Conference Papers and Communications 

 

  • Nirmani, M. D., Perera, K. L. N. S. & Galhena, G. H. (2020) A preliminary virological surveillance of field-caught adult Aedes aegypti (Linnaeus) and Aedes albopictus (Skuse) mosquitoes in selected sites in the District of Colombo and Gampaha of Sri Lanka. Proceedings of Annual Research Symposium 2020, University of Colombo; 44.
     

  • De Mel, W. D. Y., Illeperuma, R. J., Fernando, S. P., Pusweldeniya, B. M. J. & Padmalal, U. K. G. K. (2019) Genetic variation of Elephas maximus maximus in Maduru Oya national park in Sri Lanka, age 2019: International Conference on Agriculture, Green Economics and Energy, Sapporo, Japan, 2019.
     

  • Perera, N., Galhena, G. & Ranawaka, G. (2019) Development of a novel X-chromosomal STR based dacaplex PCR assay for the kinship analysis of Sinhalese population. Proceedings of the Open University Research Sessions (OURS 2019), Open University of Sri Lanka, P19. Available from: https://ours.ou.ac.lk/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/Abastracts-Open-University-Research-Sessions-October-2019-19-20.pdf 
     

  • Perera, N., Galhena, G. & Ranawaka, G. (2019) Genetic profiling of six X-chromosomal STR loci among Tamil populations in Sri Lanka. Proceedings of the 39th Annual Sessions of the Institute of Biology. Institute of Biology Sri Lanka, P36.
     

  • Perera, N., Galhena, G. & Ranawaka, G. (2019) Haplotype analysis of two X-chromosome STR clusters in Sinhalese population. Proceedings of Annual Research Symposium, University of Colombo, P230.
     

  • Nirmani, M. D., Perera, K. L. N. S. & Galhena, G. H. (2019) Suitability of six microsatellite markers for evolutionary genetic studies of Asian tiger mosquitoes in Sri Lanka. Proceedings of Annual Research Symposium. University of Colombo; 227. 
     

  • Nirmani, M. D., Perera, K. L. N. & Galhena, G. H. (2019) Microsatellite marker-based population dynamics of the dengue vector, Aedes albopictus in Wet and Dry Zones of Sri Lanka. Proceedings of the 75th Annual Sessions of The Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science; 79.
     

  • Pusweldeniya, B. M. J. & Illeperuma, R. J. (2018) The success of cigarette and beedi butts as forensic DNA evidence in Sri Lanka. Annual Scientific Sessions of the Medico-Legal Society of Sri Lanka, Colombo, 2018.
     

  • Nirmani M. D., Perera, K. L. N. & Galhena, G. H. (2017) The effect of extensive mosquito migration on dengue control as revealed by phylogeny of dengue vector Aedes aegypti. World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology, International Science Index, Medical and Health Sciences, 4(12), 304. Available from: https://www.researchgate.net/publication/327305382_The_Effect_of_Extensive_Mosquito_Migration_on_Dengue_Control_as_Revealed_by_Phylogeny_of_Dengue_Vector_Aedes_aegypti 
     

  • Nirmani M. D, Perera, K. L. N. & Galhena, G. H. (2017) A comparison of genetic variability of dengue vectors using microsatellite and EPIC markers. Proceedings of Annual Research Symposium 2017, University of Colombo; 268. Available from: https://www.researchgate.net/publication/327305343_A_comparison_of_genetic_variability_of_dengue_vectors_using_microsatellite_and_EPIC_markers
     

  • Nirmani M. D., Perera, K. L. N. & Galhena, G. H. (2017) Genetic diversity and population dynamics of dengue vectors Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus in selected localities in Sri Lanka. Proceedings of the 73rd Annual Sessions of The Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science; 169. Available from: https://www.researchgate.net/publication/327305541_Genetic_diversity_and_population_dynamics_of_dengue_vectors_Aedes_aegypti_and_Aedes_albopictus_in_selected_localities_in_Sri_Lanka 
     

  • Tharaka, K. P. D. & Illeperuma, R. J. (2017) Amount of DNA in forensic hair evidence play minor role in success for conventional nuclear DNA testing, Annual Scientific Sessions of the Medico-Legal Society of Sri Lanka, Colombo, 2017.
     

