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                                       ANN L. MILLER
                                                   Assi st ant Pro f es sor
                   D ep a rt m e nt o f Mol ec u l a r, C e l l ul ar , a nd D ev e lop me nt a l Bio lo gy
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Education
Dec. 2004      Ph.D. in Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry
               Yale University, New Haven, CT
May 1999       B. A., Magna Cum Laude, in Biochemistry
               Gustavus Adolphus College, St. Peter, MN

Experience
2011-present   Assistant Professor
               Department of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology and Faculty Member of the
               Program in Cellular and Molecular Biology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
2005-2011      Helen Hay Whitney and American Cancer Society Postdoctoral Fellow
               Department of Zoology, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI
               Advisor: Dr. William M. Bement
               Postdoctoral Project: Regulation of cytokinesis by Rho family GTPases
1999-2004      Graduate Student
               Department of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry, Yale University, New
               Haven, CT
               Advisor: Dr. Anthony J. Koleske
               Thesis Project: Regulation of the cytoskeleton, cell morphology, and cell motility
               by the Arg nonreceptor tyrosine kinase
1997-1999      Undergraduate Independent Research
               Department of Biochemistry, Gustavus Adolphus College, St. Peter, MN
               Advisor: Dr. Ellis Bell
               Project: Protein folding mechanisms of cystatin
1998           Summer Undergraduate Research Fellow
               Department of Immunology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
               Advisor: Dr. Diane Jelinek
               Project: Effects of chemokines on multiple myeloma cancer cells

External Support
2011-present   R00 Pathway to Independence Award from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences

2009-2011      K99 Pathway to Independence Award from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences
2007-2009      Helen Hay Whitney Postdoctoral Fellowship
2006-2007      American Cancer Society Postdoctoral Fellowship




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2002-2004      Predoctoral National Research Service Award from the National Institute of Neurological
               Disorders and Stroke

Selected Honors and Awards
2010           University of Michigan Biological Sciences Scholar
2005           Yale Commencement Marshal—Selected to represent Ph.D. recipients from the Graduate School
2003           American Society for Cell Biology Predoctoral Travel Award
2000-2002      Anne M. Briscoe Fellowship—Endowed Fellowship awarded to a Yale graduate student
1999           Rhodes Scholarship Finalist
1999           Phi Beta Kappa
1998-1999      Goldwater Scholar
1995-1999      Partners Scholar—Gustavus Adolphus College's top academic scholarship
1995-1999      Robert Byrd Honors Scholar
1996           Sigma Xi Research Grant—Granted by the Gustavus Sigma Xi Chapter for research expenditures
1995           Freshman Chemistry Award—For the highest GPA in the freshman chemistry courses
1995           Phi Beta Kappa Award—Awarded to the student with the highest GPA in the freshman class
1995           Sylvan Century III Leaders Scholar—One student selected from each state
1995           National Merit Scholar

Publications
Miller A.L. (2011). The contractile ring. Curr Biol. 21:R976-978.
Vaughan, E.M., Miller, A.L., and Bement W.M. (2011). Control of Local Rho GTPase Crosstalk by Abr. Curr
Biol. 21:270-277.
Miller, A.L. and Bement, W.M. (2009) Cell Division: The need for speed. Curr Biol. 19:R1071-1073.
von Dassow, G., Verbrugghe, K.J.C., Miller, A.L., Sider, J.R., and Bement, W.M. (2009) Action at a distance
during cytokinesis. J Cell Biol. 187:831-845.
       Highlighted in:
       Canman J.C. (2009) “Cytokinetic astrology.” J Cell Biol. 187:757-759.
Woolner, S., Miller, A.L., and Bement, W.M. (2009) Imaging the cytoskeleton in live Xenopus laevis embryos.
Methods in Molecular Biology: Cytoskeleton Methods and Protocols. 586:23-39.
Clark, A.G., Miller, A.L., Vaughan, E., Yu, H-Y.E., Penkert, R., Bement, W.M. (2009) Integration of single and
multicellular wound responses. Curr Biol. 19:1-7.
Miller, A.L. and Bement, W.M. (2009) Regulation of cytokinesis by Rho GTPase flux. Nature Cell Biol. 11:71-
77.
       Highlighted in:
       Glotzer M. (2009) “Cytokinesis: GAP gap.” Curr Biol. 19:R162-165.
       D'Avino P.P. and Glover D.M. (2009) “Cytokinesis: mind the GAP.” Nature Cell Biol. 11:112-114.
       Signaling Update: http://www.signaling-gateway.org/update/updates/200901/su-0901-3.html
Zhang, X., Ma, C., Miller, A.L., Katbi, H.A., Bement, W.M., and Liu, X.J. (2008) Polar body emission requires a
RhoA contractile ring and Cdc42-mediated membrane protrusion. Dev Cell. 15:386-400.
Miller, A.L., von Dassow, G., Bement, W.M. (2008) Control of the cytokinetic apparatus by flux of the Rho
GTPases. Biochem Soc Trans. 36:378-380.




