Daniel worked a decade in the construction business before receiving his bachelor’s
degree in Biology from Stony Brook University in 2016. He began his research career
at Stony Brook working in the laboratory of Dr. Nancy Reich, which was facilitated
by the Chancellor's Education Pipeline Biomedical Research Award. Daniel later worked
in the laboratory of Dr. Jennie Williams, investigating cancer and racial health disparities. In
addition to being a Bridge to the Doctorate Fellow, he is also an IMSD-MERGE Graduate
Scholar. In his free time, he enjoys basketball, volunteering, and as of May 2016,
spending time with his newborn son.