Eric S. Miller, Ph.D.
North Carolina State University
Dr. Eric Miller obtained his B.A. at Santa Rosa JC (A.S.), California State University, Chico, and Ph.D. at Purdue University. He conducted postdoctoral research at the University of Colorado and the MRC Cambridge. He has held faculty positions at North Carolina State University in microbiology and currently in plant and microbial biology. Administrative roles have included head of microbiology (2007 to 2013), chair of the university research committee, chair of the RPT committee, director of microbiology graduate programs and member of the NCSU science realignment committee. He has mentored M.S. and Ph.D. students, served on graduate committees across disciplines, taught graduate microbial genetics and genomics, HHMI SEA-PHAGES undergraduate research courses and science communication and professional development.
His research program involved phage T4 translational control, phage genomics (KVP40, others), projects on Aeromicrobium erythraeum (erythromycin), Bacillus (proteases), Mycolicibacterium ELW1 (isobutylene catabolism), cyanobacterium HT-58-2 (tolyporphins) and the honeybee pathogen Paenibacillus larvae, all with fruitful collaborations.