Chaminda Ranasinghe Verified Researcher

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Chaminda Ranasinghe is a final year PhD candidate in Alzheimer's disease research. His research work is on the early diagnostic plasma bio-markers with an in depth study in to post translational modifications. Chaminda is a passionate scientist with a keen interest to science communication. He was the recipient of the audience choice award at the FameLab 2017 West Australian semifinal, and a finalist at the national championship. Chaminda has a masters degree in biotechnology from the Queensland University of Technology (Australia), a masters degree in applied microbiology from the University of Kelaniya (Sri Lanka) and a first class bachelors from Bangalore University (India). Chaminda is also interested in social enterprises and innovation. He has represented the Australian national champions team to the Enactus world championship 2016 (Canada) as the president and the team leader. Chaminda believes in the transformative power of science education and communication. He also believes scientists must actively engage with general public and develop skills in commercialisation and entrepreneurship.