Dr Daniel Hesselson heads the Directed Evolution Laboratory. He trained in Molecular Genetics in Alberta, Canada before completing his PhD in Wisconsin, US.
He was a postdoctoral fellow at the University of California before moving to the Garvan Institute in 2012. There his work pursued the experimental advantages of the zebrafish model system to develop new approaches for tackling the growing diabetes epidemic as laboratory Head. He also held the position of Conjoint Lecturer, St Vincent’s Clinical School, Faculty of Medicine, UNSW Sydney.