Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biophysics
141 Chalmers Hall
Manhattan, KS 66506
785-532-7278 fax

Biotechnology Core Facility
206 Burt Hall
785-532-6297 fax

Biomolecular NMR Facility
37 Chalmers Hall

Jeremy Schmit, Ph.D., Ancillary Assistant Professor

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Contact information

Office: 330 Cardwell Hall
Phone: 785-532-1621
Fax: 785-532-6806
Lab website


B.S. 1999, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL
Ph.D. 2005, University of California, Santa Barbara

Areas of specialty

Theoretical Soft Condensed Matter and Biological Physics

  • Protein phase behavior
  • Protein crystallization
  • Amyloid fibril formation
  • Drug formulations
  • Self-assembly

Selected publications

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)

J. D. Schmit and K. Dill, “The stabilities of protein crystals”, J. Phys. Chem. B 114, 4020 (2010)

J. D. Schmit, E. Kamber, and J. Kondev, “Diffusion limited reactions in confined environments”, Phys. Rev. Lett. 102, 218302 (2009)

J. D. Schmit and A. J. Levine, “Statistical Model for Intermolecular Adhesion in π Conjugated Polymers”, Phys. Rev. Lett. 100, 198303 (2008)

Complete Curriculum Vita