Bruce Donald, PhD

Bruce Donald
(919) 660-6583

Bruce Donald, PhD

James B. Duke Professor of Computer Science and Professor of Biochemistry

Our recent work shows that many PGA techniques may be fruitfully applied to the challenges of computational molecular biology.

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

Bruce Donald is the James B. Duke Professor of Computer Science at Duke University, Professor of Chemistry, and Professor of Biochemistry in the Duke University Medical Center. He is also Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering in the Duke Pratt School of Engineering.

Bruce Donald received a B.A. from Yale University, and a Ph.D. from MIT. He was a professor in the Computer Science Department at Cornell University from 1987-1998. Donald received a National Science Foundation Presidential Young Investigator Award, and was named a Guggenheim Fellow for his work on algorithms for structural proteomics. He is a Fellow of the ACMFellow of the AAAS, and Fellow of the IEEE.

Recent Publications

Qi, Y; Martin, JW; Barb, AW; Thélot, F; Yan, AK; Donald, BR; Oas, TG
September 14, 2018
Lavor, C; Liberti, L; Donald, B; Worley, B; Bardiaux, B; Malliavin, TE; Nilges, M
April 1, 2018
Zhou, Y; Donald, BR; Zeng, J
January 1, 2017