Publications

2019

Abeyrathna, WANU; Fernando, HSD; de Silva, BGDNK

Insecticide susceptibility of Aedes albopictus from Sri Lanka: First report of the F1534C mutation in the country Journal Article

2019.

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Wedage, WMM; Aberathne, AHMNR; Harischandra, IN; Gunawardana, D

A Nodulation-Proficient Nonrhizobial Inhabitant of Pueraria phaseoloides Journal Article

The Scientific World Journal, 2019 , 2019.

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Prasadini, Manushika; Dayananda, Dilakshini; Fernando, Sachini; Harischandra, Iresha; Silva, Nissanka De

Blood Feeding Preference of Female Aedes aegypti Mosquitoes for Human Blood Group Types and Its Impact on Their Fecundity: Implications for Vector Control Journal Article

American Journal of Entomology, 3 (2), pp. 43–48, 2019.

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2018

Fernando, Sachini D; Hapugoda, Menaka; Perera, Rushika; Saavedra-Rodriguez, Karla; Black, William C; Silva, Nissanka De K

First report of V1016G and S989P knockdown resistant (kdr) mutations in pyrethroid-resistant Sri Lankan Aedes aegypti mosquitoes Journal Article

Parasites & vectors, 11 (1), pp. 526, 2018.

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Jayatunga, Dona; Harischandra, Iresha; Chandrasekharan, Naduviladath; de Silva, Nissanka

Alterations and Interchange of Morphometric Characters in Different Life Cycle Stages with Reference to Genomic Variations of Anopheles subpictus (Diptera; Culicidae) Sibling Species Complex in Sri Lanka Journal Article

Insects, 9 (3), pp. 89, 2018.

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Bandara, Kumudu RV; Padumadasa, Chayanika; Peiris, Dinithi C

Potent antibacterial, antioxidant and toxic activities of extracts from Passiflora suberosa L. leaves Journal Article

PeerJ, 6 , pp. e4804, 2018.

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Mendis, BAN; Dayananda, PD; Silva, BGDNK De

Mapping of Dengue High Risk Areas in Gangodawila PHI Area in the District of Colombo Journal Article

2018.

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Chandrasiri, PKGK; Fernando, HSD; Silva, BGDNK De

Risk of Aedes aegypti (Linnaeus) Development of Breeding in Polluted Drainage Systems of Urban Cities of Sri Lanka Inproceedings

Proceedings of International Forestry and Environment Symposium, 2018.

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2017

Hegoda, WKDL; Fernando, HSD; Silva, BGDNK De

Detecting of knock down resistance (Kdr) F1534C allele in the dengue vector Aedes aegypti in peri-urban areas of Colombo South, Sri Lanka Journal Article

Journal of Entomology and Zoology Studies, 5 (5), pp. 1926–1929, 2017.

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Dhanushka, MA; Peiris, Dinithi L; others,

Cytotoxic and genotoxic effects of acephate on human sperm Journal Article

Journal of toxicology, 2017 , 2017.

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Peiris, Dinithi Champika; Dhanushka, Thamali

Low doses of chlorpyrifos interfere with spermatogenesis of rats through reduction of sex hormones Journal Article

Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 24 (26), pp. 20859–20867, 2017.

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Idroos, Sumaiya F; Silva, BGDNK De; Manage, Pathmalal M

Biodegradation of microcystin analogues by Stenotrophomonas maltophilia isolated from Beira Lake Sri Lanka Journal Article

2017.

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Silva, DPN De; Fernando, HSD; Ranatunga, RRMKP; Silva, BGDNK De

First record of plerocercoid larvae belong to the order Trypanorhyncha (Diesing 1863) isolated from swordfish (Xiphias gladius, Linnaeus 1758) captured off Sri Lanka Journal Article

Sri Lanka Journal of Aquatic Sciences, 22 (1), 2017.

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2016

Kudavidanage, Enoka P; Dinithi, Peiris D

Exposure of Judo 40 alters DNA integrity and sperm function of rat and human spermatozoa Journal Article

2016.

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Elvitigala, DAS; Premachandra, HK A; Wan, Q; Lim, B; Jung, H; Choi, CY; Lee, J

Novel member of Ras family proteins from Disk Abalone (Haliotis discus discus): Structural profiling and its transcriptional modulation under host pathologic conditions Journal Article

Vidyodaya Journal of Science, 20 (1), 2016.

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Shanika, KHS; Harischandra, IN; Silva, BGDNK De

Nucleotide Sequence and Secondary Structure Variations in ITS2-rDNA Region of the Members of Anopheles culicifacies (Diptera: Culicidae) Species Complex Journal Article

2016.

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Harischandra, Iresha Nilmini; Dassanayake, Ranil Samantha; De, Bambaranda Gammacharige Don Nissanka Kolitha; others,

Three sympatric clusters of the malaria vector Anopheles culicifacies E (Diptera: Culicidae) detected in Sri Lanka Journal Article

Parasites & vectors, 9 (1), pp. 3, 2016.

