Daniela Vallone is a senior scientist at the Institute for Biological and Chemical Systems – Biological Information Processing (IBCS-BIP) at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) in Germany. From 2018 she is one of the organizers of the FELASA accredited international zebrafish and medaka (IZMC) course.

She received her BS, MS and doctoral degrees from the University of Naples in Italy. She worked as PhD at the Italian Research Council (CNR) at IIGB in Naples (IT) and with a Marie Curie - funded postdoctoral position at the Institute de Genetique et de Biologie Moleculaire et Cellulaire (IGBMC) in Strasbourg (FR). She moved to Germany as a young scientist at the Max Planck Institute für Entwicklungsbiologie in Tübingen in Germany and was appointed in 2007 as a senior scientist at IBCS-BIP, KIT in Karlsruhe with a focus on Comparative studies of the evolution, regulation and function of the vertebrate circadian clock in diverse fish species.