Jeremy Schmit, Ph.D., Ancillary Associate 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

Schmit, JD., and Dill, K. (2012) “Growth rates of protein crystals” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 134(9):3934–3937

Dill, KA., Ghosh, K., and Schmit, JD. (2011) “Physical limits of cells and proteomes” Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. 108:17876-17882

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

Schmit, JD., Ghosh, K., and Dill, K. (2010) “What drives amyloid molecules assemble into oligomers and fibrils?”, Biophys. J. 100:450-458

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

Schmit, JD., Kamber, E., and Kondev, J. (2009) “Lattice model of diffusion-limited bimolecular chemical reactions in confined environments” Phys. Rev. Lett. 102:218302

Schmit, JD., and Levine, AJ. (2008) “Statistical Model for intermolecular adhesion in pi-conjugated polymers” Phys. Rev. Lett. 100:198303

Complete Curriculum Vitae