MSc

Name of Student Year Title Supervisors Thesis No. (Library)
Menuwanthi Upadari Dissanayake 2006 Immunoepidemiology of the Plasmodium vivax merozoite surface protein-4 (MSP-4) in Sri Lanka: A preliminary study Dr. Preethi V Randeniya TMs – 014
Sujeewa Priyadarshana de Silva 2006 Studies on anti-inflammatory effects of aqueous extracts of Vitex negundo, Ixora coccinea and Alpina calcarata on rat peritoneal cells Dr. Shiroma M Handunnetti TMs – 015
Asanka Aravinda Nanayakkara 2007 Anti-inflammatory effects of the methanolic leaf extracts and semi-purified fractions of Ixora coccinea on human leukocytes Dr. Shiroma M Handunnetti TMs – 018
Kumaraguru Kalaiarashi 2007 Anti-inflammatory activity of  aqueous and methanolic rhizome extracts of Alpina calcarata Dr. Shiroma M Handunnetti TMs – 022
Ranga Sanjaya Wittachchi 2007 Detection of micrometastasis of breast cancer by immunohistochemical identification of K-19 antigen in axillary lymph nodes Dr. Shiroma M Handunnetti TMs – 023
Sachinthika Goonetilleke 2007 Determination of serum IgA and rheumatoid factor IgA-RF in association with clinical manifestations in a population of rheumatoid arthritis patients in Sri Lanka Dr. Preethi V Randeniya
Dr. Lalith S Wijayaratne
TMs – 026
Abirami Sivapatham 2008 Feasibility of using blood collected enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay Prof. Kamani H Tennekoon TMs – 028
HL Chamathka Nanayakkara 2008 Effects of aqueous extracts of Anisomeles indica, Caesalpinia bonduc and Toddalia asiatica on pro-inflammatory mediators involved in the pathogenesis of malaria Dr. Shiroma M Handunnetti TMs – 029
Maheshika Srimali Somarathna 2008 Detection of human antibody responses against domain II of Plasmodium vivax apical membrane antigen-1 using synthetic peptides in Sri Lanka Dr. Preethi V Randeniya TMs – 031
Sherine Dilanthy Gnanaratnam 2008 Study of maternal insulin like growth factor 1 levels in normal pregnancies and in pregnancies complicated by pregnancy induced hypertension pre-eclampsia Prof. Kamani H Tennekoon TMs – 035
KW Jayani Chathurani Kariyawasam 2008 In vitro anti-inflammatory mechanisms of Vitex negundo Dr. Shiroma M Handunnetti TMs – 081
AD Dulshara Sachini Amarasekara 2009 Laboratory tests to estabish markers of sperm oxidative stress in Sri Lanka males Dr. Preethi V Randeniya TMs – 037
NK Rachitha Dilhani Wickramasinghe 2009 Modulation of human neutrophil functions by aqueous leaf extract and methanolic Leaf extract of Ixora coccinea Dr. Shiroma M Handunnetti TMs – 039
Rohini I Gunaratna 2009 Serum nitrite levels in Sri Lankan patients with Leptospirosis Dr. Shiroma M Handunnetti
Prof. H Janaka de Silva
Dr. Senaka Rajapakse
TMs – 040
Achini Sulochana Gammulle 2010  Effect of a leaf concentrate on rat platelet count Prof. Preethi V Randeniya
Prof. W Daya Ratnasooriya
TMs – 045
P D Nadeera Nilupamali Sirisena 2010 Studies on inhibitory effect of aqueous leaf extracts of the Vitex negundo on interacellular killing mechanisms of neutrophils Dr. Shiroma M Handunnetti TMs – 049
Thilini Lalanthika Kalugalage 2010 Studies on serum NOx levels in Sri Lankan patients with leptospirosis Dr. Shiroma M Handunnetti
Prof. Senaka Rajapakse
Prof. H Janaka de Silva
TMs – 051
A M Dimuthu Sachika Dilshan de Silva 2011 In vitro anti inflammatory activity of aqueous and solvent leaf extracts of Ixora coccinea and Vitex negundo Dr. Shiroma M Handunnetti TMs – 053
Egwin Julie Eugene 2011 Comparison of serological diagnostic methods for leptospirosis Dr. Shiroma M Handunnetti
Prof. Senaka Rajapakse
TMs – 055
Mohamed Jaladeen Roshan Niloofa 2011 Seroconversion following vaccination with tetanus toxoid, to diagnose specific antibody deficiency in patients with recurrent infections Dr. Janake Munasinghe
Dr. Rajiva de Silva
TMs – 060
Rashmi Tippalagama 2011 HLA Typing of MHC Class I Molecules by PCR and Sequencing in Sri Lanka Dr. A Dharshan De Silva
Mr. KL Nandika Perera
TMs – 062
