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

C. M. Fontes, Achar, R. K. , Joh, D. Youngjin, Ozer, I. , Bhattacharjee, S. , Hucknall, A. , and Chilkoti, A. , Engineering the surface properties of a zwitterionic polymer brush to enable simple fabrication of inkjet printed point-of-care immunoassays, Langmuir, 2018.
R. Gu, Oweida, T. , Yingling, Y. G. , Chilkoti, A. , and Zauscher, S. , Enzymatic Synthesis of Nucleobase-Modified Single-Stranded DNA Offers Tunable Resistance to Nuclease Degradation, Biomacromolecules, 2018.
K. M. Ruff, Roberts, S. , Chilkoti, A. , and Pappu, R. V. , Advances in Understanding Stimulus Responsive Phase Behavior of Intrinsically Disordered Protein Polymers, Journal of Molecular Biology, 2018.

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