Darren Logan, PhD
Former CDF Group Leader
This person is a member of Sanger Institute Alumni.
This page is no longer being updated and is a historical record of Darren Logan’s work at the Sanger Institute.
Darren Logan was at the Sanger Institute from 2010 to June 2016 when he left to join Mars Incorporated to lead their basic research programmes into sensory mechanisms and feeding behaviour at the WALTHAM Centre for Pet Nutrition.
At the Sanger Institute Darren Logan studied genes that enable animals to detect, interpret and respond to sensory signals with an appropriate behaviour. His interests encompass neuronal genomics and transcriptomics, innate and learned behavioural analyses, animal modelling and genome sequencing of humans with rare neurological disorders.
Joined Monell Chemical Senses Center as an Assistant Member
Became an EMBO Young Investigator
Joined Sanger Institute as CDF Group Leader
Awarded the Verne Chapman Young Investigator Prize
Started postdoc at The Scripps Research Institute
PhD awarded, University of Edinburgh
Started 4yr PhD at MRC Human Genetics Unit
M.Biochem. awarded, University of Bath