Shashika Dinethri Kothalawala 2011 Immunomodulatory activity of combined hot water extract of Coriandrum sativum L. and Coscinium fenestratum L. in rats Dr. Sirimal Premakumara
Dr. Shiroma M Handunnetti
Prof. W Daya Ratnasooriya
TMs – 064
Shalani Anuradha Wickramasinghe 2011  Assessment of oxidative stress in severe leptospirosis patients Dr. Shiroma M Handunnetti TMs – 080
Daniya Edward 2012 Immunostimulatory activity of combined hot water extracts of Coriandrum sativum L. and coscinium fenestratum m G. in rats Dr. Sirimal Premakumara
Dr. Shiroma M Handunnetti
TMs – 071
Thevarajah Wolttan 2012  Determination of serum lipid peroxide, antioxidant capacity and NOx level as biomarkers of oxidative stress in severe leptospirosis patients in Sri Lanka Dr. Shiroma M Handunnetti
Prof. Senaka Rajapakase
TMs – 075
Anupama Rubasing Siriwardene 2014 Studies on Leptospira biflexa antigens using rat polyclonal antibodies Dr. Shiroma M Handunnetti
Prof. Sunil Premawansa
TMs – 091
D L Peshala Eranga Gunasekara 2014 Immunochmical characterization of Insect vonom of Apis dorsata fabricius (Bambara) in Sri Lanka (Hymeroptera; Apidae) Dr. Shiroma M Handunnetti
Dr. Rajiva de Silva
Prof. Sunil Premawansa
Prof. Sriyani Dias
TMs – 092
Achini Madurika Rathnayake 2014 Studies on effect of hot water extracts of Coriandrum sativum L and Coscinium fenestratum G. on immunostimulatory and anxiolytic activities of rats Dr. Shiroma M Handunnetti
Prof. WD Ratnasooriya
TMs – 093
S M Harindra Darshana Sathkumara 2014 Genetics of common variable immunolodeficiency role of transmembrane activator and calcium modulator and cyclophilin ligand interactor Dr. Shiroma M Handunnetti
Dr. Aruna de Silva
Dr. Rajiva de Silva
TMs – 094
Thewarathrige Sathika Madusanka Fernanado 2014 Assessment of anti-leptospiral IgM and IgG antibodies by ELISA established using Leptospira biflaxa antigens Dr. Shiroma M Handunnetti TMs – 095
Rasa Treeswaran 2014 Coogulation disorders in leptospirosis patients Dr. Shiroma M Handunnetti
Prof. Senaka Rajapakse
Dr. Lalindra Gooneratne
TMs – 098
Yoshitha Santhushti Wahalathanthri 2014 Anti inflammatory activity of aqueous leaf extrat of Wallidda antidysenterica L. (Wrightia antidysenteriaca) in rat model Prof. WD. Ratnasooriya
Dr. Shiroma M Handunnetti
Dr. Sirimal Premakumara
TMs – 104
Shalinda Jude Arjuna Fernando 2016 Preliminary study on X – linked chronic granulomatous disease in Sri Lanka Prof. Shiroma M Handunnetti
Dr. Dharshana De Silva
Dr. Rajiva De Silva
TMs – 126
Hasitha Shiran Weerasinghe 2016 Establishment of methods for retrieving Leptospira Organisms/ antigens in urine and blood Prof. Sunil Premawansa
Prof. Shiroma M Handunnetti
Prof. Senaka Rajapakshe
TMs – 127
H.M. Shashika Prabuddhi Dayarathna 2016 The in vitro effect of pathogenic Leptospira on FOXP3 expression in lymphocytes Dr. OVDSJ Weerasena
Dr. TRG Narmada Fernando
TMs – 128
Noorul Mifra faiz 2016 Preliminary study on identification of autosomal recessive P47Phox mutations in patients with chronic granulomatous disease in Sri lanka Prof. Shiroma M Handunnetti
Dr. Dharshana De Silva
Dr. Rajiva De Silva
TMs – 129
Sanjika Milhani  Wickramasinghe Arachchi 2016 Assessment of RNS and ROS production by healthy phagocytic cells stimulated in vitro with Leptospira Prof. Shiroma M Handunnetti
Prof. Senaka Rajapakshe
Ms. Daniya Edward
TMs – 130
Getawa Kandage Dilini Ishaka 2016 Preliminary study on allergenic pollen records from airborne samples in selected locations of urban and semi-urban  areas in Western Province of Sri Lanka Prof. Sunil Premawansa
Prof. Shiroma M Handunnetti
Dr. T.R. Premathilaka
TMs – 131
Amenda Fernando 2016 The effect of Munronia pinnata on natural killer (NK-92MI) cells Dr. Swarna Hapuarachchi
Dr. Narmada Fernando
TMs – 136
M H J Dinuka Ariyaratne 2017 the Establishments  of a Colourimetric Raverse Transcription Loop-mediated Isothermal Amplification for the rapid detection of different strains of dengue virus Prof Andrew Nguyen
Dr. Dharshana De Silva
Dr. OVDSJ Weerasena
