Alexandra C. Miller, PhD

Alexandra C. Miller, PhD

Name: Alexandra C. Miller, PhD

Department of Primary Appointment: Radiobiology
Position: USU Faculty
Title: Assistant Professor (Adjunct appointment)

Affiliated Departments: Molecular & Cell Biology,

Research Interests:
Carcinogenic effects of radiation and depleted uranium; bystander effects

Office Phone: (301) 295-9232
Fax Number: (301) 295-1731
Room: Bldg. 42, 8901 Wisconsin Ave.

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Alpha particles cause inversions

Currently the research focus in my laboratory involves the following: characterizing the late effects of radiation and/or heavy metal exposures; developing medical countermeasures to radiation carcinogenesis, particularly agents that inhibit molecular chaperones like Hsp90 or inhibit histone deacetylase; and to understand mechanisms (genetic and epigenetic) of radiation late effects.

My specific research interests are radiation late effects, biomarkers of late effects, low-dose high-LET radiation, internal emitters, carcinogenesis, transgenerational effects, and epigenetic mechanisms.

Recent publications