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Beneeta Jayawardhana

 

 Research Scientist

Biotechnology Unit

Qualifications

B.Sc. Honors – Molecular Biology & Biotechnology (Special)(Class: 2nd Upper) (University of Peradeniya , 2013)

M. Phil. – Molecular Systematics ( University of Peradeniya, 2016)

Contacts

Tel: +94-11-2379800 Ext 496 Email:

Specialized Fields

Molecular Genetics, Biotechnology, Molecular Systematics

Interest Areas

 

Genetic Engineering

Bioinformatics

Molecular Cell Biology                                  

Molecular Systematics

Publications

  • Publications

 

  1. Beneeta Jayawardena, Gayani Senevirathne, Nayana Wijayathilaka, Kanishka Ukuwela, Kelum Manamendra-Arachchi & Madhava Meegaskumbura (2017) Species boundaries, biogeography and evolutionary significant units in Dwarf Toads: Duttaphrynus scaber and D. atukoralei (Bufonidae:Adenominae) Ceylon Journal of Science 46 (special issue): 79-87
  2. Madhava Meegaskumbura, Gayani Senevirathne, Nayana Wijayathilaka, Beneeta Jayawardena, Champika Bandara, Kelum Manamendra- Arachchi & Rohan Pethiyagoda (2014) An assessment of the species boundaries of the Sri Lankan torrent toads (Bufonidae: Adenominae: Adenomus) Zootaxa 3911 (2): 245–261

 

  • Communications

 

  •  Beneeta Jayawardena, Gayani Senevirathne, Nayana Wijayathilaka, Nuwan Karunarathne & Madhava Meegaskumbura (2015)Molecular phylogenetic analysis of the dwarf toads: Duttaphrynus scaber and D. Atukoralei (bufonidae: adenominae) PGIS Res Congress 2015 Abstract No 151
  •  B. J. G Jayawardhana, P. Samaraweera & D. M. D Yakandawala (2012) The genetic diversity of Monochoria vaginalis in Sri Lanka as determined by using Random Amplified Polymorphic DNA Markers Peradeniya University Research Sessions17: 247
  • Jayawardhana B. J. G., Manuha M. I., Muthalib A. I (2016) Anti- Aging Ability of Terminalia arjuna Bark Extract : A review International Conference on Ayurveda, Unani, Siddha and Traditional Medicine 2016 Abstract ID 0143
  • Jayawardhana B. J. G., Azmina M. R. F (2017) A literary review: Cholesterol lowering effect of tamarind (Tamarindus indica). International Conference on Ayurveda, Unani, Siddha and Traditional Medicine 2017 page 27
  • Jayawardhana B. J. G., Molligoda S. P. (2017) Physiochemical properties of two clay types (Termite mound clay and Potter wasp nests clay) that use in traditional medicine: A review. International Conference on Ayurveda, Unani, Siddha and Traditional Medicine 2017 page 84
  • Jayawardhana B. J. G., Manuha M. I., Fahamiya N (2016) A Literature review on anti-cancer ability of soursop (Annona muricta) International Conference on Ayurveda, Unani, Siddha and Traditional Medicine 2016 Abstract ID 0144
  • Manuha M. I., Nazeem M. H. M., Jayawardhana B. J. G Evaluate the microwave method of cooking with other methods of cooking International Conference on Ayurveda, Unani, Siddha and Traditional Medicine 2016 Abstract ID 0183
  • Nazeem M. H. M., Jayawardhana B. J. G., Manuha M. I., Farzana M. U. Z. N (2016) Manioc (Manihot esculenta CRANTZ) can be an intervention therapy for cancer International Conference on Ayurveda, Unani, Siddha and Traditional Medicine 2016 Abstract ID 0184
  • Azmina M. R. F., Jayawardhana B. J. G (2017) Contribution of medicinal plants and herbs for treatment of breast cancer International Conference on Ayurveda, Unani, Siddha and Traditional Medicine 2017 page 164

 

Last Updated on Wednesday, 19 June 2019 13:39

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Instrumentation

The Biotechnology Unit at Industrial Technology Institute possesses state-of-the-art equipments for biotechnology research and services. Instrumentation used at the biotechnology unit include following.
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  • PCR thermal cycler (gradient)
  • Eporator (Electroporation apparatus)
  • Horizontal Gel Electrophoresis unit with Molecular Imager Gel Doc and gel documentation system
  • Incubators
  • pH meter
  • Refrigerated Centrifuge
  • Horizontal Laminar Flow
  • Autoclave machine

Last Updated on Thursday, 14 March 2019 13:41

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Mr. M.D. Dhammika Prasad

Technical Assistant

Biotechnology Unit

Qualifications

G. C. E. A/L in Bio Science

Contacts

General: +94-11-2379800 Ext 496

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Ms. A.M. Indrachapa Silva

Management Assistant

Biotechnology Unit

Contacts

General: +94-11-2379800 Ext 496

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Mr. K. A. Dinesh Lanka Somasiri

Lab Attendant

Biotechnology Unit

Qualifications

Certificate in Biotechnology Lab management.

Diploma in Management

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