Christine K. Payne

Christine K. Payne

Adjunct Associate Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Sci

Appointments and Affiliations

  • Adjunct Associate Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Sci

Contact Information

  • Office Location: 701 W. Main St., Office #4306, Chesterfield Building, Durham, NC 27701
  • Email Address: christine.payne@duke.edu
  • Websites:

Education

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

Research Interests

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

In the News

Representative Publications

  • Thourson, SB; Payne, CK, Modulation of action potentials using PEDOT:PSS conducting polymer microwires, Scientific Reports, vol 7 no. 1 (2017) [10.1038/s41598-017-11032-3] [abs].
  • Runa, S; Hussey, M; Payne, CK, Nanoparticle-Cell Interactions: Relevance for Public Health., The Journal of Physical Chemistry Part B: Condensed Matter, Materials, Surfaces, Interfaces and Biophysical (2017) [10.1021/acs.jpcb.7b08650] [abs].
  • Runa, S; Lakadamyali, M; Kemp, ML; Payne, CK, TiO2 Nanoparticle-Induced Oxidation of the Plasma Membrane: Importance of the Protein Corona., The Journal of Physical Chemistry Part B: Condensed Matter, Materials, Surfaces, Interfaces and Biophysical, vol 121 no. 37 (2017), pp. 8619-8625 [10.1021/acs.jpcb.7b04208] [abs].
  • Morris, JD; Thourson, SB; Panta, KR; Flanders, BN; Payne, CK, Conducting polymer nanowires for control of local protein concentration in solution, Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, vol 50 no. 17 (2017), pp. 174003-174003 [10.1088/1361-6463/aa60b0] [abs].
  • Flores, JJ; Payne, CK; Morris, JD, Heme protein-mediated synthesis of PEDOT: PSS: enhancing conductivity by inhibiting heme degradation, RSC Advances, vol 7 no. 20 (2017), pp. 12017-12021 [abs].