Daniel Cox

Daniel Cox

Position Title
Professor

Unit
Department of Physics, College of Letters and Science

Physics and Geology Building 407
Bio

Profile Introduction

Prof. Cox has research interests in protein aggregation diseases, electronic properties of DNA, modelling of transition metal complexes in proteins, and molecular level modelling of biological membranes. His previous background is in the area of strongly correlated electronic metals with transition metal, rare earth, or actinide atoms.

Research Interests

Prof. Cox has research interests in protein aggregation diseases, electronic properties of DNA, modelling of transition metal complexes in proteins, and molecular level modelling of biological membranes. His previous background is in the area of strongly correlated electronic metals with transition metal, rare earth, or actinide atoms.

Grad Group Affiliations

  • Biophysics

Specialties / Focus

  • Computational and Theoretical Biology
  • Structural Biology, Membranes and Macromolecular Assembly

Labs

  • fourth floor physics and geo
    • 3 graduate students, one postdoctoral researcher (two more in works)

Honors and Awards

  • NSF Presidential Young Investigator, 1988-1993
  • A.P. Sloan Fellow, 1988-1990
  • Troiseme Cycle Lecturer, University of Lausanne, 1996
  • J.S. Guggenheim Memorial Fellow, 2004-2005

    Professional Societies

    • Member, Panel of Public Affairs, American Physical Society, 2002-2006

    Degrees

    • 1979 BS Physics University of Washington
    • 1982 MS Physics Cornell University
    • 1985 PhD Physics Cornell University

    Publications

    R. V. Kulkarni, A. Slepoy, R. R. P. Singh, D. L. Cox, and F. Pázmándi Theoretical Modeling of Prion Disease Incubation Biophys. J. 2003 85: 707-718

    ``Simulations of Oligomeric Intermediates in Prion Diseases,'' D.L. Mobley, D.L. Cox, R.R.P. Singh, R.V. Kulkarni, A. Slepoy, accepted for Biophys. Journal, July 2003

    ``Theory of adiabatic Hexaamminecobalt-Self-Exchange'' R.G. Endres, M.X. LaBute, D.L. Cox, J. Chem. Phys. vol. 118, 8706 (2003)

    Strong electron correlations in cobalt valence tautomers, by M.X. LaBute, R.V. Kulkarni, R.G. Endres, and D.L. Cox, Journal of Chemical Physics, vol. 116, 3681 (2002).

    On the statistical mechanics of prion proteins, A. Slepoy, R.R.P. Singh, F. Pazmandi, R.V. Kulkarni, D.L. Cox , Phys. Rev. Lett. Vol. 87, 058101 (2001).

    Long Range Charge Transfer mediated by Kondo bound states, R.G. Endres, D.L. Cox, R.R.P.Singh, S.K. Pati, (Physical Review Letters, vol. 88, 166601 (2002). )

    Optical conductivity of wet DNA, A. Huebsch, R.G. Endres, D.L. Cox and R.R.P. Singh, accepted for Physical Review Letters March 2005 (also at http://arxiv.org/abs/cond-mat/0501610)

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