Khalid Salaita

Khalid Salaita is an associate professor of Chemistry at Emory University.  His research group is interested in understanding the role of mechanical forces in cell biology by developing molecular tension fluorescence microscopy, such as mapping cell traction forces with piconewton(pN) sensitivity.


Therapeutic DNAzyme-Nanoparticle Conjugates for Gene Regulation
DNA Machines Enhance SNP Analysis Efficiency
Assay to Measure Cell Traction Forces for High Throughput Drug Screening and Mechanical Phenotyping
GeneRegs: Nanoparticles for Treatment of Severe Asthma
DNAzyme Nanoparticles for the Cleavage of RNA
Molecular Probe that Records Mechanical Information Produced by Living Cells
Engineering Tighter Binding Spherical Nucleic Acids
tPAINT to Measure Molecular Forces in Live Cells
A Method of Using Responsive Micro and Sub-micro Scale Polymer Particles for Mechanical Manipulation of Molecules
Chameleon-Inspired Strain-Accommodating Smart Skin
Antisense Oligonucleotides Therapeutics Targeting Specific Tissues or Cells
Mobile Phone Diagnostic for COVID-19
Non-invasive Probes to Determine Efficacy of Cancer Therapies
Using Hetero-multivalent DNA-functionalized Materials to Detect Genetic Mutations
Tension-activated Cell Tagging (TaCT)
Enhanced Delivery and Efficacy of Antisense Drugs via Covalently Linked Nanodisc Scaffolds
Drug Discovery
Medical Device
Micro and Nanotechnology
Research Tools