Daron graduated from the University of Nottingham and then studied abroad for his MPhil and PhD at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. In 1988 he became a lecturer in the Department of Biochemistry at the London Hospital Medical college teaching pre-clinical medical and dental students.
In 1990 he joined Wolverhampton Polytechnic, which became the present day University of Wolverhampton in 1992.
His main areas of interest are physiological aspects of solute movement across cell membranes.
Membrane biochemistry in relation to solute movement and abiotic stress.
Stress tolerance in Aspergillus nidulans