Danielle M. Young



Danielle graduated with a BS in biology with an emphasis in ecology from Penn State University in 2011. She has broad interests in marine biology and deep sea ecology, and would like to explore research interests pertaining to the effects of the Deepwater Horizon incident in the Gulf of Mexico, as well as the effects of climate change and ocean acidification on deep sea ecosystems and cold water corals. This semester, she will be working on experiments to investigate the genetic response of gorgonians to oil and dispersant exposure.

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