PDRU – Staff

Mrs. Dulani Ruwanika

Research Assistant – NIH Grant (PhD registered)

Appointed on 1st August 2015

Project tittle – Phlebotomus argentipes, the vector of leishmaniasis in Sri Lanka; mechanisms and propagation of insecticide resistance.

Mrs. Hasna Riyal

Research Assistant – NIH Grant (PhD registered)

Appointed on 1st May 2017

Project tittle – Host innate immune mechanisms and parasite phenotypes in Cutaneous Leishmaniasis (CL) caused by Leishmania donovani in Sri Lanka

Mrs. Sachee Bhanu

Research Assistant – NIH Grant (PhD registered)

Appointed on 15th August 2018

Project tittle – 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

Mr. Kasun Madusanka

Research Assistant – NIH Grant

Appointed on 10th August 2020

Project tittle – Medical parasitology, Molecular basis of Leishmaniasis

Ms. Sanduni Gunarathne

Research Assistant – NIH Grant

Appointed on 01st December 2021

Project tittle – Characterization of EST markers of Phlebotomus argentipes

Ms. Charani Karunathilake

Research Assistant – NIH Grant

Appointed on 01st July 2022

Project tittle – Leishmania Serology and Vector Incrimination

Mr. Gamini KapilaNanda

Staff Technical Officer

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Mr. Sudath Weerasinghe

Staff Technical Officer

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Mr. M. Mohan

Work Aid

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Dr. Achala Ranasinghe

Temporary Project Administrative Assistant – NIH Grant

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Mr. Sunil Shantha

Temporary Entomological Assistant – NIH Grant

 

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Ms. Nipuni Tharika

Accounts Assistant Trainee -NIH Grant

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Mr. M.P. Ariyapala

Temporary Technical Assistant – NIH Grant

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