Contractor, Agile Sciences

Dr. Miller has studied the Lyme disease spirochete Borrelia burgdorferi for her entire 15-year career. She has 9 years of experience working with various mouse models of Lyme disease, 7 years of experience studying B. burgdorferi pathogenesis, and 7 years of experience studying the innate immune response to B. burgdorferi. Her work has resulted in 23 B. burgdorferi-oriented peer-reviewed publications, and 4 invited reviews/book chapters. Dr. Miller has extensively utilized the mouse model of Lyme disease to study the pathogenesis of B. burgdorferi and to understand the spirochete’s interactions with the host immune system. She received her PhD in Microbiology from the University of Kentucky. Dr. Miller has held postdoctoral appointments at the University of Kentucky and  the University of Utah, and a faculty appointment in Microbiology at North Carolina State University.