Dan received his undergraduate degree from California State University Monterey Bay in 2012. He joined the Phycology lab in 2016, where he is now working on studying epiphyte-host population dynamics between Pyropia and Nereocystis. During his time at Moss Landing, Dan has been involved with large scale microalgal culturing, large scale macroalgal culturing, micro-stage macroalgal culturing, and has participated in studying the morphology and aging of Ecklonia arborea off the Pacific coast of Baja California Sur.
- Morphological plasticity
- Seaweed culturing