Publications Before UNC

13. Ren, J. M.; Knight, A. S.; van Ravensteijn, B.; Kohl, P. Bou Zerdan, R.; Li, Y.; Lunn, D. J.; Abidilla, A.; Qiao, G. G*.; Hawker, C. J. Polymer switches: DNA-inspired strand-exchange to direct polymer self-assembly. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2019. DOI:10.1021/jacs.8b12964


12. 12. Lunn, D.J.; Seo, S.; Lee, S. H-.; Bou Zerdan, R.; Mattson, K. M.; Treat, J. J.; McGrath, A. J., Gutekunst, W. R.; Lawrence, J.; Abdilla, A.; Anastasaki, A.; Knight, A. S.; Schmidt, B. V. K. J; Clark, P. G.; DeRocher, J. P.; Van Dyk, A. K.; Hawker, C.*; J. Polym. Chem. A 2018. DOI:10.1002/pola.29316


11. Watanabe, A.; Niu, J.; Lunn, D. J.; Lawrence, J.; Knight, A. S.; Zhang, M.; Hawker, C. J. PET-RAFT as a Facile Strategy for Preparting Functional Lipid-Polymer Conjugates. J. Polym. Sci. A 2018. 56. 1259-68. DOI: 10.1002/pola.29007


10. Ren, J. M.; Lawrence, J.; Knight, A. S.; Abdilla, A.; Bou Zerdan, R.; Levi, A. E.; Oschmann, B.; Gutekunst, W.; Lee, S. H-.; McGrath, A.; Bates, C. M.; Qiao, G. G.; Hawker, C. J.  Controlled Formation and Binding Selectivity of Discrete Oligo(Methyl Methacrylate) Stereocomplexes. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2018. 140. 1945–51. DOI: 10.1021/jacs.7b13095


9. Knight, A. S.; Larsson, J.; Ren, J. M.; Bou Zerdan, R.; Seguin, S.; Vrahas, R.; Liu, J.; Ren, G.; Hawker, C. J.  Control of Amphiphile Self-Assembly via Bioinspired Metal Ion Coordination. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2018. 140. 1409–14. DOI: 10.1021/jacs.7b11005

8. Knight, A. S.*; Kulkarni, R. U.*; Zhou, E. Y.; Franke, J. M.; Miller, E. W.; Francis, M. B. A modular platform to develop peptoid-based selective fluorescent metal sensors. Chem. Commun. 2017. 53. 3477-80. DOI: 10.1039/C7CC00931C


7.  Diaz, Y. J.; Page, Z. A.; Knight, A. S.; Treat, N. J.; Hemmer, J. R.; Hawker, C. J.; Read de Alaniz, J. A versatile and highly selective colorimetric sensor for detection of amines. Chem. - A Eur. J. 2017. 3562-66. DOI: 10.1002/chem.201700368

- International Patent Application No. PCT/US20 17/057400 filed October 19, 2017.


6. Poelma, S. O.; Oh, S. S.; Helmy, S.; Knight, A. S.; Burnett, G. L.; Soh, H. T.; Hawker, C. J.; Read de Alaniz, J. Controlled drug release to cancer cells from modular one-photon visible light-responsive micellar system. Chem. Commun. 2016. 52. 10525–28. DOI: 10.1039/C6CC04127B


5. Lawrence, J.; Lee, S.-H.; Abdilla, A.; Nothling, M. D.; Ren, J. M.; Knight, A. S.; Fleischmann, C.; Li, Y.; Abrams, A. S.; Schmidt, B. V. K. J.; Hawker, M. C.; Connal, L. A.; McGrath, A. J.; Clark, P. G.; Gutekunst, W. R.; Hawker, C. J. A Versatile and Scalable Strategy to Discrete Oligomers. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2016. 138. 6306−10. DOI: 10.1021/jacs.6b03127.


4. Parker, B. F., Knight, A. S., Vukovic, S., Arnold, J., Francis, M. B. A Peptoid-Based Combinatorial and Computational Approach to Developing Ligands for Uranyl Sequestration from Seawater. Ind. Eng. Chem. Res. 2016. 55. 4187-94. DOI: 10.1021/acs.iecr.5b03500


3. Knight, A. S., Zhou, E. Y., Francis, M. B. Peptoid-Based Ligands for the Selective Chelation of Cadmium in Biological Media. Chem. Sci. 2015. 6. 4042-8. DOI:10.1039/C5SC00676G


2. Knight, A. S., Zhou, E. Y., Francis, M. B., Zuckermann, R. N. Sequence Programmable Peptoid Polymers for Diverse Materials Applications. Adv. Mater. 2015. 27. 5665-91. DOI: 10.1002/adma.201500275


1. Knight, A. S., Zhou, E. Y., Pelton, J. G., Francis, M.B. Selective Chromium(VI) Ligands Identified Using Combinatorial Peptoid Libraries. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2013. 135. 17488–93. DOI: 10.1021/ja408788t

Highlighted in WIRED magazine (September, 2015)

- U.S. Provisional Patent Application No. 61/893,671 filed on October 21, 2013.