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Maria Miller

Maria Miller, American structural biologist. Achievements include determination of first structure of retroviral protease (Respiratory Syncytial Virus), of first structure of Human Immunodeficiency Virus protease complexed with an inhibitor; research in DNA oligomers with unpaired bases, transcription factors, plasminogen related growth factors and theirs receptors.

Background

  • Miller, Maria was born on December 11, 1946 in Warsaw, Poland. Came to the United States, 1981. Daughter of Wladyslaw and Irena (Lubanska) Miller.

  • Education

    • Master of Science in Physics, University Warsaw, 1971. Doctor of Philosophy in Biophysics, University Warsaw, 1979.

    Career

    • Teaching assistant University Warsaw, 1972, research associate, 1979-1981. Visiting fellow National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, 1981-1982. Postdoctoral research associate University Texas, Austin, 1982-1984.

      Guest scientist National Bureau Standards, Gaithersburg, Maryland, 1984-1987. Science associate National Cancer Institute-Frederick Cancer Research and Development Center, Frederick, 1987-1991. Scientist National Cancer Institute, since 1991.

      Consultant National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Washington, 1991.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include determination of first structure of retroviral protease (Respiratory Syncytial Virus), of first structure of Human Immunodeficiency Virus protease complexed with an inhibitor. Research in DNA oligomers with unpaired bases, transcription factors, plasminogen related growth factors and theirs receptors.

    Works

    • Contributor numerous article to science journals.

    Membership

    Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Crystallographic Association, Polish Institute Arts and Science in American.

    Connections

    • 1 child, Agnes Demianski.
    • father: Wladyslaw Miller
    • mother: Irena (Lubanska) Miller
    • child: Agnes Demianski Miller
    Maria Miller
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    Born December 11, 1946
    (age 70)
    Nationality
    • 1971
      University Warsaw
    • 1979
      University Warsaw
    • 1981 - 1982
      visiting fellow, National Institutes of Health
      Bethesda, Maryland, United States
    • 1982 - 1984
      postdoctoral research associate, University Texas
      Austin, Texas, United States
    • 1984 - 1987
      guest scientist, National Bureau Standards
      Gaithersburg, Maryland, United States
    • 1987 - 1991
      science associate, National Cancer Institute-Frederick Cancer Research and Development Center
      Frederick, Maryland, United States
    • 1991
      scientist, National Cancer Institute
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