Academic activities

The staff of the Department of Biochemistry were involved with the teaching of different allied subjects to Faculty of Science, (Departments of Botany and Zoology) Faculty of Agriculture (Agriculture Chemistry), Faculty of Arts (Home Economics), Sports Science Unit, Allied Health Sciences Unit (Faculty of Medicine), Extramural Studies, Human Resource Development Centre, etc. at the inter-departmental / unit teaching activities at Faculty of Medicine (Table 4) and involved in different inter-faculty teaching activities (Table 5).   Further the staff also involve in inter-University teaching, at Institute of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Colombo.

 

Table 4:  Academic staff involved in different inter-departmental/unit teaching activities at Faculty of Medicine.

 

Staff

Department/Unit

Course

Subject

Period

Prof. Ms. V. Arasaratnam  Community Medicine assistant medical practitioner (A.M.P.) Biochemistry  1984-1988
Health Studies Unit Diploma, Medical Laboratory Technology General Biochemistry 2001-2005
Diploma, Physiotherapy
Diploma, Community Health
Certificate Course, Pharmacy
Diploma,  Medical Laboratory Technology (MLT) Chemical pathology 2003-2004
Laboratory Management
Allied Health Sciences Unit  B. Sc., Medical Laboratory Sciences Basic Biochemistry 2006-2009
Basic Nutrition 2006-2009
Biophysics 2007-2008
Clinical Biochemistry 2008-2010
Medical Laboratory Technology 2008-2009 
Laboratory Management 2008-2009
B.Sc., Pharmacy  Basic Biochemistry 2006-2009
Basic Nutrition 2007-2008
Biophysics
Pharmaceutical Chemistry 2009-2010
Pharmacognosy
Chemistry of Natural products
B.Sc., Nursing Basic Biochemistry 2006-2009
Basic Nutrition 2006-2009
Dr. S. Balakumar Allied Health sciences Unit  B.Sc., Medical Laboratory sciences Medical Laboratory Technology I 2009-
Basic Biochemistry 2006-2009
Basic Nutrition 2006-2009
Clinical Biochemistry 2008-2010
Molecular Biology and Biotechnology 2009-2010
Clinical chemistry and Fluid Analysis 2010-2010
B.Sc., Nursing Basic Biochemistry 2006-2009
Basic Nutrition 2006-2009
B.Sc., Pharmacy Basic Biochemistry 2006-2009
Basic Nutrition 2006-2009
Chemistry of Natural Products 2010-2010
Dr. K. Kandeepan Allied Health sciences  Unit  B.Sc., Nursing Basic Biochemistry 2009 to date
Basic Nutrition 2009 – 2011
B.Sc., Pharmacy Basic Biochemistry 2009 to  date
Basic Nutrition 2009 -2011
Chemistry of Natural Products 2011-2011
B.Sc.,  Medical Laboratory Sciences Basic Biochemistry 2009 to date
Basic Nutrition 2009 -2011
Clinical Biochemistry 2011 to date
Clinical chemistry and Fluid Analysis 2011-2011
Dr. A. Sivarathy Allied Health sciences  Unit  B.Sc., Nursing Basic Biochemistry 2010 to date
Basic Nutrition 2010 – 2011
B.Sc., Pharmacy Basic Biochemistry 2010 to date
Basic Nutrition 2010- 2011
Chemistry of Natural Products 2011-2011
Fermentation Technology 2010-2011
B.Sc., Medical Laboratory Sciences Basic Biochemistry 2010 to date
Basic Nutrition 2010 -2011
Molecular Biology and Biotechnology 2010 – 2011
Mr. T. Yoganathan  Allied Health sciences Unit B.Sc., Nursing Basic Biophysics 2008 to date
B.Sc., Pharmacy Basic Biophysics 2008 to date
Pharmaceutical Technology 2009 to date
Pharmaceutical Biotechnology 2009 to date
Nuclear Pharmacy 2009 to date
B.Sc., Medical Laboratory Sciences Basic Biophysics 2008 to date
Instrumental Analysis 2008 to date
Nuclear Medicine 2009 to date
 

 

 

Table 5:  Academic staff involved in different inter-faculty

teaching activities.

Staff

Faculty

Department/Unit

Course

Subject

Period

Prof. Ms. V. Arasaratnam  North Colombo Medical college MBBS Biochemistry 1992
Sports Science Unit Diploma, Sports Science Nutrition and Physical Health 2002-2009
Human Resource Management Unit Diploma in Worker’s Education Biotechnology  1992-1995
Extramural studies Nutrition 1999
Science Botany (Special) B.Sc., Botany Secondary Metabolites
Agriculture Agriculture chemistry B.Sc., Agriculture Food Chemistry 1991-to date
Arts Home Economics 

 

B.A., Arts Biomolecules 2002-2004
Metabolism of nutrients and energy 2002-2004
Assimilation of food 2002-2004
Vitamins and minerals 2002-2004
Food ScienceNutrition and Dietetics 2002-2004
Dr. S. Balakumar Sports Science Unit Diploma, Sports Science Nutrition and Physical Health 2002-2009
Agriculture Agriculture chemistry B.Sc., Agriculture Food Chemistry 2010-2012
Mr. T. Yoganathan  Science Department of Physics B.Sc., Science Medical Physics 2007 to date