Erica Parrish

Laboratory Manager

Erica graduated with a degree in Biology from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Over the past 14 years she has worked at academic research centers as a research specialist and lab manager. She has managed labs in the US (UPenn, Vanderbilt) as well as Japan (RIKEN). After spending 4 years abroad helping to start a lab in Yokohama, she has returned to the VVC and is transitioning to a new (to her) side of research by joining the Project Management and Finance teams. She is excited to be back in Nashville working alongside researchers and administrators she respects and admires and is looking forward to learning and developing new skills to support the exciting research happening at the Vanderbilt Vaccine Center.