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.
“Engineering the Architecture of Elastin‐Like Polypeptides: From Unimers to Hierarchical Self‐Assembly”, Advanced Therapeutics, vol. 24181399872461, p. 1900164, 2020.,
“Heuristics for the Optimal Presentation of Bioactive Peptides on Polypeptide Micelles”, Nano Letters, vol. 19, no. 11, pp. 7977 - 7987, 2019.,