Christine K. Payne

Payne

Yoh Family Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science

Appointments and Affiliations

  • Yoh Family Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science
  • Professor in the Thomas Lord Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science
  • Director of Graduate Studies in the Thomas Lord Department Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science
  • Associate Chair in the Thomas Lord Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science
  • Associate Professor of Chemistry

Contact Information

  • Office Location: 534 Research Dr. #311, Wilkinson, Durham, NC 27708
  • 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
  • EGR 393: Research Projects in Engineering
  • ME 412: Modern Materials
  • ME 490: Special Topics in Mechanical Engineering
  • ME 555: Advanced Topics in Mechanical Engineering
  • PHYSICS 493: Research Independent Study

In the News

Representative Publications

  • Rayens, NT; Cook, KJ; McKinley, SA; Payne, CK, Transport of lysosomes decreases in the perinuclear region: Insights from changepoint analysis., Biophysical Journal, vol 121 no. 7 (2022), pp. 1205-1218 [10.1016/j.bpj.2022.02.032] [abs].
  • Han, X; Payne, CK, Effect of Thioflavin T on the Elongation Rate of Bacteria, Bioelectricity, vol 4 no. 1 (2022), pp. 12-17 [10.1089/bioe.2021.0027] [abs].
  • Jayaram, DT; Payne, CK, Food-Grade TiO2 Particles Generate Intracellular Superoxide and Alter Epigenetic Modifiers in Human Lung Cells., Chemical Research in Toxicology, vol 33 no. 11 (2020), pp. 2872-2879 [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].