We are delighted to announce the appointment of three new members of Council:

Dr Andy Greenfield


Dr Andy Greenfield is a Programme Leader in Developmental Genetics at the Medical Research Council's research unit in Harwell, and a member of the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority (HFEA). His recent research has focussed on the molecular genetics of mammalian sexual development. He also has an interest in education, and is a STEMNET Ambassador.

Dr David Lawrence

David Lawrence

David K Lawrence is Non-Executive Director at Syngenta AG, Chair of the Syngenta Science & Technology Advisory Board, and a member of the Biotechnology & Biological Science Research Council. He is also a member of the UK Agri-tech Strategy Leadership Council and the UK Industrial Biotechnology Leadership Forum, and has served on a number of other committees working on aspects of industrial biotechnology in the UK and internationally.

Professor Robin A Weiss

Robin Weiss

Robin A Weiss is Emeritus Professor of Viral Oncology, University College London. His main research interests include cancers caused by viruses and infectious diseases such as HIV. He has served on a range of committees, including the DoH Ethics of Gene Therapy Committee, the Board of the KwaZulu-Natal Research Institute for Tuberculosis and HIV, South Africa, and chairing the Scientific Advisory Committee of the International AIDS Vaccine Initiative.

View the complete list of Council Members.

The Council is currently seeking applications for a new member with a background in philosophy. Find out more about this role and how to apply.