Christine K. Payne

Payne

Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science

Appointments and Affiliations

  • Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science
  • Associate Professor of Chemistry

Contact Information

  • Office Location: 701 W. Main St., Office 4306, Chesterfield Building, Durham, NC 27701
  • Office Phone: (919) 681-2096
  • Email Address: christine.payne@duke.edu
  • Websites:

Education

  • Ph.D. University of California at Berkeley, 2003

CV

Research Interests

Molecular mechanisms by which cells interact with materials, specifically nanoparticles and conducting polymers, with applications in nanomedicine and environmental exposure

Courses Taught

  • CHEM 590: Special Topics in Chemistry
  • ME 392: Undergraduate Projects in Mechanical Engineering
  • ME 394: Engineering Undergraduate Fellows Projects
  • ME 490: Special Topics in Mechanical Engineering
  • ME 555: Advanced Topics in Mechanical Engineering

In the News

Representative Publications

  • Payne, CK, A protein corona primer for physical chemists., The Journal of Chemical Physics, vol 151 no. 13 (2019) [10.1063/1.5120178] [abs].
  • Morris, JD; Payne, CK, Microscopy and Cell Biology: New Methods and New Questions., Annual Review of Physical Chemistry, vol 70 (2019), pp. 199-218 [10.1146/annurev-physchem-042018-052527] [abs].
  • Jayaram, DT; Kumar, A; Kippner, LE; Ho, PY; Kemp, ML; Fan, Y; Payne, CK, TiO2 nanoparticles generate superoxide and alter gene expression in human lung cells, Rsc Adv., vol 9 no. 43 (2019), pp. 25039-25047 [10.1039/c9ra04037d] [abs].
  • Jayaram, DT; Pustulka, SM; Mannino, RG; Lam, WA; Payne, CK, Protein Corona in Response to Flow: Effect on Protein Concentration and Structure., Biophysical Journal, vol 115 no. 2 (2018), pp. 209-216 [10.1016/j.bpj.2018.02.036] [abs].
  • Runa, S; Hussey, M; Payne, CK, Nanoparticle-Cell Interactions: Relevance for Public Health., Journal of Physical Chemistry B, vol 122 no. 3 (2018), pp. 1009-1016 [10.1021/acs.jpcb.7b08650] [abs].