David N. Beratan

R.J. Reynolds Professor of Chemistry and Professor of Physics

5311 FFSC
Campus Box: 
(919) 660-1526
(919 660-1605


NCIPLOT: a program for plotting non-covalent interaction regions
J. Chem. Theory Comput. (2011)

Exploring biological electron transfer pathway dynamics with the Pathways plugin for VMD
J. Comp. Chem. (2011)

Electron transfer in nucleic acids: Black, white, and gray
Coord. Chem. Revs. (2011)

Coherence in electron tunneling pathways
Procedia Chemistry (2011)

Electronic structure of self-assembled peptide nucleic acid thin films
J. Phys. Chem. C (2011)

Electronic and magnetic properties of chiral molecules and supramolecular architectures

Evidence for a near-resonant charge transport mechanism in double-stranded peptide nucleic acid (PNA)
J. Am. Chem. Soc., (2011)

Chiral control of current transfer in molecules
Top. Curr. Chem. (2011)

B-DNA to Zip-DNA: Simulating a DNA Transition to a Novel Structure with Enhanced Charge Transport Characteristics
J. Phys. Chem. A (2011)

Two-photon absorption properties of proquinoidal D-A-D and A-D-A quadrupolar chromophores
J. Phys. Chem. A (2011)

PhD - California Institute of Technology
BS - Duke University

Theories of structure-function relationships for bridge-mediated electron transfer
In Adv. Chem. Phys. edited by . 1999; pp. 377-452. : .

Protein-mediated electron transfer: pathways, orbital interactions and contact maps
In Biological electron-transfer chains: genetics, composition and mode of operation edited by G.W. Canters and E. Vigenboom. 1998; pp. 9-27. : Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, The Netherlands.

The design of starburst dendrimer electron transfer systems
In Molecular Electronics edited by M. Ratner and J. Jortner. 1997; pp. 369-379. : Chemistry for the 21st Century Series, Blackwell Science, Oxford, Chapter 12.

Chapter 2: The protein bridge between redox centers
In Protein Electron Transfer edited by D.S. Bendall. 1996; pp. 23-42. : BIOS Scientific Publishers, Oxford.

Appendix A: Electron transfer rate calculations
In Protein Electron Transfer edited by D.S. Bendall. 1996; pp. 273-283. : bios Scientific Publishers, Oxford.

Donor-acceptor electronic coupling in ruthenium-modified heme proteins
In Mechanistic Bioinorganic Chemistry edited by J. Thorp and V. Pecoraro. 1995; pp. 471-485. : Washington, D.C..

Finding electron transfer pathways
In Princeton Lectures on Biophysics edited by W. Bialek. 1992; pp. 175-195. : World Scientific Publishing Co..

Structural control of electron transfer in proteins
In The molecular basis of oxidative damage by leukocytes edited by A.J. Jesaitis and E.A. Dratz. 1992; pp. 57-67. : CRC Press, Boca Raton.

Molecular electronic device concepts
In 1992 Encyclopedia of Physical Science and Technology edited by . 1992; pp. 411-417. : Academic Press.

Structure property relationships for organic and oranometallic materials with second-order nonlinearities
In Organic Materials for Nonlinear Optics, II edited by R.A. hann and D. Bloor. 1991; pp. 165-175. : Royal Society of Chemistry, Cambridge.

2002 Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science
2001 Conrad E. Ronneberg Visiting Scholar, University of Chicago
2001 Fellow, American Physical Society
2000 Ralph and Lucy Hirschmann Visiting Professor, University of Pennsylvania
1999 Burroughs-Wellcome Travel Fellow, University of Oxford
1999 Fellow, J.S. Guggenheim Foundation
1999 Visiting Fellow, All Souls College, University of Oxford
1998 Visiting Professor, S&#227o Paulo, S&#227o Carlos, Brazil
1998 Chancellor's Distinguished Research Award, University of Pittsburgh
1992 National Young Investigator(NYI) Award recipient, National Science Foundation
1989 Visiting Associate in Chemistry, Caltech
1985 National Research Council Post-Doctoral Fellowship (RRA) recipient
1980 Graduation with Honors and with Distinction (in Chemistry), Duke University
1980 Outstanding senior chemist award, American Institute of Chemists
1978 Federal Employee Incentive Awards