Kurt W. Zilm

Professor of Chemistry & Chemical & Environmental Engineering
Room / Office: SCL 249
Office Address:
225 Prospect Street
New Haven, CT 06511
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 208107
New Haven, CT 06520
Phone: (203) 432-3956
Email: kurt.zilm@yale.edu
Degrees:

Ph.D., University of Utah

Interests:

Nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR), development of new solid state NMR techniques and instrumentation, applications to structural biology, drug design, pharmaceutical formulations, polymers, heterogeneous catalysis and material science.

Selected Publications:

  • Martin, R. W., Paulson, E. K., Zilm, K. W. “Design of a Triple Resonance MAS Probe for High Field Solid State NMR”, Review of Scientific Instruments, 74, 1-17 (2003).
  • Morcombe, C. R., Zilm, K. W. “Chemical Shift Referencing in MAS Solid State NMR”, Journal of Magnetic Resonance, 162, 173-180 (2003).
  • Martin, R.W., Zilm, K. W. “Protein Nanocrystals and their Characterization by Solid State NMR”, Journal of Magnetic Resonance, 165, 162-174 (2003).
  • Gehman, J. D., Paulson, E. K., and Zilm, K. W. “The influence of internuclear spatial distribution and instrument noise on the precision of distances determined by solid state NMR of isotopically enriched proteins”, Journal of Biomolecular NMR, 27,235-259 (2003).
  • Paulson, E. K., Morcombe, C. R., Gaponenko, V., Dancheck, B., Byrd, R.A., Zilm, K. W. “High Sensitivity Observation of Dipolar Exchange and NOEs Between Exchangeable Protons in Proteins by 3D Solid State NMR Spectroscopy”, Journal of the American Chemical Society, 125,14222-14223 (2003).
  • Paulson, E. K., Morcombe, C. R., Gaponenko, V., Dancheck, B., Byrd, R.A., Zilm, K. W. “Sensitive High Resolution Inverse Detection NMR Spectroscopy of Proteins in the Solid State”, Journal of the American Chemical Society, 125, 15831-15836 (2003).
  • Martin, R. W. and Zilm, K. W., “Variable Temperature System Using Vortex Tube Cooling and Fiber Optic Temperature Measurement for Low Temperature Magic Angle Spinning NMR”, Journal of Magnetic Resonance, 168, 202-209 (2004).
  • Paulson, E.K. and Zilm, K. W. “Linear Phase Correction of Folded Multidimensional NMR Data by Zero Inter filling”, Journal of Magnetic Resonance, 168, 217-219 (2004).
  • Morcombe, C. R., Gaponenko, V., Byrd, R. A., Zilm, K. W. “Diluting Abundant Spins by Isotope Edited Radio Frequency Field Assisted Diffusion”, Journal of the American Chemical Society, 126,7196-7197 (2004).
  • Paulson, E.K., Martin, R. W., and Zilm, K. W. “RF Homogeneity in High Field Solid State NMR Probes”, Journal of Magnetic Resonance, 171, 314-323 (2004).
  • Morcombe, E. K., Gaponenko, V., Byrd, R. A., Zilm, K. W. “13C CPMAS Spectroscopy of Deuterated Proteins: CP Dynamics, Line Shapes and T1 Relaxation”, in press Journal of the American Chemical Society, (2004).