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Lakshika Dissanayake

Country of origin: Sri Lanka Currently in: Sri Lanka, Kandy General field of specialization: Interdisciplinary
Academic Background

Degrees

2019 Master Agricultural Sciences
2016 Undergraduate Biological Systems and Organisms
Research and Profession

Current Research Activities

Interdisciplinary

Developing rice varieties tolerant to abiotic stress - biotechnology, tissue culture, molecular biology, plant breeding and microbiology Post harvest technology of fruits and vegetables


Publications resulting from Research: 


Dissanayake, D.M.L.N.K, Hettiarachchi S. and Sarananda K.H (2017) Shelf-life extension of mixed fruit nectar packaged in PET bottles by increasing acidity; Peradeniya University International Research Sessions(IPURSE 2017) - conference proceedings

D.M.L.N.K. Dissanayake, S. Udage, N.H.L.D.L.D. Nanayakkara, H.M.V.G. Herath and D.V.Jayatilake (2018) Haplotype analysis and molecular marker development for bacterial leaf blight resistance gene xa13 ; International Conference on Bioscience and Biotechnology 2019(Malaysia) - Abstract



Current profession

Current professional activities type: 
Research
Research Scientist - John Keells Research, Sri Lanka

Workshop and Conference Attended

2018 University of Peradeniya Workshop on Molecular Taxonomy, Phylogeny, Molecular Genetics & Molecular Epidemiology & Evolution
2017 University of Peradeniya “Writing an impactful research paper”
2018 University of Peradeniya “Scientific Abstracting - Abstracting Science”
2017/2018 University of Peradeniya Annual Congress of Postgraduate Institute of Agriculture of University of Peradeniya

Presentation given

2017
Shelf-life extension of mixed fruit nectar packaged in PET bottles by increasing acidity
University of Peradeniya
Event: Peradeniya University International Research Sessions (IPURSE 2017)
2018
Haplotype analysis and molecular marker development for bacterial leaf blight resistance gene xa13
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Event: International Conference on Bioscience and Biotechnology 2019