Michael E. Miller
Department of Biological Sciences
Assistant Research Professor and Director of the Auburn University Instrumentation Facility

Office: 37 Rouse Life Sciences Bldg.

Address: 101 Rouse Life Sciences Bldg.
Auburn University, AL 36849

Phone: (334) 844-1654

Fax: (334) 844-1645

Email: millem1@auburn.edu


Postdoctoral Fellow - Cornell University
Postdoctoral Fellow – Hawaiian Sugar Planters’ Association, Aiea, Hawaii
Ph.D. - University of Florida, Plant Sciences
M.A. – University of Texas at Austin, Botany
B.A. – University of Texas at Austin, Botany

Research and Teaching Interests


Selected Publications

  1. Chaudhari, A. A., Jasper, S. L., Dosunmu, E., Miller, M.E., Arnold, R. D., Singh, S. R., & Pillai, S. 2015. Novel pegylated silver coated carbon nanotubes kill Salmonella but they are non-toxic to eukaryotic cells. Journal ofNanobiotechnology, 13:23.

  2. Arora S, Tyagi N, Bhardwaj A, Rusu L, Palanki R, Vig K, Singh SR, Singh AP, Palanki S, Miller M.E., Carter JE. 2015. Silver nanoparticles protect human keratinocytes against UVB radiation-induced DNA damage and apoptosis: potential for prevention of skin carcinogenesis. Nanomedicine: Nanotechnology, Biology and Medicine. 2015 Mar 21.

  3. Tiwari, P. M., Eroglu, E., Bawage, S. S., Vig, K., Miller, M.E., Pillai, S., ... & Singh, S. R. 2014. Enhanced intracellular translocation and biodistribution of gold nanoparticles functionalized with a cell-penetrating peptide (VG-21) from vesicular stomatitis virus. Biomaterials 35:9484-9494.

  4. Krishna Kumar, K. V., S. KR Yellareddygari, M. S. Reddy, J. W. Kloepper, K. S. Lawrence, M.E. Miller, H. Sudini, E. S. Surendranatha Reddy, X. G. Zhou, and D. E. Groth. 2013. Ultrastructural studies on the interaction between Bacillus subtilis MBI 600 (Integral®) and the rice sheath blight pathogen, Rhizoctonia solaniAfrican Journal of Microbiology Research 7,19:2078-2086.

  5. Kumar, K. Vijay Krishna, S. KR Yellareddygari, M. S. Reddy, J. W. Kloepper, K. S. Lawrence, X. G. Zhou, H. Sudini, D. E. Groth, S. Krishnam Raju, and M.E. Miller. 2012. Efficacy of Bacillus subtilis MBI 600 against sheath blight caused by Rhizoctonia solani and on growth and yield of rice. Rice Science 19:55-63.

  6. Fernández-San Millán A., A. Mingo-Castel, M.E. Miller, H. Daniell, 2003. A chloroplast transgenic approach to hyper-express and purify human serum albumin, a protein highly susceptible to proteolytic degradation. Plant Biotechnology Journal 1:71–79.

  7. De Cosa B., Moar W., Lee S.B., Miller M.E., Daniell H. 2001 Overexpression of the Bt cry2Aa2 operon in chloroplasts leads to formation of insecticidal crystals. Nature Biotechnology 19:71-74.

  8. Cason J.P., Miller M.E., Thompson J.B., Roberts C.B. 2001. Solvent effects on copper nanoparticle growth behavior in AOT reverse micelle systems. J. Phys. Chem. B 105:2297-2302.

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Last updated: 10/05/2021