Travis Harris, Ph.D.

Visiting Assistant Professor of Chemistry

Travis Harris

Office Location:Rieke Science Center - Room 243

Office Hours: Mon: 10:30 am - 12:00 pm Mon: 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Wed: By Appointment Fri: By Appointment

Curriculum Vitae: View my CV

  • Professional


  • Ph.D., Inorganic Chemistry, Montana State University, 2011
  • B.A., Biochemistry, Willamette University, 2006

Areas of Emphasis or Expertise

  • Computational bioinorganic and organometallic chemistry

Selected Articles

  • Stratton, A.; Ericksen, M.; Harris, T.V.; Symmonds, N.; Silverstein, T.P. "Mercury (II) Binds to Both of Chymotrypsin's Histidines, Causing Inhibition Followed by Irreversible Denaturation/Aggregation." Prot. Sci Vol. 26, 2017:
  • Harris, T.V., Szilagyi, R.K.. "Protein Environmental Effects on Iron-Sulfur Clusters: A Set of Rules for Constructing Computational Models for Inner and Outer Coordination Spheres." J. Comput. Chem. Vol. 37, 2016:
  • Honda, K.; Harris, T.V.; Hatanaka, M.; Morokuma, K.; Mikami, K. "Computational SN2- Type Mechanism for the Difluoromethylation of Lithium Enolate with Fluoroform through Bimetallic C−F Bond Dual Activation." Chem. Eur. J. Vol. 22, 2016: