Department of Farm Animal Production & Health

Faculty of Veterinary Medicine & Animal Science

Dr. A. A. A. W. K. Amarasinghe

Prof.Ariyaratne

Dr. A. A. A. W. K. Amarasinghe

Lecturer (Probationary) in Farm Animal Medicine

Office Address :

Department of Farm Animal & Production Health,
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine & Animal Science, University of Peradeniya,
Peradeniya 20400, Sri Lanka

Email :  arunavetlk@gmail.com
Phone :  +94 81 239 5934(office)
Education :
  • BVSc (Peradeniya)
  • MSc (Peradeniya)
Research Interests:
  • Genetic diversity of Asian elephants
  • Epidemiology of animal diseases
Publications(selected):
  • Thitaram, C., Somgird, C., Dejchaisri, S., Vlamings , B., Amarasinghe, A., Thongtip, N., Angkavanich, T., Mahasawangkul,S., Colenbrander , B. and Lenstra , J.A. 2009. Genetic aspects of elephant conservation and breeding management Symposium to mark the occasion of Chatchote Thitaram’s PhD thesis defence and the second year evaluation meeting for the Asia Link project “Elephant Health and Reproduction”. Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Utrecht
  • Yindee, M., Vlamings, B. H., Wajjwalku, W., Techakumphu, M., Lohachit, C., Sirivaidyapong, S., Thitaram, C., Amarasinghe, A. A. A. W. K., Alexander, P. A. B. D., Colenbrander, A. B. and Lenstra, J. A. 2010. Y-chromosomal variation confirms independent domestications of swamp and river buffalo. Animal Genetics
  • Amarasinghe, A.A.A.W.K., Alexander, P.A.B.D., Pushpakumara, P.G.A., Jayasekara, N.K., Perera, B.M.A.O., Wajjwalku, W., Dejchaisri, S., Thitaram, C., Colenbrander, B., Stout., T.A.E. and Lenstra, J.A. 2010. Genetic diversity among wild elephants (Elephas maximus maximus) in Sri Lanka, based on mitochondrial control region analysis. An EU-Asia Link Project Symposium “Health and Reproduction of Asian Elephants” Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai, Thailand
  • Worawidh, W., Lekcharoen, P. and Amarasinghe, A. 2009 ‘Mixed Infection of Benign Theileria sp. in Sambar Deer (Cervus unicolor). 10th biennial conference of STVM; Lubeck, Germany