D e p a r t m e n t   o f

Zoology

Name

Dr. T.C. Weeraratne

Senior Lecturer

B.Sc., M.Phil. (Perad.), Ph.D. (Perad.-UK)

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About Me

Positions Held

Center Coordinator for the National Biology Olympiad Examination conducted by the Institute of Biology, Sri Lanka - (2018 to present)

Part-time Senior Student Counselor, Faculty of Science, University of Peradeniya - (2020 to present)

Member of Quality Assurance Cell, Faculty of Science - (2016 to present)

Member of Board of Study in Zoological Science, Postgraduate Institute of Science - (2020 to present)

Member of Faculty Safety Committee - (2019 to present)

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Executive Committee member of the Science Teachers’ Association (UPSTA), Faculty of Science, University of Peradeniya - (2015 to 2019)

Coordinator for the Foundation courses (Biology component), Faculty of Science, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka - (2010, 2013)

Secretary/University of Peradeniya, Science Teachers Association (UP-STA) - (2021/2022)

Secretary of Quality Assurance Cell, Faculty of Science - (2018 to 2021)

Ongoing Research and Projects

Classification and phylogeny of mosquitoes based on external morphology of adults, male genitalia and DNA barcoding University Research Grants (URG/2018/40/S)

Memberships & Awards

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President’s Award for Scientific Research 2018 (DNA barcoding of morphologically characterized mosquitoes belonging to subfamily Culicinae from Sri Lanka. Parasites & Vectors, 11 (1), 266)

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President’s Award for Scientific Research 2018 (Genetic diversity and population structure of malaria vector mosquitoes Anopheles subpictus, Anopheles peditaeniatus, and Anopheles vagus in five districts of Sri Lanka. Malaria journal, 17(1), 271)

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President’s Award for Scientific Research 2017

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Commonwealth Split-Site Scholarship 2014 (for One year), tenable at Liverpool School of tropical Medicine (funded by the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission, United Kingdom)

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NRC Merit Award for Scientific Publication - 2013

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Prof. Felix Prashantha Amerasinghe Memorial Research Award for the best research contribution in the field of Zoological Sciences 2013/2017

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University Award for Academic Excellence 2004/2005

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Commonwealth Scholarships Association Alumni (2016 to present)

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Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science (Life member 2015 to present)

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Sri Lankan Vector Biology Society (2017 to present)