Danyelle completed her MSc and Honours BSc at the University of Guelph where she is currently a PhD Candidate studying the role of the immune system and gut dysbiosis in driving obesity-related chronic diseases including diabetes, heart disease and breast cancer, in collaboration with industry and government partners. Collectively, Danyelle has gained broad research experience within the Life Sciences in leading a provincial-wide survey, two clinical trials, and various projects involving cell culture and rodent models of disease. Her work has contributed to 15 peer-reviewed publications so far.
Beyond her research, Danyelle’s passion for science also extends to outreach and education. She served as a Scientific Journalist and has instructed multiple courses in the Life Sciences at the University of Guelph. She also served as a Bariatric Educator at Medical Clinic for three years where she gained in-depth experience in the intersect between research, industry and clinical practice, inspiring her to pursue a career at MEDUCOM.
When Danyelle isn’t immersed in research and writing, you can find her on the soccer field, exploring live music or buried in a good book!