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IChemC Graduate Chemist wins a Best Presenter award

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Uthpala Saroshan Deshapriya from the most recently graduated GIC batch of College of Chemical Sciences, Institute of Chemistry Ceylon has won the Best Presenter award at the Basic and Applied Science poster session of KDU International Research Conference 2019, held on 11th September 2019. The poster under the topic, ‘Activity of several endophytic fungal extracts from Sri Lanka against Staphylococcus aureus; an in-silico assessment’, was based on his undergraduate research work done at CCS under the supervision of Dr.Chinthaka N. Ratnaweera.

Additionally, for this research, he won first place at the Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition held during the Undergraduate Research Symposium 2018 of CCS. He is also a student at the Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo.