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Two academics from the Science Faculty of University of Sri Jayewardenepura are among the global top 2% list for the single-year impact for 2017 and 2019. Prof. Meththika Vithanage is listed in the top 2% list in 2017 and 2019, whereas Dr. Anushka Rajapaksha is listed in the 2019 single-year impact. Prof. Meththika Vithanage is...
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Sri Lanka is currently experiencing a massive outbreak, which originated in Minuwangoda, Gampaha district and is now spreading all over Sri Lanka. The scientists at the Department of Immunology and Molecular Medicine and Allergy, Immunology and Cell Biology Unit of University of Sri Jayewardenepura embarked on carrying out whole genomic sequencing of the virus, to...
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Prof. Neelika Malavige and Dr. Chandima Jeewandara from USJ are to launch the Asian and American Center for Arbovirus Research and Enhanced Surveillance program at the Centre for Dengue Research, University of Sri Jayewardenepura Researchers at the Centre for Dengue Research at the University of Sri Jayewardenepura received funding from the National Institute of Allergy...
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Giant Pangolin is the largest living pangolin in the world. In Sri Lanka, researchers found a pangolin that is more than the maximum body weight and size that is currently reported. Research team revealed the discovery to the media for the first time that the world’s largest pangolin was found in Mannar, Sri Lanka. In...
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  The story of humanity began in Africa. From there, early humans spread to other continents (an idea known as the “Out of Africa” hypothesis) and eventually became the global species that we are today. Many archaeologists speculate that our ancestors traveled along the coast to avoid challenging environments like tropical rainforests. But, according to...
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USJ Scientists to Work with Oxford Scientists who Invented COVID-19Vaccine on Immunology Research
The University of Sri Jayewardenepura is involved in LKR 10 mn project to support vital immunology research in respect of immune response of Covid-19 patients in different populations. In this research to study immune responses to COVID-19, the scientists from University of Oxford and University of Sri Jayewarenapura will be analysing blood samples from healthy...
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The Centre for Dengue Research at the very onset of the COVID-19 outbreak, initiated PCR testing for the SARS-CoV2 as it was of national importance to do so. Since identification of the first Sri Lankan patient on the 10th of March, they have currently carried out approximately 5000 PCR tests. Dedicated team of scientists have...
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ශ්‍රී ජයවර්ධනපුර විශ්වවිද්‍යාලයේ පර්යේෂණ කණ්ඩායම COVID-19 රෝගය නිසා දිනෙන් දින ලොවට අහිමි වන ජීවිත බේරා ගැනීම සඳහා එන්නතක් හෝ වෙනත් සාර්ථක ප්‍රතිකර්මයක් සොයා ගන්නා තුරු ලොව පුරා ජීවත්වන මිලියන සංඛ්‍යත පිරිසක් දෑස් දල්වා බලා සිටිති. ඒ සඳහා සාර්ථක පිළියමක් සොයා ගැනීමට ශ්‍රී ලංකාවේ විද්‍යාඥයන්, පර්යේෂකයන් සහ නව නිර්මාණකරුවන් ද නොයෙකුත් අත්හදා බැලීම් සිදු කරමින් සිටිති.  එහි...
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The University of Sri Jayewardenepura is one of the leading laboratories in Sri Lanka, which is carrying out diagnostics for COVID-19. Currently several strains of the SARS-CoV2 virus are circulating in the world and some strains are thought to be more virulent than others. As infected patients came to Sri Lanka from all over the...
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If your research group has any research outcomes which will have an immediate impact to ease the situation in the country due to Covid-19 outbreak, the University Business Linkage Cell of the University of Sri Jayewardenepura is willing to offer financial assistance to develop prototypes or to commercialize those technologies immediately. Please note that the funds are...
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