Dannielle Engle

Assistant Professor

Regulatory Biology Laboratory

Salk Institute for Biological Studies - News


Salk Assistant Professor Dannielle Engle awarded over $1 million to study impact of tobacco use on pancreatic cancer

LA JOLLA—Salk Institute Assistant Professor Dannielle Engle has been awarded a New Investigator Award from the Tobacco-Related Disease Research Program (TRDRP) to examine how tobacco use promotes cellular changes that …

Salk Institute hits play on new podcast series

LA JOLLA—A new podcast series called Where Cures Begin launches this week and features one-on-one conversations with Salk researchers working at the forefront of their respective scientific fields, from cancer …

Sugars that coat proteins are a possible drug target for pancreatitis

LA JOLLA—Pancreatitis is an inflammation of the pancreas that accounts for 275,000 hospitalizations in the United States annually. Patients who suffer from hereditary pancreatitis have a 40 to 50 percent lifetime risk …

Dannielle Engle, rising star in pancreatic cancer research, to join Salk Institute

LA JOLLA—The Salk Institute is honored to welcome Dannielle Engle back to Salk as an assistant professor in the Salk Cancer Center. She is currently a senior fellow at Cold …


BA, Biological Sciences and Asian Studies, Northwestern University
PhD, Biological Sciences, University of California, San Diego

Awards & Honors

  • NIH NCI Career Transition K99/R00 Award, 2016 - 2018
  • California Breast Cancer Research Program Fellowship, 2009 -2011
  • UCSD Chancellor’s Fellowship, 2005 - 2009