Journal Publications

 

  • Weiskopf, D., Bangs, D. J., Sidney, J., Kolla, R. V., De Silva, A. D., de Silva, A. M., Crotty, S., Peters, B. & Sette, A. (2015) Dengue virus infection elicits highly polarized CX3CR1+ cytotoxic CD4+ T cells associated with protective immunity. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA. 112(31), E4256-E4263. Available from: doi: 10.1073/pnas.1505956112
     

  • Krishnananthasivam, S., Fernando, A. N., Tippalagama, R., Tennekoon, R., De Man, J., Seneviratne, D., Premawansa, S., Premawansa, G. & De Silva, A. D. (2015) Evaluation of a commercial rapid test kit for detection of acute dengue infection. Southeast Asian Journal of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 46(4), 602-610. Available from: https://www.researchgate.net/publication/280836227_Evaluation_of_a_commercial_rapid_test_kit_for_detection_of_acute_dengue_infection
     

  • Sathkumara, H. D., De Silva, N. R., Handunnetti, S. & De Silva, A. D. (2015) Genetics of common variable immunodeficiency: role of transmembrane activator and calcium modulator and cyclophilin ligand interactor. Int J Immunogenet. 42(4), 239-253. Available from: doi: 10.1111/iji.12217
     

  • Tillekeratne, L., Bodinayake, C., Nagahawatte, A., Vidanagama, D., Devasiri, V., Kodikara Arachchi, W., Kurukulasooriya, R., De Silva, A. D., Østybe, T., Reller, M. E. & Woods, C. W. (2015) An Under-Recognized Influenza Epidemic Identified by Rapid Influenza Testing, Southern Sri Lanka, 2013. American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene. 92(5), 1023-1029. Available from: doi: 10.4269/ajtmh.14-0708
     

  • Jayawardana, W. A. D., Jayasekera, G. A. U., Wijesundara, R. L. C., Dissanayake, D. M. N., Sooriyapathirana, S. D. S. S., Webadde, C. K., Perera, K. L. N. S., Gunapala, K. R. D. & Hettige, P. (2014). “Evaluation of DNA markers Linked to Blast Resistance Genes Pikh, Pitp and Pita for parental selection in Sri Lankan Rice Breeding”. Tropical Agricultural Research. 26(1), 82-95. Available from: doi: 10.4038/tar.v26i1.8074
     

  • Kamaral, L. C. J., Perera, S. A. C. N., Perera, K. L. N. S. & Dasanayake, P. N. (2014). Genetic Diversity of the Sri Lanka Yellow Dwarf Coconut Form as Revealed by Microsatellite Markers. Tropical Agriculture Research. Vol. 26 (1): 131-139. Available from: doi: 10.4038/tar.v26i1.8078
     

  • Weiskopf, D., Angelo, M. A., Bangs, D. J., Sidney, J., Paul, S., Peters, B., De Silva, A. D., Lindow, J. C., Diehl, S. A., Whitehead, S., Durbin, A., Kirkpatrick, B. & Sette, A. (2014) The Human CD8+ T Cell Responses Induced by a Live Attenuated Tetravalent Dengue Vaccine Are Directed against Highly Conserved Epitopes. J Virol. 89(1), 120-8. Available from: doi: 10.1128/JVI.02129-14
     

  • Corbett, K. S., Katzelnick, L., Tissera, H., Amerasinghe, A., de Silva, A. D. & de Silva A. M. (2014) Preexisting Neutralising Antibody Responses Distinguish Clinically Inapparent and Apparent Dengue Virus Infections in a Sri Lankan Pediatric Cohort. J Infect Dis. 211(4), 590-599. Available from: doi: 10.1093/infdis/jiu481
     

  • Tissera, H., Amarasinghe, A., De Silva, A. D., Kariyawasam, P., Corbett, K. S., Katzelnick, L., Tam, C., Letson, G. W., Margolis, H. S. & de Silva, A. M. (2014) Burden of Dengue Infection and Disease in a Pediatric Cohort in Urban Sri Lanka. American Journal of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene. 91(1), 132-137. Available from: doi: 10.4269/ajtmh.13-0540
     

  • Ocwieja, K. E., Fernando, A. N., Sherrill-Mix, S., Sundararaman, S. A., Tennekoon, R. N., Tippalagama, R., Krishnananthasivam, S., Premawansa, G., Premawansa, S. & De Silva, A. D. (2014) Phylogeography and Molecular Epidemiology of an epidemic strain of Dengue Virus Type 1 in Sri Lanka. American Journal of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene. 91(2), 225-234. Available from: doi: 10.4269/ajtmh.13-0523
     

  • Calis, J. J. A., Maybeno, M., Greenbaum, J. A., Weiskopf, D., De Silva, A. D., Sette, A., Kesmir, C. & Peters, B. (2013) Properties of MHC Class I Presented Peptides That Enhance Immunogenicity. PLoSComputBiol 9(10): e1003266. Available from: doi: 10.1371/journal.pcbi.1003266
     

  • Tissera, H. A., Amarasinghe, A., de Silva, A. M., Tam, C. C., De Silva, A. D., Letson, G. W. & Margolis, H. S. (2013) Surveillance of dengue in a community cohort in Metropolitan Colombo, Sri Lanka: part I methods and study population. Dengue Bulletin. 37, 141-159. Available from:  https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Anun_Chaikoolvatana/publication/266919317_GIS_Based_Surveillance_to_Support_DHF_Control_in_Thailand_from_2009_to_2011/links/543f70430cf21c84f23cd2d0.pdf#page=149
     

