PDRU – Staff
Name Designation Appointed On Project Title
Ms. Dulani Ruwanika Research Assistant – NIH Grant(PhD registered) 1st August 2015 Phlebotomus argentipes, the vector of leishmaniasis in Sri Lanka; mechanisms and propagation of insecticide resistance
Ms. Hasna Riyal Research Assistant – NIH Grant(PhD registered) 1st May 2017 Host innate immune mechanisms and parasite phenotypes in Cutaneous Leishmaniasis (CL) caused by Leishmania donovani in Sri Lanka
Ms. Sachee Bhanu Research Assistant – NIH Grant(PhD registered) 15th August 2018 Epidemiology and transmission of Leishmania donovani infections in Sri Lanka and Bhutan and Anti-leishmania antibodies as a marker of exposure and spread of leishmaniasis
Ms. Nimesha Edirisinghe Research Assistant – NIH Grant 16th  October 2022 Proteomics Profiling and Immunohistochemical Validation of Endoplasmic Reticulum Stress Response in Cutaneous Leishmaniasis Lesions – A Preliminary Study
Name Designation Email
Mr. Gamini KapilaNanda Staff Technical Officer kapilananda@parasit.cmb.ac.lk
Mr. Sudath Weerasinghe Staff Technical Officer sudath@parasit.cmb.ac.lk
Mr. M. Mohan Work Aid
Name Designation Email
Dr. Achala Ranasinghe Temporary Project Administrative Assistant – NIH Grant
Mr. Sunil Shantha Temporary Entomological Assistant – NIH Grant
Ms. Nipuni Tharika Accounts Assistant Trainee -NIH Grant
Mr. M.P. Ariyapala Temporary Technical Assistant – NIH Grant