Research Collaborate Lab Bench

Medical Scientist Training Program

Erica Woertz

Erica Woertz

G4 Student

Faculty Advisor

  • Joseph Carroll, PhD, Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences, Biophysics, and Cell Biology, Neurobiology & Anatomy; located at the Eye Institute


  • Medical Scientist Training Program

Contact Information


BS, Biology, Azusa Pacific University, 2012

Research Interests

Visual neuroscience; Human albinism

Research Experience

Azusa Pacific University, 2008-2011
Advisor: Sarah Richart, PhD
Project: Development of an in vitro assay for testing herbal substances that interfere with the influenza A virus polymerase

Huntsman Cancer Institute University of Utah, 2010
Advisor: Jody Rosenblatt, PhD
Project: The involvement of caspase in activation of sphingosine kinase during apoptotic cell extrusion

General Interests

Running, baking, music, skiing, traveling