Danielle Downey, M.S.
Danielle Downey is a Project Coordinator at the Harte Research Institute for Gulf of Mexico Studies, where she manages the Gulf of Mexico focused database, GulfBase. She received both her B.S. in Biology and M.S. in Marine Biology from Texas A&M University – Corpus Christi. For her thesis, Danielle studied the effects of rapid reductions in salinity on the stress response and disease levels of eastern oysters from the Laguna Madre under Dr. Jennifer Pollack and Dr. Kim Withers.