Kamani Tennekoon recent


Prof Kamani Tennekoon: Senior Professor of Molecular Life Sciences at the Institute of Biochemistry, Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, University of Colombo. Her current research includes molecular genetics of cancer, reproductive and developmental biology, DNA variation, medicinal plants with anti-cancer and anti-filarial activities, in vitro toxicity testing of natural compounds etc. She has supervised 13 PhD and 2 MPhil students and is currently supervising 13 MPhil/PhD students.


  • Ph. D. 1986

    Doctor in Philosophy

    University of Sheffield, United Kingdom

  • MBBS 1979

    Second Class Upper Division

    University of Colombo