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Management Committee

Decisions about all aspects of the department are considered by the departmental  Management Committee which is chaired by the Head of Department Professor Gabriel Waksman.

Management Committee meetings take place weekly on Tuesdays (12pm-2pm) and are supported by the Research Office Team Leader.

Members of the Management Committee are currently:

Dr Sanjib Bhakta has been awarded the inaugural Rishi Bankim Chandra Memorial Award, in recognition of his significant contributions to the field of global infectious diseases research.

Running from 18-21 June, Birkbeck Science Week will explore the research taking place at the College.

The findings suggest that the harmful aggregates associated with Huntington’s disease emerge from a form which could be reversible. This could have major implications for slowing or preventing disease progression in the future.