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

Tang, L, Tjong, V, Li, N, Yingling, YG, Chilkoti, A, and Zauscher, S. "Enzymatic polymerization of high molecular weight DNA amphiphiles that self-assemble into star-like micelles." Advanced materials (Deerfield Beach, Fla.) 26.19 (May 2014): 3050-3054. Full Text

McDaniel, JR, MacEwan, SR, Li, X, Radford, DC, Landon, CD, Dewhirst, M, and Chilkoti, A. "Rational design of "heat seeking" drug loaded polypeptide nanoparticles that thermally target solid tumors." Nano letters 14.5 (May 2014): 2890-2895. Full Text

Tjong, V, Tang, L, Zauscher, S, and Chilkoti, A. ""Smart" DNA interfaces." Chem Soc Rev 43.5 (March 7, 2014): 1612-1626. (Review) Full Text

Qi, Y, and Chilkoti, A. "Growing polymers from peptides and proteins: A biomedical perspective." Polymer Chemistry 5.2 (January 21, 2014): 266-276. Full Text

MacEwan, SR, Hassouneh, W, and Chilkoti, A. "Non-chromatographic purification of recombinant elastin-like polypeptides and their fusions with peptides and proteins from Escherichia coli." Journal of visualized experiments : JoVE 88 (January 1, 2014).

Mastria, E, and Chilkoti, A. "Genetically encoded “smart” peptide polymers for biomedicine." MRS Bulletin 39.01 (January 2014): 35-43. Full Text

MacEwan, SR, and Chilkoti, A. "Controlled apoptosis by a thermally toggled nanoscale amplifier of cellular uptake." Nano letters 14.4 (January 2014): 2058-2064. Full Text

Yousefpour, P, and Chilkoti, A. "Co-opting biology to deliver drugs." Biotechnology and Bioengineering 111.9 (2014): 1699-1716. Full Text

Amiram, M, Luginbuhl, KM, Li, X, Feinglos, MN, and Chilkoti, A. "A depot-forming glucagon-like peptide-1 fusion protein reduces blood glucose for five days with a single injection." J Control Release 172.1 (November 28, 2013): 144-151. Full Text