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.
“Architectural Modification of Conformal PEG‐Bottlebrush Coatings Minimizes Anti‐PEG Antigenicity While Preserving Stealth Properties”, Advanced Healthcare Materials, vol. 1801177, p. 1801177, 2019.,
“Active Targeting of Cancer Cells by Nanobody Decorated Polypeptide Micelle with Bio-orthogonally Conjugated Drug”, Nano Letters, 2018.,
“Long circulating genetically encoded intrinsically disordered zwitterionic polypeptides for drug delivery”, Biomaterials, vol. 192, pp. 475-485, 2019.,