Journal Publications

 

  • Sathkumara, H. D., Merritt, A. J., Corea, E. M., Krishnananthasivam, S., Natesan, M., Inglis, T. J. J. & De Silva, A. D. (2018) Clinical, Bacteriologic, and Geographic Stratification of Melioidosis Emerges from the Sri Lankan National Surveillance Program. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 98(2), 607-615. Available from: doi: 10.4269/ajtmh.17-0441
     

  • Grifoni, A., Weiskopf, D., Arlehamn, C. S. L., Angelo, M., Leary, S., Sidney, J., Frazier, A., Phillips, E., Mallal, S., Mack, S. J., Tippalagama, R., Goonewardana, S., Premawansa, S., Premawansa, G., Wijewickrama, A., De Silva, A. D. & Sette, A. (2018) Sequence-based HLA-A, B, C, DP, DQ, and DR typing of 714 adults from Colombo, Sri Lanka. Hum Immunol. 79(2), 87-88. Available from: doi: 10.1016/j.humimm.2017.12.007
     

  • Patil, V. S., Madrigal, A., Schmiedel, B. J., Clarke, J., O'Rourke, P., de Silva, A. D., Harris, E., Peters, B., Seumois, G., Weiskopf, D., Sette, A. & Vijayanand, P. (2018) Precursors of human CD4+ cytotoxic T lymphocytes identified by single-cell transcriptome analysis. Sci Immunol. 3(19). Available from: doi: 10.1126/sciimmunol.aan8664
     

  • Nanayakkara, K. K., Rodrigo, U. G., Perera, K. L. N. & Nanayakkara, C. D. (2017) Pre-natal diagnosis of thalassaemia in Sri Lanka: A ten year review. J Obstet Gynaecol. 37(7), 861-863. Available from: doi: 10.1080/01443615.2017.1306841
     

  • de Silva, W.S.I., Perera, M.M.N., Perera, K.L.N.S., Wickramasuriya, & A.M., Jayasekera G.A.U. (2017) In silico Analysis of osr40c1 Promoter Sequence Isolated from Indica Variety Pokkali. Rice Science, Vol. 24 (4): 228-234 Available from: doi: 10.1016/j.rsci.2016.11.002.
     

  • Gunasekara, J.M.A., Jayasekera, G.A.U, Perera, K.L.N.S. & Wickramasuriya, A.M, (2017) Development of a Sri Lankan rice variety Bg 94-1 harbouring cry2A gene of Bacillus thuringiensis resistant to rice leaffolder [Cnaphalocrocis medinalis (Guenée)]. Journal of the National Science Foundation of Sri Lanka, 45(2): 143–157. Available from: doi: 10.4038/jnsfsr.v45i2.8180
     

  • Goonawardhana, N.D.S., Jayasekara, G.S.K.W., Elanahai, V., Udagama, P.V., & Fernandopulle N.D. (2017) Population genetic data for ten miniSTR loci in the Sri Lankan population. International Journal of Legal Medicine. 131(4):969-970. Available from: doi: 10.1007/s00414-016-1512-3
     

  • Tian, Y., Babor, M., Lane, J., Schulten, V., Patil, V. S., Seumois, G., Rosales, S. L., Fu, Z., Picarda, G., Burel, J., Zapardiel-Gonzalo, J., Tennekoon, R. N., De Silva, A. D., Premawansa, S., Premawansa, G., Wijewickrama, A., Greenbaum, J. A., Vijayanand, P., Weiskopf, D., Sette, A. & Peters, B. (2017) Unique phenotypes and clonal expansions of human CD4 effector memory T cells re-expressing CD45RA. Nat Commun. 8(1), 1473. Available from: doi: 10.1038/s41467-017-01728-5
     

  • Grifoni, A., Angelo, M. A., Lopez, B., O'Rourke, P. H., Sidney, J., Cerpas, C., Balmaseda, A., Silveira. C. G. T., Maestri, A., Costa, P. R., Durbin, A. P., Diehl, S. A., Phillips, E., Mallal, S., De Silva, A. D., Nchinda, G., Nkenfou, C., Collins, M. H., de Silva, A. M., Lim, M. Q., Macary, P. A., Tatullo, F., Solomon, T., Satchidanandam, V., Desai, A., Ravi, V., Coloma, J., Turtle, L., Rivino, L., Kallas, E. G., Peters, B., Harris, E., Sette, A. & Weiskopf, D. (2017) Global Assessment of Dengue Virus-Specific CD4+ T Cell Responses in Dengue-Endemic Areas. Front Immunol. Available from: doi: 10.3389/fimmu.2017.01309
     