TMs – 146
Ahana Kapuge Dona Varuni Yashodha Ratnayake 2017 A preliminary study on VP 1 gene based genotyping of BK virus isolated from kidney transplnt patients Dr. Jude Jayamaha
Dr. Thusitha Gajanayake
Dr.TRG Narmada Fernando
TMs – 147
Asurappulige Harshani Shanika Hewagama 2017 Preliminary study on (CTLA – 4 ) gene mutation in infammatory bowel disease in Sri Lanka Prof. Suranjith  Seniviratne
Prof. Shiroma M Handunnetti
Dr. P Sisira L Pathirana
TMs – 148
Sam Gaythri 2017 In vitro study on the effect of antimicrobial agents on inflammatory cytokine response in leptospirosis Prof. Shiroma M Handunnetti
Prof . Senaka Rajapakse
Dr.TRG Narmada Fernando
TMs – 149
Alawaththa Kankanamage Dasanthi lakmali 2017 A in vitro study to assess the potential of aqueous extracts of Munronia pinnata and Ixora coccinea to reserve the inhabition of neutrophil chemotaxis induced by advanced glycation end products Prof. Shiroma M Handunnetti
Prof. Sunil Premawansa
Dr.TRG Narmada Fernando
TMs – 150
Bhakthi Maneesha Aluthgama Guruge 2017 Preliminary study on pollen records during South-West monsoon in selected location and direct effect of these pollens on basophil degarnulation Dr. Rajiva De Silva
Prof. Sunil Premawansa
Dr. TRD Premathilake
TMs – 151
Steven Carlington Mitini Nkhoma 2018 In vitro effects of ion pump and ion channel modulators on THP-1 derived macrophages and Mycobacterium bovis BCG Dr. P Sisira L Pathirana
Dr.TRG Narmada Fernando
TMs – 152
Henry Chukwuebuka Ezechukwa 2018 In vitro effects of Vernonia Zeylanica extract and solvent fraction on human basophils (KU 812 cells) Prof. Shiroma M Handunnetti
Ms. BA Dilani Rukshala
TMs – 157
N.M. Kiyas 2020 Study on identification of lipopolysaccharide types in Burkholderia pseudomallei strains isolated from patients in Sri Lanka Dr.  Enoka Corea
Dr.  Narmada Fernando
Prof.  Shiroma Handunnetti
Y.B. Nipuna Saduni De Kostha 2020 Characterization of antigens of Enterobius vermicularis eggs Prof.  Sharmini Gunawardena
Dr.  Sisira L. Pathirana
I.D.Janitha Hansinee Iddagoda 2020 Identification of allergens in Cocos nucifera, Artocarpus heterophyllus, Boerhavia diffusa and Moringa oleifera Dr. Dhanushka Dassanayake
Dr. Rajiva de Silva
Prof. Neelika Malavige
Mr. Peshala Gunasekera
James Christadas Thambyrajah 2020 Preliminary study to detect mutations in UL97 gene in suspected  Ganciclovir resistance CMV infected patients presented to a diagnostic laboratory Dr. Jude Jayamaha
Ms. Varuni Ratnayake
Dr. Narmada Fernando
Name of Student Year Title Supervisors Thesis No. (Library)
Annmarie Dinushika Gunaratne 2006 Screening of Sri Lankan breast cancer patients for germ line mutations in exon 8 of TP53 gene Prof. Eric H Karunanayake
Prof. Kamani H Tennekoon
TMs – 013
Weerakonda Arachchige Gihan Dhanushka Indraguptha 2006 Differentiation of Sri Lankan rice varieties using AFLP markers Prof. Eric H Karunanayake
Dr. OVDSJ Weerasena
TMs – 016
Anton Dilic Niroshan Dalpethado 2007 Amplification and sequence characterization of resistance gene analog (RGA) markers from Sri Lankan traditional rice varieties Prof. Kamani H Tennekoon
Dr. OVDSJ Weerasena
TMs – 017
H V Gayani Samanlatha Wickramaratne 2007 Screening for germ line mutations in exon 12 of BRCA 2 gene in a selected group of patients with family history of breast cancer and ovarian cancer Prof. Kamani H Tennekoon
Prof. Eric H Karunanayake
TMs – 019
H A Chrishani Imalka Kumari Rodrigo 2007 Screening of a selected group of Sri Lankan breast cancer patients for germ-line mutations in exon 7 of BRCA 2 gene Prof. Kamani H Tennekoon
Prof. Eric H Karunanayake
TMs – 020
K G Sameera Upanada Ariyawansa 2007 Isolation and characterization of putative plant disease resistance gene analogs (RGA) from Sri Lankan traditional rice varieties Prof. Kamani H Tennekoon
Dr. OVDSJ Weerasena
TMs – 021
RDWMAS Asiri Wijekoon 2007 Development of simple sequence repeat DNA polymorphism (SSR) marker to detect salinity tolerant rice varieties in Sri Lanka Prof. Kamani H Tennekoon
