April 12, 2013

Congrats to Felipe for successfully defending his dissertation today!

March 30, 2013

Congrats to Isaac and Stefan on being awarded NSF Graduate Fellowships!  Also, congrats to Caslin and Mandana who received honarable mentions for their NSF applications!

March 19, 2013

Congrats to Vina for successfully defending her dissertation!

January 30, 2013

The first news of the year 2013 goes to Mira and company for their recent PNAS publication detailing their "jelly bean" PODS! and Duke's Pratt School of Engineering both picked up on the story and in turn, wrote their own stories about it!

December 1, 2012

Congrats to Ryan Hill for being promoted to Senior Research Scientist!

November 1, 2012

Congrats to Vina and her husband as they are now the proud parents of Miss Aina (pronounced EYE-NUH) Elizabeth Koh!

August 30, 2012

Congrats to Ryan and Tosh as their collaborative work with the Smith, Maier, and Pendry groups has been published in Science! Check out the cover art as well!

July 21, 2012

Congrats to Chilkoti Group and Cohorts (Dewhirst and Zalutsky) as they have recently secured 2 new R01 grants: one to combat tumors with engineered thermally responsive multivalency and another to improve the delivery of drugs in general using the unique properties elastin-esque biopolymers.

April 11, 2012

Congrats to Kelli for winning a NSF Graduate Research Fellowship! A note to all you new incoming students: get your fellowship application writing skillz ready for the next fellowship solicitation!

April 10, 2012

Team Chilkoti Group (TCG) was awarded a NIH grant to study Protease Operated Depots (PODs) as a new trojan-horse type of drug delivery platform!

March 30, 2012

Mira defended her dissertation today, putting up what is probably a record time for PHD completion in the Chilkoti Group. Congrats to Mira!

November 16, 2011

Team Chilkoti Group (TCG) was awarded a grant from the NIH NIDDK to develop peptide therapeutics for Type 2 Diabetes using stealth polymer technology.

April 19, 2011

Congrats to Andy and Tosh as their work with Alexander Valencia and Rihe Liu was featured in an ACS Nano Virtual Issue highlighting the use of Nanomaterials for Drug Delivery!

January 31, 2011

Congrats AGAIN to Mira, Felipe, Dan, and Tosh as their gene cloning and amplification techniques have been highlighted by Nature Materials News and Views!

January 24, 2011

Congrats to Mira, Felipe, Dan, and Tosh on their recent Nature Materials paper! They share with the world their novel, high-throughput gene encoding technique that facilitates the discovery of "smart" protein polymers!