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Sathya Nadeeshani Kulappu Arachchige

Country of origin: Sri Lanka Currently in: Sri Lanka, Kandy General field of specialization: Biological Systems and Organisms
Academic Background


2021 Doctorate Agricultural Sciences
2016 Undergraduate Agricultural Sciences
Research and Profession

Current Research Activities


Molecular diagnosis of infectious diseases in chickens, Host-pathogen interactions during infectious diseases in animals.

Publications resulting from Research: 

1. Kulappu Arachchige SN, Wawegama NK, Coppo MJC, Derseh HB, Vaz PK, Kanci Condello A, Omotainse OS, Noormohammadi AH, Browning GF. Mucosal immune responses in the trachea after chronic infection with Mycoplasma gallisepticum in unvaccinated and vaccinated mature chickens. Cellular Microbiology. e13383,

2. Kulappu Arachchige SN, Kanci Condello A, Shil PK, Zhu L, Tivendale KA, Underwood GJ, Noormohammadi AH, Browning GF, Wawegama NK. Effects of immunosuppression on live attenuated vaccine protection against Mycoplasma gallisepticum infection in chickens. Veterinary Microbiology. 260: 109182,

3. Kulappu Arachchige SN, Young ND, Kanci Condello A, Omotainse OS, Noormohammadi AH, Wawegama NK and Browning GF. Transcriptomic analysis of long-term protective immunity induced by vaccination with Mycoplasma gallisepticum strain ts-304. Frontiers in Immunology. 11:628804,

4. Kulappu Arachchige SN, Young ND, Shil PK, Legione AR, Kanci Condello A, Browning GF, Wawegama NK. 2020. Differential response of the chicken trachea to chronic infection with virulent Mycoplasma gallisepticum strain Ap3AS and vaxsafe MG (strain ts-304): a transcriptional profile. Infection and Immunity. 88: e00053-00020,

5. Kanci Condello A, Kulappu Arachchige SN, Shil PK, Underwood GJ, Noormohammadi AH, Markham PF, Wawegama NK, and Browning GF. 2020. Duration of protective immunity induced by Mycoplasma gallisepticum strain ts-304 vaccine in chickens. Veterinary Microbiology. 251, 108883,, Impact factor 3.293.

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