Dr. E Niroshini
TMs – 024
Rozani Joseph Gunanarajah 2007 Screening for germ-line mutations of exon-8 in the P53 gene in a family with a BRCA-1 mutation Prof. Kamani H Tennekoon
Prof. Eric H Karunanayake
TMs – 025
Senanayakage Mahesh Chathuranga Senanayake 2007 Genetic differentiation of finger millet varieties using AFLP markers Prof. Kamani H Tennekoon
Dr. OVDSJ Weerasena
Dr. PN Dasanayake
TMs – 027
R A Chamila Ruwandi Ranasinghe 2007 Optimisation of PCR conditions for the amplification of hypervariable region I and hypervariable region II in the human mitochondrial D loop Prof. Kamani H Tennekoon
Prof. Eric H Karunanayake
TMs – 078
Komagal Vythilingam 2008 Characterization of mutations and sequence variants in exon 11 of BRCA -1 gene in Sporadic Breast Cancer: A preliminary study on Sri Lankan patients Prof. Kamani H Tennekoon TMs – 030
Minoli Erandika Perera 2008 Development of a molecular marker to detect salt tolerant Sri Lankan rice varieties Prof. Kamani H Tennekoon
Dr. OVDSJ Weerasena
TMs – 032
Samarakoonge Sameera Ranganath Samarakoon 2008 Cloning, sequencing and characterization of filarial parasite specific genes Prof. Eric H Karunanayake TMs – 033         TMs – 034
Y Supunsiri Wijayasinghe 2008 Maternal plasma levels of placental growth factor in pregnancy induced hypertension/ pre-eclampsia Prof. Kamani H Tennekoon
Prof. Eric H Karunanayake
TMs – 036
K  L Nandika Sriyantha Perera 2009 Molecular characterization of Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolates in Sri Lanka utilizing the mycobacterium interspersed repetitive unit (MIRU) typing method Dr. A Dharshan De Silva TMs – 038
Shaliny Sinnathamby 2009 H 19 polymorphism in newborns born to mothers with pregnancy induced hypertension/pre-ecalmpsia Prof. Kamani H Tennekoon TMs – 041
Tharindra Prasadinie Siriwardhane 2009 IGF-II Apal polymorphism in newborns born to mothers with pregnancy induced hypertension/pre-ecalmpsia Prof. Kamani H Tennekoon TMs – 042
Upanga Mudushani Kannangara 2009 Genetic diversity assessment of Finger millet using microsatellite markers Prof. Kamani H Tennekoon
Dr. PN Dassanayake
Dr. OVDSJ Weerasena
TMs – 043
W B W M R Yasmin Chathurika Aluwihare 2009 Isolation and characterization of putative plant disease resistance gene analogs (RGAS) from Sri Lankan rice varieties Prof. Kamani H Tennekoon
Dr. OVDSJ Weerasena
TMs – 044
A R M Nishanthi Niroshika Kumari Ratnayake 2010 Survivin gene expression in hepatocellular carcinoma cell line : Optimization of PCR condition and effect of a herbal decoction Prof. Ira Thabrew TMs – 046
H D Poornima Yasasni 2010  The CA promoter polymorphism of IGF-1 gene in pre-eclampsia /(PIH) pregnancy induced hypertension Prof. Kamani H Tennekoon TMs – 047
Kumarathy Kumarasivam 2010 Restriction fragment length polymorphism qnalysis of the OSA3 gene in Oryza sativa Dr. Dilantha Gunawardana TMs – 048
Shasheema Seehaprabha Wickramasekara 2010 Molecular analysis of the F1 hybrid plants (triploids ABC) to confirm the true bybridity between Brassica juncea and Brassica oleracea Dr. OVDSJ Weerasena
Dr. Shyama Weerakoon
TMs – 050
Wattu Hewage Yomendra Dilanka De Silva 2010 Detection of micrometastasis of breast cancer using Cytokeratin-19 based reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction Dr. Shroma M Handunnetti
Dr. OVDSJ Weerasena
TMs – 052
Ediriweera Patabendige Meran Keshawa 2011 Use of microsatellite markers to analyze genetic diversity of old seedling tea (Camellia sinensis L.) in Sri Lanka Dr. KM Mewan TMs – 054
Ishani Premathilake Gammana Liyanage 2011 Effect of an herbal extract on Bcl-2 and Bax expression in endometrial carcinoma cells Prof. Ira Thabrew TMs – 056
Kanishka Sithira Senathilake 2011 Characterization of selected clones from a cDNA Library of Setaria digitata Prof. Eric H Karunanayake TMs – 057
Karunarathna Handagamage Thissa Karunarathna 2011 Development of molecular markers to differentiate herbicide resistant and herbicide susceptible rice varieties Dr. OVDSJ Weerasena