  • Nirmani, M. D., Gangani, P. D., Perera, K. L. N. & Galhena, G. H. (2016) Aedes aegypti population dynamics help evaluation of current vector control measures in Sri Lanka. Proceedings of Annual Research Symposium 2016, University of Colombo; 282. Available from: https://www.researchgate.net/publication/327305108_Aedes_aegypti_population_dynamics_help_evaluation_of_current_vector_control_measures_in_Sri_Lanka 
     

  • Gangani, P. D., Nirmani, M. D., Perera, K. L. N. & Galhena, G. H. (2016) Microsatellite markers reveal high genetic diversity among principal dengue vector, Aedes aegypti in Sri Lanka. Proceedings of the 36th Annual sessions of the Institute of Biology; 42.  
     

  • Nirmani, M. D., Gangani, P. D., Perera, K. L. N. & Galhena, G. H. (2016) Long distance passive migrations may explain the low genetic differentiation in principal dengue vector (Aedes aegypti) in Sri Lanka. Proceedings of the 36th Annual Sessions of the Institute of Biology; 43.
     

  • Nirmani, M. D., Perera, K. L. N. & Galhena, G. H. (2015) Microsatellite markers reveal the spatial genetic structure of dengue vector Aedes aegypti in selected areas in Colombo district. Proceedings of the 35th Annual sessions of the Institute of Biology; 54. Available from:
    https://www.researchgate.net/publication/327305566_Microsatellite_markers_reveal_the_spatial_genetic_structure_of_dengue_vector_Aedes_aegypti_in_selected_areas_in_Colombo_district

     

  • Nirmani, M. D., Madusanka, R. A., Perera, K. L. N. & Galhena, G. H. (2015) Use of ovitrap surveillance in assessing dengue outbreak risk in selected areas in Colombo district. Proceedings of Peradeniya University International Research Sessions 2015, University of Peradeniya; 229. Available from: https://www.researchgate.net/publication/327305370_Use_of_ovitrap_surveillance_in_assessing_dengue_outbreak_risk_in_selected_areas_in_Colombo_district 
     

  • Nirmani, M. D., Perera, K. L. N. & Galhena, G. H. (2015) Vector surveillance suggests an enhanced vector status for Ae. albopictus compared to Ae. aegypti in the Kandy district. Proceedings of Annual Research Symposium 2015, University of Colombo; 112. Available from:
    https://www.researchgate.net/publication/327305462_Vector_surveillance_suggests_an_enhanced_vector_status_for_Ae_albopictus_compared_to_Ae_argypti_in_Kandy_district
     

  • Nirmani, M. D., Perera, K. L. N. & Galhena, G. H. (2015) Oviposition activity of dengue vectors in response to two different organic infusions. Proceedings of Annual Research Symposium 2015, University of Colombo; 113.
     

  • Nirmani, M. D., Perera, K. L. N. & Galhena, G. H. (2015) Feasibility of using Exon-Primed Intron-Crossing (EPIC) markers to detect the genetic variation of a dengue vector in Sri Lanka. Proceedings of the 35th Annual Sessions of the Institute of Biology Sri Lanka; 60. Available from: 
    https://www.researchgate.net/publication/327305637_The_feasibility_of_using_Exon-Primed_Intron-Crossing_EPIC_markers_to_detect_the_genetic_variation_of_a_dengue_vector_in_Sri_Lanka

     

  • Kamaral, L. C. J., Perera, S. A. C. N., Perera, K. L. N. S. & Dasanayake, P. N. (2014). Population Structure of Sri Lanka yellow dwarf coconut variety as revealed by SSR markers. International Conference on Multidisciplinary Approaches 2014 (ICMA) pp 150. 
     

  • De Silva, W. H., Kamaral, L. C. J., Mohotti, S. N. K. & Perera, K. L. N. S. (2014) Development and validation of an allelic ladder for D18S51 short tandem repeat (STR) locus. Wayamba International Conference (WinC 2014). pp 251.
     

  • Kamaral, L. C. J., Perera, K. L. N. S., Dasanayake, P. N. & Perera S. A. C. N. (2013) Variation of Sri Lanka yellow dwarf coconut variety at microsatellite marker loci. Proceedings of the 69th Annual Sessions. SLAAS. Part 1, pp 40.
     

  • Gunasekera, J. M. A., Jayasekera, G. A. U., Fernandopulle, N. D., Perera, K. L. N. & De Silva, A. D. (2010) Development of Transgenic Plants for Leaffolder (Cnaphalocrosis medinalis) Resistance in Local Rice Varieties. Annual Research Proceedings, University of Colombo. pp 120. Available from: http://192.248.16.117:8080/research/handle/70130/381?mode=full

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