Dan received his B.S. in Cell and Molecular Biology from California State University Northridge. He started working at UCLA in his final year as an undergrad in the CIRM Bridges program. He was an an SRA in the Butler and Novitch laboratories, interested in the development of interneurons in the dorsal neural tube and using stem cell technology to study neural disease. When he is not in lab, Dan enjoys backpacking, rock climbing, scuba diving, brewing beer, trap shooting, riding his motorcycles and reading.
Dan currently has a position at Kite Pharma.