Dr. Shyama Weerakoon
TMs – 058
Melewwe Thanthirige Rasika Lasanthi 2011 Genetic differentiation and Development of varietal specific AFLP markers for some Artocarpus heterophyllus lam varieties in Sri Lanka Dr. OVDSJ Weerasena
Prof. DKNG Pushpakumara
TMs – 059
Muthuthanthriege Dilusha Maduranganie Fernando 2011 Mutation in growth hormone releasing hormone receptor (GHRHR) and sequence variations in children with growth hormone deficiency; A preliminary study Dr. Faiz Marikar
Dr. Shamya De Silva
TMs – 061
Saman Bharatha Kotigala 2011 Effect of herbal extract on the expression of Caspase 3 and Caspase 9 in endometrial carcinoma cells Prof. Kamani H Tennekoon TMs – 063
Sudirikkuge Iresha Chandramali Silva 2011 Differentiation of selected Piper nigrum L (Black pepper ) cultivars in Sri Lanka using morphological and AFLP markers Dr. OVDSJ Weerasena
Dr. JM Senevirathne
TMs – 065
Warnakulasuriya Ayendra Milani Peiris 2011 Identification of allelic diversity in badh2 locus of traditional rice varieties in Sri Lanka Dr. OVDSJ Weerasena
Dr Nisha Kottearachchi
TMs – 066
UG Imalki Upamalika Kariyawasam 2011  Growth hormone mutation and sequence variants in children with growth hormone deficiency – A preliminary study Dr.Faiz Marikar
Prof. Shamya de Silva
TMs – 077
A P Prabha Rajini Amarasinghe 2012 Development  of barcodes for a Sri Lankan medicinal plant Plectranthus hadiensis Dr. OVDSJ Weerasena
Dr. Radhika Samarasekara
Dr. DAS Siriwardhane
TMs – 067
Anuka Sanuri Mendis 2012 Evaluation of the cytotoxic and apoptosis enhancing effects of a methanolic extract of managifera zeylanica bark in HepG2 Cells Prof. Ira Thabrew TMs – 068
Bharathy Sancheav 2012 Molecular characterization of cellulose degrading fungus and extraction and purification of cellulase Dr. OVDSJ Weerasena TMs – 069
Chanthirika Shanmuganathan 2012 Development of multiplex RT-PCR for detection of apoptotic related gene expression in MCF-7 breast cancer cell line Dr. OVDSJ Weerasena
Mr. Sameera R Samarakoon
TMs – 070
Kalavitigoda Vidanayalaya Parasana Kithsiri Bandara 2012 Screening of familial ovarian cancer patients for pathogenic mutations in the BRCA2 Gene: A preliminary study Prof. Eric H Karunanayake TMs – 072
Nadarajah Kanthakumaran 2012  Molecular Characterization of inland and coastal populations of morphologically identified Anopheles subpictus species B in Sri Lanka Dr. S Nobel Surendran
Dr. OVDSJ Weerasena
TMs – 073
Sanjayan Muraleetharan 2012  Ankyrin repeat domine 30A (NY-BR-1) and Mammaglobin-B as markers for detection of micrometastasis of breast cancer Dr. Shiroma M Handunnetti
Dr. OVDSJ Weerasena
TMs – 074
Vidanage Erangee Navoda Mendis 2012 Cloning and characterization of selected clones of Setaria digitata Prof. Eric H Karunanayake TMs – 076
Sreegowri Sinthanaichselvan 2012  A preliminary analysis on mitochondrial haplogroups Prof. Kamani H Tennekoon TMs – 079
H D A Jayamini Chathurika Harasgama 2013 Effects of the combined hot water extract of Coriandrum sativum L. and Coscinium fenestratum G. on B – cell activation and expression of inducible nitric oxide synthase Dr. Shiroma M Handunnetti
Dr. OVDSJ Weerasena
Dr. Sirimal Premakumara
TMs – 082
Nagaratnam Nirupa 2013 Exatraction of DNA from old bones : Optimization of methods and assessment of suitability for individual identification Prof. Kamani H Tennekoon
Ms. Ruwandi Ranasinghe
TMs – 083
Vahinipriya Manoharan 2013 Optimization of DNA extraction from paraffin embedded tissues and preliminary analysis of somatic mutation of TP53 in breast cancer Prof. Kamani H Tennekoon
Prof. Preethika Angunawela
Dr. Sumade de silva
TMs – 084
B V Loshini Ravima Ranaweera 2013 Immunomodulatory activity of Samahan: A herbal formulation in Sri Lankan market Dr. Shiroma M Handunnetti
Dr. OVDSJ Weerasena
TMs – 085
Rashini Yasara Baragamaarachchi 2013 Optimization of comet assay and genotoxicity assessment of herbal extracts by comet assay Dr. Shiroma M Handunnetti
