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

L. Li, Mo, C. - K. , Chilkoti, A. , López, G. P. , and Carroll, N. J. , Creating cellular patterns using genetically engineered, gold- and cell-binding polypeptides, Biointerphases, vol. 11, p. 021009, 2016.
J. Liu, Pang, Y. , Bhattacharyya, J. , Liu, W. , Weitzhandler, I. , Li, X. , and Chilkoti, A. , Developing Precisely Defined Drug-Loaded Nanoparticles by Ring-Opening Polymerization of a Paclitaxel Prodrug, Advanced Healthcare Materials, p. n/a–n/a, 2016.
J. F. Nawroth, McDaniel, J. R. , Chilkoti, A. , Jordan, R. , and Luxenhofer, R. , Maleimide-Functionalized Poly(2-Oxazoline)s and Their Conjugation to Elastin-Like Polypeptides, Macromolecular Bioscience, p. n/a - n/a, 2016.

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