Phillip Miller

Photo Phillip MillerProfessor / Swine Nutrition

C206g Animal Science Building
Lincoln, NE 68583-0908
Phone: (402)472-6421
Fax: (402)472-6362
Email: pmiller1@unl.edu
Mini CV

EDUCATION

  • Ph.D. University of California-Davis, 1990
  • M.S. University of California-Davis, 1988
  • B.S. University of California-Davis, 1985

PREVIOUS POSITIONS HELD

  • Associate Professor, Dept. of Animal Science: University of Nebraska (1996-2003)
  • Assistant Professor, Dept. of Animal Science: University of Nebraska (1990-1996)
  • Lecturer, Dept. of Animal Science: University of California-Davis (1988-1990)

AWARDS & HONORS

  • Certificate of Recognition for Contributions to Students, UNL Parents' Association and UNL Teaching Council; 1996, 1997, 1999
  • College of Agriculture and natural Resources , Outstanding Academic Advisor, 2001
  • Gamma Sigma Delta Honor Society, Teaching Award of Merit, 2002
  • College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, L.K. Crowe Outstanding Undergraduate Advisor Award, 2005

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

  • Division Editor, Journal of Animal Science (2006-present)
  • Associate Editor, Journal of Animal Science (2005-2006)
  • Editorial Board, Journal of Animal Science (1997-1999)
  • American Society of Animal Science, midwest section Program Committee for Nonruminant Nutrition (1999-2001; Chair 2001)
  • CSREES NRI Competitive Grants program, Growth and Development Section, review panel member (2001, 2002, 2003)
  • University of Nebraska Academic Senate Intercollegiate Athletic Committee (2000-2003; Chair 2002-2003)
  • Steering Committee member and Subcommittee Chair, UNL NCAA Certification Self Study
  • Faculty Supervisor, Nonruminant Nutrition Laboratory (Fall 2001-present)
  • Faculty Supervisor, Animal Science Feedmill, ARDC Mead, NE (2001-present)
  • Faculty Chair, Department of Animal Science Promotion and Tenure Committee (2006-2007)

PROFESSIONAL SOCIETY MEMBERSHIPS

  • Sigma Xi Honor Society
  • Phi Beta Phi Honor Society
  • Gamma Sigma Delta honor Society
  • American Institute of Nutrition
  • American Society of Animal Science

COURSES

  • ASCI 320: Livestock Feeding and Nutrition
    Semester: Fall & Spring
    Summary: Fundamentals of nutrition and feeding of domestic livestock, nutrients and nutrient requirements, characteristics of feedstuffs, methods of feeding, and the feed industry.
  • ASCI 925: Nutritional Energetics
    Semester:
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SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

