Department of Basic Veterinary Science

Faculty of Veterinary Medicine & Animal Science

Dr. Dilan Satharasinghe

Prof.Ariyaratne

Dr. Dilan Satharasinghe

Senior Lecturer in Basic Veterinary Sciences

Office Address :

Department of Basic Veterinary Sciences
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine & Animal Science,
University of Peradeniya, Peradeniya 20400,
Sri Lanka.

Email :  dilansatharasinghe@yahoo.com
Phone :  +94 81 239 5831(office)
Education :
  • BVSc (Peradeniya)
  • MVM (Massey, New Zealand)
  • PhD (Putra)
Research Interests:
  • Poultry Health, Management & Nutrition
  • Disease outbreak investigation
  • Immunopathogenesis of infectious diseases
Publications(selected):
  • Omar, A. R., Phuc Khanh, N., Sheau Wei, T., Swee Keong, Y., Satharasinghe, D. A., Hair B Bejo, M., & Ngoc Bich, T. (2017). Molecular characterisation of QX-like and variant infectious bronchitis virus strains in Malaysia based on partial genomic sequences comprising the S-3a/3b-EM-Intergenic region-5a/5b-N gene order. Avian Diseases.
  • Zulkawi, N., Ng, K. H., Zamberi, R., Yeap, S. K., Satharasinghe, D.A., Jaganath, I. B. & Long, K. (2017). In vitro characterization and in vivo toxicity, antioxidant and immunomodulatory effect of fermented foods; Xeniji™. BMC complementary and alternative medicine, 17(1), 344.
  • Zulkawi, N., Ng, K. H., Zamberi, R., Yeap, S. K., Jaganath, I. B., Satharasinghe, D.A., & Alitheen, N. B. (2017). The in vivo hepato-recovery effects of the polyphenol-rich fermented food Xeniji™ on ethanol-induced liver damage. RSC Advances, 7(61), 38287-38299.
  • Boo, L., Ho, W. Y., Ali, N. M., Yeap, S. K., Ky, H., Chan, K. G., Satharasinghe, D.A. & Cheong, S. K. (2017). Phenotypic and microRNA transcriptomic profiling of the MDA-MB-231 spheroid-enriched CSCs with comparison of MCF-7 microRNA profiling dataset. PeerJ, 5, e3551.
  • Premarathne, J.M.K.J.K., Satharasinghe, D.A., Huat, J.T., Basri, D.F., Rukayadi, Y., Nakaguchi, Y., Nishibuchi, M., and Radu, S. (2016). Impact of human Campylobacter infections in South-East Asia: the contribution of the poultry sector. Crit. Rev. Food Sci. Nutr. doi: 10.1080/10408398.2016.1266297.
  • Satharasinghe, D. A., Murulitharan, K., Tan, S. W., Yeap, S. K., Munir, M., Ideris, A., & Omar, A. R. (2016). Detection of inter-lineage natural recombination in avian paramyxovirus serotype 1 using simplified deep sequencing platform. Frontiers in microbiology, 7.
  • Ali, N. M., Boo, L., Yeap, S. K., Ky, H., Satharasinghe, D. A., Liew, W. C., & Kamarul, T. (2016). Probable impact of age and hypoxia on proliferation and microRNA expression profile of bone marrow-derived human mesenchymal stem cells. PeerJ, 4, e1536.
  • Boo, L., Ho, W. Y., Ali, N. M., Yeap, S. K., Ky, H., Chan, K. G., W.F Yin, D.A. Satharasinghe & Ong, H. K. (2016). MiRNA transcriptome profiling of spheroid-enriched cells with cancer stem cell properties in human breast MCF-7 cell line. International journal of biological sciences, 12(4), 427.
  • Premarathne, J. M. K. J. K., Satharasinghe, D. A., Gunasena, A. R. C., Munasinghe, D. M. S., & Abeynayake, P. (2017). Establishment of a method to detect sulfonamide residues in chicken meat and eggs by high-performance liquid chromatography. Food Control, 72, 276-282.
  • Mohd Ali N, Boo L, Yeap SK, Ky H, Satharasinghe DA, Liew WC, Ong HK, Cheong SK, Kamarul T.PeerJ. 2016 Jan 14;4:e1536. doi: 10.7717/peerj.1536. eCollection 2016. Probable impact of age and hypoxia on proliferation and microRNA expression profile of bone marrow-derived human mesenchymal stem cells
  • Boo L, Ho WY, Ali NM, Yeap SK, Ky H, Chan KG, Yin WF, Satharasinghe DA, Liew WC, Tan SW, Ong HK, Cheong SK.Int J Biol Sci. 2016 Feb 12;12(4):427-45. doi: 10.7150/ijbs.12777. eCollection 2016.miRNA Transcriptome Profiling of Spheroid-Enriched Cells with Cancer Stem Cell Properties in Human Breast MCF-7 Cell Line.
  • J.M.K.J.K. Premarathne , D.A. Satharasinghe , A.R.C. Gunasena , D.M.S. Munasinghe ,P. Abeynayake. (Food Control- In Press) Establishment of a method to detect sulfonamide residues in chicken meat and eggs by high-performance liquid chromatography