Vinitha M. Thadhani

 

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Institute of Chemistry, Ceylon

Biography

B. Sc (special) Chemistry, University of Sri Jayawardenepura (1997), M.Phil Biochemistry,University of Sri Jayawardenepura (2002), Ph.D Organic Chemistry, University of Peradeniya (2007). Currently attached as a senior lecturer at Dept. of Chemistry, University of Sri Jayawardenepura (Website: http://staff.sjp.ac.lk/thadhani). Visiting Research Fellow at International Centre for Chemical and Biological Sciences, Universtiy of Karachi, Pakistan. Recipient of many awards and scholarships including the first scholar to receive a full scholarship from National Science Foundation Sri Lanka to carry out Ph.D locally. Research interest -isolation, semi-synthesis, and bioactivities of natural products and chemical education. Her work on natural products have contributed for 2 USA patents, and over 10 publications. Founder member and current president of Sri Lankan Academy of Young Scientist Sri Lanka.