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Lakshika Dissanayake

Country of origin: Sri Lanka Currently in: United States, Carbondale 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

Upcycling plastic using microbial systems 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 Assistant - Southern Illinois University, USA

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

Affiliations

Institute of Biology, Sri Lanka

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