Qualifications & Fellowships


  • BSc.(Hons) 1980

    Bachlor of Science(Hons.)

    University of Colombo, Sri lanka

  • MSc. (Bristol) 1984

    Master of Science (Bristol)

    Department of Organic Chemistry in Bio-organic Chemistry, University of Bristol, England.

  • PhD. (Colombo) 1997

    PhD. (Colombo)

    Molecular Biology & Gene Technology, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka.

  • Accreditation 2003

    Accreditation of Senior Teachers in Higher Education

    Staff Development Center, University of Colombo


  • Member


    Sri Lanka Association for the advancement of Science

  • C.Chem., F.I. Chem.


    Institute of Chemistry, Sri Lanka

  • M.I. Biol.


    Institute of Biology

  • Committee member 2017 -present

    Research and Higher Degree’s Committee

    Faculty of Medicine

  • Council member 2013- 2016

    Council member

    National Research Council, Sri Lanka

  • Member of the Board of Study 2009- 2015

    Multi Disciplinary Study Courses

    Postgraduate Institute of Medicine University of Colombo

  • Senior Treasure 2005- 2006

    Buddhist Association

    Faculty of Medicine Buddhist Association

  • Member 2004- 2007

    The Interim Committee - Curriculum Development in Molecular Medicine

    Postgraduate Institute of Medicine

  • Senior Treasure 2004

    Students’ Welfare Society

    Faculty of Medicine

  • Visiting Research Specialist 2000

    Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA)

    Workshop on ‘Biotechnological techniques In Tropical Medicine” held in Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur

  • Visiting Research Specialist 1992-1992

    Office of Naval Research Oceanic Biology, USA

    Department of Chemistry, University of Illinois at Chicago, U.S.A

  • Research Assistant 1982-1984

    Science and Engineering Research Council, UK

    Dept. of Organic Chemistry, University of Bristol, England.

  • Alumni

    Alumni and Friends

    University of Bristol, UK