Dr. OVDSJ Weerasena
Dr. Radhika Samarasekara
TMs – 086
Tharmini Sundralingam 2013 Development of a multiplex SNP assay for selected CYP2D6 genotypes Prof. Kamani H Tennekoon
Ms. A Sudeshini Hewage
TMs – 087
Ganeshapatham Janutharsan 2013 Evalution of suitability of an HPLC assay for the quantification of 1, 25 – dihydroxyvitamin D3 in human serum samples Dr. Nimal Punyasiri
Prof. Eric H Karunanayake
TMs – 088
Rajagopal Kajaluxan 2013 Plasma free amino acid concentration in a group of apparently healthy aduits Prof. Eric H Karunanayake
Dr. Nimal Punyasiri
TMs – 089
Tharasagini Nanthaprakash 2013 Association of endometriosis and p53 gene codon 72 polymorphism in a group of Sri Lankan women Dr. Nalinda Silva
Dr. Sumadee de Silva
TMs – 090
B M Lakshika Perera Jayasekara 2014 Screening of a cohort of Sri Lankan young onset brest cancer patients for c.21752176 insA mutation in the BRCA 2 gene Prof. Kamani H Tennekoon
Dr. Sumade de silva
TMs – 096
H M A Prabuddhika Kumari Saumya Herath 2014 PCR Opetimization and sequencing to detect-y chromosome haplogroups in Sri Lankan individuals Prof. Kamani H Tennekoon
Ms. R Ranasinghe
TMs – 097
Joanne Tiphaina Kotelawala 2014 Isolation, biochemical and molecular characterization of probiotics in traditional varieties of fermented rice Dr. Radhika Samarasekara
Dr. OVDSJ Weerasena
Dr. W Divisekera
TMs – 099
Koshala Chathuri de Silva 2014 Possible potentiation of antiproliferative effect of tamoxifen in MCF – 7 breast cancer cells by a bioactive extract of mangrove plant Scyphiphon hydrophyllacea: A pilot study Prof. Kamani H Tennekoon
Dr. Sameera R Samarakoon
TMs – 100
Godiraone Bosy Motube 2015 A prilot study on humonal immuner response to pathogenic Leptospira spp in rats Dr. Shiroma M Handunnetti
Prof. Sunil Premawansa
TMs – 108
Luxmiga Tharmarajah 2015 Evaluation of the effects of proanthocynidins from the bark of Thespeion populnea (L.) sol.ex correa, on cell survival and apoptosis, of human hepatoma (HepG2) cells Prof. Ira Thabrew
Dr. C. Padumadasa
Dr. Sameera R Samarakoon
TMs – 109
M V Madusha Lakmali Jayasundara 2015 A pilot study on selected point mutations of CYP21A2 gene among a cohort of Sri Lankan children with congenital adrenal hyperplosia Prof. Kamani H Tennekoon
Prof. Shamya de Silva
Ms. A Sudeshini Hewage
TMs – 110
Ishani Wickramage 2015 Prevalence of seleted polymorphisms of CYP2D6 gene in a cohort of breast cancer patients: Association with poor response to tamoxifen Prof. KH Tennekoon
Dr. Yasantha Ariyaratne
Ms. AS Hewage
Ms. T Sundralingam
TMs – 111
Nivethika Sivakumaran 2015 Evaluation of proapoptotic effects and apoptosis related gene expression in response to govainadine in breast cancer cells Dr. Sameera Samarakoon
Dr. Achyut Adhikari
TMs – 112
Saunda Hannadiga Dhananji Kanchana Jayathilaka 2015 A Pilot study CYP21A2 gene deletion among a cohort of Sri Lankan children with congenital adrenal hyperplosia Prof. Kamani H Tennekoon
Prof. Shamya de Silva
TMs – 113
Adnan Ahmad 2015 Designing of InDel markers and applicability study of InDel marker in varietal defferentiation of Sri Lankan rice Dr. OVDSJ Weerasena
Prof. Nisha S Kottearachchi
TMs – 114
Budhil Devin de Silva 2015 Immunochemical characterization of venom of the trap jaw ant, Odontomachus simillimus (Dala kadiya) Dr. Rajiva de Silva
Prof. Sunil Premawansa
Dr. Shiroma M Handunnetti
Prof. Sriyani Dias
TMs – 115
M K Sammanie Jayalath 2015 Optimization of a purification method of cellulase from the fungus Beaureria felina Dr. OVDSJ Weerasena TMs – 116
H S Polgahamullage Chamila Iromi 2015 Effects of natural compounds on embryonic cancer stem cell line (NTERA-2-cl.D1) : Optimization of on in vitro model to evalute induced differentiation as atherapeutic target of cancer Dr. Sameera R Samarakoon TMs – 117
Nwokwn Chukwumaobim Daniel Uzochukwu 2015 Expression of apoptosis – Related genes in response to improved Gedunin by nano-encapsulation in human amall-cell Lung cancer (NCI – H292) cell line Dr. Sameera R Samarakoon
