Erin received a B.S. in chemistry from Penn State University where she participated in undergraduate research in the area of Environmental Chemistry. She then received a Ph.D. in Analytical Chemistry from Purdue University under the direction of Dr. Fred Regnier. Her thesis work included; affinity selection of phosphopeptides, separations, relative quantitation, and mass spectrometry. She spent one year as a postdoc with the Vanderbilt University Tissue Profiling/Imaging Core. She now serves as Co-Associate Director of the Tissue Profiling/Imaging Core and has worked with a variety of different tissues and biofluids.