  • Figueroa, J. L., A. J. Lewis, P. S. Miller, R. L. Fischer, R. S. Gomez, and R. M. Diedrichsen. 2003. Growth, carcass traits, and plasma amino acid concentrations of gilts fed low-protein diets supplemented with amino acids including histidine, isoleucine, and valine. J. Anim. Sci. 81:1529-153.
  • Gomez, R. S., A. J. Lewis, P. S. Miller, H.-Y. Chen, and R. M. Diedrichsen. 2002. Body composition and tissue accretion rates of barrows fed corn-soybean meal diets or low protein, amino acid-supplemented diets at different feeding levels. J. Anim. Sci. 80:654-662.
  • Gomez, R. S., A. J. Lewis, P. S. Miller, and H.-Y. Chen. 2002. Growth performance, diet apparent digestibility, and plasma metabolite concentrations of barrows fed corn-soybean meal diets or low-protein, amino acid-supplemented diets at different feeding levels. J. Anim. Sci. 80:644-653.
  • Figueroa, J. L., A. J. Lewis, P. S. Miller, R. L. Fischer, R. S. Gomez, and R. M. Diedrichsen. 2002. Nitrogen metabolism and growth performance of gilts fed standard corn-soybean meal diets or low-crude protein, amino acid-supplemented diets. J. Anim. Sci. 80:2911-2919.
  • Hill, G. M., D. C. Mahan, S. D. Carter, G. L. Cromwell, R. C. Ewan, R. L. Harrold, A. J. Lewis, P. S. Miller, G. C. Shurson, and T. L. Veum. 2001. Effect of pharmacological concentrations of zinc oxide with or without the inclusion of an antibiotic agent on nursery pig performance. J. Anim. Sci. 79:934-941.
  • Gilley, J. E., B. Eghball, B. J. Wienhold, and P. S. Miller. 2001. Nutrients in runoff following the application of swine manure to interrill areas. Transactions ASAE 44:1651-1659.
  • Colina, J. J., A. J. Lewis, P. S. Miller, and R. L. Fischer. 2001. Dietary manipulation to reduce aerial ammonia concentrations in nursery pig facilities. J. Anim. Sci. 79:3096-3103.
  • Gomez, R. S., A. J. Lewis, P. S. Miller, and H.-Y. Chen. 2000. Growth performance and digestive and metabolic responses of gilts penned individually or in groups of four. J. Anim. Sci. 78:597-603.
  • Gilley, J. E., D. P. Spare, R. K. Koelsch, D. D. Schulte, P. S. Miller, and A. M. Parkhurst. 2000. Phototrophic anaerobic lagoons as affected by copper and zinc in swine diets. Transactions of ASAE 43:1853-1859. Kovar, J. L., A. J. Lewis, T. R. Radke, and P. S. Miller. 1993. Bioavailability of threonine in soybean meal for young pigs. J. Anim. Sci. 71:2133.
  • Tilton, S. L., P. S. Miller, A. J. Lewis, D. E. Reese, and P. M. Ermer. 1999. Addition of fat to the diets of lactating sows: II. energy mobilization in response to epinephrine, and plasma insulin and glucose concentrations. J. Anim. Sci. 77:2501-2509.
  • Tilton, S. L., P. S. Miller, A. J. Lewis, D. E. Reese, and P. M. Ermer. 1999. Addition of fat to the diets of lactating sows: I. effects on milk production and composition and carcass composition of the litter at weaning. J. Anim. Sci. 77:2491-2500.
  • Chen, H.-Y., A. J. Lewis, P. S. Miller, and J. T. Yen. 1999. The effect of infusion of urea into the vena cava on feed intake of finishing gilts. J. Anim. Sci. 77:3248-3252.
  • Chen, H.-Y., A. J. Lewis, P. S. Miller, and J. T. Yen. 1999. The effect of excess protein on growth performance and protein metabolism of finishing barrows and gilts. J. Anim. Sci. 77:3238-3247.
  • Giesmann, M. A., A. J. Lewis, P. S. Miller, and M. P. Akhter. 1998. Effects of the reproductive cycle and age on calcium and phosphorus metabolism and bone integrity of sows. J. Anim. Sci. 76:796-807.
  • Meseck, N. L., B. L. Gwartney, C. R. Calkins, and P. S. Miller. 1997. Influence of sample orientation of prediction of fresh ham lean content by electromagnetic scanning. J. Anim. Sci. 75:3169-3173.
  • Brumm, M. C. and P. S. Miller. 1996. Response of pigs to space allocation and diets varying in nutrient density. J. Anim. Sci. 74:2730-2737.
  • Goerl, K. F., S. J. Eilert, R. W. Mandigo, H. Y. Chen, and P. S. Miller. 1995. Pork characteristics as affected by two populations of swine and six crude protein levels. J. Anim. Sci. 73:3621.
  • Critser, D. J., P. S. Miller, and A. J. Lewis. 1995. The effects of dietary protein concentration on compensatory growth in barrows and gilts. J. Anim. Sci. 73:3376.
  • Chen, H. Y., P. S. Miller, A. J. Lewis, C. K. Wolverton, and W. W. Stroup. 1995. Changes in plasma urea concentration can be used to determine protein requirements of two populations of pigs with different protein accretion rates. J. Anim. Sci. 73:2631.
  • Weldon, W. C., A. J. Lewis, G. F. Louis, J. L. Kovar, and P. S. Miller. 1994. Postpartum hypophagia in primiparous sows: II. Effects of feeding level during gestation and exogenous insulin on lactation feed intake, glucose tolerance, and epinephrine-stimulated release of nonesterified fatty acids and glucose. J. Anim. Sci. 72:395.
  • Weldon, W. C., A. J. Lewis, G. F. Louis, J. L. Kovar, and P. S. Miller. 1994. Postpartum hypophagia in primiparous sows: I. Effects of gestation feeding level on feed intake, feeding behavior, and plasma metabolite concentrations during lactation. J. Anim. Sci. 72:387.
  • Wedekind, K. J., A. J. Lewis, M. A. Giesemann, and P. S. Miller. 1994. Bioavailability of zinc from inorganic and organic sources for pigs fed corn-soybean meal diets. J. Anim. Sci. 72:2681-2689.
  • Pringle, T. D., S. M. Lonergan, C. R. Calkins, S. J. Jones, P. S. Miller, and M. Koohmaraie. 1994. Temporal response of rabbits to β-adrenergic agonist feeding: Tissue weight, calpains, and calpastatin activities, and nucleic acid and protein concentrations. J. Anim. Sci. 72:68.
  • Louis, G. F., A. J. Lewis, W. C. Weldon, P. M. Ermer, P. S. Miller, R. J. Kittok, and W. W. Stroup. 1994. The effect of energy and protein intakes on boar libido, semen characteristics, and plasma hormone concentrations. J. Anim. Sci. 72:2051-2060.
  • Louis, G. F., A. J. Lewis, W. C. Weldon, P. S. Miller, R. J. Kittok, and W. W. Stroup. 1994. The effect of protein intake on boar libido, semen characteristics, and plasma hormone concentrations. J. Anim. Sci. 72:2038-2050.
  • Ermer, P. M., P. S. Miller, and A. J. Lewis. 1994. Diet preference and meal patterns of weanling pigs offered diets containing either spray-dried porcine plasma or dried skim milk. J. Anim. Sci. 72:1548-1554.
  • Wilkerson, V. A., T. J. Klopfenstein, R. A. Britton, R. A. Stock, and P. S. Miller. 1993. Metabolizable protein and amino acid requirements of growing cattle. J. Anim. Sci. 71:2777.

University of Nebraska-Lincoln Animal Science Department