Faculty Profiles

Christine K. Payne
Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science
701 W. Main St., Office #4306, Chesterfield Building, Durham, NC 27701
(919) 681-2096



Ph.D., University of California at Berkeley 2003

Runa, S, Hussey, M, and Payne, CK. "Nanoparticle-Cell Interactions: Relevance for Public Health." The journal of physical chemistry. B 122.3 (January 2018): 1009-1016. Full Text

Thourson, SB, and Payne, CK. "Modulation of action potentials using PEDOT:PSS conducting polymer microwires." Scientific Reports 7.1 (December 2017). Full Text Open Access Copy

Runa, S, Lakadamyali, M, Kemp, ML, and Payne, CK. "TiO2 Nanoparticle-Induced Oxidation of the Plasma Membrane: Importance of the Protein Corona." The journal of physical chemistry. B 121.37 (September 2017): 8619-8625. Full Text

Morris, JD, Thourson, SB, Panta, KR, Flanders, BN, and Payne, CK. "Conducting polymer nanowires for control of local protein concentration in solution." Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics 50.17 (May 4, 2017): 174003-174003. Full Text

Flores, JJ, Payne, CK, and Morris, JD. "Heme protein-mediated synthesis of PEDOT: PSS: enhancing conductivity by inhibiting heme degradation." RSC Advances 7.20 (2017): 12017-12021.

Jayaram, DT, Luo, Q, Thourson, SB, Finlay, A, and Payne, CK. "Controlling the resting membrane potential of cells with conducting polymer microwires." Small (2017): #1700789-.

Jayaram, DT, Runa, S, Kemp, ML, and Payne, CK. "Nanoparticle-induced oxidation of corona proteins initiates an oxidative stress response in cells." Nanoscale 9 (2017): 7595-7601.

Morris, JD, Wong, KM, Peñaherrera, CD, and Payne, CK. "Mechanism of the biomolecular synthesis of PEDOT: PSS: importance of heme degradation by hydrogen peroxide." Biomaterials science (2016).

Runa, S, Khanal, D, Kemp, ML, and Payne, CK. "TiO2 nanoparticles alter the expression of peroxiredoxin antioxidant genes." Journal of Physical Chemistry C 120 (2016): 20736-20742.

Morris, JD, Khanal, D, Richey, JA, and Payne, CK. "Hemoglobin-mediated synthesis of PEDOT: PSS: enhancing conductivity through biological oxidants." Biomaterials Science 3.3 (2015): 442-445.


Szymanski, CJ, Yi, H, Liu, JT, Wright, ER, and Payne, CK. "Imaging intracellular quantum dots: Fluorescence microscopy and transmission electron microscopy." Nanobiotechnology Protocols. Ed. SJ Rosenthal and DX Wright. New York, NY: Humana Press, 2013.

Rana, MA, Yao, N, Mukhopadhyay, S, Zhang, F, Warren, EAK, and Payne, CK. "Modeling the effect of nanoparticles and the bistability of transmembrane potential in nonexcitable cells." American Control Conference. Boston, MA, 2016.

Mukhopadhyay, S, Zhang, F, Warren, E, and Payne, CK. "A model for controlling the resting membrane potential of cells using nanoparticles." 53rd IEEE Conference on Decision and Control. Boston, MA, 2014.