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

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

Sinclair, SM, Bhattacharyya, J, McDaniel, JR, Gooden, DM, Gopalaswamy, R, Chilkoti, A, and Setton, LA. "A genetically engineered thermally responsive sustained release curcumin depot to treat neuroinflammation." J Control Release 171.1 (October 10, 2013): 38-47. Full Text Open Access Copy

McDaniel, JR, Dewhirst, MW, and Chilkoti, A. "Actively targeting solid tumours with thermoresponsive drug delivery systems that respond to mild hyperthermia." Int J Hyperthermia 29.6 (September 2013): 501-510. (Review) Full Text

Khan, MN, Tjong, V, Chilkoti, A, and Zharnikov, M. "Spectroscopic study of a DNA brush synthesized in situ by surface initiated enzymatic polymerization." J Phys Chem B 117.34 (August 29, 2013): 9929-9938. Full Text

McDaniel, JR, Radford, DC, and Chilkoti, A. "A unified model for de novo design of elastin-like polypeptides with tunable inverse transition temperatures." Biomacromolecules 14.8 (August 12, 2013): 2866-2872. Full Text