Si’Ana Coggins graduated from the University of Arizona with a B.S. in Biochemistry and a B.S. in Molecular & Cellular Biology. She joined the Biochemistry, Cell, and Developmental Biology PhD Program at Emory in 2015 with an interest of studying infectious diseases through a biochemical lens. Her work in the Kim lab primarily focuses on investigating the evolutionary crosstalk between reverse transcriptase enzyme kinetics and SAMHD1- mediated cellular dNTP depletion in non-dividing cells.