Two PhD students from the FOD, NUS received prestigious awards from the International Association for Dental Research (IADR) during the Annual General Meeting.
Dr Preethi Prajod, a second year PhD student under supervision of Dr Jaya Seneviratne (primary supervisor) and Assoc Prof Wong Mun Loke (co-supervisor) received IADR / Colgate Research in Prevention Award for her work on “Metagenomics of oral microbiome during pregnancy and postpartum period”. Dr Prajod received her award from Prof Angus Walls, President of IADR at the IADR/Colgate Award ceremony.
Mr Kassapa Ellepola, a final year PhD student under supervision of Dr Jaya Seneviratne (primary supervisor) and Assoc Prof Cao Tong Received IADR Lion Award for his work on “Streptococcus mutans GtfB augments Candida albicans accumulation in mixed-species biofilms”. Mr Ellepola received his award from Prof Gill Diamond, President of IADR Microbiology / Immunology Group at the Microbiology / Immunology Group Business meeting.