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Danielle Grove

  • Assoc. Professor, Biology
  • Biology




Ph.D. in Cell, Molecular and Developmental Biology with a focus on neuroendocrinology from Tufts University, Boston, Mass.

Post-doctoral Fellow in the Department of Neuroscience and the Center for Neurobehavioral Research, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minn.

B.A. in Biological Sciences with Departmental Honors concentration in Cellular and Molecular Biology from Northwestern University, Evanston, Ill.


Hugo and Georgia Gibson Endowed Professor, 2012-2013.


First United Methodist Church, Seguin, Texas, Praise Band Assistant Leader, 2013-present.


Cowan, GA, Grove DD. 2015. “Age comparisons of estrogen receptor-alpha expression in the developing rat brain.” 118th Annual Meeting of the Texas Academy of Science, University of Incarnate Word, San Antonio, TX. Abstract 037.212.

Taylor CT, Grove DD. 2012. “Age and gender comparisons of estrogen receptor-a mRNA in rat brain.” 115th Annual Meeting of the Texas Academy of Science, Sul Ross State University, Alpine, Texas, Abstract P268.

Reiley, H and Grove DD. 2018. "A molecular study of the effects of BPA on hippocampal neurons." 121st Annual Meeting of the Texas Academy of Science, Midland College, Midland, TX. Abstract 008.033.



Environmental estrogens and mammalian cells.” Scola at TLU. 2015.

“BPA (Bisphenol A) and its effects on human health.” Honors lunch at TLU, October 2013.

Meitzen J, Grove DD, Mermelstein PG. 2012.“The organizational and aromatization hypotheses apply to rapid, nonclassical hormone action: neonatal masculinization eliminates rapid estradiol action in female hippocampal neurons.”Endocrinology.153(10):4616-4621.

Grove-Strawser D, Boulware MI, Mermelstein PG. 2010. Membrane estrogen receptors activate the metabotropic glutamate receptors mGluR5 and mGluR3 to bidirectionally regulate CREB phosphorylation in female rat striatal neurons.” Neuroscience. 170(4):1045-1055.

Grove D. 2010.“Bisphenol A (BPA) and the Brain.” Department of Biology, TLU.