Prof. Needra Karunaratne
TMs – 118
Chathuri Pabasara Karunarathna Weeraman 2015 Genetic screening of Inducible T-Cell Co-stimulator (ICOS) in patints with common variable Immunodeficiency (CVID) Dr. Rajiva de Silva
Dr. A Dharshana de Silva
Dr. Shiroma M Handunnetti
TMs – 119
Gampolawaduge Gayani Manjula Fonseka 2015 DNA barcoding and analysis of latex protein profile of Sri Lankan mountain papaya Dr. OVDSJ Weerasena
Prof. Nisha S Kottearachchi
TMs – 120
Kulanga Manthi Gunasena 2015 Isolation and molecular identification of pectin degrading fungi and determination of pectinases activity Dr. OVDSJ Weerasena TMs – 121
Rashmi Vasundhara Gamage 2015 Association of BRCA2 N372H polymorphism with breast cancer susceptibility in young breast cancer patients in Sri Lanka Dr. Sumadee De Silva
Dr. Kanishka De Silva
TMs – 122
Jesiska Nirmalee Lawe 2015 A molecular phylogenetic analysis of six unknown amphibiam species of the genue pseudophilautus in sri Lanka. Dr. Sameera R Samarakoon
Mr. L J Mendis Wickramasinghe
TMs – 123
Wanigasekara Arachchillage Gihan Chinthaka Jayawardana 2015 Design and optimization of new set of primers to determine Insulin Growth Factor – II 820 G>A Polymorphism  Dr. Nalinda De Silva
Dr. Sumadee de Silva
TMs – 124
Gayathri Karunanithy 2015 Mutational analysis of B Cell activating factor receptor (BAFF-R) in patients with common variable immunodeficiency (CVID) in Sri Lanka a pilot study Prof. Shiroma M Handunnetti
Dr. A. Dharshana De Silva
Dr. Rajiva De Silva
TMs – 125
Punsisi Rasara Weerasooriya 2016 Preliminary study on common human Alu polymorphisms in Sinhalese individuals Prof. Kamani H Tennekoon
Dr. Ruwandi Ranasinghe
TMs – 132
Gethmini Peshala Jayasundara 2016 Detection of Pathogenic mutations in hotspot regions in exon II of BRCA 1 gene in a cohort of Sri Lankan young familial breast cancer patients Dr. Sumadee de Silva
Dr. Kanishka de Silva
TMs – 133
C P Varuni Vindya Priyadarshani 2016 Evaluvating the anticancer effects of a polyherbal mixture on Iung cancer cells (NCI- H292) Prof. M. Ira Thabrew
Dr. Sameera Samarakoon
TMs – 134
Mohan Singh Rana 2016 Development of nano assisted dual delivery system for delivery of siRNR of P glycoprotein with cancer stem cells targeted anti cancer drug Prof. Needra Karunarathne
Dr. Sameera Samarakoon
Mr. Meran K Ediriweera
TMs – 135
H G Amal Charindra Hulangamuwa 2017 Development of nano-assisted targeted drug dilivery system for breast bancer stem cells grown in hypoxic conditions Prof. Needra karunarathne
Dr. Sameera Samarakoon
Mr. Meran K Ediriweera
TMs – 137
A A Dipun Nirmal Perera 2017 Development of an in vitro transgenic model for anti-cancer drug discovery Prof. Kamani H Tennekoon
Dr. Sameera Samarakoon
Dr. Kanishka de Silva
TMs – 138
Muthumuni Chavithra Jayangi De Silva 2017 Expression, purification and characterization of recombinat anti-diabetic drug target, Pparγ peroxisome proliferator activated receptor Gamma Dr. Sumdee De Silva
Dr. Y.S. Wijaysinghe
TMs – 139
Amali Shanya Fernando 2017 Analysis of mitochondrial and Y- chromosome haplogroups among Sinhalese individuals with different Alu Polymorphisms Dr. Ruwandi Ranasinghe
Prof. Kamani H Tennekoon
Dr. Niraj Rai
TMs – 140
Tolulope Peter Saliu 2017 In silico and in vitro screening of small compound library on breast cancer stem cells Dr. Sameera Samarakoon
Dr. Achyat Adhikari
TMs – 141
Rajphriyadharshini Rajmohan 2017 Development of barcodes for medicinal plant ” Babila” (Sida species) in Sri Lanka Dr. OVDSJ Weerasena
Dr. TMSG Thennakoon
TMs – 142
Nuwanka kasuntharaka Abeysinghe 2017 Evaluation of in vitro anti-cancer effects of Compound A isolated from Vernonia zeylanica on embryonal carcinoma cells (NTERA-2 cl.D1) Prof. M. Ira Thabrew
Dr. Sameera Samarakoon
TMs – 143
Hetti Arachchige Kanishka Mihirani Dharmarathne 2017 Gentic charecterization and molecular phylogency of Aedes aegypti ( Diptera: Culicidae) in Sri Lanka based on COI gene Dr. OVDSJ Weerasena
