About Us

 Division of Microbiology established in 1982 under Department of Pathology. The following lecturers contributed immensely to Division Microbiology in the past difficult period.


Dr.(Mrs.) S.Vetpillai

Dr.V.S.Pathmanathan (Visiting Lecturer)

Dr.Velayuthapillai (Visiting Lecturer)


Prof.Vasanthi Thevanesam, Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Peradeniya support enormously to the Division of Microbiology in all the aspects and contributed to the revision of curriculum.

Prof Natkunam Ketheesan, our visiting staff from James Cook University, Queensland, is not only supporting us in conducting the Immunology course for medical students but also providing diagnostic kits for students practical and collaborative research activities.