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

D. Mark Shapiro, Ney, M. , Eghtesadi, S. Ali, and Chilkoti, A. , Protein Phase Separation Arising from Intrinsic Disorder: First-Principles to Bespoke Applications, The Journal of Physical Chemistry B, vol. 125, no. 25, pp. 6740 - 6759, 2021.
A. Varanko, Saha, S. , and Chilkoti, A. , Recent trends in protein and peptide-based biomaterials for advanced drug delivery., Adv Drug Deliv Rev, vol. 156, pp. 133-187, 2020.
A. K. Varanko and Chilkoti, A. , Molecular and Materials Engineering for Delivery of Peptide Drugs to Treat Type 2 Diabetes., Adv Healthc Mater, vol. 8, no. 12, p. e1801509, 2019.

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