Christine K. Payne

Payne

Yoh Family Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science

Appointments and Affiliations

  • Yoh Family Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science
  • Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science
  • Director of Graduate Studies in the Department 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 - Berkeley, 2003

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
  • PHYSICS 493: Research Independent Study

In the News

Representative Publications

  • Jayaram, DT; Payne, CK, Food-Grade TiO2 Particles Generate Intracellular Superoxide and Alter Epigenetic Modifiers in Human Lung Cells., Chemical Research in Toxicology (2020) [10.1021/acs.chemrestox.0c00331] [abs].
  • Griffith, DM; Jayaram, DT; Spencer, DM; Pisetsky, DS; Payne, CK, DNA-nanoparticle interactions: Formation of a DNA corona and its effects on a protein corona., Biointerphases, vol 15 no. 5 (2020) [10.1116/6.0000439] [abs].
  • Poulsen, KM; Pho, T; Champion, JA; Payne, CK, Automation and low-cost proteomics for characterization of the protein corona: experimental methods for big data., Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry, vol 412 no. 24 (2020), pp. 6543-6551 [10.1007/s00216-020-02726-1] [abs].
  • Jayaram, DT; Payne, CK, Intracellular Generation of Superoxide by TiO2 Nanoparticles Decreases Histone Deacetylase 9 (HDAC9), an Epigenetic Modifier., Bioconjug Chem, vol 31 no. 5 (2020), pp. 1354-1361 [10.1021/acs.bioconjchem.0c00091] [abs].
  • Payne, CK, A protein corona primer for physical chemists., The Journal of Chemical Physics, vol 151 no. 13 (2019) [10.1063/1.5120178] [abs].