Dannise Ruiz headshot photo

Dannise Ruiz

Graduate Student
The Pennsylvania State University

Dannise Ruiz is a graduate student in PennState working with Iliana Baums. Dannise’s research project focuses on oil and dispersant exposure experiments with live black corals of the species Leiopathes.

Dannise Ruiz graduated from The University of Puerto Rico at Rio Piedras in 2005 with a degree in Environmental Science and completed a M.S. in Marine Science from The University of Puerto Rico at Mayagüez. 


Dannise participated in the following Ocean Exploration Trust expeditions: