Dr. Sachini Amarasekara


Department of Zoology and Environment Sciences
University of Colombo
Colombo 00300
Sri Lanka

Office: Department of Zoology and Environment Sciences – Room No.
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Email: sachini@zoology.cmb.ac.lk

‪A D Dulshara Sachini Amarasekara‬ – ‪Google Scholar‬

Academic & Professional Qualifications

  • PhD 2019

    PhD in Molecular Biotechnology

    Chungnam National University, Daejeon, South Korea

  • MSc 2010

    MSc in Cellular and Molecular Immunology (Distinction)

    Institute of Biochemistry, Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka.

  • BSc 2007

    BSc in Microbiology, Genetics, and Biochemistry (First Class)

    University of Bangalore, India

  • Pg Diploma 2021-2022

    Postgraduate diploma in Lab Animal Sciences

    Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo

  • 2022

    2022 - CTHE & SEDA UK

    Staff Development Center, University of Colombo

  • Training workshop 2007

    Training workshop on Molecular Biology techniques in the diagnosis and control of infectious/vector-borne disease and human identification.

    Molecular Medicine Unit, Faculty of Medicine, University of Kelaniya


  • Immunology
  • Immunotoxicology
  • Molecular Medicine
  • Molecular Immunology
  • Cellular and Molecular Physiology
  • Lab Animal Science

Research Interests

  • Cancer and inflammation -Colon cancer & IBD
  • Osteoimmunology – Anti-osteoporotic properties of plant extracts
  • Reproductive immunology – Male subfertility
  • Autoimmunity – Psoriasis