  • Tissera, H. A., Amarasinghe, A., de Silva, A. M., De Man, J. & De Silva, A. D. (2013) A comparison of an in-house IgM and IgG assay with a commercial Panbio kit, in a paediatric cohort in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Dengue Bulletin. 37, 101-106. Available from: http://apps.who.int/iris/bitstream/handle/10665/204944/B5077.pdf;jsessionid=020BC61ACDC2C27C6A59AA5E97637C71?sequence=1
     

  • Tam, C. C., Tissera, H., de Silva, A. M., De Silva, A. D., Margolis, H. S. & Amarasinge, A. (2013) Estimates of dengue force of infection in children in Colombo, Sri Lanka. PLoSNegl Trop Dis. 7(6):e2259. Available from: doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0002259
     

  • Weiskopf, D., Angelo, M. A., de Azeredoa, E. L., Sidney, J., Greenbaum, J. A., Fernando, A. N., Broadwater, A., Kolla, R. V., De Silva, A. D., de Silva, A. M., Mattia, K. A., Doranz, B. J., Grey, H. M., Shresta, S., Peters, B. & Sette, A. (2013) Comprehensive analysis of dengue virus-specific responses supports an HLA-linked protective role for CD8+ T cells. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA. Available from: doi: 10.1073/pnas.1305227110
     

  • Rathnayake, N. R. M. K. N. D., Bentota, A. P., Dissanayake, D. M. N., Perera, K. L. N. S., Sooriyapathirana, S. D. S. S. & Jayasekera, G. A. U. (2012) DNA Markers RM 464A and RM 219 Haplotypes are Effective  in Selecting Sub-1 locus for the Introgression of Submergence Tolerance into New Rice Varieties. Ceylon Journal of Science (Bio. Sci.) 41 (2): 125-136. Available from: doi: 10.4038/cjsbs.v41i2.5382
     

  • Tissera, H. A., Ooi, E. E., Gubler, D. J., Tan, Y., Logendra, B., Wahala, M. P. B. W., de Silva, A. M., Abeysinghe, M. R. N., Palihawadana, P., Gunasena, S., Tam, C. C., Amarasinghe, A., Letson, G. W., Margolis, H. S. & De Silva, A. D. (2011) New dengue virus type 1 genotype in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Emerging Infectious Diseases. 17(11), 2053-2055. Available from: doi: 10.3201/eid1711.101893
     

  • Weiskopf, D., Yauch, L. E., Angelo, M. A., John, D. V., Greenbaum, J. A., Sidney, J., Kolla, R. V., De Silva, A. D., de Silva, A. M., Grey, H., Peters, B., Shresta, S. & Sette, A. (2011) Insights into HLA-Restricted T Cell Responses in a Novel Mouse Model of Dengue Virus Infection Point toward New Implications for Vaccine Design. J. Immunol. Available from: doi: 10.4049/jimmunol.1101970
     

  • Malavige, G. N., Rostron, T., Rohanachandra, L. T., Jayaratne, S. D., Fernando, N., De Silva, A. D., Liyanage, M. & Ogg, G. (2011) HLA Class I and Class II Associations in Dengue Viral Infections in a Sri Lankan Population. PLoS ONE 6(6): e20581. Available from: doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0020581
     

  • Seneviratne, D. B., Amuduwage, S., Weerasingam, S. & Fernandopulle, N. D. (2010) Hepatitis C virus in healthy blood donors in Sri Lanka. Asian Journal of Transfusion Science. Available from: doi: 10.4103/0973-6247.75976
     

  • 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. (2010) Dengue Surveillance in Colombo, Sri Lanka: Baseline seroprevalence among children. Procedures in Vaccinology 2: 2010) 109-112. Available from: doi: 10.1016/j.provac.2010.03.020
     

  • Illeperuma, R. J., Markalanda, D., Fernanadopulle, N. D. & Ratnasooriya, W. D. (2010). Genetic variation at 11 autosomal STR loci in the aboriginal people, the Veddahs of Sri Lanka. Forensic Science international: Genetics 4 (2010) 142. Available from: doi: 10.1016/j.fsigen.2009.05.007
     

  • Illeperuma, R. J., Markalanda, D., Mountain, J. L., Ratnasooriaya, W. D., Fernandopullae, N. D. & Bamshad, M. J. (2010) Haplotype data for 12 Y-chromosome STR loci of Sri Lankans. Forensic Science international: Genetics 4 (2010) e119e120. Available from: doi: 10.1016/j.fsigen.2009.10.003
     

  • Kanakaratne, N., Wahala, W. M. P. B., Messer, W. B., Tissera, H. A., Shahani, A., Abeysinghe, N., Thevanesam, V., de Silva, A. M. & Gunasekera, M. (2009) Severe dengue epidemics in Sri Lanka: 2003-2006. Journal of CDC-Emerging Infectious Diseases. 15 (2). Available from: doi: 10.3201/eid1502.080926
     

  • Illeperuma, R. J., Mohotti, S. N. K., De Silva, M. T., Fernandopulle, N. D. & Ratnasooriya, W. D. (2008) Genetic Profile of 11 Autosomal STR Loci Among the Four Major Ethnic Groups in Sri Lanka, Forensic Science International: Genetics 3 (3): 105-106. Available from: doi: 10.1016/j.fsigen.2008.10.002
     

  • Senevirathna, D., Ranaweera, D., Abeysekera, D., Kanakarathana, N., De Silva, D., Abeysundara, S., Samaraweera, P., Jayasinghe, S. & Fernandopulle, N. (2008) Genotypes of hepatitis C virus (HCV) in liver disease patients in Sri Lanka. Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health. 2008 Nov;39(6):1054-6. Available from:
    https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/19062694/

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