Danae is an incoming student at Duke University School of Medicine. She completed her Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry at Baylor University, with a double minor in Biology and Religion. Danae has conducted research in DNA replication and repair at Baylor University, and in Polycystic Kidney Disease at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center.
Danae has previously mentored pre-med students at her undergraduate institution and in Europe. She also has experience working with students as a volunteer teacher in an after school STEM enrichment program, a high school mentor, and college tutor. She also served as Student Ambassador at Baylor University.