Recent News

May 9, 2024

Earth Day Celebration

February 12, 2024

Morgan presents at BPS!

November 10, 2023

The Payne Lab is hiring!

We are recruiting PhD students for Fall 2024 and postdocs at anytime. Please see the flyer for details about specific projects.

November 10, 2023

Congrats to Morgan!

Morgan successfully passed her Preliminary Exam and is now a PhD Candidate! She celebrated with mead, Hope Animal Rescue, and ritz crackers.

August 2, 2023

Goodbye, Catherine!

July 12, 2023

Cheers to Dr. Han!

July 6, 2023

Congrats to Samantha!

Samantha is spending a summer as an intern at NASA. Congrats!

May 26, 2023

Dr. Rayens!

April 5, 2023

Congrats to Dr. Rayens!

March 6, 2023

Congrats to Judith on passing her RPD!

The Payne Lab celebrated at Craft and Draft.

October 24, 2022

Payne Lab presents at NCSOT

The Payne Lab, along with our collaborators in the Bonner and Tighe Labs, presented posters at NCSOT.

August 1, 2022

Congrats to Hannah!

On a great summer and a great REU poster!

May 9, 2022

Congrats to Gustavo and Eddy!

Duke Chemistry Class of 2022!

July 30, 2021

Congrats to David!

Congrats to David on a great presentation as part of NCCU's DREAM STEM NSF-REU program!

June 9, 2021

Congrats to Christine!

On being named a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry!

June 1, 2020

Congrats to Christine!

One of Duke's five new Bass Professors recognized for excellence in teaching and research.

May 14, 2020

Congrats to Brad!

Brad was recognized with two BME awards - the Theo C. Pilkington Memorial Award and a Clark Award for undergraduate research.

May 14, 2020

Congrats to Brad and Quinton!

On earning their undergrad degrees from Duke! Quinton in Physics and Brad in BME.

June 12, 2019

Payne Lab research in The Guardian!

See some recent Payne Lab research on TiO2 nanoparticles discussed in The Guardian.

March 7, 2019

Welcome Brad!

Brad Foster joins the Payne Lab as a Pratt Fellow!