Department of Animal and Food Sciences

Staff

Prof. W.A.D. Nayananjalie
Professor in Animal Science/Head, Department of Animal and Food Sciences
Faculty of Agriculture
P: +94 25 2221614 (Office) , +94 714458671
F: +94 25 2221610 ,+94 25 2221614
E:nayananjalie@yahoo.com

Research Interests

  • Animal Nutrition
  • Nutrient metabolism
  • Ruminant Management
  • Forage production and management
Prof. A.M.J.B. Adikari
Professor in Animal Science/Dean, Department of Animal and Food Sciences
Faculty of Agriculture
P: +94 25 222 1610
F: +94 25 222 1610
E: adikari2000@yahoo.com

Research Interests

  • Avian Comparative Genomics
  • Animal Genetics and Breeding
  • Non−Ruminant Management
  • Ruminant Management
Dr. S.C. Somasiri
Senior Lecturer Grade 1, Department of Animal and Food Sciences
Faculty of Agriculture
P: +94 25 222 1614
F: +94 25 222 1614
E: sharinisc@yahoo.com

Research Interests

  • Crop livestock farming systems
  • Forage crops for Livestock
  • Forage systems and management
  • Livestock production and management
  • Microlivestock production
  • Farm animal diseases
  • Livestock feeding and nutrition
Mrs. N.W.I.A. Jayawardana
Senior Lecturer Grade II (on study leave) Department of Animal and Food Sciences
Faculty of Agriculture
P: +94 25 2221614
F: ++94 25 2221614
E: isurijayawardana@yahoo.com

Research Interests

  • Food Technology
  • Food and Nutrition
  • Human nutrition
Mrs. R.H.G.R. Wathsala
Lecturer(on study leave) Department of Animal and Food Sciences
Faculty of Agriculture
P: -
F: -
E: wathsalarasika@yahoo.com

Research Interests

  • Reproductive biology and physiology of fish
  • Molecular approaches to study responses of aquatic organism for environmental stress
  • Captivity breeding of invertebrates: Sea cucumber, sea urchin, mussels
  • Histology of aquatic invertebrates
  • Aquatic invasive species
  • Aquaponics
Dr. D.W.M.M.M. Kumari
Lecturer (Prob) Department of Animal and Food Sciences
Faculty of Agriculture
P: +94 25 222 1614
F: +94 25 222 1614
E:meemali231@gmail.com

Research Interests

  • Food Chemistry
  • Food Analysis
Mrs. Amali Pubudu Kumari
Lecturer (Probationary) Department of Animal and Food Sciences
Faculty of Agriculture
P: 071 207 2662
F: +94 25 222 1614
E: a.pubudu@yahoo.com

Research Interests

  • Meat Science
  • Poultry and Swine Managment
  • Aquatic microbiology
Mr. W.V.V.R. Weerasingha
Lecturer (Probationary) Department of Animal and Food Sciences
Faculty of Agriculture
P: +94 25 222 1614
F: +94 25 222 1614
E: wvvirajroshan7@gmail.com

Research Interests

  • Dairy Science
  • Fish Processing Technology
  • Wildlife Conservation