People – Connor Amelung

Connor Amelung

Duke University

Research Interests

I am interested in synthsizing and characterizing fibular hydrogels to model vascular assembly and disease.

Selected Publications

Thede A, Kittel A, Tang J, Amelung C, Cocker C, Harold L, and Lampe K. Effects of Cell-adhesive ligand presentation on pentapeptid supramolecular assembly and gelation. Cells Tissues Organs. 2023.

Duti I, Florian J, Kittel C, Amelung C, Gray V, Lampe K, Letteri R. Peptide Steriocomplexation Orchestrates Supramolecular Assemble of Hydrogel Biomaterials. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2023.

Gray V*, Amelung C*, Duti I, Laudermilch E, Letteri R, Lampe K. Biomaterials via peptide assembly: design, characterization, and application in tissue engineering. Acta Biomater. 2021. (* denotes co-first author)

Tang J, Roloson E, Amelung C, Lampe K. Rapidly Assembling Pentapeptides for Injectable Delivery (RAPID) Hydrogels as Cytoprotective Cell Carriers. ACS Biomater. Sci. Eng. 2019.


NSF Graduate Research Fellow

Pratt-Gardner Graduate Fellow