Department of Farm Animal Production and Health

Faculty of Veterinary Medicine & Animal Science

ruchika

Dr. M. L. A. N. R. Deepani

Senior Lecturer

Proposal writer and the coordinator of - HETC/W2/R2 Quality Innovation Grant (QIG)

Coordinator of MVSc(reproduction) course

Member of the curriculum revision committee

Office Address :

Department of Veterinary Farm Animal Production and Health

Faculty of Veterinary Medicine & Animal Science,

University of Peradeniya, Peradeniya 20400, Sri Lanka

Email : nirupa_deepani@yahoo.com
Phone :  (official and mobile): +94 81 239 5926(office)
Education :
  • PhD: Statistical genetics- October 2011,University of New England, Armidale, NSW, Australia
    Thesis title: "Comparison of efficient statistical methods to evaluate genetic markers for the use in breeding programs"
  • Master of Science: Biostatistic- 2007,Postgraduate Institute of Agriculture, University of Peradeniya, Kandy, CP, Sri Lanka
  • Certificate III in customer engagement - May-July 2018 ,Management Consultancy International (MCI) Australia.
  • Postgraduate certificate in Veterinary Education - PG Cert (Vet Ed) -2015 ,Royal Veterinary College, University of London
  • Certificate course: Statistics in Medicine (Distinction Pass) -2013, Stanford University Stanford, CA, United States
  • Bachelor of Veterinary Science(BVSc): Veterinary Science -2000,University of Peradeniya Sri Lanka
  • Post Graduate Certificate in Molecular Genetics and Gene Technology, 'Genetech' Institute Colombo 2006 Completed
 

Undergraduates and postgraduates teaching Biostatistics, Genetics and animal breeding subjects


 