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Jayathilake, TAHDG; Mallawaarachchi, MAGD; Silva, PMCS De; Peiris, LDC

Acute and Chronic Toxicity of Selected Cadmium Salts on Earthworm Eisenia andrei under Tropical Conditions Inproceedings

Proceedings of International Forestry and Environment Symposium, 2016.

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Full Papers 

  • Prasadini, M., Dayananda, D., Fernando, S., Harischandra, I.N., De Silva, N. (2019).  Blood Feeding Preference of Female Aedes aegypti Mosquitoes for Human Blood Group Types and Its Impact on Their Fecundity: Implications for Vector Control. American Journal of Entomology. 3(2): 43-48.
  • Harischandra, I.N., Dassanayake, R.S., De Silva, B.G.D.N.K. (2019). Mitochondrial-COII sequence polymorphism reflects spatial genetic clustering of Anopheles culicifacies sibling species E in Sri Lanka, Journal of Vector Borne Diseases (Accepted).
  • Fernando, S.D., Hapugoda, M., Perera, R., Saavedra-Rodriguez, K., Black, W.C. and De Silva, N.K. (2018). First report of V1016G and S989P knockdown resistant (kdr) mutations in pyrethroid-resistant Sri Lankan Aedes aegypti. Parasites & vectors11(1), pp. 526. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13071-018-3113-0 Impact Factor – 3.430
  • Jayatunga, D.P.W., Harischandra, I.N., Chandrasekharan, N.V., de Silva, B.G.D.N.K. (2018). Alterations and interchange of morphometric characteristics in different life cycle stages with reference to the genomic variations of Anopheles subpictus (Diptera; Culicidae) sibling species complex in Sri Lanka. Insects. 9(3), pp. 89. https://doi.org/10.3390/insects9030089 Impact Factor – 1.848
  • Bandara, K.R., Padumadasa, C. and Peiris, D.C. (2018). Potent antibacterial, antioxidant and toxic activities of extracts from Passiflora suberosa leaves. PeerJ, 6, pp. 4804. https://doi.org/10.7717/peerj.4804 Impact Factor – 2.2
  • Fernando, D., Senathilake, K. and Nanayakkara, C., de Silva, E.D., Wijesundera, R.L., Soysa, P. and de Silva, N. (2018). An insight in to isolation of natural products derived from macrofungi as antineoplastic agents: A Review. International Journal of Collaborative Research on International Medicine and Public Health, 10 (1), pp. 809-821.
  • Hegoda, W.K.D.L., Fernando, H.S.D., and De Silva, B.G.D.N.K. (2017). Detecting of knock down resistance (kdr) F1534C allele in the dengue vector Aedes aegypti in peri-urban areas of Colombo South, Sri Lanka. Journal of Entomology and Zoology Studies, 5(5), pp. 1926-1929.
  • Idroos, F.S., De Silva, B.G.D.N.K. and Manage, P.M. (2017). Biodegradation of microcystin analogues by Stenotrophomonas maltophilia isolated from Beira Lake Sri Lanka. Journal of National Science Foundation Sri Lanka, 45(2), pp. 91-9. http://dx.doi.org/10.4038/jnsfsr.v45i2.8175
  • Peiris, D.C. and Dhanushka, T. (2017). Low doses of chlorpyrifos interfere with spermatogenesis of rats through reduction of sex hormones. Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 24 (26), pp. 20859-67. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11356-017-9617-x Impact Factor- 2.741
  • Dhanushka, M.A. and Peiris, L.D. (2017). Cytotoxic and Genotoxic Effects of Acephate on Human Sperm. Journal of toxicology, https://doi.org/10.1155/2017/3874817 Impact Factor – 1.205
  • Kudavidanage, I. and Peiris, D.C. (2017). Toxic effects on biochemical and hematological parameters in rats exposed to judo 40. International Journal of Advanced Research (IJAR), 5(12), pp. 156-160. http://dx.doi.org/10.21474/IJAR01/5950
  • Harischandra, I.N., Dassanayake, R.S. and De Silva, B.G.D.N.K. (2016). Three sympatric clusters of the malaria vector Anopheles culicifacies E (Diptera: Culicidae) detected in Sri Lanka. Parasites & vectors, 9(1), pp. 3. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13071-015-1286-3 Impact Factor – 3.430
  • Shanika, K.H.S., Harishchandra, I.N. and De Silva, B.G.D.N.K. (2016). Nucleotide sequence and secondary structure variations in ITS2-rDNA region of the members of Anopheles culicifacies (Diptera: Culicidae) species complex. Vidyodaya Journal of Science, 20, pp. 26-40.
  • Kudavidanage, E.P. and Peiris, D.C. (2016). Exposure of Judo 40 alters DNA integrity and sperm function of rat and human spermatozoa. EPRA International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research (IJMR), 9(2), pp. 12-19.
  • Elvitigala, D.A.S., Premachandra, H.K.A., Wan, Q., Lim, B., Jung, H., Choi, C.Y. and Lee, J. (2016). Novel member of Ras Family proteins from Disk Abalone (Haliotis discus): Structural profiling and its transcriptional modulation under host pathologic conditions. Vidyodaya Journal of Science, 20, pp. 58-78.

