Brian E. Coggins

BEC in Alaska, August 2013 

I am an Assistant Research Professor in the Department of Biochemistry at the Duke University School of Medicine. My primary responsibility is to teach undergraduate biochemistry, but I also carry out biomedical research using NMR, and I work on developing new NMR technologies.

My email address: bec2 -AT-

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I offer BCH 301, Introductory Biochemistry, in the fall and summer terms. The syllabus from the Fall 2013 class is available here.

BCH 301 Fall 2013 Course Website (requires login)


NMR Software

  • SCRUB is an algorithm for artifact suppression in sparsely sampled NMR data, implemented in the package nmr_wash.

Recent Publications

  • B.E. Coggins, J.W. Werner-Allen, A. Yan, and P. Zhou. "Rapid Protein Global Fold Determination Using Ultrasparse Sampling, High-Dynamic Range Artifact Suppression, and Time-Shared NOESY." J. Am. Chem. Soc., 134, 18619-18630 (2012). PubMed, JACS Website, PDF

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Personal Interests

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My other hobbies are not represented on the Web, but include music, food, and the outdoors.