Dr. Gayani  Galhena
Mr. K.L. Nandika Perera
TMs – 144
Somasundaram Praveenan 2017 Analysis of common genetic mutation in a cohort of children with the salt wasting from of Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia Prof. Kamani H Tennekoon
Prof. Shamya de Silva
Dr. A.Sudeshini Hewage
TMs – 145
K R T Lakshitha Kaushal Dayananda 2019 Development of genotype assay to detect Patatin-like phospholipase domain- containing 3 gene variant 1148M and Transmembrance 6 superfamily member 2 gene variant E167K to characterize above genotypes in a cohort of tamoxifen treated breast cancer patients in relation to the adverse hepatic effects and CYP2D6 polymorphisms reported Prof. Kamani H Tennekoon
Dr. A Sudeshini Hewage
TMs – 153
Saumya Nishanga Heendeniya 2019 Isolation and molecular identification of ethanol producing microbes in fermented decoctions (Arishta) Dr. OVDSJ Weerasena
Dr. L Nilupa R Gunarathne
Mr. TMSG Thennakoon
TMs – 154
Anjana Harshani Jayasinghe Welikala 2019 Development of Y-SNP array based on major Y-haplotyps using multiplex PCR and SNaPshot minisequncing and validating on a few selected Sinhalese and Sri Lankan Tamil indviduals Prof. Kamani H Tennekoon
Dr. Ruwandi Ranasinghe
TMs – 155
Ahamed Ilyas Ahamed Imthikab 2019 Detection of somatic mutation of KRAS, BRAF and P1K3CA mutations in a cohort of patients with colorectal carcinoma in Sri Lanka Dr. Sumadee de Silva
Dr. Kanishka  De Silva
TMs – 156
Wiligoda Liyanage Sasanka Charith Dilshan 2019 Detection of BRCAI large genomic rearrangements deletions in a cohort of young familial breast cancer patients in Sri Lanka Dr. Sumadee de Silva
Dr. Kanishka De Silva
TMs – 158
Dinithi Thathsara Mahaliyanage 2020 Study of a cohort of children with homocystinuria in Sri Lanka for selected variants in Methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase gane ( MTHFR) Dr. Sumadee De Silva    Prof. Nimal Punyasiri
Dr. Eresha Jasinge
Samarasinghe Achchillage Sauamya Madushani Samarasinghe 2020 Confirmation and characterization of a suspected deletion at the LHX4 gene locus in a child with growth hormone deficiency Prof. K.S.H. de Silva
Dr. Sudeshini Hewage
Dr. Tharmini Sundralingam
Amalie Abewardana Jayawickrama 2020 Development of a reporter gene assay for screening of anti-cancer drug leads which can target cancer stem cells Dr. Sameera R. Samarakoon
Dr. Kanishka S. Senathilake
Dennis Kariuki Muthoni 2020 In vitro anti-cancer effects of 3-O-α-L-arabinosyl oleanolic acid on breast cancer stem cells grown in hypoxic condition Dr. Sameera R. Samarakoon
Dr. Poorna Piyathilaka
Munugoda Hewa Nadeesha Jayamini Samarasinghe 2020 Study of a cohort of children with Homocystinuria in Sri Lanka for selected variants in Cystathione Beta Synthase gene (CBS) Dr. Sumadee de Silva
Prof. Nimal Punyasiri
Dr. Eresha Jasinge
Name of Student Year Title Supervisors Thesis No. (Library)
J A Roshan Priyarangana Perera 2014 Analysis of the occurrence of cis-regulatory elements in the first introus of human genes Prof. TL Shamala Tirimanne
Dr. A Ruvan Weerasinghe
Ms. C Rupika Wijesinghe
TMs – 101
Sumudu Rangika Samarasinghe 2014 In silico analysis missense mutations in human grawth hormone: The impact on protein structure, dynamics and stability Prof. Kamani H Tennekoon
Dr. Jose R Valverde
Dr. Sumadee de Silava
TMs – 102
Karthika Mayan 2014 Molecular docking study of selected natural compounds for cancer stem cells trageted anti-cancer activity Prof. Kamani H Tennekoon
Dr. Sameera R Samarakoon
Dr. A Siriwardana
TMs – 103
S P Bhagya Madhubhanie Senadheera 2014 Biological signatures across seven dominant human cancer in Sri Lanka. Prof. Eric H Karunanayake
Dr. A Ruvan Weerasinghe

Ms. MWAC Rupika Wijesinghe

TMs – 105

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Hamsini Ketheswarasorma 2014 Analysis of protein interaction network (PIN) causing breast cancer Dr. A Ruvan Weerasinghe
Dr. Sumadee de Silva
Ms. MWAC Rupika Wijesinghe
TMs – 107