  • Grifoni, A., Pham, J., Sidney, J., O'Rourke, P. H., Paul, S., Peters, B., Martini, S. R., de Silva, A. D., Ricciardi, M. J., Magnani, D. M., Silveira, C. G. T., Maestri, A., Costa, P. R., de-Oliveira-Pinto, L. M., de Azeredo, E. L., Damasco, P. V., Phillips, E., Mallal, S., de Silva, A. M., Collins, M., Durbin, A., Diehl, S. A., Cerpas, C., Balmaseda, A., Kuan, G., Coloma, J., Harris, E., Crowe Jr, J. E., Stone, M., Norris, P. J., Busch, M., Vivanco-Cid, H., Cox, J., Graham, B. S., Ledgerwood, J. E., Turtle, L., Solomon, T., Kallas, E. G., Watkins, D. I., Weiskopf, D. & Sette, A. (2017) Prior Dengue virus exposure shapes T cell immunity to Zika virus in humans. J Virol. 91(24). Available from: doi: 10.1128/JVI.01469-17
     

  • Uehara, A., Tissera, H. A., Bodinayake, C. K., Amarasinghe, A., Nagahawatte, A., Tillekeratne, L. G., Cui, J., Reller, M. E., Palihawadana, P., Gunasena, S., De Silva, A. D., Wilder-Smith, A., Gubler, D. J., Woods, C. W. & Sessions, O. M. (2017) Analysis of Dengue Serotype 4 in Sri Lanka during the 2012-2013 Dengue Epidemic. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 97(1), 130-136. Available from: doi: 10.4269/ajtmh.16-0540
     

  • Krishnananthasivam, S., Jayathilaka, N., Sathkumara, H. D., Corea, E., Natesan, M. & De Silva, A. D. (2017) Host gene expression analysis in Sri Lankan melioidosis patients. PLoSNegl Trop Dis. 11(6). Available from: doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0005643
     

  • Krishnananthasivam, S., Sathkumara, H. D., Corea, E., Natesan, M. & De Silva, A. D. (2017) Gene Expression Profile of Human Cytokines in Response to Burkholderia pseudomallei Infection. mSphere. 2(2). Available from: doi: 10.1128/mSphere.00121-17
     

  • Grifoni, A., Angelo, M., Sidney, J., Paul, S., Peters, B., de Silva, A. D., Phillips, E., Mallal, S., Diehl, S. A., Botten, J., Boyson, J., Kirkpatrick, B. D., Whitehead, S. S., Durbin, A. P., Sette, A. & Weiskopf, D. (2017) Patterns of Cellular Immunity Associated with Experimental Infection with rDEN2Δ30 (Tonga/74) Support Its Suitability as a Human Dengue Virus Challenge Strain. J Virol. 91(8). Available from: doi: 10.1128/JVI.02133-16
     

  • Natesan, M., Corea, E., Krishnananthasivam, S., Sathkumara, H. D., Dankmeyer, J. L., Dyas, B. K., Amemiya, K., De Silva, A. D. & Ulrich, R. G. (2017) Calprotectin as a Biomarker for Melioidosis Disease Progression and Management. J Clin Microbiol. 55(4), 1205-1210. Available from: doi: 10.1128/JCM.02284-16
     

  • Angelo, M. A., Grifoni, A., O'Rourke, P. H., Sidney, J., Paul, S., Peters, B., De Silva, A. D., Phillips, E., Mallal, S., Diehl, S. A., Kirkpatrick, B. D., Whitehead, S. S., Durbin, A. P., Sette, A. & Weiskopf, D. (2016) Human CD4+ T cell responses to an attenuated tetravalent dengue vaccine parallel those induced by natural infection, in magnitude, HLA restriction and antigen specificity. J Virol. 91(5). Available from: doi: 10.1128/JVI.02147-16
     

  • Bodinayake, C. K., Tillekeratne, L. G., Nagahawatte, A., Devasiri, V., Kodikara Arachichi, W., Strouse, J. J., Sessions, O. M., Kurukulasooriya, R., Uehara, A., Howe, S., Ong, X. M., Tan, S., Chow, A., Tummalapalli, P., De Silva, A. D., Østbye, T., Woods, C. W., Gubler, D. J. & Reller, M. E. (2016) Emergence of Epidemic Dengue-1 Virus in the Southern Province of Sri Lanka. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 10(10). Available from: doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0004995
     

