Faculty and Staff

David A Snyder

Professor • Department of Chemistry


PhD Biochemistry, Rutgers New Brunswick, NJ

BS Biology; Mathematics, UC Irvine Irvine, CA


Computational Biochemistry, Nuclear Magnetic Resonance

Representative Publications

Patterns in Protein Flexibility: A Comparison of NMR “Ensembles”, MD Trajectories, and Crystallographic B-Factors; Molecules; Volume 26, Issue Special Issue: "The Conformational Universe of Proteins and Peptides: Tales of Order and Disorder" 2021

Protein Structure Prediction Assisted with Sparse NMR Data in CASP13; Proteins: Structure, Function and Genetics; Volume 87, 2019

Prediction of protein flexibility using a conformationally restrained contact map; , Proteins: Structure, Function and Bioinformatics; Volume 86, Issue 10 2018

Analysis of ligand–protein exchange by Clustering of Ligand Diffusion Coefficient Pairs (CoLD-CoP); Journal of Magnetic Resonance; Volume 255, 2015

The expanded FindCore method for identification of a core atom set for assessment of protein structure prediction; , Proteins: Structure, Function, and Bioinformatics; Volume 82, Issue S2 2014

Representative Presentations

Docking studies on tyrosinase and SARS-CoV2 nsp16: Discovery of novel enzymatic activities and drug repurposing
ACS Spring 2021 National Meeting and Exposition American Chemical Society
, 2021

Current Perspectives in Covariance NMR
IVAN Research Round-table Workshop MR Resources
, 2020

Notable Courses Taught

Biochemistry I (CHEM 4270)
Biochemistry II (CHEM 4280)
Chemistry for Health Sciences (CHEM 1330)
Theoretical and Physical Methods (CHEM 6004): Co-taught with Prof. J. Foley.

4060 Science East

By appointment