Faculty Profiles

Christine K. Payne
Associate Professor of Chemistry
701 W. Main St., Office 4306, Chesterfield Building, Durham, NC 27701
(919) 681-2096



Ph.D., University of California - Berkeley 2003

Jayaram, Dhanya T., and Christine K. Payne. “Food-Grade TiO2 Particles Generate Intracellular Superoxide and Alter Epigenetic Modifiers in Human Lung Cells.Chemical Research in Toxicology, vol. 33, no. 11, Nov. 2020, pp. 2872–79. Epmc, doi:10.1021/acs.chemrestox.0c00331. Full Text

Griffith, Darbi M., et al. “DNA-nanoparticle interactions: Formation of a DNA corona and its effects on a protein corona.Biointerphases, vol. 15, no. 5, Oct. 2020, p. 051006. Pubmed, doi:10.1116/6.0000439. Full Text

Poulsen, Karsten M., et al. “Automation and low-cost proteomics for characterization of the protein corona: experimental methods for big data.Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry, vol. 412, no. 24, Sept. 2020, pp. 6543–51. Epmc, doi:10.1007/s00216-020-02726-1. Full Text

Jayaram, Dhanya T., and Christine K. Payne. “Intracellular Generation of Superoxide by TiO2 Nanoparticles Decreases Histone Deacetylase 9 (HDAC9), an Epigenetic Modifier.Bioconjugate Chemistry, vol. 31, no. 5, May 2020, pp. 1354–61. Epmc, doi:10.1021/acs.bioconjchem.0c00091. Full Text

Payne, Christine K. “A protein corona primer for physical chemists.The Journal of Chemical Physics, vol. 151, no. 13, Oct. 2019, p. 130901. Epmc, doi:10.1063/1.5120178. Full Text

Morris, Joshua D., and Christine K. Payne. “Microscopy and Cell Biology: New Methods and New Questions.Annual Review of Physical Chemistry, vol. 70, June 2019, pp. 199–218. Epmc, doi:10.1146/annurev-physchem-042018-052527. Full Text

Jayaram, D. T., et al. “TiO2 nanoparticles generate superoxide and alter gene expression in human lung cells.” Rsc Advances, vol. 9, no. 43, Jan. 2019, pp. 25039–47. Scopus, doi:10.1039/c9ra04037d. Full Text

Jayaram, Dhanya T., et al. “Protein Corona in Response to Flow: Effect on Protein Concentration and Structure.Biophysical Journal, vol. 115, no. 2, July 2018, pp. 209–16. Epmc, doi:10.1016/j.bpj.2018.02.036. Full Text

Runa, Sabiha, et al. “Nanoparticle-Cell Interactions: Relevance for Public Health.The Journal of Physical Chemistry. B, vol. 122, no. 3, Jan. 2018, pp. 1009–16. Epmc, doi:10.1021/acs.jpcb.7b08650. Full Text

Thourson, Scott B., and Christine K. Payne. “Modulation of action potentials using PEDOT:PSS conducting polymer microwires.” Scientific Reports, vol. 7, no. 1, Springer Science and Business Media LLC, Dec. 2017. Crossref, doi:10.1038/s41598-017-11032-3. Full Text Open Access Copy


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