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H. Christopher Fry

Scientist, Nanoscience

Biography

  • PhD, Johns Hopkins University, 2005.
  • Post-Doc, University of Pennsylvania, 20052008.
  • Post-Doc, Northwestern University, 20082009.

Functional Supramolecular Bioinorganic Materials

  • Synthesis of novel macrocyclic molecules as cofactors for de novo designed proteins and non-natural molecules with enhanced and novel functions in a biomolecular framework.
  • Design of peptides and synthetic molecules with novel functions that when coupled to a nanoparticle surface offer novel functionality useful in energy transduction.
  • De novo design and synthesis of peptides (e.g., coiled coil peptides) and proteins encapsulating non-native electro-optic chromophores.
  • Self-assembly of organic molecules for applications in photovoltaics.