Ashoka Dangolla

Prof. Ashoka Dangolla

BVSc (Peradeniya),Dip Vet Epid (Helsinki),PhD (KVL, Denmark)

Department of Veterinary Clinical Science,
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine & Animal Science,
University of Peradeniya,


Phone:(official and mobile): +94 718047701

  • Epidemiology
  • Zoo & wildlife animal medicine and reproduction
  • Feline medicine
  • Epidemiology, elephants, wildlife and animals in conflict with humans, dogs and cats

  • hemoparasites and Brucellosis in dogs and pigs, early warning and identifications of trouble making wild elephants
  • Position Current Completed
    Project leader Blood sampling pigs in a farm to detect hemoparasites
    Project leader Blood sampling pigs and long term workers in a farm to detect brucellosis
    Project co-supervisor Designing new methods including radiocollars to determine wild elephant movements Blood levels of selenium in cattle in Sri Lanka

    Completed projects

    Project Title: Blood levels of selenium in cattle in Sri Lanka
    Date Range: 2015 - 2019
    Funding Body:
    Position: Co supervisor

    Position MPhil. / PhD. current completed
    Co supervisor PhD. 1 1
    Co supervisor Mphi. 1
    Completed supervisions:
  • Saranga Diyabalanage – completed PhD Selenium levels in soils and cattle in Sri Lanka
  • Sampath Jayathilake-on going MPhil Hemoparasites in dogs
  • Surendrani Cabral – on going PhD Solutions to human elephant conflict