Examner MSc/PG Diploma
Examiner for the Semester Examinations, Dissertation Examination and Selection Test of the MSc-Cellular and Molecular Immunology course at IBMBB, University of Colombo from 2005 to date
Aug 2017 – Selection test for MSc/PG Diploma in Molecular Medicine, PGIM, University of Colombo
2018 – Chief Examiner, Examination III – (Module 03 & 04), PG Diploma in Molecular Medicine, PGIM, University of Colombo.
Examiner – PhD Dissertations
April 2013 – Ms Chamila P Adikaram, Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka. Thesis titled “Molecular Characterization of rifampicin resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis and development of PCR-ELISA for identification of rifampicin resistance”
September 2003 – Dr Lukshmy M Hettihewa, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ruhuna, Sri Lanka.Thesis titled “Induction of malaria sporozoite surface protein (SSP2) specific CD8+ T cell immunity by vaccination of genetically engineered dendritic cells”.
July 2000 – Dr Surangi G Yasawardena, Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka.Thesis titled “Immunization with genetically engineered immunogens from merozoite surface antigens of Plasmodium falciparum and the effects of antibodies on red cell invasion”.
December 1996 – Mr P L Prakash Rao, Javaharlal Nehru Technological University,A.P., Hyderabad, India.Thesis titled ”Studies on Humoral and Cell mediated response to Erythrocytic stages of human malaria Plasmodium falciparum in a malaria endemic zone of Andra Pradesh”.
Examiner MPhil Dissertations
2017 – Ms H S Sakunthala, Faculty of Science, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka. Thesis titled ”Gastroprotective, ulcer healing and anti-diarrhoeal effects of leaves of Desmodium trifolium D.C. (Heenundupiyaliya) in rats”.
June 2006 – Ms C Wickramratne, Faculty of Science, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka. M.Phil Thesis titled “Studies on Antibody production against peptides derived from malaria parasite antigens in balb/c mice“.
Examiner MSc Dissertations
Oct 2012 – Mr N Kanthakumaran, IBMBB, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka. Thesis titled “Molecular characterization of inland and coastal population ofAnopheles subpictus B in Sri Lanka”.
May 2012 – Ms WMKT de AW Gunasekera, Faculty of Science, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka.Thesis titled “A field evaluation of polymerase chain reaction assay for diagnosis of malaria”.
Examiner – MSc/PG Diploma in Molecular Medicine – PGIM
Aug 2017 – Selection test for MSc/PG Diploma in Molecular Medicine
Evaluator of Research presentations – Judge at YSF Symposium 2011
January 2012 – Served as a Judge for evaluating research presentation of postgraduate & undergraduand held at ate candidates organized by the Young Scientists Forum (YSF) and NASTEC.