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*Peacock, J.G., *Miller, A.L. (*co-first authors), Bradley, W.D., Rodriguez, O.C., Webb, D.J., and Koleske,
A.J. (2007) The Abl-related gene tyrosine kinase acts through p190RhoGAP to inhibit actomyosin contractility
and regulate focal adhesion dynamics upon adhesion to fibronectin. Mol Biol Cell. 18:3860-3872.
Bement, W.M., Miller, A.L. and von Dassow, G. (2006) Rho GTPase Activity Zones and Transient Contractile
Arrays. Bioessays. 28:983-993.
Miller, A.L. and Bement, W.M. (2005) An actin fishnet for DNA. Nature Cell Biol. 7:775-776.
Miller, A.L., Wang, Y., Mooseker, M.S., and Koleske, A.J. (2004) The Abl-related gene (Arg) requires its F-
actin:microtubule crosslinking activity to regulate lamellipodial dynamics during fibroblast adhesion. J Cell
Biol. 165:407-419.
*Hernandez, S.E. *Krishnaswami, M., *Miller, A.L., (*co-first authors) and Koleske, A.J. (2004) Abl family
kinases: coordinating cytoskeletal control in disease and development. Trends Cell Biol. 14:36-44.
*Wang, Y., *Miller, A.L., (*co-first authors) Mooseker, M.S., and Koleske, A.J. (2001) The Abl-related gene
(Arg) nonreceptor tyrosine kinase uses two F-actin-binding domains to bundle F-actin. Proc Natl Acad Sci.
98:114865-114870.

Invited Research Talks
March 2012     Chicago Cytoskeleton Meeting
March 2010     University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, Dept. of Cell and Developmental Biology
Feb. 2010      Indiana University School of Medicine-Indianapolis, Dept. of Biochemistry and Molecular
               Biology
Feb. 2010      Dartmouth Medical School, Dept. of Biochemistry
Feb. 2010      University of Notre Dame, Dept. of Biological Sciences
Jan. 2010      Northwestern University, Dept. of Biosciences
Jan. 2010      University of Vermont, Dept. of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics
Jan. 2010      University of Michigan, Dept. of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology
Dec. 2009      University of Nebraska, Dept. of Biochemistry
Nov. 2009      Indiana University School of Medicine-South Bend
Nov. 2009      Wesleyan University, Dept. of Biology
June 2008      Molecular Cell Biology Gordon Research Conference
April 2008     American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Annual Meeting
April 2007     American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Annual Meeting
March 2006     American Cancer Society, fundraising event in Milwaukee, WI
Dec. 2005      American Society for Cell Biology Annual Meeting
July 2003      Motile and Contractile Systems Gordon Research Conference

Teaching Experience and Educational Service
University of Michigan
Winter 2012 Guest lecturer, MCDB Department
                  Course: MCDB 401, Cell Cycle Control and Cancer
Fall 2011      Co-Taught MCDB 614: Model Organisms, MCDB Department
                  Presented two lectures and facilitated two primary literature discussions on the subject of Xenopus as a model
                   organism to study cytokinesis
2011-present   Lab Members supervised in research:
               Megan Fekete (technician), July 2011-present
               Elaina Breznau (graduate student CMB), January 2012-present
               Ciara Reyes (graduate student, CMB), November 2011-present
               Max Epstein (undergraduate student), September 2011-present
               Harene Venghatakrishnan (rotation student, MCDB), Winter 2012
               Meiyan Jin (rotation student, MCDB), Winter 2012



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               Yan Hao (rotation student, MCDB), Fall 2011
               Rhogelyn Espino (undergraduate UROP student), September 2011- August 2012

