Dr. Indunil Pathirana

B.V.Sc (Hons), PhD (Osaka)

Senior Lecturer/ Veterinary Surgeon in Animal Science
Dept of Animal Science
Faculty of Agriculture, University of Ruhuna, Sri Lanka

Phone

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+94 41 22 92 200 / Ext 251

Fax

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+94 41 22 92 384

E-mail

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indunilvet@ansci.ruh.ac.lk , indunilvet@yahoo.com

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FULL NAME

Indunil Pathirana

 

PERSONAL

Born on February 24, 1975

Family: Wife Erandi; Son Nisanga

 

NATIONALITY

Sri Lankan

 

LANGUAGE ABILITY

Sinhala, English, Japanese

 

HIGHER EDUCATION

  • PhD (OPU, Osaka, Japan)

  • BVSc (Peradeniya, Sri Lanka)

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • Lecturer in Animal Science at the Department of Animal Science, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Ruhuna from January 2, 2006 to date.

  • Teaching Assistant at the Department of Advanced Pathobiology, Osaka Prefecture University, Osaka, Japan from April, 2008 to date.

  • Lecturer-in-Charge of the Teaching farm of the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Science, University of Peradeniya from February 15, 2004 to December 27, 2005.

  • Temporary Lecturer in Animal Production at the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Science, University of Peradeniya from February 15, 2004 to December 27, 2005.

 

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP

  • Member, Society for Reproduction and Development (SRD), Japan

  • Member, Sri Lanka Veterinary Association

  • Registered Veterinarian, Sri Lanka Veterinary Council (Reg. No. 1277)

RESEARCH ENGAGEMENT

  • Evaluation of testicular Leydig cell function in various physiological and clinical conditions.

  • Effects of endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs) on male reproduction.

  • Association of single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) and reproductive disorders.

 

RESEARCH PUBLICATIONS

 

RESEARCH PAPERS IN SCI- INDEXED JOURNALS

 

Pathirana, I.N.*, Rajapaksa, R.C., Kawate, N., Wimalarathne, H. D. A., Fonseka, W. T. L., Weerakoon, W. W. P. N., Hannan, M.A., Alexander, P. A. B. D., Pushpakumara, P. G. A., Ariyaratne, H. B. S., Tamada, H. 2018. Effects of GnRH antagonist degarelix acetate on musth and serum testosterone concentrations in Asian male elephants (Elephas maximus). Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine 49, 779-83.

 

Sujani, S., Piyasena, T., Seresinhe, T., Pathirana, I., Gajaweera, C. 2017. Supplementation of rice straw (Oryza sativa) with exogenous fibrolytic enzymes improves rumen fermentation on in vitro system. Turkish Journal of Veterinary and Animal Sciences 41, 25-29.

 

Hannan, M.A., Kawate,N., Fukami,Y., Pathirana, I.N., Büllesbach, E.E., Inaba, T.,Tamada, H. 2016. Acute regulation of plasma insulin-like peptide 3 concentrations by luteinizing hormone in male goats. Theriogenology 86, 749-56.

 

Premarathna A.D., Pathirana, I., Rajapakse, R.P.V.J., Pathirana, E. 2016. Evaluation of efficacy of selected anesthetic agents on blood-spotted crab (Portunus sanguinolentus). Journal of Shellfish Research 35, 237-240.

 

Hannan, M.A., Fukami, Y., Kawate, N., Sakase, M., Fukushima, M., Pathirana, I.N., Bullesbach, E.E., Inaba, T., Tamada, H., 2015. Plasma Insulin-like peptide 3 concentrations are acutely regulated by luteinizing hormone in pubertal Japanese Black beef bulls. Theriogenology 84, 1530-5.

 

Hannan, M.A., Kawate, N., Kubo, Y., Pathirana, I.N., Bullesbach, E.E., Hatoya, S., Inaba, T., Takahashi, M., Tamada, H., 2015. Expression analyses of insulin-like peptide 3, RXFP2, LH receptor, and 3?-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase in testes of normal and cryptorchid dogs. Theriogenology 84, 1176-84.

