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structural biologist

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.

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

  • Other Work

    • 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