Prof Anoma Chandrasekara from Wayamba University of Sri Lanka has been ranked among the top 2% scientists of the world for the year 2019 in a recent paper from Stanford University published in the journal of PLoS Biology.

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Dr. Anoma Chandrasekara is a Professor in Food Science & Nutrition at the Department of Applied Nutrition,  Wayamba University of Sri Lanka. She received her BSc (Agriculture) and MPhil (Food & Nutrition) from University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka  and PhD from Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada. Having trained in both nutrition and food science she has developed a unique research program for investigating the bioactivities and mode of actions of phenolic compounds of underutilized tropical food components of cereals, legumes, roots and tubers, herbs and condiments. Working on the interface of food science and nutrition she investigates the impact of food components, processing and preparation on nutrition and health.  

Sri Lankan scientists in the world  top 2% considering scientists for the year 2019