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Paull, Danielle (MS)

Research Laboratory Technician III, Mass Spectrometry
The Water School Research Lab Operations

AB9 0334

Danielle is the only Research Laboratory Technician III, Mass Spectrometry for The Water School and at Florida Gulf Coast University (FGCU) where she maintains, develops methodology, runs various samples, and processes data using Chromeleon software on Thermo Fisher's gas chromatography (GC) and liquid chromatography (LC) triple quadrupole mass spectrometers (MS/MS). Current and future research goals include Brevetoxin (Red tide toxins), ciguatoxins, Microcystin, PAHs, Pesticides, PFAS or “Forever Chemicals”, and PCBs.

In September 2022, she transferred to the Water School after working five years in the Department of Chemistry and Physics as their Academic Laboratory Coordinator.

Prior to beginning her career at FGCU, she had various experiences in the laboratory, in industry, and working in various aquariums, including Mote Marine Laboratory where she brought valuable experiences and resources from her research on Brevetoxin in their Ecotoxicology Department.

Danielle completed her Bachelor of Science degree at the University of Tampa, which is a dual degree in biology and marine Science and added a minor in environmental science. Recently, Danielle graduated from FGCU with her Master of Science degree in Engineering focusing on environmental sciences and bioremediation.

The GC & LC -MS/MS are in The Water School’s shared Instrumentation Laboratory, room 413. Danielle invites anyone to schedule time to see the instruments and discuss their future goals and expertise.

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