Dr. H.K.I. Perera
Senior Lecturer
 
Office Address

Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine, University of   
Peradeniya                      

Email kumudup@pdn.ac.lk
Telephone 081-239 6329
   
 
 
 
 
 

Educational/ Professional Qualifications:

B.V.Sc. (Peradeniya, Sri Lanka), M.Phil. (Peradeniya, Sri Lanka), Ph.D. (Glasgow, United Kingdom)

 

 

Positions held

  • Lecturer- Department of Biochemistry
  • Senior Lecturer grade II- Department of Biochemistry
  • Senior Lecturer grade I- Department of Biochemistry
  • Visiting Lecturer-         Faculty of Dental Science, Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, Postgraduate Institute of Science
 
Memberships & Awards
  • Life member of- Sri Lanka Veterinary Association, Peradeniya Medical School Alumni Association, Kandy Society of Medicine and Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of science.
  • Second class honours (Equivalent to upper class) in all B.V.Sc. examinations with Distinctions in Veterinary Anatomy, Veterinary Parasitology, Veterinary Medicine and Animal Science
  • Received Commonwealth Scholarships UK award from January 2000 to January 2003 to support the Ph.D. studies and living in U.K.    


 
Research interests

Studies on acid proteinases of porcine ovary, Studies on acid proteinases of human ovary to investigate the possibility of using acid proteinases as a marker of cancer metastasis to investigate the therapeutic potential of Sri Lankan medicinal plants in preventing the onset and complications of diabetes.

Selected Research publications
  • H.K.I Perera, M. Clarke, N.J. Morris, W. Hong, L.H., Chamberlain G.W. Gould (2003). Syntaxin 6 regulates GLUT4 trafficking in 3T3-L1 adipocytes. Molecular Biology of the Cell. 14: 2946-2958
  • H.K.I. Perera, Senarath B.P. Athauda and T. Takahashi (2009) Effect of ovarian aspartic proteinases in modulating IGFBP-3. Proceedings of Peradeniya University Research Sessions, 14-1: 111-113
  • H.K.I. Perera, B.W.N.S.K. Abeywardana and Senarath B.P. Athauda (2009) Comparison of acid proteinases in porcine ovaries collected before and after attaining estrous cycle. Proceedings of Peradeniya University Research Sessions, 14-1: 157-159
  • H.K.I. Perera, Senarath B.P. Athauda and T. Takahashi (2010). The variation of acid proteinase activity at different stages of the follicular and luteal phases of the porcine ovarian cycle. Annual sessions of Peradeniya University Research Sessions 15-1: 380-382.
  • W.I.T. Fernando, H. K. I. Perera , Senarath B. P. Athauda , N. S. Kumar, U. L. B. Jayasinghe and R. Sivakanesan (2010). In-vitro screening of spices for lipase inhibitory activity and antioxidant activity. Annual sessions of Peradeniya University Research Sessions 15-1: 383-385.
   
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