Dr. Mario Alles is a Lecturer in the Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology of the Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo.
He obtained his MBBS degree with Second-class Honors from the University of Colombo in 2014. Subsequently he pursued a career in Clinical Microbiology and completed the Postgraduate Diploma in Medical Microbiology from the Postgraduate Institute of Medicine University of Colombo in 2018, for which he was awarded the ‘Thissa Vitharana Gold Medal’. At present he is reading for his MD in Medical Microbiology from the Postgraduate Institute of Medicine, University of Colombo.
Dr. Alles has authored several publications related to Bacteriology and Infectious Diseases.
His research interests include molecular detection of genetic determinants of antibiotic resistance among bacteria using PCR methods, and describing the immunological mechanisms of diseases.