Alice Miller


Alice Miller
BS, Chemistry
MS, Biochemistry
Auburn University
Auburn, AL
PhD, Immunology
University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign
Champaign, IL Senior Research Technician
Mitch McVey, Adviser




I am investigating how DNA double-strand breaks are fixed using alternative end joining. Specifically, my research uses a combination of genetic and biochemical assays to study how alt-EJ factors such as DNA polymerase theta and DNA ligase 3 interact to fix breaks in an error-prone manner.

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