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Based on the results of a recently published molecular species delimitation analysis, eight species of shrub frogs are not distinct enough to be considered as separate species. However, they also note the presence of 14 distinct undescribed species as well. The paper pertaining to this has been published on 19th October,2021 in Plosone journal. Four...
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USJ researchers including Prof. Neelika Malavige and Dr. Chandima Jeewandara from Allergy Immunology and Cell Biology Unit, Department of Immunology and Molecular Medicine of University of Sri Jayewardenepura have been carrying out sequencing of the SARS-CoV-2 viruses since the onset of the pandemic. With the identification of the delta variant in Sri Lanka, they also detected a...
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Researchers from Science, Management, Medical, Technology, Engineering and Graduate Studies Faculties published twenty research papers in Journals indexed by Elsevier Scopus during the last month. The web publishing team of the University of Sri Jayewardenepura acknowledges their contribution to upgrading the research standards of the University and expanding the knowledge base in the relevant subject areas. 1.Naleen Ganegoda –...
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The report of Whole genomic sequencing of the SARS-CoV-2 variants in Sri Lanka was issued by the Allergy, Immunology and Cell Biology Unit of the Department of Immunology Molecular and Molecular Medicine of the University of Sri Jayewardenepura. The study was carried out by USJ researchers including Prof. Neelika Malavige and Dr. Chandima Jeewandara. Out of...
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After investigating the prevalence of different SARS-CoV-2 variants in different provinces in Sri Lanka, USJ researchers found out the Delta variant was responsible for 95.8% of Covid-19 infections in Sri Lanka. It is important to find out the prevalence of different SARS-CoV-2 variants in different provinces in Sri Lanka, to take relevant policy decisions regarding...
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Ecosphere Resilience Research Center of the USJ breaks new ground for biochar research in many ways. The latest is mechanically ground dendro biochar, a waste byproduct of the dendro power industry, to colloidal and nano sizes and their performance in treating antibiotics in the synthetic hydrolyzed urine, translating waste to wealth to produce safe organic...
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Three new fungal species were discovered of the genus Curvularia namely; Curvularia eleusinicola, C. panici-maximi and C. simmonsii from Sri Lanka. The fungal species were collected from Polonnaruwa, Gampaha and Colombo districts respectively. Species of this dematiaceous hyphomycetous fungal genus, mainly encountered as phytopathogens, saprobes, epiphytes and endophytes associated with cereal crops and their wild...
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The first day of the Orientation progrmme for the new intake of the Faculty of Applied Sciences at the University of Sri Jayewardenepura was held on 21st Tuesday 2017 at the Bandaranayaka Hall. Prof. Sampath Amaratunge, Vice Chancellor of the University, Prof. Sudhantha Liyanage, Dean of the Faculty of Applied Sciences, Prof. Hemanthi Ranasinghe, Dean of the...
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ශ්‍රී ජයවර්ධනපුර විශ්වවිද්‍යාලයේ ව්‍යවහාරික විද්‍යා පිඨයේ නවක සිසුන් සඳහා වූ නම්නිකරන වැඩසටහන 2017 නොවැම්බර් මස 21 වැනිදා විශ්වවිද්‍යාලීය බණ්ඩාරනායක ශාලාවේදී පැවැත්විය. මෙම නම්නිකරන වැඩසටහන 2017 දෙසැම්බර් මස 08 වැනිදා දක්වා පැවැත්වෙන අතර අධ්‍යයන කටයුතු දෙසැම්බර් මස 11 වැනිදා ආරම්භ වනු ඇත. මේ අවස්ථාව සඳහා ශ්‍රී ජයවර්ධනපුර විශ්වවිද්‍යාලයේ උපකුලපති මහාචාර්ය සම්පත් අමරතුංග මහතා, ව්‍යවහාරික විද්‍යා පිඨයේ...
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Launching ceremony of the “Welsaye Geththama” novel written by Ishara Kannangarage, Undergraduate Student of the Faculty of Applied Sciences,  was held on 26th October 2016 at Sumangala Reading Hall.  Prof. Saman Chandra Ranasinghe, Department of Languages and Cultural Studies and Performing Arts, Dr. Priyan Perera, , Department of Forestry and Environmental Science, Mrs. Kusumalatha Lankamulla and...
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