The Chilkoti group carries out research in two areas: (1) Biomolecular Materials, with a focus on genetically encoded stimulus responsive peptide polymers and fusion proteins for application in protein purification and drug delivery; and (2) Biointerface Science, with a focus on protein-polymer conjugates, the development of low-cost, point-of-care clinical diagnostics, and plasmonic biosensors.
“A Modular Method for the High-Yield Synthesis of Site-Specific Protein-Polymer Therapeutics”, Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 2016.,
“Development of an Injectable Brachytherapy Using Self-Assembly Polypeptides”, Brachytherapy, vol. 15, p. S64, 2016.,
“Crystallization kinetics of binary colloidal monolayers”, Soft Matter, 2016.,