Foundation stone laying ceremony for a new building for the Centre for Research in Oral Cancer (CROC), Faculty of Dental Sciences

In line with the Diamond Jubilee Celebrations of the University of Peradeniya, the Faculty of Dental Sciences celebrated the laying of the foundation stone with the construction of a new building to the Centre for Research in Oral Cancer. The event took place at the Faculty of Dental Sciences on 10th January 2017 under the patronage of Prof. Upul B. Dissanyake, the Vice Chancellor of the University of Peradeniya. Prof. R.L. Wijeyeweera, the Deputy Vice Chancellor, Prof. W.M. Tilakaratne, the Dean Faculty of Dental Sciences, Prof Ruwan Jayasinghe, the Director of the CROC, Deans of other faculties and academic and administrative staff members of the faculty graced this landmark event. The new building will provide opportunities to conduct cancer research on oral cancer.