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Ms. Chathurangi Pathirana

Lecturer

Faculty of Humanities & Sciences | School of Natural Sciences

Career Summary

  • Lecturer - Faculty of Science, Horizon Campus, Malabe
  • Junior Consultant - IUCN, Sri Lanka.
  • Visiting Lecturer - University of Kelaniya
  • Director Operations - Pathirana Group of Company

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • MSc  in Biotechnology, PGIA , University of Peradeniya   
  • Master degree in Business Studies , University of Colombo
  • B.Sc (Hons) degree in Agriculture, Faculty of Agriculture, University of   Peradeniya,Sri Lanka 

HONOURS AND AWARDS

Research Interests and Memberships

Research Interests

  • Plant Tissue Culture
  • Molecular Biology & Genetics
  • Plant Physiology
  • Gene transfer & crop improvement

Memberships

  • Member of Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science

Ongoing Research

  • To find the explant of Ananas comosus (Pineapple) which is regenerated within the shortest period (using CSUP method)
  • Investigation of best rooting media to improve the survival rate of in vitro propagated Solanum virginianum schrad. (Katuwalbatu) during acclimatization
  • Micropropagation of Aristolichia  indica – Sapsanda using CSUP method
  • Invitro flowering of Rosa Double delight using CSUP method
  • An Efficient Low Cost Method of   Micropropagation for a Newly Introduced Sweetener Plant (Stevia Rebaudiana Bertoni) in Sri Lanka

My Publications

Conference Proceedings

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