Divi Venkateswarlu

TitleAssociate Professor



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OfficeNew Science Building
Room: 338

1601 East Market Street
Greensboro, NC 27411

Divi Venkateswarlu


Ph D: Computational Chemistry, North Eastern Hill University, 1996

Other: Chemical Education, University of Hyderabad, 1988

MS: Industrial Chemistry, Kakatiya University, 1987

BS: Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics, Sri Venkateswara University, 1985

Research Interests

Protein structure, function and dynamics Structural Basis of Blood coagulation Protein-Protein interactions in blood clotting cascade

Recent Publications

Venkateswarlu, Divi  (2014).  Structural Insights into the interaction of blood coagulation cofactor VIIIa with factor IXa.  In E. Carafolli  (NA,  452,  pp. 408-414).  Biochemical and Biophysical Research COmmunications.

Venkateswarlu, Divi  (2014).  Role of hydrophobic mutations on the binding affinity and stability of blood coagulation factor VIIIa: a computational molecular dynamics and free-energy analysis..  (1,  450,  pp. 735-40).  Biochemical and biophysical research communications.

Venkateswarlu, Divi  (2010).  Structural investigation of zymogenic and activated forms of human blood coagulation factor VIII: a computational molecular dynamics study.  In Simon Harold  (7,  10,  pp. 20 ).  BMC Sructural Biology.

Venkateswarlu, Divi  Duke, R  Perera, L  Darden, T  Pedersen, L  (2003).  An all-atom solution-equilibrated model for human extrinsic blood coagulation complex (sTF-VIIa-Xa): a protein-protein docking and molecular dynamics refinement study..  (12,  1,  pp. 2577-88).  Journal of thrombosis and haemostasis : JTH.

Venkateswarlu, Divi  Krishnaswamy, S  Darden, T  Pedersen, L  (2002).  Three-dimensional solution structure of Tropidechis carinatus venom extract trocarin: a structural homologue of Xa and prothrombin activator..  (10,  8,  pp. 302-13).  Journal of molecular modeling.

Venkateswarlu, Divi  Perera, L  Darden, T  Pedersen, L  (2002).  Structure and dynamics of zymogen human blood coagulation factor X..  (3,  82,  pp. 1190-206).  Biophysical journal.

Venkateswarlu, Divi  Lind, K  Mohan, V  Manoharan, M  Ferguson, Daniel  (1999).  Structural properties of DNA:RNA duplexes containing 2'-O-methyl and 2'-S-methyl substitutions: a molecular dynamics investigation..  (10,  27,  pp. 2189-95).  Nucleic acids research.