Daniel is Professor of Biology at McMaster University where she researches Cadherin-mediated cell adhesion and signal transduction in the context of cancer development and progression, with a particular focus on triple negative breast cancers. She completed her bachelor’s at Queen’s University and her doctorate at University of British Columbia in Canada. Daniel discovered a new gene which she named “Kaiso”, coined from the popular Caribbean music “Calypso”. She has also been involved in outreach, mentorship and DEI initiatives such as the McMaster WISE (Women in Science & Engineering) Initiative and the National Let’s Talk Science Program. She co-founded the Canadian Multicultural LEAD (Leadership, Empowerment, Achievement, Determination) Organization which caters to Grade 11-12 students. Daniel has been decorated with many awards including the Ontario Premier’s Research Excellence Award, the African Canadian Achievement Award of Excellence in Science, and the Barbados National Honor Gold Crown of Merit, to mention a few.