  • Farm Animal Genetics and Statistics

    1. Amarasinghe A., and Deepani M.L.A.N.R. (2018), The clinical skills centre models relevant to location:Establishment of the Veterinary skills laboratory at the FVMAS. Veterinary Clinical Skills Manual, RVC, London.
    2. Madhushani, S.G.N., Dissanayake, D.M.W.C.B and Deepani, M.L.A.N.R. (2017), Does Duration of Cooking have an Effect on PCR Detection of Meat for Forensic Purposes? Sri Lanka Journal of Forensic Medicine, Science and Law.
    3. Rathnahumara, W.M.T.D, Deepani, M.L.A.N.R. et al (2015). Phenotypic characterization and Ex-situ in-vitro conservation of Jaffna local sheep, an endangered breed indigenous to Sri Lanka. Book of Abstracts of the international symposium on Climate Change on Disease and Health Management of Animals.
    4. Deepani, M. L. A. N. R., Gibson, J.P. and B. P.Kinghorn (2011), Can the use of genoytype probabilities with elective enotyping reduce bias in genetic marker estimates? Proceedings of the University Research Sessions
    5. Deepani, M. L. A. N. R. (2010). Comparison of efficient methods to evaluate genetic markers for use in breeding programs. PhD thesis
    6. Deepani, M. L. A. N. R., Gibson, J.P. and B. P.Kinghorn (2009), Use of genotype probabilities and selective genotyping for estimation of marker effects. Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Geneticts, Adelaide .
    7. Chandrasiri A.D.N., Deepani M.L.A.N.R., et al. (2006), Prediction of lactation curve and lactation yield of buffaloes, Proceedings of the Sri Lanka Veterinary Association (SLVA) Annual Session.
    8. Deepani, M.L.A.N.R., Perera, G.D.R.K., Meegahakotuwa, M.G.D.S.B., De Silva, L.N.A., Pushpakumara, P.G.A., King, W.A., Alexander, P.A.B.D. (2006) Cryo-banking of somatic cells for chromosomal studies in cattle and horse, Proceedings of the University Research Sessions.
    9. Meegahakotuwa, M.G.D.S.B., Perera, G.D.R.K., Deepani, M.L.A.N.R., De Silva, L.N.A., Pushpakumara, P.G.A., King, W.A., Alexander, P.A.B.D. (2006) Invitro culturing of goat embryos, Proceedings of the University Research Sessions.
    10. Perera, G.D.R.K., Meegahakotuwa, M.G.D.S.B., Deepani, M.L.A.N.R., De Silva, L.N.A., Pushpakumara, P.G.A., King, W.A., Alexander, P.A.B.D. (2006), Cryo-banking of spermatozoa from Barking deer (Muntiacus muntiacus): An initiative to conserve germplasm of wildlife in Sri Lanka, Proceedings of the University Research Sessions.
    11. Rabel, R.A.C., Deepani, M.L.A.N.R., Indrajith, E., De Silva, D.D.N. et al. (2005), Correction of lower oesophageal stricture in a dog by myotomy, Proceedings of the Sri Lanka Veterinary Association (SLVA) Annual Session.
    12. De Silva D.D.N.,Deepani, M.L.A.N.R., et al. (2005), Probing into canine stump pyometra, Proceedings of the Sri Lanka Veterinary Association (SLVA) Annual Session.
    13. Deepani, M.L.A.N.R. (2005), Training in advance veterinary surgical techniques, Journel of Commonwealth Veterinary Association, Vol. 21 (1)
    14. Deepani, M.L.A.N.R. et al. (2004), Four uncommon surgical procedures associated with genito-urinary system in dogs and cats., Proceedings of the Sri Lanka Veterinary Association (SLVA) Annual Session.
    15. Deepani, M.L.A.N.R. et al. (2004), Measurements of gingival sulcus depths in a sample of Mongrel dogs, Proceedings of the University Research Sessions.
    16. Rabel, R.A.C., Deepani, M.L.A.N.R., De Silva, D.D.N. (2004), Surgical correction of a diaphragmatic rupture of a Daschund, after a RTA, Proceedings of the Sri Lanka Veterinary Association (SLVA) Annual Session (Awarded the best clinical paper of the year).
    17. Gooneratne, I. and Deepani, M.L.A.N.R. (2004), Is learning anatomy of the all regions of the body useful? Students perceptions, Proceedings of the Annual Scientific Sessions, SLDA.
    18. Deepani, M.L.A.N.R., Gooneratne, I. and De Silva, D.D.N. (2003), The Practice of canine dentistry in Sri Lanka, Proceedings of the Sri Lanka Dental Association Regional Sessions.
    19. Deepani, M.L.A.N.R., Gooneratne, I. and D.D.N. De Silva (2003), Management of canine periodontal disease – Sri Lankan Experience, Proceedings of the Annual Sessions of the college of Dentistry and stomatology.
    20. Deepani, M.L.A.N.R. et al. (2003), Surgical fixation of fractured wing of a jungle crow, Proceedings of the University Research Sessions.
    21. Deepani, M.L.A.N.R., De Silva, D.D.N. and Gooneratne, I. (2002), Dental caries pattern in domestic dogs, Proceedings of the Sri Lanka Veterinary Association (SLVA), Annual Session (Awarded the Best Clinical paper of the year).
    22. Deepani, M.L.A.N.R., De Silva, D.D.N. and Gooneratne, I. (2002), Conservation of a carious tooth in a dog-A case report, Proceedings of the University Research Sessions.
    23. Deepani, M.L.A.N.R., Ratnasooriya, A. and Gooneratne, I. (2002), A low cost electric motor driven instrument to maintain oral hygiene of pet animal, Proceedings of the University Research Sessions.
    24. Wijewardena, K.A.N., Deepani, M.L.A.N.R., Herath, U.T.K., De Silva, D.D.N. and S. Ekanayaka (2002), A case of an ocular adinocarcinoma in a dog, Proceedings of the University Research Sessions.
    25. Herath, U.T.K., De Silva, D.D.N., Horadagoda, N.U., De Gunawardena, G.S.P., Ekanayaka, S. and Deepani, M.L.A.N.R. (2002), A retrospective study of the canine neoplastic conditions referred to veterinary pathology division. Proceedings of the University Research Sessions.
    26. Deepani, M.L.A.N.R., Mahalingam, S. and De Silva, D.D.N. (2001), A study on post exposure rabies vaccination at teaching hospital, Peradeniya, Proceedings of the University Research Sessions.