Department of Basic Veterinary Sciences

Faculty of Veterinary Medicine & Animal Science

HBS Ariyaratne

Prof. H. B. S. Ariyaratne

Professor in Veterinary Physiology

Office Address :

Department of Basic Veterinary Sciences

Faculty of Veterinary Medicine & Animal Science,

University of Peradeniya, Peradeniya 20400, Sri Lanka

Email : sirilari@pdn.ac.lk,sirilariyaratne@yahoo.com, 
Education :
  • BVSc (Peradeniya)
  • MPhil (Peradeniya)
  • PhD (Tennessee)
 

  • Veterinary Physiology


    1. Reproduction in the male domestic animal
    2. Breeding of endaugaed indigenous fish species.
    3. USe of molecular technique for selecting animals resistant to diseases.



    1. MS Kurukulasooriya, Predeepa Silva, CMB Dematawewa, HBS Ariyaratne, RPVJ Rajapakse, SHG Wickramaratne, LJPAP Jayasooriya, DMS Munasinghe,LGS Lokugalapptti and DR Notter(2018). Responces of Sri Lankan indigenous goats and thier Jamnapari crosses to artificial challenge with Haemoncus contortus. Veterinary Parasitology:Regional studies and reports, 11 41-48.
    2. MS Kurukulasooriya, GLLP Silva, CMB Dematawewa, HBS Ariyaratne, RPVJ Rajapakse, SHG Wickramaratne, LJPAP Jayasooriya, DMS Munasinghe,LGS Lokugalapptti and DR Notter(2017).Phenotypic marker based evaluation of resistance to Hemoncus contortus in Sri Lanka indigenous goats and thier Jamnapari crossbreds. Tropical Agricultural Research, 29 68-79.
    3. HBPC Ariyarathne, HBS Ariyaratne, LGS Lokugalappatti (2017). Single nucleotide polymorphism of candidate genes in non-descript local goats of Sri Lanka (2017). Livestock Science, 196 49-54.
    4. SHS Dananjaya, DMS Munasinghe, HBS Ariyaratne, J Lee, M De Zoysa (2017). Natural bixin as a potential carotenoid for enhancing pigmentation and colour in goldfish (Carassius auratus). Aquaculture Nutrition, 23 (2) 255-263.
    5. HBS Ariyaratne, SMLC Mendis-Handagama (2012). Thyroid hormone and anti-Mullerian hormone (AMH) on Leydig cell differentiation: studies using C57BL/6 mice and AMH over expressing mice. Histology and Histopathology, 27 (1) 365-372.
    6. Ariyaratne, H.B.S., Kim, I., mills, N., Mason, J.I., Mendis-Handagama, S.M.L.C. 2003. Effect of EDS on functional structure of rat testis. Arch. Androl. 49: 313-326.
    7. Mendis-Handagama, S.M.L.C., Kim, I., Ariyaratne, H.B.S. 2001. Rejuvenation of Leydig cells is possible in a rodent species. In: Andrology in the 21st Century, Proceedings of the VIIth International Congress of Andrology, Montreal, Canada, B. Robaire, H. Chemes and C. Morales (editors), Medimont Publications, pp745-751.
    8. Mendis-Handagama, S.M.L.C and H.B.S. Ariyaratne. (2001). Leydig cell differentiation in the postnatal testis. Biology of Reproduction 65:660-671.
    9. Ariyaratne, H.B.S., Mendis-Handagama, S.M.L.C., Hales, D.B., Mason, J.I. 2000. Studies on the onset of Leydig precursor cell differentiation in the prepubertal rat testis. Biol.Reprod. 63:165-171.
    10. Ariyaratne, H.B.S.,Mason, J.I., Mendis-Handagama, S.M.L.C. 2000. Effects of thyroid and prepubertal rat testis. Biol. Reprod. 63:898-904.
    11. Mendis-Handagama, S.M.L.C., Ariyaratne, H.B.S., Teunissen van Manan, K.R., Haupt, R.L. (1998). Differentiation of adult Leydig cells in the neonatal rat testis is arrested by hypothyroidism. Biol.Reprod. 59: 344-350.
    12. Ariyaratne, HBS and Gunawardana, VK (1997). Morphology and morphometry of ovarian follicles in the goat (1997). Small Ruminant Research. 26: 123-129.
    13. Gunawardana, VK; Ariyaratne, HBS and Nawaratne, MA (1995). The epididymis of the prepubertal swamp buffalo (Bubalus bubalis) : Histological studies. Buffalo J. 3: 273-282.
    14. Ariyaratne, HBS; Gunawardana, VK (1994). Morphological evaluation of preimplantation goat (Capra hircus) embryos developed in-vivo after natural breeding. S. L. Vet. J. 41: 17-24.
    15. Jayasekara, S; Ariyaratne, HBS and Abeygunawardane, IS (1992). Electrocardiographic studies in Sri Lankan water byffaloes. S. L. Vet. J. 39: 1-6.