Mr Bhishak Pankhania

Job: PhD Student and Laboratory Technical Demonstrator

School/department: Leicester School of Pharmacy

Address: De Montfort University, The Gateway, Leicester, LE1 9BH, United Kingdom

T: Ext 8834




Personal profile

I am currently undertaking a part time funded PhD under the supervision of Dr Susannah Walsh and Professor Katherine Huddersman. The PhD focuses on disinfection using a novel catalyst developed at the university and builds on previously published data. Studies have shown its ability to increase the activity of hydrogen peroxide against a range of organisms including Gram positive, Gram negative and bacterial endospores.

Research group affiliations

Research interests/expertise


Areas of teaching

Laboratory technical demonstrator in various Forensic Science, Pharmaceutical & Cosmetic Science and Pharmacy modules within the Leicester School of Pharmacy

Membership of external committees

Research and development committee member for the Infection Prevention Society, January 2019 – Current

Membership of professional associations and societies

Member of the Microbiology Society since 2016

Member of the Society for Applied Microbiology since 2017

Member of the Infection Prevention Society since 2017

Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy since 2017

Member of the International Water Association since 2018

Member of the American Society of Microbiology since 2019