Mary Miller | Associate Professor, Program Director of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Program
Office: 104 Frazier Jelke W | Phone: (901) 843-3556 | Email:


Genetics, Microbiology, Cancer Biology

Research Interest »






Opening Convocation Address 2008

B.A., University of Tennessee
Ph.D., University of Virginia
(Genetics, microbiology, cell biology)

  • Biochemistry and Molecular Bio 451 - RESEARCH
  • Biology 131 - BIOLOGY I LABORATORY
  • Biology 301 - MICROBIOLOGY
  • Biology 304 - GENETICS
  • Biology 304 - GENETICS LAB
  • Biology 451 - RESEARCH IN BIOLOGY
  • Biology 486 - SENIOR SEMINAR

Selected Publications

Pratt, Z. L, B. J. Drehman, M. E. Miller, and S. D. Johnston. (2007)  Mutual Interdependence of MSI1 (CAC3) and YAK1 in Saccharomyces cerevisiae.  Journal of Molecular Biology.368: 30-43.

Miller, M. E., F. R. Cross, A. L. Groeger, K. L. Jameson. (2005). Identification of novel and conserved functional and structural elements of the G1 cyclin Cln3 important for interactions with the Cdk, Cdc28 in S. cerevisiae. Yeast. 22(13):1021-1036.

Cross, F. R., V. Archambualt, M. Miller, and M. Klovstad. (2002).  Testing a Mathematical Model of the Yeast Cell Cycle.  Molecular Biology of the Cell.  13(1): 52-70.

Miller, M. E. and F. R. Cross. (2001) Mechanisms controlling subcellular localization of the G1 cyclins CLN2 and CLN3 in budding yeast.  Molecular and Cellular Biology. 21(18):  6292-6311. 

Miller, M. E. and F. R. Cross.  (2001) Cyclin specificity: how many wheels do you need on a unicycle?  Journal of Cell Science. 114 (10):1811-1820.

Miller, M. E.  and F. R. Cross. (2000) Distinct subcellular localization patterns contribute to functional specificity of the Cln2 and Cln3 cyclins of S. cerevisiaeMolecular and Cellular Biology 20 (2): 542-555.

Miller, Cairns, Levinson, Yamamoto, Engel, and Smith.  (1996) Adenovirus E1A specifically blocks SWI/SNF-dependent transcriptional activation.  Molecular and Cellular Biology.  16 (10): 5737-5743.

Miller, Engel, and Smith. (1995) Cyclic AMP signaling is required for function of the N-terminal and CR1 domains of adenovirus E1A in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Oncogene 11: 1623-1630.