Faculty Profiles

Ashutosh Chilkoti
Alan L. Kaganov Professor of Biomedical Engineering
CIEMAS 3381, Durham, NC 27708
(919) 660-5373
+1 919 660 5409



Ph.D., University of Washington 1991

Hill, RT, and Chilkoti, A. "Surface Patterning." Biomaterials Science: An Introduction to Materials: Third Edition. January 1, 2013. 276-301. Full Text

Weinberger, A, Walter, V, MacEwan, SR, Schmatko, T, Muller, P, Schroder, AP, Chilkoti, A, and Marques, CM. "Cargo self-assembly rescues affinity of cell-penetrating peptides to lipid membranes." Scientific Reports 7 (March 6, 2017). Full Text

Gonzalez, MA, Simon, JR, Ghoorchian, A, Scholl, Z, Lin, S, Rubinstein, M, Marszalek, P, Chilkoti, A, López, GP, and Zhao, X. "Strong, Tough, Stretchable, and Self-Adhesive Hydrogels from Intrinsically Unstructured Proteins." Advanced materials (Deerfield Beach, Fla.) 29.10 (March 2017). Full Text

Bhattacharyya, J, Weitzhandler, I, Ho, SB, McDaniel, JR, Li, X, Tang, L, Liu, J, Dewhirst, M, and Chilkoti, A. "Encapsulating a Hydrophilic Chemotherapeutic into Rod-Like Nanoparticles of a Genetically Encoded Asymmetric Triblock Polypeptide Improves Its Efficacy." Advanced Functional Materials 27.12 (March 2017): 1605421-1605421. Full Text

Widder, K, MacEwan, SR, Garanger, E, Núñez, V, Lecommandoux, S, Chilkoti, A, and Hinderberger, D. "Characterisation of hydration and nanophase separation during the temperature response in hydrophobic/hydrophilic elastin-like polypeptide (ELP) diblock copolymers." Soft matter 13.9 (March 2017): 1816-1822. Full Text

Ozer, I, and Chilkoti, A. "Site-Specific and Stoichiometric Stealth Polymer Conjugates of Therapeutic Peptides and Proteins." Bioconjugate chemistry 28.3 (March 2017): 713-723. Full Text

Joh, DY, McGuire, F, Abedini-Nassab, R, Andrews, JB, Achar, RK, Zimmers, Z, Mozhdehi, D, Blair, R, Albarghouthi, F, Oles, W, Richter, J, Fontes, CM, Hucknall, AM, Yellen, BB, Franklin, AD, and Chilkoti, A. "Poly(oligo(ethylene glycol) methyl ether methacrylate) Brushes on High-κ Metal Oxide Dielectric Surfaces for Bioelectrical Environments." ACS applied materials & interfaces 9.6 (February 2017): 5522-5529. Full Text

Wang, J, MacEwan, SR, and Chilkoti, A. "Quantitative Mapping of the Spatial Distribution of Nanoparticles in Endo-Lysosomes by Local pH." Nano letters 17.2 (February 2017): 1226-1232. Full Text

MacEwan, SR, Weitzhandler, I, Hoffmann, I, Genzer, J, Gradzielski, M, and Chilkoti, A. "Phase Behavior and Self-Assembly of Perfectly Sequence-Defined and Monodisperse Multiblock Copolypeptides." Biomacromolecules 18.2 (February 2017): 599-609. Full Text

Banskota, S, Yousefpour, P, and Chilkoti, A. "Cell-Based Biohybrid Drug Delivery Systems: The Best of the Synthetic and Natural Worlds." Macromolecular bioscience 17.1 (January 2017). Full Text

Kwok, KWH, Dong, W, Marinakos, SM, Liu, J, Chilkoti, A, Wiesner, MR, Chernick, M, and Hinton, DE. "Silver nanoparticle toxicity is related to coating materials and disruption of sodium concentration regulation." Nanotoxicology 10.9 (November 2016): 1306-1317. Full Text Open Access Copy


Liu, W, Mukerji, R, Li, X, Schaal, J, Bhattacharyya, J, Zalutsky, M, and Chilkoti, A. "Abstract 4583: In situ photocontrolled intratumoral depot for combined photodynamic therapy and brachytherapy for solid tumor." October 1, 2014. Full Text

Quiroz, FG, and Chilkoti, A. "The language of protein polymers." January 1, 2014. Full Text

Garanger, E, Mac Ewan, S, Brulet, A, Bataille, L, Sandre, O, Chilkoti, A, and Lecommandoux, S. "Elastin-based amphiphilic copolymers as precision building blocks for controlled self-assembly." September 8, 2013.

Tang, L, Tjong, V, Gu, R, Chilkoti, A, and Zauscher, S. "Enzyme catalyzed polymerization of DNA amphiphiles that self-assemble into star-like micelles." September 8, 2013.

Weinberger, A, Macewan, S, Schmatko, T, Schroder, A, Chilkoti, A, and Marques, CM. "Interactions of elastin-like polypeptides with model membranes on GUVs." July 2013.