 

Pathirana, I.N., Kawate, N., Bullesbach, E.E., Takahashi, M., Hatoya, S., Inaba, T., Tamada, H., 2012. Insulin-like peptide 3 stimulates testosterone secretion in mouse Leydig cells via cAMP pathway. Regulatory Peptides 178, 102-106.

 

Pathirana, I.N., Yamasaki, H., Kawate, N., Bullesbach, E.E., Takahashi, M., Hatoya, S., Inaba, T., Tamada, H., 2012. Plasma insulin-like peptide 3 and testosterone concentrations in male dogs: changes with age and effects of cryptorchidism. Theriogenology 77, 550-557.

 

Pathirana, I.N., Kawate, N., Tsuji, M., Takahashi, M., Hatoya, S., Inaba, T., Tamada, H., 2011. In vitro effects of estradiol-17?, monobutyl phthalate and mono-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate on the secretion of testosterone and insulin-like peptide 3 by interstitial cells of scrotal and retained testes in dogs. Theriogenology 76, 1227-1233.

 

Pathirana, I.N., Ashida, Y., Kawate, N., Tanaka, K., Tsuji, M., Takahashi, M., Hatoya, S., Inaba, T., Tamada, H., 2011. Comparison of testosterone and insulin-like peptide 3 secretions in response to human chorionic gonadotropin in cultured interstitial cells from scrotal and retained testes in dogs. Animal Reproduction Science 124, 138-144.

 

Kawate, N., Ohnari, A., Pathirana, I.N., Sakase, M., Bullesbach, E.E., Takahashi, M., Inaba, T., Tamada, H., 2011. Changes in plasma concentrations of insulin-like peptide 3 and testosterone from birth to pubertal age in beef bulls. Theriogenology 76, 1632-1638.

 

Pathirana, I.N., Tanaka, K., Kawate, N., Tsuji, M., Hatoya, S., Inaba, T., Tamada, H., 2011. Homozygosity of single nucleotide polymorphisms in the 3' region of the canine estrogen receptor 1 gene is greater in Toy Poodles than in Miniature Dachshunds and Chihuahuas. Animal Science Journal 82, 390-395.

 

Pathirana, I.N., Tanaka, K., Kawate, N., Tsuji, M., Kida, K., Hatoya, S., Inaba, T., Tamada, H., 2010. Analysis of single nucleotide polymorphisms in the 3' region of the estrogen receptor 1 gene in normal and cryptorchid Miniature Dachshunds and Chihuahuas. Journal of Reproduction and Development 56, 405-410.

 

RESEARCH PAPERS IN NON-INDEXED, REFEREED JOURNALS

 

Wimalarathne, A., Fonseka, L., Pathirana, I.,Kodithuwakku, S., Kawate, N., 2018. Measurement of circulating insulin-like peptide 3 and testosterone concentrations pre-pubertal, tropical male goats. Asian Journal of Medical and Biological Research 4, 383-388.

 

Seresinhe, R.T., Sujani, S., Pathirana, I.N., Gajaweera, C.J. 2017. Cellulase Enzyme Enhanced the Diet Digestibility and Growth Performance of Ewes. Asian Journal of Animal Sciences 11, 171-76.

 

Sujani, S., Pathirana, I.N., Seresinhe, R.T., Dassanayaka, K.B. 2016. In vitro effects of exogenous fibrolytic enzymes on rumen fermentation of wild Guinea grass (Panicum maximum). Iranian Journal of Applied Animal Science 6, 303-8.

 

Sujani, S., Pathirana, I.N., Seresinhe, R.T. Enhanced in vitro fermentation parameters of guinea grass ecotype ‘A’ (Panicum maximum) and rice straw (Oryza sativa) with supplementation of exogenous fibrolytic enzymes. 2015. Livestock Research for Rural Development 27, Article #41, http://www.lrrd.org/lrrd27/3/suja27041.html.

