Research Training

Postgraduate Research Supervision

Name of the Student Year of

Completion

MSc Title of the Thesis Principal/

Co-Supervisor

Ms Shashika Dayaratne 2016 CMI* Effect of pathogenic Leptospira on lymphocytes Co-Supervisor
Ms Amenda Fernando 2016 CMI* Effect of Munronia pinnata on NK cells Co-Supervisor
Ms Sam Gayathri 2017 CMI* In vitro study on the effect of antimicrobial agents on inflammatory cytokine response in leptospirosis Co-Supervisor
Ms Dasanthi Lakmali 2017 CMI* An in vitro study on neutrophil chemotaxis inhibitory factors Principal Supervisor
Ms Varuni Ratnayake 2017 CMI* Genetic analysis of subtyping region of VP1 gene in BK virus with respect to severity of BKV infection in a cohort of  renal transplanted patients in Sri Lanka Co-Supervisor
Dr S Mitini-Nkhoma 2018 CMI* In vitro effects of ion pump and ion channel modulators on THP-1 derived macrophages and Mycobacterium bovis BCG Co-Supervisor
Mr NM Kiyas 2018 CMI* Study on identification of l bipopolysaccharide types among Burkholderia pseudomallei strains isolated from patients in Sri Lanka Co-Supervisor
Dr K.V Chathurika Wijegunarathna In Progress CMI* Effects of dengue virus and medicinal plant extracts on mature human basophils (KU812 cells) Principal Supervisor
Mr James C Thambyrajah In progress CMI* Preliminary study to detect  mutations in  UL97 gene in suspected Ganciclovir resistant CMV infected patients presented to a dignostic laboratory Co-Supervisor

*Cellular and Molecular Immunology

Undergraduate Research Projects

Name of the Student Year of

Completion

BSc Principal/

Co-Supervisor

Ms Nipuni Punsara Barupala 2017 IIMB* Co-Supervisor
Ms Dineesha Gamanayaka 2017 IIMB* Co-Supervisor
Ms Chamila Wijerathna 2018 Zoology† Co-Supervisor
Mr Akila Cooray 2018 Zoology† Co-Supervisor
Mr T Shiyanth 2019 IIMB* Co-Supervisor

*Immunology and Integrated Molecular Biology Special Degree

†Zoology Special Degree