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Hemavaruni Fernando

Country of origin: Sri Lanka Currently in: Sri Lanka, Colombo General field of specialization: Other
Academic Background


2016 Undergraduate Other
Research and Profession

Current Research Activities

Chemical Sciences

Determination of in vitro anti-microbial, antioxidant and anti-cancer activity of garcinol capped metal nanoparticles and garcinol-metal complexes.

Publications resulting from Research: 

“Synthesis, Characterization and Antimicrobial Activity of Garcinol Capped Silver Nanoparticles”
Fernando HN, Kumarasinghe UR, Gunasekara TDCP, Wijekoon HP, Ekanayaka EM, Fernando SSN, Rajapaksha SP, Jayaweera PM
Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology (ISSN 1017-7825)

Current profession

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Prizes, Grants and Awards

Other Awards

Oct 2019
Winner, People’s Choice Award
SLAYS 3-Minute Thesis Competition (SLAYS 3MT® 2019) organized by Sri Lankan Academy of Young Scientists.
Oct 2016
Bronze Medal (University category – Food Science and Technology)
Sahasak Nimavum National Exhibition for Inventions & Innovations, Organized by the Sri Lanka Inventors Commission, operated under the purview of the Ministry of Science, Technology & Research, Sri Lanka (2016).

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