 

CONFERENCE PAPERS PUBLISHED AS FULL PAPERS

 

Weththasinghe, P., Bogahawaththa, B.R.S., Wijesundara, R.R.M.K.K., Kodithuwakku, S.P., Siriweera, E.H., Rajapakse, R.P.V.J., Herath, C.B., Pathirana, I.N., Wijayagunawardane, M.P.B. 2018. Osbeckia octandra (Heen Bovitiya) Leaf Extracts Reduces the Thioacetamide Induced Liver Damage in Wistar Rats. Proceedings of 9th International Symposium on Agriculture and Environment, the Galadari Hotel, Colombo, Sri Lanka, January 2018.

 

Gajaweera, C.J., Wimalarathne, H.D.A., Gamage, J.J.W.K., Pathirana, I.N.* 2017. Analysis of milk production parameters of crossbred Murrah buffaloes in a large-scale farm in southern Sri Lanka. Proceedings of 8th International Symposium on Agriculture and Environment, University of Ruhuna, Matara, Sri Lanka, January, 2017.

 

Fonseka, W.T.L., Gamage, J.J.W.K., Wimalarathne, H.D.A., Pathirana, I.N.*, Kawate, N. Age Related Changes in Serum Concentrations of Insulin-like Peptide 3 and Testosterone in Male German Shepherd Dogs. Proceedings of 7th International Symposium on Agriculture and Environment, University of Ruhuna, Matara, Sri Lanka, January, 2016.

 

Sujani, I.W.A.S., Pathirana, D.P.I.N., Seresinhe, R.T. In-Vitro Fermentation, Microbial Profile and Methanogenesis of Two Fibrous Feeds as Influenced by Exogenous Fibrolytic Enzyme Cellulase. Proceedings of International Symposium on Agriculture and Environment, University of Ruhuna, Matara, Sri Lanka, 2012.

 

Piyadigama, B., Kumanayaka, L., Seresinghe, R.T., Liyanage, M. de S., Pathirana, I. Short Term Benefits of Integration of Cattle and Coconuts in a Neglected Coconut Land. Proceedings of the 5th Academic Sessions, University of Ruhuna, Matara, Sri Lanka, 2008.

 

Nanayakkara, N.P.T.B.L., Pathirana, E, Liyanage, P.D.I.S., Pathirana, I. (2015). Antibacterial efficacy of spices and seasoning used in household fish processing and preservation. Scientific Sessions of the National Aquatic Resources Research and Development Agency (NARA), Colombo, Sri Lanka. June 2015.

 

Rushanthi, D.P.T., Pathirana, E., Liyanage, P.D.I.S., Pathirana, I. (2015). Bacteria in ornamental fish aquarium water: Are they sensitive to commercial anti-bacterial preparations? Scientific Sessions of the National Aquatic Resources Research and Development Agency (NARA), Colombo, Sri Lanka. June 2015.

 

CONFERENCE PAPERS PUBLISHED IN ABSTRACT FORM

 

Fonseka, L., Fernando, C., Gajaweera, C., Pathirana, I.* 2020. Evaluation of goat farming practices in selected veterinary ranges in Anuradhapura district. International Symposium on Agriculture and Environment, University of Ruhuna, Matara, Sri Lanka, February, 2020.

 

Sharma, U.N.S., Fernando, W.D.D., Manawadu, A., Pathirana, I.N., Rajapakse R.P.V.J. 2020. Anticoccidial effects of Phyllanthus emblica (Beheth Nelli) in broiler chicken in vivo. International Symposium on Agriculture and Environment, University of Ruhuna, Matara, Sri Lanka, February, 2020.

 

Jayamanna, I., Pathirana, I.N.,* Rajapakshe R.P.V.J. 2019. Development of an enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay to study the prevalence of toxoplasmosis in cattle in Sri Lanka. International Symposium on Agriculture and Environment, Blue Waters Hotel, Wadduwa, Sri Lanka, January, 2019.

