Dr. Teresa Compton, former CMB Chair, passed away on May 8, 2018. As a professor at UW-Madison, Dr. Compton built an internationally known research program focused on virus:host interactions. She was extensively engaged in university, national and international service and held multiple campus leadership roles including Chair of the Human Cancer Virology program and Chair of the CMB program. She trained many PhD graduates while running a research laboratory, was awarded several U.S. patents and had over 70 published papers.
Her service will be held at 11am on Friday, May 18, 2018, at the Sequoyah Hills Presbyterian Church in Knoxville, Tenn. More details can be found here.