University of Wisconsin-Madison
2005-2007      Guest Lecturer, Department of Zoology
                  Courses: Zoology 570, Cell Biology and Zoology 470, Developmental Biology
                  Prepared and gave four lectures for large (~200 students) courses on the subjects of cell cleavage in
                   development, cytokinesis, and G-protein signaling.
2006           Expanding Your Horizons Presenter, UW-Madison outreach program
                  Helped develop and lead a Saturday morning session for middle school girls about studying wound healing and
                   cytokinesis in Xenopus oocytes and embryos.
2005-present   Students supervised in research:
               Billie Weber (undergraduate student), 2009-2011
               Stacey Kigar (rotating graduate student), Fall 2009
               Hongmei Yu (student between bioengineering PhD and biology postdoc), Spring 2007
               Andrew Clark (undergraduate student), 2005-2006

Yale University
2004          Guest Lecturer, Department of Cell Biology
                  Course: CB 727b, Cell Biology Advanced Seminar Course
                  Prepared and gave a lecture on the subject of Ena/VASP family proteins and how they regulate the actin
                   cytoskeleton and cell motility for a small, graduate-level course.
2002           Teaching Assistant, Department of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry
                  Course: MBB 110b, Current Issues in Biological Science
2001           Teaching Assistant, Department of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry
                  Course: MBB 360, Laboratory for Biochemistry and Biophysics
2002           Co-Chair, Spring Teaching Forum Organizing Committee, Yale Graduate School
                  An annual campus-wide event for students, faculty, and staff about effective teaching.
2001-2002      Graduate Teaching Center Staff Member, Yale Graduate School
                  Courses I developed and facilitated: “A Crash Course in Teaching Science”, a basic science workshop for
                   graduate student TAs and “Future Faculty in the Sciences”, an advanced science workshop aimed at upper-level
                   graduate students and postdoctoral fellows.
2000-2004      Students supervised in research:
               Justin Peacock (rotating graduate student), Fall 2004
               Tom Gniadek (undergraduate student), 2000-2001

Gustavus Adolphus College
1999         Science on Saturdays
                  Initiated and organized a series of science education programs for elementary through high school students
                   aimed at exciting young people about science through hands-on experiments.
1996-1999      Curriculum II Student Advisor
                  Helped plan and lead events and retreats for Curriculum II, an alternative core curriculum focusing on
                   connections among disciplines, the art of writing, and reading the Classics.

Invited Prof essional Development Talks / Panels
Dec. 2011      Panelist: “Planning Ahead as a Student/Postdoc: What You Can and Should Be Doing
               Now to Ensure Success on the Job Market in a Few Years”, American Society for Cell
               Biology Annual Meeting, Denver, Colorado
Sept. 2010     Panelist: “The Job Search”, International Xenopus Meeting, Lake Louise, Canada.
April 2008     Talk: “Time Management: Achieving your goals and still having time for a life outside of
               science”, American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Annual Meeting
April 2007     Talk: “Launching your career: making the most of your postdoctoral experience”,
               American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Annual Meeting

Professional Development and Prof essional Service



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2011-2012      University of Michigan College of Literature, Science, and the Arts Teaching Academy
2011           Ad-hoc Referee for the journal Current Biology
June 2010      Selected participant in the FORWARD to Professorship Workshop sponsored by the
               NSF-ADVANCE Program, Washington, D.C.
Spring 2009    Faculty Mentoring Group Participant, UW-Madison
2007-2008      Graduate Student and Postdoc Pre-meeting Symposia Planning Committee for the
               National ASBMB Meeting
2005-2008      ASBMB Education and Professional Development Committee
Fall 2006      Effectively Managing People Group Participant, UW-Madison
2002-2004      Connecticut State Board of the Association for Women in Science
2002-2004      Women in Science at Yale Mentoring Program
                  Co-founded this program that matches Yale undergraduates who are interested in pursuing a career in science
                   with Yale graduate student mentors.
1999-2004      Women in Science at Yale Leadership Committee
                  Founded and co-led this group, which aims to promote women scientists and to provide a network for women
                   scientists across the disciplines at Yale.
                Organized events featuring premiere female scientists from Yale and other top institutions.
1996-1999      Gustavus Adolphus College Women in Science Member

Professional Memberships
American Society for Cell Biology
American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Association for Women in Science




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