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 at Berkeley 2003

Morris, Joshua D., and Christine K. Payne. “Microscopy and Cell Biology: New Methods and New Questions..” Annual Review of Physical Chemistry, Mar. 2019. Epmc, doi:10.1146/annurev-physchem-042018-052527. 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 Nature, Dec. 2017. Crossref, doi:10.1038/s41598-017-11032-3. Full Text Open Access Copy

Runa, Sabiha, et al. “TiO2 Nanoparticle-Induced Oxidation of the Plasma Membrane: Importance of the Protein Corona..” The Journal of Physical Chemistry. B, vol. 121, no. 37, Sept. 2017, pp. 8619–25. Epmc, doi:10.1021/acs.jpcb.7b04208. Full Text

Morris, Joshua D., et al. “Conducting polymer nanowires for control of local protein concentration in solution.” Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, vol. 50, no. 17, IOP Publishing, May 2017, pp. 174003–174003. Crossref, doi:10.1088/1361-6463/aa60b0. Full Text

Flores, J. J., et al. “Heme protein-mediated synthesis of PEDOT: PSS: enhancing conductivity by inhibiting heme degradation.” Rsc Advances, vol. 7, no. 20, 2017, pp. 12017–21.

Jayaram, D. T., et al. “Nanoparticle-induced oxidation of corona proteins initiates an oxidative stress response in cells.” Nanoscale, vol. 9, 2017, pp. 7595–601.


Szymanski, C. J., et al. “Imaging intracellular quantum dots: Fluorescence microscopy and transmission electron microscopy.” Nanobiotechnology Protocols, edited by S. J. Rosenthal and D. X. Wright, Humana Press, 2013.