Undergraduate education

DePaul University, BS, 1996

Years in MSTP



Medical microbiology and immunology, 2001


Theresa Compton, PhD

Thesis title

Membrane Topology and Complex Formation of Human Cytomegalovirus Glycoprotein O


Obstetrics and gynecology, Emory University, 2003-2007


Reproductive health research, University of Texas Medical Branch, 2007-2011

Current position

Division chair, obstetrics, Mayo Clinic

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PhD publications

Kinzler ER, Theiler RN, Compton T. Expression and reconstitution of the gH/gL/gO complex of human cytomegalovirus. J Clin Virol. 2002 Aug;25 Suppl 2:S87-95. PMID: 12361760.

Theiler RN, Compton T. Distinct glycoprotein O complexes arise in a post-Golgi compartment of cytomegalovirus-infected cells. J Virol. 2002 Mar;76(6):2890-8. PMID: 11861856; PMCID: PMC135985.

Theiler RN, Compton T. Characterization of the signal peptide processing and membrane association of human cytomegalovirus glycoprotein O. J Biol Chem. 2001 Oct 19;276(42):39226-31. PMID: 11504733.