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This profile was last updated on 6/18/15  and contains information from public web pages and contributions from the ZoomInfo community.

Employment History


  • PhD , Zoology
    Cornell University
  • post doctorate work
    Boston University
  • post doctorate work
    Brown University
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- Dr. Dan Riskin, Anchor, ..., 18 June 2015 [cached]
- Dr. Dan Riskin, Anchor, PLUTO: FIRST ENCOUNTER and Co-Host of DAILY PLANET on Discovery
Anchored by DAILY PLANET co-host Dr. Dan Riskin from mission central in Maryland, the special chronicles the journey that will bring the former ninth planet into focus.
Dr. Dan Riskin on Twitter: @riskindan
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Dan Riskin Named Host of Discovery Channel's Multi-Year Event CURIOSITY: THE QUESTIONS OF LIFE
(Silver Spring, Md.) Discovery Channel and Discovery Studios today announced that Dr. Daniel Riskin has been named host of CURIOSITY: THE QUESTIONS OF LIFE.
Dan Riskin Named Host Of Discovery Channel’s Multi-Year Event Curiosity: The Questions Of Life : Discovery Press Web, 12 April 2010 [cached]
Discovery Corporate > Press Releases > Dan Riskin Named Host Of Discovery ... Share It Print
Dan Riskin Named Host Of Discovery Channel's Multi-Year Event Curiosity: The Questions Of Life
(Silver Spring, MD) - Discovery Channel and Discovery Studios today announced that Dr. Daniel Riskin has been named host of CURIOSITY: THE QUESTIONS OF LIFE. The five-yearprogramming event is part of the company's multi-platform initiative, the CURIOSITY project. Riskin will lead viewers on his personal journey to seek answers to each question through experience, experimentation, and his encounters with an array of the world's leading experts.
Dan Riskin is an award-winning evolutionary biologist who has appeared in Animal Planet's Monsters Inside Me and History Channel's Evolve. He holds a PhD in Zoology from Cornell University, and has done post doctorate work at both Brown University and Boston University. In the Fall, he will begin as an Assistant Professor in the department of Biology at the City College campus of the City University of New York. While much of his own research has been focused on the biomechanics of bat flight, Dan is broadly trained as a zoologist, and has expertise on a wide range of animals, from elephants to shrews, and from fruit flies to whales. His work has been published in prestigious science journals including The Journal of Experimental Biology and Nature.
"Dan has a gift for making science understandable and compelling to a broad audience," said Carole Tomko, President, Discovery Studios.
With Dan as our tour guide, Discovery Channel will take viewers on a journey to explore topics that may seem daunting but are actually relatable, fun and exciting."
Dan Riskin, Host of ..., 1 June 2009 [cached]
Dan Riskin, Host of MONSTERS INSIDE ME
Biologist Dan Riskin, with help from doctors and experts who witnessed each case, leads the scientific discussion about each parasite. Riskin, currently a researcher at Brown University, completed his doctoral work at Cornell University, specializing in the only mammalian parasite in the world-the vampire bat.
Dan Riskin, a post-doctoral ..., 20 Aug 2007 [cached]
Dan Riskin, a post-doctoral research associate at Brown University, watches some of the estimated 1.5 million Mexican free-tailed bats as they leave the Frio Cave near Uvalde.
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