Danielle Barreras

Sr. Research Associate

Danielle is a research technician that has 7+ years experience in animal healthcare and handling. She was a veterinarian technician before transitioning into in vivo study work. Prior to joining BigHat, Danielle supported various in vivo studies for biotech companies at Charles River ranging from oncology, paralysis, opthalmology studies and more. Danielle completed her BS in Biology at The University of Hawaii, focusing on animal science. She worked at an urgent care animal hospital, joined a non-profit organization that provided free neuters and ovariohysterectomies in Central America, and performed leptospirosis research; monitoring the effects of the bacterial disease from wild rodents and mongoose.

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