W. Allen Miller

photo of Allen Miller in the Vosges Mountains

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I have always been fascinated by the mechanisms of living things at the cellular and molecular level.  To satisfy this curiosity and to contribute to maintenance of a healthy and sustainable food supply around the world, my lab investigates molecular mechanisms of viruses of agricultural importance.

Area of Expertise: 
Plant Virology
Insect Viruses
Translation Mechanisms
RNA structure and function
BA, Biology (with Distinction) Carleton College
PhD, Molecular Biology, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Research Scientist, Plant virus genome sequencing, CSIRO Plant Industry, Canberra, Australia, 1984 - 1988
Fulbright Fellow and Gutenberg Chair, Institute for Plant Molecular Biology, University of Strasbourg, France, 2012-2013
ISU Plant Sciences Institute Faculty Scholar, 2015 - present
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