Medical Scientist Training Program

EmailEmail    |   Bookmark Page Bookmark  |   RSS Feeds RSS  |   Print Page Print  

Tarin Bigley

Research Interest

  • Understanding human cytomegalovirus kinase involvement in control of viral promotors.
  • Advisor: Scott Terhune PhD, Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics


  • B.S. 2008, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
    • Major: Biology and Biochemistry

Research Experience

  • UW-Milwaukee, 2006-2008
    • Advisor: Dr. Mark McBride
    • Project: Characterization of taxis genes in Flavobacterium johnsoniae
  • Wisconsin Lutheran College, 2005
    • Advisor: Dr. Anderson
    • Project: Studying the macroinvertebrate population in the Menomonee River to access water quality in the Menomonee River


  • Tarakanova VL, Stanitsa E, Leonardo SM, Bigley TM, Gauld SB. Conserved gammaherpesvirus kinase and histone variant H2AX facilitate gammaherpesvirus latency in vivo. Virology. 2010 Sep 15;405(1):50-61. Epub 2010 Jun 16.


  • Sports, Running, Biking, Music (listening, shows, playing guitar), Hanging out with my wife and dogs
© 2015 Medical College of Wisconsin
Page Updated 07/02/2014