dr-s.d. senaratne

RESEARCH & PUBLICATIONS


 

Dr.  S.D. Senaratne

Dr. S.D. Senaratne

Lecturer
Department of Parasitology

Telephone - Office : +94 11 2758681     
E-mail : sujai@sjp.ac.lk, sujaisenarathna@yahoo.com


 

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS


  • 2010 MBBS (Second Class Honours)
    Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka
     
  • 2016 Certificate in Teaching in Higher Education
    University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka
     
  • 2017 Postgraduate Diploma in Medical Microbiology
    Postgraduate Institute of Medicine, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka

 

 

REGISTRATION IN PROFESSIONAL BODIES


  • Full registration with Sri Lanka Medical Council (SLMC) 2012
  • Member of Sri Lanka Medical Association (SLMA) 2015 to date
  • Member of Forum of Sri Lankan Medical Educationists (FOSME) 2015 to date
  • Member of the Sri Lanka College of Microbiologists (SLCM) 2016 to date

 

 

TEACHING ACTIVITIES


  • Undergraduate MBBS
  • Undergraduate BSc Nursing
  • Undergraduate BSc Medical Laboratory Sciences
  • Undergraduate BSc Human Biology

 

 

ABSTRACTS


  • Gunaratne G, Ranasinghe S, Manamperi A, Pathirana N, Hasantha KP, Wickremasinghe R, De Silva N, Sooriyarachchi M, Senaratne S, Banneheka H, Abeynayake J, Refai W, Mallawarachchi CH, Sudarshani M, Mondal D, Hansen S, El Wahed A (2017). Rapid extraction and detection of Leishmaniadonavani DNA from skin lesions of suspected cases in Sri Lanka. 66th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, Baltimore, USA. (LB5116)
     
  • Gayani De Silva ; Renu Wickremasinghe ; Vijani Somaratne ; Sujai Senaratne ; Manuja Vipuladasa ; Shalindra Ranasinghe. Validation of an antigen detection rapid diagnostic test kit to diagnose Sri Lankan cutaneous leishmaniasis caused by Leishmaniadonovani Poster presentation at 6th World Congress on Leishmaniasis, Palacio decongresos El Greco, Toledo, 2017.
     
  • L D G G De Silva, V Somarathne, S Senarathne, M Vipuladasa, S N Kahatapitiya, D D S De Silva, I D J C Dissanayake, S Ranasinghe and R Wickremasinghe Analysis of clinical features with microscopy of cutaneous leishmaniasis suspected patients attending the dermatology clinic at General Hospital Hambantota Open University Research Sessions 2016 Proceedings; page 69
     
  • L D G G De Silva, V Somarathne, S Senarathne, M Vipuladasa, S Ranasinghe and R Wickremasinghe Diagnosis of suspected cutaneous leishmaniasis lesions with rapid diagnostic test and slit skin smear: a comparative study Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science (SLAAS) Proceedings of the 72nd Annual Sessions 2016 Part1; Abstracts; page 2.
     
  • de Silva G, Somarathne V, Senarathne S, Vipuladasa M, Premachandra J, Munasinghe H, Munasinghe C, Ranasinghe S, Wickremasinghe R Use of a rapid diagnostic test to detect cutaneous leishmaniasis in Sri Lanka Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura Scientific sessions 2015; Abstracts PP11

 

 

JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS


  • Gayani De Silva G, Vijani Somaratne, Sujai Senaratne, Manuja Vipuladasa, Rajitha Wickremasinghe, Renu Wickremasinghe,Shalindra Ranasinghe. Efficacy of a new rapid diagnostic test kit to diagnose Sri Lankan cutaneous leishmaniasis caused by Leishmaniadonovani PLOS ONE 12(11): e0187024. Available at: https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0187024

 

 

POSTGRADUATE AWARDS


  • Research Awards 2017 University of Sri Jayewardenepura for scientific publications

 

 

SPECIAL TRAINING OBTAINED


  • Technology transfer workshop on immunohistochemistry and Fluorescent in situ hybridization from 16th to 27th April 2018 at the centre for immunology and infection, University of York, UK.
     
  • Workshop on "A clinical score for cutaneous lesions of Leishmaniases" 9th March 2018. Trainer: Dr. Alison Layton (Consultant Dermatologist, Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer Hull and York Medical School, UK)
     
  • Technology transfer workshop on "Introduction of Recombinase Polymerase Amplification Assay Based Mobile Suitcase Laboratory to Sri Lanka through Diagnosis of Cutaneous Leishmaniasis". 22-28 March 2017. Trainer:Dr. Ahmed Abd El Wahed (University of Gottengen, Germany, Consultant at the TDR-WHO)
     
  • Distance learning course on "Eukaryotic Pathogen Data Base Usage" 8-10 September 2015, Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura; Sri Lanka. Trainer: Omar Harb (Director-EuPathDB, University of Pennsylvania, USA)