Prof. T. L. Shamala Tirimanne


Department of Plant Sciences
University of Colombo
Colombo 00300
Sri Lanka

Office: Department of Plant Sciences
Work Phone: +94 11-258 5038

Academic & Professional Qualifications

  • PhD 1995

    Ph.D. in Plant Molecular Biology and Plant Physiology

    Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, USA

  • BSc 1985

    B. Sc (Special Degree) in Botany (subsidiary subject, Chemistry)

    University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka


  • Plant Molecular Biology
  • Bioinformatics
  • Plant Physiology
  • Biostatistics

Research Interests

  • Regulation of Gene Expression
  • Salinity tolerance in rice
  • Molecular Markers for sex determination
  • Applications of Bioinformatics in Genomics and Proteomics