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Danielle M DeLeo

PhD candidate in Biology, Temple University

I am a Ph.D. candidate in the Biology department at Temple University, in Philadelphia, PA. I joined the Cordes lab in the Summer of 2012 after getting my B.S. in Biology with an emphasis in Ecology, from Pennsylvania State University in 2011.

I currently have a broad range of research interests in marine biology and deep-sea ecology. I am particularly interested in the effects of anthropogenic stressors on coral communities and their associated fauna.


  • –present
    PhD student in Biology, Temple University


  • 2015
    Response of deep-water corals to oil and chemical dispersant exposure, Deep Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography