Conference Papers and Communications

 

  • De Silva, A. D., Perera, N., Abeysekera, D. M. & Elvitigala, J. P. (2009) Molecular characterization of Mycobacterium tuberculosis(MTB) isolates in Sri Lanka utilizing the Mycobaterium interspersed repetitive units(MIRU) typing method. Respire, Inaugural symposium of the association of pulmonologists.
     

  • De Silva, A. D., Samarasinghe, K. S. R. G. S. L., Abeysekera, D. M. & Elvitigala, J. P. (2009) Screening for IS6110 zero copy number strains of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in Sri Lanka Genetech Research Institute, Colombo 8, Chest Hospital, Welisara. The Bulletin of the Sri Lanka College of Microbiologists, volume 7, Issue 1.
     

  • Muthunayake, T., Dangalle, C., Fernandopulle, N. & Weerakoon, D. (2009) Genetic analysis of morphologically non-identifiable translocated Puntius bandula population at Salgala using CO1 region of mt DNA. Proceedings of the Fourteenth International Forestry and Environment Symposium, University of Sri Jayawardenepura, Sri Lanka. 1 (1), 66. Available from: https://www.researchgate.net/publication/335926117_Genetic_analysis_of_morphologically_non-identifiable_translocated_Puntius_bandula_population_at_Salgala_using_CO1_region_of_mtDNA 
     

  • Wickramasinghe, E. D. T. S. L., Fernandopulle, N. D. & Hettiarachchi, P. L. L. (2009) DNA barcoding of Sri Lankan Tea - A method to secure ownership in the international trade. Proceedings of the Fourteenth International Forestry and Environment Symposium, University of Sri Jayawardenepura, Sri Lanka. 1 (1), 68.
     

  • Samaradivakara, S., Gunasekera, I., Mendis, B., Karunaratne, U., Jayathunga, T., Sledgers, R. & Fernandopulle, N. (2009) Preliminary study on DNA barcoding of cinnamon varieties in Sri Lanka. Proceedings of the Fourteenth International Forestry and Environment Symposium, University of Sri Jayawardenepura, Sri Lanka. 1 (1), 69-70.
     

  • Fernando, A., Samaradivakara, S., De Silva, A. D., Baranage, G., Herath, I., Fernandopulle, N. D., Padmalal, K. & Ranawaka, G. R. R. (2009) DNA Barcoding of the Sri Lankan Slender Loris (Loris tardigradus or Loris lydekkerianus?)  A preliminary report. Proceedings of the Fourteenth International Forestry and Environment Symposium, University of Sri Jayawardenepura, Sri Lanka. 1 (1), 74. Available from:
    http://repository.ou.ac.lk/handle/94ousl/1845

     

  • Rajasinghe, M. H. L. D., Fernandopulle, N. & Perera, A. L. T. (2009) Detection of Genetically Modified Soy Food in Sri Lankan Supermarket, Paper Presented at the Proceedings of the Peradeniya, University Research Sessions, University of Peradeniya, Peradeniya, Sri Lanka.Vol:14 (1) pp: 16-18.
     

  • Perera, A. N. K., Logendra, B., Fernandopulle, N. D. & Attanayaka, D. P. S. T. G. (2009) Development of a PCR-based molecular Detection Assay for Thielaviopsis paradoxa in Coconut Fibre Dust. Proceedings of 9th Agricultural Research Symposium, Wayamba University of Sri Lanka. 326-331.
     

  • Tissera, H. A., De Silva, A. D., Abeysinghe, M. R. N., de Silva, A. M., Palihawadana, P., Gunasena, S., Tam, C. C., Gamage, T. M., De Silva, T., Rajapaksa, L. C., Amarasinghe, A., Letson, G. W. & Margolis, H. S. (2009) Dengue Surveillance in Colombo, Sri Lanka: Baseline seroprevalence among children. Procedia in Vaccinology. 2(1) 110–114. Available from: doi: 10.1016/j.provac.2010.03.020
     

  • Gunathilaka, P. V. V. W., Fernandopulle, N. D. & Attanayaka, D. P. S. T. G. (2007) Development of an in-house method for purification and characterization of Taq DNA polymerase. Proceedings of 7th Agricultural Research Symposium, Wayamba University of Sri Lanka. 1 (1), 27-31.
     

  • Fernandopulle, N. D. (2007) DNA typing for forensic and civil casework in Sri Lanka; a critical review. Proceedings of the 9th Indo-Pacific Congress on Legal Medicine & Forensic Sciences.
     

  • Illeperuma, R. J. (2007) Y-Chromosome and Mitochondrial DNA reference data bases for Sri Lankan Human Population, 9th Indo-Pacific Congress on Legal Medicine & Forensic Sciences. OP-72 p83. 
     

  • Markalanda, D. A., Illeperuma, R. J. & Fernandopulle, N. D. (2007) Establishment of a Differential extraction of Male and Female DNA from sexual assault samples - 9th Indo-Pacific Congress on Legal Medicine & Forensic Sciences.
     

  • Fernandopulle, D. N., Senevirathna, D. B., Ranaweera, D. M., Abeysekara, D., Perera, N., Kanakaratne, N., Jayasinghe, S., Samaraweera, P. & De Silva, A. (2007) Detection of HCV Genotypes among Sri Lankan Patients by Reverse Transcriptase-Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR). The Bulletin of the Sri Lanka College of Microbiologists Vol 5.
     

  • Seneviratne, D. & Gunasekera, M. B. (2006) Development of a low-cost in-house RT-PCR assay for the detection of hepatitis C virus. Annual Sessions of the Post Graduate Institute of Science, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka.
     

  • Abbas, R., Senevirathne, D., Ranaweera, D. & Fernandopulle, N. D. (2006) DNA-based detection of Herpes Simplex virus 1 and 2 in clinical samples and its usefulness as a screening test for viral encephalitis. Proceedings of the 62nd Annual Sessions of the Sri  Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science.
     

  • Wahala, M., Messer, W., Kanakaratne, N., Perera, N., Seneviratne, D., Ranawake, G. R., Shahani, A., Ruberu, D., Gunasekera, M. B. & De Silva, A. M. (2005) Virological parameters of recent dengue hemorrhagic fever outbreak in Sri Lanka. Annual sessions of PUBMED, National institutes of Health, USA.
     

  • Seneviratne, D., Gamage, P., Baranage, G., Jayasinghe, S., Shahani, A., Somaiah, S., Fernandopulle, N. D. & Gunasekera, M. B. (2004). Screening for Hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection by an in-house reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) based assay (2004) The Bulletin of the Sri Lanka College of Microbiologists Vol 2 (1).
     

  • Fernandopulle, N. D., De Silva, V., Perera, N., Jayathilake, M. M., Pieris, D., Balawardana, J., Perera, M. & Gunasekera, M. B. (2004) Screening for Philadelphia Chromosome by an in-house Reverse Transcription-Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) based assay. Proceedings of the 60th Annual Sessions of the Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science.
     

  • Illeperuma, R. J., Fernandopulle, N. D., Senevirathna, D., Baranage, G., Perera, N. & Gunasekera, M. B. (2004). A comparison of theoretical and observed statistical data in paternity testing by DNA analysis. Proceedings of the 60th Annual Sessions of the Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science.
     

  • Jayathilaka, S., Weerasinghe, R. & Fernandopulle, N. (2004) Predicting ethnic origin from DNA by neural networks. Proceedings of the 6th International Information Technology Conference IITC 2004, Colombo, Sri Lanka.
     

  • Baranage, G., Seneviratne, D., Gamage, P., Ranawaka, G., Perera, N., Illeperuma, R., Ruberu, D., Shahani, A. & Gunasekera, M. B. (2004) Screening of febrile cases for early diagnosis of dengue and identification of dengue virus type using in-house diagnostic kits based on polymerase chain reaction. The Bulletin of the Sri Lanka College of Microbiologists Vol 2 (1).
     

  • Illeperuma, R. J., Fernandopulle, N. D., Senevirathna, D., Baranage, G., Perera, N. & Gunasekera, M. B. (2004) DNA-based testing as a social phenomenon in Sri Lanka. Proceedings of the 60th Annual Sessions of the Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science.
     

  • Ranawaka, G. R., Gamage, P., De Silva, V., Fernando, A., Seneviratne, D. & Gunasekera, M. B. (2003) Evaluation of a polymerase chain reaction (PCR)-agarose gel electrophoresis assay with a PCR-hybridization assay for the detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Proceedings of the 59th Annual Sessions of the Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science.
     

  • Gamage, P., Seneviratne, D., Herath, C. A., Fernandopulle, N. D. & Gunasekera, M. B. (2003) Polymerase chain reaction based detection of cytomegalovirus infection in Sri Lanka. Proceedings of the 59th Annual Sessions of the Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science.

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