Short communications

  • De Silva, D.P.N., Fernando, H.S.D., Ranathunga, R.R.M.K.P., De Silva, B.G.D.N.K. (2017). First record of plecocercoid larvae belong to the order Tryphanorhyncha (Diseasing 1863) isolated from swordfish (Xiphias gladius, Linnaeus 1758) captured off Sri Lanka. Sri Lanka Journal of Aquatic Sciences, 22(1), pp. 67-70.

Abstract publications/Conference Proceedings and Posters

  • Mendis, B.A.N., Fernando, H.S.D.,  Dayananda, P.D.,  Harischandra, I.N.,  Chandrasiri, P.K.G.K. and de Silva, B.G.D.N.K. (2018). Evaluation of Organophosphate and Pyrethroid insecticides against Aedes aegypti in Gangodawila Public Health Inspectors (PHI) area. 24th Annual Scientific Session of the Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science (SLAAS), University of Colombo, 2nd-7th December, pp.57
  • Chandrasiri, P.K.G.K., Fernando, H.S.D., Dayananda, P.D., Harischandra, I.N., Mendis, B.A.N. and de Silva, B.G,.D.N.K. (2018). Resistance of Culex quinquefasciatus (diptera: culicidae) to widely using insecticide groups of Sri Lanka. 24th Annual Scientific Session of the Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science (SLAAS), University of Colombo, 2nd-7th December, pp.134
  • Mendis, B. A. N., Dayananda, P. D., and de Silva, B. G. D. N. K. (2018). Mapping of Dengue High Risk Areas in Gangodawila PHI Area in the District of Colombo. 23rd Internationals Forestry and Environment Symposium, Citrus, Waskaduwa, 23rd-24th November, pp. 132
  • Chandrasiri, P. K. G. K., Fernando, H. S. D., and de Silva, B. G. D. N. K. (2018). Risk of Aedes aegypti (Linnaeus) Development of Breeding in Polluted Drainage Systems of Urban Cities of Sri Lanka.  23rd Internationals Forestry and Environment Symposium, Citrus, Waskaduwa, 23rd-24th November, pp. 17
  • Kanthika, W.L. and Harischandra, I.N. (2018). Negative edge effect on the avian diversity in Kaludiya Pokuna forest reserve, Sri Lanka due to habitat alteration for tourism. The ninth student conference on conservation science-Bengaluru, Indian Institute of Science, India. 27-30th September, 2018 (poster).
  • Harishchandra, I.N., Dassanayake, R.S. and De Silva, B.G.D.N.K. (2017). Barrier to gene flow of Anopheles culicifacies sibling E for two spatially distributed clusters detected in Sri Lanka. Conference of Molecular and Population biology of mosquitoes and other disease vectors- current, resurgent and emerging diseases. Orthodox Academy of Crete, Kolymbari, Greece, 24-29th (Poster)
  • Fernando, H.S.D., Hapugoda, M., Perera, R., Saavedra-Rodriguez, K., Black, I.V.W.C. and De Silva, B.G.D.N.K. (2017). Detection of Knockdown resistance (kdr) mutations in Sri Lankan Aedes aegypti In: 4th International Conference on Multidisciplinary Approaches (ICMA), Hikka Tranz Hotel, Galle, 20-22nd September. pp. 155
  • Pethiyagoda, P.D.R.S., De Silva, B.G.D.N.K. and De Alwis, A. (2017). Food habits of Poecilia reticulate (Guppy) in natural water bodies of Sri Jayewardenepura canal system. In: 4th International Conference on Multidisciplinary Approaches (ICMA), Hikka Tranz Hotel, Galle, 20-22nd September. 169
  • Hegoda, W.K.D.L., Fernando, H.S.D. and De Silva, B.G.D.N.K. (2017). Detecting of knock-down resistance (kdr) F1534C allele in the dengue vector Aedes aegypti in Colombo South peri-urban areas. In: Proceedings of the Sri Lanka Association for Advancement in Science (SLAAS). Open University of Sri Lanka, 04-08th pp. 77
  • Jayathilake, T.A.H.D.G., Mallawaarachchi, M.A.G.D.S., De Silva, P.M.C.S. and Peiris, L.D.C. (2016). Acute and chronic toxicity of selected cadmium salts on earthworm Eisenia andrei under tropical conditions. In: 21stInternational Forestry and Environment Symposium 2016. Heritance, Kandalama. DOI: 31357/fesympo.v21i0.3057 pp. 106
  • Jayathilake, T.A.H.D.G., De Silva, P.M.C.S. and Peiris, L.D.C. (2016). Assessment of Genotoxicity of two cadmium salts in Eisenia andrei (Bouche, 1972) using the comet assay. 3rd International Conference on Multidisciplinary Approaches-2016. 110

Books, Book Chapters, Reports etc

  • De Silva, B.G.D.N.K. (2017). Entomological Aspects in Dengue. “Vidurava” Magazine published by National Science Foundation. (In Sinhala & English).
  • De Silva, .B.G.D.N.K. (2016). Genetics and Biotechnology for human survival in “Vidurava” Magazine published by National Science Foundation.  (In Sinhala and English) pp. 26-31.