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Kenton Miller, PhD

Kenton Miller, PhD
Associate Professor of Biological Science
College of Engineering & Natural Sciences
Biological Science
918-631-3065 Oliphant Hall Room N221

Education

PhD – Iowa State University MA – St. Cloud University BS – St. Cloud University

Bio

Research Interests

Glycobiology
Immunology

Teaching Interests

Advanced Cell Biology
Advanced Molecular Biology
Protein Structure and Function
Immunology
Introduction to Cell and Molecular Biology
Genetics and Human Diversity

Publications

  • Miller, K.S., Zbrzezna, V., Rosenbaum, J. and Pogo, A.O. (1985). Interstrand Duplexes in Nuclear RNA. In Nuclear Envelope Structure and RNA Maturation (E.A. Smuckler, G.A. Clawson, eds.), Alan R. Liss, Inc., New York, Vol. 26, 261.

  • Pogo, A.O., Miller, K.S., Chaudhuri, A., Zbrzezna, V.J. and Rosenbaum, J. (1986). The Cloning of Blood Group Genes. In Introductory Molecular Genetics (J. Edwards-Moulds, Wm. Tregellas, eds.) American Association of Blood Banks, Arlington, VA.

  • Miller, K.S. and Brudnak, M. (1995) Expression Cloning: PCR Versus Episomal Vectors for Rescue of Transfected Genes. In PCR in Neuroscience (Methods in Neuroscience Vol. 26) Volume Editor G. Sarkar, Academic Press, Orlando, FL.

  • Pogo, A.O., Zbrzezna, V. and Miller, K.S. (1983). hnRNA-hnRNA Interactions in the Cell Nucleus. Federation Proceedings 42, 736.

  • Miller, K.S., Zbrzezna, V. and Pogo, A.O. (1983). snRNA-hrRNA Interactions in the Cell Nucleus. Federation Proceedings 42, 733.

  • Horowitz, J., Miller, K.S. and Eisenstadt, J. (1978). HeLa Cell Mitochondrial Ribosomes Active in Polynucleotide-directed Protein Synthesis. Federation Proceedings 37, 2579.

  • Miller, K.S., Zbrzezna, V. and Pogo, A.O. (1984). Interstrand Duplexes in Friend Erythroleukemia Nuclear RNA. Journal of Molecular Biology 177, 343.

  • Neurath, A.R., Strick, N., Miller, K.S. and Waldman, A.A. (1984). Strategies for Detection of Transfusion-transmitted Viruses Eluding Identification by Conventional Serologic Tests. Journal of Virological Methods 8, 73.

  • Miller, K.S., Zbrzezna, V. and Pogo, A.O. (1984). Interstrand Duplexes in Friend Erythroleukemia Nuclear RNA. Journal of Molecular Biology 177, 343.

  • Miller, K.S. and Rosenbaum, J. (1986). Uses of S1 Nuclease in M13 Subcloning. BioTechniques 4, 496.

  • Miller, K.S., Rosenbaum, J., Zbrzezna, V., Grubman, S. and Pogo, A.O. (1985). RNA-RNA Duplexes in Transcripts of Mobile Elements in Drosophila Kc Cells. Journal of Cell Biology 101: 81.

  • Miller, K.S., Zbrzezna, V., Rosenbaum, J. and Pogo, A.O. (1985). Interstrand Duplexes in Nuclear RNA. In Nuclear Envelope Structure and RNA Maturation (E.A. Smuckler, G.A. Clawson, eds.), Alan R. Liss, Inc., New York, Vol. 26, 261.

  • Plank, T. and Miller, K. (1990). Inhibitors of CTL Mediated Cytolysis. ISU Short Reports 10, 211.

  • Miller, K.S., Rosenbaum, J., Zbrzezna, V. and Pogo, A.O. (1989). The Nucleotide Sequence of Drosophila melanogaster Copia Specific 2.1 kb mRNA. Nucleic Acids Research 17, 2134.

  • Miller, K.S. (1988) Identification of Stable Transcripts Containing Retrotransposon Antisense Sequences. Genome 30, 428.

  • Miller, K.S., Rosenbaum, J., Zbrezna, V. and Pogo, J. (1990) Antisense Transcripts of the Copia Retrotransposon. Cellular and Molecular Biology 36, 512.

  • Whetsell, M., Mosley, R.L., Whetsell, L., Schaefer, F.V., Miller, K.S. and Klein, J.R. (1991) TCR Gamma Gene Rearrangement and Diversity in Intraepithelial Lymphocytes Are Not Determined by Thymus. FASEB Journal 5, 1675.

  • Wells, S.G. and Miller, K.S. (1990). A Rapid and Sensitive NPT II Assay Suitable for Optimizing Cell Transfection Protocols. BioTechniques 8, 390.

