Graduate student (joined 2017)
Project: Medicinal Chemistry Collaborations
Bio: Erika was born and raised in the Cleveland, Ohio area. She went to Miami University (BS, 2014; MS, 2015) where she worked for Dr. Hong Wang on asymmetric catalysis and STAT3 inhibitor synthesis. The application of organic chemistry to biology is what inspired her to join the Wuest group in 2016. Her interests outside lab include spending time outside, attending concerts, traveling the U.S., and going to Chipotle.