Dewey Holten

​Professor of Chemistry
PhD, University of Washington, Seattle
BA, Washington University in St. Louis
research interests:
  • Biophysical Chemistry
  • Physical Chemistry
  • Primary Reactions of Photosynthesis
  • Photophysical Properties of Tetrapyrrole Chromophores and Array
  • Light Harvesting Architectures
  • Energy and Electron Transfer
  • Static and Time-Resolved (Femtoseconds-Seconds) Optical Spectroscopy

contact info:

mailing address:

  • WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY
  • CB 1134
  • ONE BROOKINGS DR.
  • ST. LOUIS, MO 63130-4899

Professor Holten’s research interests include the initial reactions of photosynthesis. The goal of his lab's photosynthesis research is to achieve a molecular-level understanding of the primary charge separation process in the bacterial reaction center. ​

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