  • Klein, J.R., Whetsell, M., Mosely, R.L. Whetsell, L., Schaefer, F.V. and Miller, K.S. (1991) Extrathymic T Cell Receptor Gamma Gene Rearrangement and Diversity in Murine Athymic Chimeras. Scandinavian Journal of Immunology 25, 320

  • Whetsell, M., Mosley, R.L., Whetsell, L., Schaefer, F.V., Miller, K.S. and Klein, J.R. (1991) Rearrangement and Junctional-Site Sequence Analyses of T Cell Receptor Gamma Genes in Intestinal Intraepithelial Lymphocytes from Murine Athymic Chimeras. Molecular and Cellular Biology 11, 5902.

  • Miller, K., Boyd, J., Mosley, R. Klein, J. (1992). Removal of Terminal Sialylated Galactose Residues from Cytotoxic T Lympocytes Abrogates Cytotoxicity without Affecting Antigen Specific Cell Proliferation. Journal of Cellular Biochemistry 16, 178

  • Wells, S.G. and Miller, K.S. (1992) The Effects of Retrotransposon-Derived Sequence Insertions on Gene Expression in a Model System. Cellular and Molecular Biology 38, 159.

  • Stickney, D., Mosely, R.L., Whetsell, M., Whetsell, L., Schaefer, F.V., Miller, K.S. and Klein, J.R. (1993) T Cell Receptor Delta Gene Repertoire and Diversity of Intestinal Intraepithelial Lymphocytes in Athymic Mice. Mol. Immunol. 30, 813.

  • Whetsell, M., Mosley, R.L., Whetsell, L., Schaefer, F.V., Miller, K.S. and Klein, J.R. (1992) Comparison of the T Cell Receptor Variable Gene Repertoire of Intestinal Intraepithelial lymphocytes in Inbred and Wild Mice. FASEB Journal 6, 4462

  • Mosley, R.L., Whetsell, M. Stickney, D., Whetsell, L., Schaefer, F.V., Miller, K.S. and Klein, J.R. (1994) Phenotype and T Cell Receptor Gamma/delta Variable Gene Repertoire of Intestinal Intraepithelial Lymphocytes in Wild Mice (Mus musculus domesticus): Abundance of Vgamma1 and Extensive Delta Gene Diversity. Int. Immunol. 6, 231.

  • Brudnak, M. and Miller, K.S. (1993) A Novel Method for Expression Cloning Exploiting PCR Rescue of Transfected Genes. BioTechniques 14, 66.

  • Miller, K.S., Bagriacik, E.U., Dharmaraj, R. and Klein, J.R. (1995) Inhibition of Target Cell Glycosylation by Tunicamycin Abrogates Target Cell Lysis by Allospecific Cytotoxic T Lymphocytes. Glycoconjugate Journal 12, 582.

  • Bagriacik, E.U., Kirkpatrick, A. and Miller, K.S. (1996) Glycosylation of Native MHC I Molecules is Required for Recognition by Allogeneic Cytotoxic T Lymphocytes. Glycobiology 6, 413.

  • Miller, K.S. and Hook, L. (1996) Quantifying Cell Monolayers Cultures by Video Imaging. BioTechniques 20, 652.

  • Bagriacik, E.U. and Miller, K.S. (1999) Cell Surface Sialic Acid and the Regulation of Immune Cell Interactions: the Neuraminidase Effect Reconsidered. Glycobiology 9:267.

  • Marino, J., Cook, P. and Miller, K.S. (2003) Accurate and Statistically Verified Quantification of Relative mRNA Abundance Using SYBR Green I and Real-Time RT-PCR. J. Immunol Methods 283:291.

  • Marino, J. H., P. Cook, and K. S. Miller (2003), “Accurate and statistically verified quantification of relative mRNA abundances using SYBR Green I and real-time RT-PCR”, Journal of Immunological Methods, 283, pp. 291-306

  • Cook P, Fu C, Hickey M, Han ES, Miller KS (2004) SAS programs for real-time RT-PCR having multiple independent samples. BioTechniques 37(6):990.

  • Marino JH, Hoffman M, Meyer M, Miller KS (2004) Sialyltransferase mRNA abundances in B cells are strictly controlled, correlated with cognate lectin binding, and differentially responsive to immune signaling in vitro. Glycobiology 14(12):1265.

  • Marino JH, Tan C, Davis B, Han ES, Hickey M, Naukam R, Taylor A, Miller KS, Van De Wiele CJ, Teague TK. (2008) Disruption of Thymopoiesis in ST6Gal I Deficient Mice. Glycobiology 18:719.

Courses Taught

  • Immunology