Chris Miller

Professor and Professor in Residence

Center for Comparative Medicine
Pathology, Microbiology & Immunology


Education
1982, BS, University of California, Davis,
1987, DVM, University of California, Davis,
1991, PhD, University of California, Davis,
Active Research Grants
Principal Investigator, How Did a Vaccine Enhance HIV Acquisition, (Principal Investigator), NIH/NIAID
Principal Investigator, A mRNA based universal influenza vaccine, (Principal Investigator), St. Jude/NIAID
Honors and Awards
2007 Rising Star in Microbiology, achieved the highest percent increase in total citations in microbiology from October to December 2006 according to Essential Science Indicators(SM)
Most Recent Five Book Chapters
2014 Genescà M, Miller CJ : HIV-1 prevention using Live-attenuated vaccines, Richman D, Stevenson M, Hope T, (ed), Encyclopedia of AIDS, . 1-8.
2008 Marthas ML, Miller CJ : Simian Immunodeficiency Virus: Animal Models of Disease, Mahy B, van Regenmortel M, (ed), The Encyclopedia of Virology 3rd edition, Oxford, UK. 594-603.
2005 Barry PA, Marthas ML, Lerche NW, McChesney MB, Miller CJ : Handbook of Experimental Animals, Wolfe-Coote S, (ed), Current Uses in Biomedical Research: Virology, in the Laboratory Primate, San Diego. 561-74.
2005 McElrath JM, Miller CJ : Mucosal immunity and vaccines to SIV and HIV, Mestecky J, Bienenstock J, Lamm ME, Mayer L, McGhee JR, Strober W, (ed), Mucosal Limmunology, . 937-957.
1999 McChesney MB, Sawai E, Miller CJ : Simian Immunodeficiency Virus, Ahmed R, Chen IY, (ed), Persistent Viral Infections, . 321-45.
Research Focus
Dr. Miller's research is focused on primate models of human viral diseases, and the immunopathology and pathogenesis of diseases caused by lentiviruses in particular. He has a focused emphasis on the rhesus macaque model of human acquired immunodeficiency syndrom (AIDS) and on mucosal immunity in the genital tract.
Specialty Focus
Dr. Miller's research is focused on primate models of human viral diseases, and the immunopathology and pathogenesis of diseases caused by lentiviruses in particular. He has a focused emphasis on the rhesus macaque model of human acquired immunodeficiency syndrom (AIDS) and on mucosal immunity in the genital tract.