Daniel Cox

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Professor

Departments

Physics

Offices and Labs

Physics and Geology Building 407
530-752-1789

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.

Degrees

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

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.

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

Department and Center Affiliations

Member Science Steering Committee and Board of Governors, Institute for Complex Adaptive Matter of the University of California
Deputy Director of ICAM for International ICAM

ProfessionalSocieties

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

CBS Grad Group Affiliations

Biophysics

Labs

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

Publications

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  • 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)