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

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." Chemical Society Reviews 43.5 (March 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

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

Qi, Y, Amiram, M, Gao, W, and Chilkoti, A. "Sortase-mediated initiator attachment for in situ grafting of a PEG-based polymer brush from the C terminus of green fluorescent protein." J Control Release 172.1 (November 28, 2013): e121-null. 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." Journal of Controlled Release : Official Journal of the Controlled Release Society 172.1 (November 2013): 144-151. Full Text