Founder and Founder Director of the IBMBB, Vidya Jyothi Emeritus Professor Eric Karunanayake is truly a trailblazer in Molecular Life Sciences in Sri Lanka. Collection of essays from his postgraduate trainees and a few collaborators in this Felicitation Volume serves as evidence for his four decades of relentless dedication and leadership to advance science for the benefit of the Nation.

We have made this publication available on-line for the benefit of scientists, researchers and the wider public and especially to inspire younger generations.