Brian Dyer

Samuel Candler Dobbs Professor

Department of Chemistry

Office: Atwood Chemistry Center 430

Phone: 404-727-6637


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  • PhD, Duke University (Physical-Inorganic Chemistry), 1985
  • BS, Wake Forest University, 1981
Postdoctoral Fellowship
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Los Alamos National Laboratory (Bioinorganic Chemistry), 1985-1987
Specific Research Area
  • Biophysical, Bioinorganic
Selected Publications
  • “Differential Ordering of the Protein Backbone and Side Chains during Protein Folding Revealed by Site-Specific Recombinant Infrared Probes S. Nagarajan, H. Taskent-Sezgin, D. Parul, I. Carrico, D. P. Raleigh, and R. B. Dyer, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2011, 133, 20335–20340.
  • “Direct Evidence of Catalytic Heterogeneity in Lactate Dehydrogenase by Temperature Jump Infrared Spectroscopy” M. Reddish, H.-L. Peng, H. Deng, K. S. Panwar, R. Callender, and R. B. Dyer, J. Phys. Chem. B  2014,  118(37), 10854-10862.
Awards and Honors
  • Los Alamos Fellows Prize (1997)
  • Chartered Reviewer, NIH BBCA and MSFB study sections (2000-2005)
  • Editorial Board, Biophysical Journal (2004-2008)
  • Laboratory Fellow, Los Alamos National Laboratory (2003)
  • LANL Women's Career Development Mentoring Award (2008)