Review E  Statistical, Nonlinear, and Soft Matter Physics, vol. 86, no. 1, July 2012. Scopus, doi:10.1103/PhysRevE.86.011911. Full Text

Gao, Bo, et al. “Self-orienting nanocubes for the assembly of plasmonic nanojunctions.Nature Nanotechnology, vol. 7, no. 7, July 2012, pp. 433–37. Epmc, doi:10.1038/nnano.2012.83. Full Text

Arman, B., et al. “Viscoelastic properties and shock response of coarse-grained models of multiblock versus diblock copolymers: Insights into dissipative properties of polyurea.” Macromolecules, vol. 45, no. 7, Apr. 2012, pp. 3247–55. Scopus, doi:10.1021/ma3001934. Full Text