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Department of Physics

Jeremy Schmit

Jeremy SchmitAssociate Professor
330 Cardwell Hall
(785) 532-1621
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Ph.D. 2005, University of California, Santa Barbara
B.A. 1999, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL

Research Area

Theoretical Soft Condensed Matter and Biological Physics
  • Protein phase behavior
  • Protein crystallization
  • Amyloid fibril formation
  • Drug formulations
  • Self-assembly

Research Support

  • Amgen, Inc.
  • National Institutes of Health

Recent Selected Publications

J.D. Schmit, "Kinetic theory of amyloid fibril templating", J. Chem. Phys. 138, 185102 (2013).

J. D. Schmit and K. Dill, "Growth rates of protein crystals", J. Am. Chem. Soc. 134(9), 3934–3937 (2012).

K. A. Dill, K. Ghosh, and J. D. Schmit, "Physical limits of cells and proteomes", Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. 108, 17876-17882 (2011).

J. D. Schmit, S. Whitelam, and K. Dill, "Electrostatics and aggregation: how charge can turn a crystal into a gel", J. Chem. Phys. 135, 085103 (2011).

J. D. Schmit, K. Ghosh, and K. Dill, "Why do amyloid molecules assemble into oligomers and fibrils?", Biophys. J. 100, 450-458 (2011).