  • Kamaral, L. C. J., Dassanayaka, P. N., Perera, K. L. N. S. & Perera, S. A. C. N. (2016) SSR markers reveal the population structure of Sri Lankan yellow dwarf coconuts (Cocos nucifera L.). Tree Genetics & Genomes 12, 116. Available from: doi: 10.1007/s11295-016-1076-x
     

  • Kirupananthan, R., Kamaral, L. C. J., Galhena, G. H., Perera, K. L. N. S. & Magamage, M. P. S. (2016) Address the public health and food security concerns of babesiosis through molecular detection of Babesia bovis in suspected carrier cattle of selected localities in Sri Lanka. Procedia Food Science 6: 213-219. Available from: doi: 10.1016/j.profoo.2016.02.053
     

  • Weiskopf, D., Angelo, M. A., Grifoni, A., O'Rourke, P. H., Sidney, J., Paul, S., De Silva, A. D., Phillips, E., Mallal, S., Premawansa, S., Premawansa, G., Wijewickrama, A., Peters, B. & Sette, A. (2016) HLA-DRB1 Alleles Are Associated With Different Magnitudes of Dengue Virus-Specific CD4+ T-Cell Responses. J Infect Dis. 214(7), 1117-1124. Available from: doi: 10.1093/infdis/jiw309
     

  • de Alwis, R., Bangs, D. J., Angelo, M. A., Cerpas, C., Fernando, A., Sidney, J., Peters, B., Gresh, L., Balmaseda, A., de Silva, A. D., Harris, E., Sette, A. & Weiskopf, D. (2016) Immunodominant Dengue Virus-Specific CD8+ T Cell Responses Are Associated with a Memory PD-1+ Phenotype. J Virol. 90(9), 4771-4779. Available from: doi: 10.1128/JVI.02892-15
     

  • Olsen, A., Chen, Y., Ji, Q., Zhu, G., De Silva, A. D., Vilchèze, C., Weisbrod, T., Li, W., Xu, J., Larsen, M., Zhang, J., Porcelli, S. A., Jacobs Jr, W. R. & Chan, J. (2016) Targeting Mycobacterium tuberculosis Tumor Necrosis Factor Alpha-Downregulating Genes for the Development of Antituberculous Vaccines. MBio. 7(3). Available from: doi: 10.1128/mBio.01023-15
     

  • Tissera, H., Amarasinghe, A., Gunasena, S., De Silva, A. D., Yee, L. W., Sessions, O., Muthukuda, C., Palihawadana, P., Lohr, W., Byass, P., Gubler, D. J. & Wilder-Smith, A. (2016) Laboratory-Enhanced Dengue Sentinel Surveillance in Colombo District, Sri Lanka: 2012-2014. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 10(2). Available from: doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0004477
     

  • Weiskopf, D., Angelo, M., Zapardiel, J., Seumois, G., De Silva, A., De Silva, A. D., Vijay, P., Peters, B. & Sette, A. (2016) DENV-specific CD4 T-cells dominantly recognize capsid-derived epitopes and display a cytotoxic phenotype. J Immunol. 196 (1). Available from: https://www.jimmunol.org/content/196/1_Supplement/147.13/tab-article-info
     

  • Padumadasa, C., Perera, K. L. N. & Sankalpani, E. M. N. (2016) DNA intercalation and cleavage studies of plumbagin and phenanthroline-based Cu(II) complex, [Cu(PLN)(PHEN)]NO3. Int J Chem Stud. 4(4), 87-90. Available from: https://www.chemijournal.com/archives/?year=2016&vol=4&issue=4&ArticleId=282&si=false
     

  • Fernando, A. N., Malavige, G. N., Perera, K. L. N., Premawansa, S., Ogg, G. S. & De Silva, A. D. (2015) Polymorphisms of Transporter Associated with Antigen Presentation, Tumor Necrosis Factor-α and Interleukin-10 and their Implications for Protection and Susceptibility to Severe Forms of Dengue Fever in Patients in Sri Lanka. Journal of Global Infectious Diseases. 7(4): 157–164. Available from: doi: 10.4103/0974-777X.170501
     

  • Weiskopf, D., Cerpas, C., Angelo, M. A., Bangs, D. J., Sidney, J., Paul, S., Peters, B., Sanches, F. P., Silvera, C. G., Costa, P. R., Kallas, E. G., Gresh, L., de Silva, A. D., Balmaseda, A., Harris, E. & Sette, A. (2015) The Human CD8+ T-Cell Responses Against the 4 Dengue Virus Serotypes Are Associated With Distinct Patterns of Protein Targets. J Infect Dis. 212(11), 1743-1751. Available from: doi: 10.1093/infdis/jiv289

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