Centers

Center for Biological Electron Transfer and Catalysis (BETCy)

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Director

John Peters


Lead Institution

Washington State University


Class

2014-2020


Mission

To understand the means by which biology controls the kinetics and thermodynamics of electron bifurcation at both organic and inorganic centers through electron transfer relays, allosteric coupling, and cooperative conformational dynamics.


Research Topics

catalysis (homogeneous), electrocatalysis, bio-inspired, hydrogen and fuel cells


Materials Studied

Materials: biological

Interfaces: organic/inorganic

Nanostructured Materials: None


Experimental and Theoretical Methods

X-ray diffraction and scattering, electron microscopy, molecular dynamics (MD), density functional theory (DFT), data science 


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Partner Institutions

  • Arizona State University
  • Duke University
  • Montana State University
  • University of Georgia
  • University of Utah
  • University of Washington
  • Utah State University
  • Washington State University

BES Staff Contact

Viviane SchwartzChris Bradley

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