Santa Clara University

Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry


W. Atom Yee

Professor of Chemistry

On sabbatical leave 2015-2016

Degree Information:

B.S., Yale University, 1969
Ph.D., University of California, Santa Cruz, 1977


Organic Photochemistry and Photophysics

Recent Publications:

  1. "Medium Effects on the Direct Cis-Trans Photoisomerization of 1,4-Diphenyl-1,3-butadiene in Solution," Jack Saltiel, Talapragada R. S. Krishna, Kritapas Laohhasurayotin, Yanjun Ren, Kathleen Phipps, Paul H. David, and W. Atom Yee," The Journal of Physical Chemistry A 2011, 115(11), 2120-2129.
  2. "Analysis of complexes of inhibitors with Cryptosporidium hominis DHFR leads to a new trimethoprim derivative," Veljko M. Popov, David C. Chan, Yale A. Fillingham, W. Atom Yee, Dennis L. Wright, and Amy C. Anderson, Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry Letters 2006, 16(16), 4366-4370.

  3. "Towards in silico lead optimization: scores from ensembles of protein/ligand conformations reliably correlate with biological activity," Veljko M. Popov, W. Atom Yee, and Amy C. Anderson, Proteins: Structure, Function, and Bioinformatics 2007, 66(2), 375-387.

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