Susmita Datta

Susmita Datta

Susmita was appointed to the post of UCL Genetics Institute Manager in March 2012. Prior to her arrival she was based at the Wellcome Trust for 5 years and then went to work for Cancer Research UK, where she gained experience in many aspects of science funding in the United Kingdom and abroad. She was born and educated in London and holds a BSc Hons in Genetics gained from Queen Mary, University of London. She then went on to complete a Masters in Human Molecular Genetics from Imperial College. Her first experience of laboratory life was as a Research Assistant for Professor Jonathan Flint, at the Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics, Oxford, where she researched the Genetic Basis of Anxiety and Depression in mice. This culminated in her intention to do a PhD in Psychiatric Genetics which she then went on to complete on the Molecular Genetics of Schizophrenia at University College London, under the supervision of Professor Hugh Gurling. 

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