PhD

Name of Student Year Title Supervisors Thesis No. (Library)
Jayamuni Wasanthi Niranjani De Silva 2009 Characterisation of sequence variants in the breast cancer susceptibility gene 1 (BRCA1) in selected Sri Lankan breast cancer patients and at risk individuals

Prof. Eric H Karunanayake

Prof. Kamani H Tennekoon

TPh – 0016    TPh – 0026
Wedige Sumadee De Silva 2012 Breast cancer susceptibility genes 1 and 2 In a group of Sri Lankan breast cancer patients : Analysis of BRCA 2 mutations , sequence variants and polymorphisms and BRCA 1 Large Genomic Rearrangement

Prof. Eric H Karunanayake

Prof. Kamani H Tennekoon

TPh – 0017
Gowri Rajakumar 2012 Genetic differentiation of Sri Lankan rice germplasm by AFLP markers and morphological, physiological and molecular studies of wild rice species Oryza rhizomatis Vaughan

Dr. OVDSJ Weerasena

Dr. KKS Fernando

TPh – 0022
Jayanthiny Poopalapillai 2012 Insulin – like growth factor (IGF) I – II and HIg genotypes in a group of Sri Lankan newborns : Effect on maternal and cord bood levels of IGF I and IGF binding protein – I cord blood IGF – II and birth size

Prof. Eric H Karunanayake

Prof. Kamani H Tennekoon

TPh – 0023
Samarakoonge Sameera Ranganath Samarakoon 2013 Anti – hepatocarcinogenic effect of a traditional Sri Lankan herbal remedy: modulation of expression of selected genes associated with carcinogenesis and identification of active compounds Prof. Ira Thabrew
Prof. Kamani H Tennekoon
Prof. E Dilip de Silva
TPh – 0027
R A Chamila Ruwandi Ranasinghe 2016 Mictochondrial DNA analysis, haplotype and haplogroup determination and inference of maternal lineage in five major ethnic group and Vedda population in Sri Lanka Prof. Kamani H Tennekoon
Prof. Eric H Karunanayake
Prof Marie Allen
TPh – 0031
Mohmed Jaladeen Rosha Niloofa 2016 Studies on comparing rapid immunodiagnostic methods and immune status of leptospirosis patients in Western Province Sri Lanka Prof. Shiroma Handunnetti
Prof. Senaka Rajapakse
Prof. Sunil Premawansa
TPh – 0032
TRG Narmada Fernando 2016 Studies on factors contributing to pathogenesis of severe leptospirosis in Sri Lanka Prof. Shiroma Handunnetti
Prof. Sunil Premawansa
Prof. Senaka Rajapakse
TPh – 0033
Ediriweera Patabendige Meran Keshawa 2017 Anti- cancer compounds of Mangifera zeylanica Hook.f; Isolation, structure elucidation and evaluation of their molecular mechanisms of action Prof. Kamani H Tennekoon
Prof. Ira Thabrew
Prof. E. Dilip de Silva
TPh – 0034
Asanka Sudeshini Hewage 2017 Selected polymorphisms of the H19 and IGF2 genes in a Sri Lankan birth cohort; effect of maternal and newborn genotype on birth size Prof. Eric H Karunanayake
Prof. Kamani H Tennekoon
TPh – 0036
Saroopa Poornami Samaradivakara 2017 Isolation, Charecterization and in vitro bioactivity studies on the constituents of Dipterocarpus zeylanicus and Vateria copllifera Dr. JKR Radhika Samarsekara
Dr. OVDSJ Weerasena
Prof. Shiroma Handunnetti
TPh – 0037
Hewathanthri Arachchige Chrishani Imalka Kumari Rodrigo 2018 predictive biomarkers for sporadic breast cancer: Evaluation of circulating levels of leptin, soluble leptin receptor, insulin -like growth factor -1,  insulin -like growth factor binding protein -3, nicotinamide phosphoribosy I Transferase (visfatin)and selected leptin and leptin receptor genotypes Prof. Eric H Karunanayake
Prof. Kamani H Tennekoon
TPh – 0040
H.D.Sachindra Melshandi Perera 2018 Chemical charecterization in vitro bioactivity studies of constituents of Osbeckia octandra and Dillenia retusa Dr. JKR Radhika Samarsekara
Prof. Shiroma Handunnetti
Dr. OVDSJ Weerasena
TPh – 0041
Anuka Sanuri Mendis 2019 To evaluvate potential use  of Flueggea Leucopyrus and vernonia Zeylanica in the treatment of breast cancer Prof. M. Ira Thabrew
Prof. Kamani H Tennekoon
TPh – 0038
Nambukara Helambage Kanishka Sithira Senathilake 2019 Antifilarial compounds from Curcuma zedoaria Rosc. and Dipterocarpus zeylanicus thw.: Chemical characterization, elucidation of biochemical and molecular mechnisms of action Prof. Eric H Karunanayake
Prof. Kamani H Tennekoon
Prof. E. Dilip de Silva
TPh – 0039
Nanayakkarawasam Hiniduma Liyange Pradeepa 2019 Characterization of Botryosphaeria and Fusarium spp. causing canker of tea in Sri Lanka Dr. OVDSJ Weerasena
Dr. I.S.B. Abeysinghe
Prof. R.L.C. Wijesundera
TPh – 0042
Maheshi sasika Maplagamage 2019 Studies on prognotic markers and pathogenesis of severe dengue associated with oxidative stress, endothelial dysfunction and host gentic polymorphisms Prof. Sunil Premawansa
Prof. Shiroma Handunnetti
Dr. Dharshana de Silva
Dr. Gayani Premawansa
TPh – 0043
Tharmini Sundralingam 2019 Gentics of growth hormone deficiency in Sri Lanka children: Analysis of GH 1 and GHRHR gen variants and copy number variations in GH1, GHRHR, HESX1, LHX3, LHX4, POU1F1 and PROP1 genes Prof. Kamani H Tennekoon
Prof. Shamya de Silva
TPh – 0044
K H Thissa Karunarathne 2019 Use of SSR markers for gentics characterization and finger- printing of recommenced tea (Camellia sinensis L) cultivars and tagging of blister blight disease resistance in tea Dr. OVDSJ Weerasena
Dr. K.M. Mewan
TPh – 0045
Rashini Yasara Baragamaarachchi 2020 Molecular Characterization of Bacillus thuringiensis isolates from Sri Lanka with insecticidal activity against Plutella xylostella and Cnaphalocrosis medinalis Dr. JKR Radhika Samarsekara
Dr. OVDSJ Weerasena