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Bruce R. Donald, James B. Duke Professor of Computer Science and Professor of Biochemistry and Electrical and Computer Engineering and Chemistry and Faculty Network Member of Duke Institute for Brain Sciences and Bass Fellow of Computer Science

 

Bruce R. Donald

Please visit Bruce Donald's personal web page for up-to-date information, research, teaching, and publications. That website is hosted by the Departments of Computer Science, Chemistry, and Biochemistry at Duke University.

Contact Info:
Office Location:  LSRC D212, Durham, NC 27708
Email Address:
Web Page:  http://www.cs.duke.edu/brd/

Teaching (Fall 2018):

  • COMPSCI 230.001, DISCRETE MATH FOR COMPSCI Synopsis
    Gross Hall 107, MW 03:05 PM-04:20 PM
  • COMPSCI 230.01D, DISCRETE MATH FOR COMPSCI Synopsis
    LSRC A247, F 01:25 PM-02:40 PM
  • COMPSCI 230.02D, DISCRETE MATH FOR COMPSCI Synopsis
    Soc/Psych 129, F 03:05 PM-04:20 PM
  • COMPSCI 230.03D, DISCRETE MATH FOR COMPSCI Synopsis
    Soc/Psych 127, F 03:05 PM-04:20 PM
  • COMPSCI 230.04D, DISCRETE MATH FOR COMPSCI Synopsis
    Allen 326, F 11:45 AM-01:00 PM
Teaching (Spring 2019):
  • COMPSCI 590.02, ADVANCED TOPICS IN CPS Synopsis
    North Building 311, Tu 01:25 PM-03:25 PM

Specialties:

Computational Biology
Algorithms
Artificial Intelligence

Research Interests:

Computational Biology, Computational Chemistry, Structural Biology, Biochemistry, Protein Design, Drug Design, NMR of Biological Macromolecules, Microelectromechanical Systems (MEMS), Micro-robotics, Geometric Algorithms

Recent Publications   (More Publications)

  1. Qi, Y; Martin, JW; Barb, AW; Thélot, F; Yan, AK; Donald, BR; Oas, TG, Continuous Interdomain Orientation Distributions Reveal Components of Binding Thermodynamics., Journal of Molecular Biology, vol. 430 no. 18 Pt B (September, 2018), pp. 3412-3426 [doi]  [abs]
  2. Ojewole, AA; Jou, JD; Fowler, VG; Donald, BR, BBK* (Branch and Bound Over K*): A Provable and Efficient Ensemble-Based Protein Design Algorithm to Optimize Stability and Binding Affinity Over Large Sequence Spaces., Journal of Computational Biology : a Journal of Computational Molecular Cell Biology, vol. 25 no. 7 (July, 2018), pp. 726-739 [doi]  [abs]
  3. Lavor, C; Liberti, L; Donald, B; Worley, B; Bardiaux, B; Malliavin, TE; Nilges, M, Minimal NMR distance information for rigidity of protein graphs, Discrete Applied Mathematics (April, 2018) [doi]  [abs]
  4. Hallen, MA; Martin, JW; Ojewole, A; Jou, JD; Lowegard, AU; Frenkel, MS; Gainza, P; Nisonoff, HM; Mukund, A; Wang, S; Holt, GT; Zhou, D; Dowd, E; Donald, BR, OSPREY 3.0: Open-source protein redesign for you, with powerful new features, Journal of Computational Chemistry (January, 2018) [doi]  [abs]
  5. Hallen, MA; Donald, BR, CATS (Coordinates of Atoms by Taylor Series): protein design with backbone flexibility in all locally feasible directions, Bioinformatics, vol. 33 no. 14 (July, 2017), pp. i5-i12 [doi]