Dani Zumpano-Brucia joined the TechAccel team as an intern through UC Davis’ Innovative Institute for Food and Health Graduate Fellowship in March 2023.
She is completing her graduate research in physiology. Her work seeks to characterize molecular targets of microbial metabolites on sensory neurons as a new strategy for treating diet-induced obesity.
Before graduate school, Dani worked in the biotech industry as a technical liaison in product development. She has in-depth experience collaborating in interdisciplinary teams and has demonstrated an enduring passion for innovation and the commercialization of transformative technologies.