Chilkoti Group

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.

Recent Publications

K. M. Luginbuhl, Mozhdehi, D. , Dzuricky, M. , Yousefpour, P. , Huang, F. C. , Mayne, N. R. , Buehne, K. , and Chilkoti, A. , Recombinant synthesis of hybrid lipid-peptide polymer fusions that self-assemble and encapsulate hydrophobic drugs, Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 2017.
J. Bhattacharyya, Ren, X. -rong, Mook, R. , Wang, J. , Spasojevic, I. , Premont, R. , Li, X. , Chen, W. , and Chilkoti, A. , Niclosamide-conjugated polypeptide nanoparticles inhibit Wnt signaling and colon cancer growth, Nanoscale, 2017.

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