Genetics

Fr Sumeth Perera SJ in his lab
We congratulate Fr Sumeth Perera SJ who has been awarded a distinguished Oxford doctorate in genetics. Fr Perera, who is a member of the Sri Lanka Province, has been studying in Britain since 2012, first for an MRes in Biochemistry at Imperial College London, and then at Campion Hall Oxford for doctoral studies focussing on cancer research.“Cancer treatments are becoming increasingly sophisticated,” he explains, “but there are still major gaps in our understanding of how treatments work...
A Jesuit studying at Oxford University has been awarded the runner-up prize for the Peter Beaconsfield Prize in Physiological Sciences, 2014. Fr Sumeth Perera SJ from Sri Lanka is in the second year of his DPhil. A member of the Campion Hall Community, he is reading for his doctorate in Genetics at the Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics (DPAG), working in the Goberdhan and Wilson laboratories.The Peter Beaconsfield Prize, which is open to postgraduate students in Physiological...