Position: Team Leader – Life Science, Lecturer – Molecular Biology and Genetics
Faculty or Division: School of Life Science
Department: Biotechnology & Biomedical Science
Campus: Undergraduate Facility
- M.Sc. in Genetic Diagnostics – Faculty of Medicine University of Colombo
- BSc in Biotechnology, Microbiology and Biochemistry with First Class, University of Mysore
Teaching Interests: Genetics, Biotechnology & Molecular Biology
Knowledge Areas: Molecular Genetics, Cell and Molecular Biology, Immunology & Research methods
Research & Publication:
Design and implementation of a new assay( An Allele Specific PCR Method) For Genotyping CYP2D6 at Human Genetic Unit, Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo
Break Point Analysis of A Ring Chromosome 18 in a Sri Lankan Child with Congenital Malformation and Global Development Delay by Employing Molecular Cytogenetic Techniques at Human Genetic Unit, Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo.
A Ring Chromosome 18 in a Sri Lankan Female Child with Congenital Malformation and Global Developmental Delay.
P.K.D.C.T Somadasa, A.V.L.K Udalamaththa, J.C Liyanage, S.M.A jayawardana, W.M.M Armbepola, V.H.W Disanayake. Published in Abstract Book of International Conference on Birth Defects – 2014 with a poster presentation.
A Sri Lankan family with Cerebellar Hemangioblastoma due to a Heterozygous Nonsense Mutation in the von Hippel-Lindau Tumor Suppressor, E3 Ubiquitin Protein Ligase (VHL) gene
P.K.D.C.T Somadasa, Nirmala D Sirisena, L. Suresh C. De Silva , V.H.W Disanayake. Accepted for Ceylon Journal of Surgery.