Cadre Chair and Senior Prof. N.P. Sunil-Chandra of the Department of Medical Microbiology of the Faculty of Medicine, assumed duties as the new Chairman of the Research Council of the University of Kelaniya, on the 18th of May, 2017 at the Research Council Office in the presence of Vice Chancellor of the University of Kelaniya Professor D.M. Semasinghe.
Senoir Professor N.P. Sunil Chandra obtained his BVSc (Sri Lanka) in 1980 and MPhil in Microbiology in 1988 from the University of Peradeniya, and his PhD in Virology from the university of Cambridge, England in 1991. He was a former President of the Sri Lanka College of Microbiologists.
This event was participated by the Former Chairman of the Research Council and a former Vice Chancellor Prof. M.J.S. Wijerathna, a former Vice Chancellor Prof. Sarath Amunugama, Deans of Faculties, Registrar, Bursar, Librarian and many members of the Academic staff.