Danielle Grotjahn, PhD

EDUCATION

2018

Ph.D. in Biophysics, Scripps Research
Thesis: Mechamisms of cytoplasmic dynein regulation revealed by cryo-electron tomography
Advisor: Dr. Gabriel Lander

2010

B.S. with Honors in Biology, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Undergraduate Thesis: Examining cell shape as the mechanism for furrow positioning in the early zebrafish (Danio rerio) embryo
Advisor: Dr. Francisco Pelegri

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2019-Present

Scripps Fellow, Department of Integrative Structural and Computational Biology (ISCB), Scripps Research

2018-2019

Postdoctoral Researcher, Laboratory of Dr. Grant Jensen, Department of Biology, California Institute of Technology (Caltech)

2012-2013

Research Intern, Laboratory of Dr. Yevgenya Grinblat, Department of neuroscience, University of Wisconsin-Madison

2010- 2012

Associate Research Specialist, Laboratory of Dr. Francisco Pelegri, Department of Genetics and Medical Genetics, University of Wisconsin-Madison

FELLOWSHIPS AND AWARDS

2018

Harold M. Weintraub Graduate Student Award

2016

Achievement Rewards for College Scientists (ARCS)/ROCHE Scholarship

2015-2018

Achievement Rewards for College Scientists (ARCS) Fellowship

2014-2017

National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship (GRFP)

2013

Scripps Research Dean’s Fellowship

2009

The Cargill Benevenga Undergraduate Research Stipend Award

2007-2010

College of Agricultural and Life Sciences Undergraduate Scholarship Award