Lily Miller

Credentials: Graduate Student

Position title: Biomolecular Chemistry

Pronouns: she/her/hers


330 North Orchard Street
Madison, Wisconsin 53715
Cubicle 2165B-2

Preferred pronouns: she/her/hers

Research Interests

Catalytic mechanisms of H3K9 and H3K36 histone methyltransferases


Intrinsic catalytic properties of histone H3 lysine-9 methyltransferases preserve monomethylation levels under low S-adenosylmethionine. Spencer A. Haws*, Lillian J. Miller*, Diego Rojas La Luz, Vyacheslav I. Kuznetsov, Raymond C. Trievel, Gheorghe Craciun, and John M. Denu. JBC 2023. *These authors contributed equally.


B.S., Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of California, Davis


University of Wisconsin Biomolecular Chemistry Travel Grant, 2022

University of Wisconsin Carbone Cancer Center (UWCCC) Heidi Dvinge and Patti Keely Trainee Honor Society Travel-Enrichment Award, 2022

Ford Foundation Fellowship – Honorable Mention, 2020


Integrated Program in Biochemistry (IPiB) Graduate Leadership & Development Committee (GLDC) – Outreach Chair, 2019-2021

Molecular Biosciences Training Grant (MBTG) – Trainee, 2019