Erica graduated from Wheaton College (IL) in 2014 with a B.S. in Biology. As an undergraduate she spent time in Greg Vanden Heuvel¹s lab studying the role of the homeodomain protein Cux1 in the development of Polycystic Kidney Disease. She joined the Denison lab in 2014 where she studied the evolution and inhibition of coronaviruses.
Erica is now a medical student at East Tennessee State University.