Faculty Profiles

Ashutosh Chilkoti
Professor in the Department of Chemistry
1427 CIEMAS, Durham, NC 27708
(919) 660-5373
+1 919 660 5409



Ph.D., University of Washington 1991

Dzuricky, Michael, et al. “De novo engineering of intracellular condensates using artificial disordered proteins.Nature Chemistry, vol. 12, no. 9, Sept. 2020, pp. 814–25. Epmc, doi:10.1038/s41557-020-0511-7. Full Text

Varanko, Anastasia, et al. “Recent trends in protein and peptide-based biomaterials for advanced drug delivery.Advanced Drug Delivery Reviews, Aug. 2020. Epmc, doi:10.1016/j.addr.2020.08.008. Full Text

Zeng, Xiangze, et al. “Connecting Coil-to-Globule Transitions to Full Phase Diagrams for Intrinsically Disordered Proteins.Biophysical Journal, vol. 119, no. 2, July 2020, pp. 402–18. Epmc, doi:10.1016/j.bpj.2020.06.014. Full Text

Varanko, Anastasia K., et al. “Elastin-Like Polypeptides for Biomedical Applications.Annual Review of Biomedical Engineering, vol. 22, June 2020, pp. 343–69. Epmc, doi:10.1146/annurev-bioeng-092419-061127. Full Text

Cruz, Daniela F., et al. “Ultrabright Fluorescence Readout of an Inkjet-Printed Immunoassay Using Plasmonic Nanogap Cavities.Nano Letters, vol. 20, no. 6, June 2020, pp. 4330–36. Epmc, doi:10.1021/acs.nanolett.0c01051. Full Text

Banskota, Samagya, et al. “Genetically Encoded Stealth Nanoparticles of a Zwitterionic Polypeptide-Paclitaxel Conjugate Have a Wider Therapeutic Window than Abraxane in Multiple Tumor Models.Nano Letters, vol. 20, no. 4, Apr. 2020, pp. 2396–409. Epmc, doi:10.1021/acs.nanolett.9b05094. Full Text

Roberts, Stefan, et al. “Complex microparticle architectures from stimuli-responsive intrinsically disordered proteins.Nature Communications, vol. 11, no. 1, Mar. 2020, p. 1342. Epmc, doi:10.1038/s41467-020-15128-9. Full Text

Heggestad, Jacob T., et al. “In Pursuit of Zero 2.0: Recent Developments in Nonfouling Polymer Brushes for Immunoassays.Advanced Materials (Deerfield Beach, Fla.), vol. 32, no. 2, Jan. 2020, p. e1903285. Epmc, doi:10.1002/adma.201903285. Full Text

Wang, Jing, et al. “Heuristics for the Optimal Presentation of Bioactive Peptides on Polypeptide Micelles.Nano Letters, vol. 19, no. 11, Nov. 2019, pp. 7977–87. Epmc, doi:10.1021/acs.nanolett.9b03141. Full Text

Garcia Quiroz, Felipe, et al. “Intrinsically disordered proteins access a range of hysteretic phase separation behaviors.Science Advances, vol. 5, no. 10, Oct. 2019, p. eaax5177. Epmc, doi:10.1126/sciadv.aax5177. Full Text


Deshpande, Sonal, et al. Enzymatic synthesis and modification of high molecular weight DNA using terminal deoxynucleotidyl transferase. Vol. 627, 2019, pp. 163–88. Epmc, doi:10.1016/bs.mie.2019.07.044. Full Text

Bhattacharyya, J., et al. “Elastin-Like Polypeptides: Bio-Inspired Smart Polymers for Protein Purification, Drug Delivery and Tissue Engineering.” Biomaterials from Nature for Advanced Devices and Therapies, 2016, pp. 106–26. Scopus, doi:10.1002/9781119126218.ch7. Full Text

Hill, R. T., and A. Chilkoti. “Surface Patterning.” Biomaterials Science: An Introduction to Materials: Third Edition, 2013, pp. 276–301. Scopus, doi:10.1016/B978-0-08-087780-8.00028-0. Full Text

Nusz, G., and A. Chilkoti. “Individual plasmonic nanostructures as label free biosensors.” Nanoplasmonic Sensors, 2012, pp. 105–26. Scopus, doi:10.1007/978-1-4614-3933-2_5. Full Text

Bhattacharyya, Jayanta, and Ashutosh Chilkoti. “Abstract 4481: Genetically encoded chimeric polypeptide nanoparticles for gemcitabine delivery to solid tumors.” Cancer Chemistry, American Association for Cancer Research, 2014. Crossref, doi:10.1158/1538-7445.am2014-4481. Full Text

Liu, Wenge, et al. “Abstract 4583: In situ photocontrolled intratumoral depot for combined photodynamic therapy and brachytherapy for solid tumor.” Experimental and Molecular Therapeutics, American Association for Cancer Research, 2014. Crossref, doi:10.1158/1538-7445.am2014-4583. Full Text

Chilkoti, Ashutosh. “Surface initiated polymerization and its applications in medicine.” Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society, vol. 248, AMER CHEMICAL SOC, 2014.

Chilkoti, Ashutosh. “Genetically encoded polypeptide nanoparticles for delivery of drugs.” Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society, vol. 247, AMER CHEMICAL SOC, 2014.

Quiroz, F. G., and A. Chilkoti. “The language of protein polymers.” Acs Symposium Series, vol. 1170, 2014, pp. 15–33. Scopus, doi:10.1021/bk-2014-1170.ch002. Full Text

Chilkoti, Ashutosh. “Genetically engineered polypeptide conjugates and fusions for drug delivery.” Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society, vol. 246, AMER CHEMICAL SOC, 2013.

Tang, Lei, et al. “Enzyme catalyzed polymerization of DNA amphiphiles that self-assemble into star-like micelles.” Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society, vol. 246, AMER CHEMICAL SOC, 2013.

Chilkoti, Ashutosh. “Syntax of "smart" peptide polymers governs their function.” Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society, vol. 246, AMER CHEMICAL SOC, 2013.

Garanger, Elisabeth, et al. “Elastin-based amphiphilic copolymers as precision building blocks for controlled self-assembly.” Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society, vol. 246, AMER CHEMICAL SOC, 2013.

Weinberger, A., et al. “Interactions of elastin-like polypeptides with model membranes on GUVs.” European Biophysics Journal With Biophysics Letters, vol. 42, SPRINGER, 2013, pp. S158–S158.