International Resource Persons 

Dr. Engin Bojnik

Dr. Bojnik is a research scientist at the Department of Molecular Oncology, B Cell Neoplesia Unit, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Milano, Italy, specialized in chronic lymphatic leukemic cell characterization and developing novel therapeutic targets in chronic lymphatic leukemia.
His doctoral work was in the field of “Biochemical and Pharmacological characterizations of novel endogenous opioid peptide motifs and synthetic nociceptin hexapeptide sequences” at the University of Szeged, Hungary, has claimed number of publications on his credit. He is a recipient of “Young Investigator Award” in many occasions and claimed for number of scholarships and research awards as well. He has number of publications in indexed and peer review journals and a promising researcher in the field of blood born malignancies


Dr. Yoshito Fujii

Dr. Fujii is an Associate Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at the Institute of Tropical Medicine, Nagasaki University, Japan. He has also been posted as a research scientist at Herman B Wells Center for Pediatric Research, Indiana University, USA and involved in number of collaborative research projects. Dr. Fujii claims for more than fifteen publications on his credit in cited journals and is currently involved in developing molecular technique in detecting dengue viral serotypes.

Dr. Mary N. Mohankumar

Dr. Mohankumar is a former senior scientist at the Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research, Chennai, India with over 25 years of experience in the field of radiation biology. Dr. Mohankumar completed her doctoral studies in the field of radiation biology at University of Madras, India. She is a recipient of prestigious HICARE fellowship and NIH award to persue her studies on Radiation Biology, at Research Institute for Radiation Biology and Medicine, Hiroshima, Japan, and at the Department of Medical Biophysics, BC Cancer Research Centre, Vancouver, Canada, respectively. She was a collaborator of Indo – Canada Research at McMasters University, Canada and currently representing India for the forum of “Women in Global”. She has more than forty five publications in indexed journal on her credit and currently working on developing novel and sensitive techniques to quantify DNA damage caused by environmental mutagens.
Local Resource persons
  • Dr. Senani Williams
  • Dr. Sureka Chakrewarthy,
  • Dr. Prasanna Galhena
  • Dr. Deepa Gunesakera
  • Dr. Shiromi Perera
  • Dr. Wasanthi Subasinghe
  • Dr. Thusitha B. Wickramasinghe
  • Dr Supun Wijayasinghe