Dulari Jayawardena – 2017 Dean’s Scholar
Dulari Jayawardena, BPS graduate student (advisors- Dr. Hayat Onyuksel and Dr. Pradeep Dudeja) has been awarded the 2017 Dean's Scholar Fellowship. The Fellowship is a one-year non-renewable award presented by the Dean of the Graduate College in recognition of a student's scholarly achievement. The award is intended to provide the most distinguished, advanced-level graduate students with a period of time dedicated solely to the completion of their programs and comes with a stipend and a tuition waiver.
Dulari’s winning project is entitled “Vasoactive Intestinal Peptide Nanomedicine as a Novel Treatment for Inflammatory Bowel Disease”.