 

Sharma, U.N.S., Fernando, W.D.D., Manawadu, A., Pathirana, I.N.,* Rajapakse R.P.V.J. 2019 Assessment of Efficacy of Phyllanthus emblica (Beheth Nelli) Extracts as a Potential Anti-coccidial agent on Eimeria species in Chicken. International Symposium on Agriculture and EnvironmentStudents’ Session, Blue Waters Hotel, Wadduwa, Sri Lanka, January, 2019.

 

Wijesekara, U.P.G.S.M, Anupama, N.M.T., Manawadu, A., Pathirana, I.N.,* Rajapakse, R.P.V.J. 2019. An in vitro study on anti-parasitic activity of Kumburu (Caesalpinia bonduc) seed kernel extracts on gastrointestinal nematode eggs and larvae in goats. International Symposium on Agriculture and Environment-Students’ Session, Blue Waters Hotel, Wadduwa, Sri Lanka, January, 2019.

 

Pathirana, I.N.,* Gajaweera, C.J., Wimalarathne, H.D.A., Gamage, J.J.W.K. 2018. Analysis of Production and Reproduction traits of Crossbred Murrah Buffaloes in a Large-scale Buffalo Farm in Southern Province of Sri Lanka. Proceedings of 9th Asian Buffalo Congress, Central Institute for Research in Buffaloes (ICAR-CIRB), Haryana, India, February, 2018.

 

Premaratne, S., Fonseka, L., Kodithuwakku, S.P., Pathirana, I.N.* 2018. Circulating testosterone dynamics in boars: effects of age, breed and cryptorchidism. Proceedings of 11th Biennial Meeting of Association for Applied Animal Andrology, New Orleans, USA, July 2018.

 

Fonseka, W.T.L., Pathirana, I.N.,* Premaratne, S., Kodituwakku, S.P., Kawate N. 2018. Changes in serum insulin-like peptide 3 and testosterone concentrations in male sheep during development. Proceedings of 32nd Biennial Meeting of Australian Association for Animal Production, Wagga Wagga, Australia, July, 2018.

 

Wimalarathne, H.D.A., Fonseka, W.T.L., Kodithuwakku, S.P., Pathirana, I.N.* 2018. Measurement of circulating insulin-like peptide 3 and testosterone concentrations in prepubertal male goats. Proceedings of 9th International Symposium on Agriculture and Environment, the Galadari Hotel, Colombo, Sri Lanka, January 2018.

 

Gunasekara, K.W.M.U.P., Ekanayaka, E.M.A.G.K.K., Shanjayan, N., Pathirana, I., Lokugalappatti, L.G.S. 2018. Genetic Diversity of Exon 4 of Kappa Casein (k-CSN3) Gene in Thamankaduwa White Cattle Compared with Jersey Cross and Friesian Breeds. 11th International Symposium, Kothalawala Defence University, Ratmalana, Sri Lanka, September 2018.

 

Suranimala, W.M.D.H., Rathnayake, R.M.C.J., Wijesundara, R.R.M.K.K., Pathirana, I., Kalthur, G., Alles, N., Bogahawaththa, B.R.S., Sandarekaa, J.A.H., Kodithuwakku, K.K.S.P. Ceylon Cinnamon (Cinnamomum zeylanicum) Demostrate Therapeutic Potentials Against Letrazole Induced Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome in Mice. Proceedings of the 4th Faculty of Agriculture Undergraduate Research Symposium, University of Peradeniya, Peradeniya, Sri Lanka, January 2018.

 

Rajapaksa,. R.C., Pathirana, I.N., ,Kawate, N., Weerakoon, W.W.P.N., Wimalarathne, H.D.A., Fonseka W.T.L., HannanM.A., Alexander P.A.B.D., Pushpakumara P.G.A., Ariyaratne H.B.S., Tamada, H. 2017. Effects of GnRH antagonist on musth and plasma testosterone concentrations in Asian male elephants. The 160thAnnual Meeting of the Japanese Society of Veterinary Science. Kagoshima University, Kagoshima, Japan, September, 2017.

 

Perera, S.K., Pathirana, I.N., Rajapakse, R.P.V.J., Serasinhe, R.T., Perera, N.A.N.D., Wickramaarachchi, W.M.D. Development of ELISA Test to Assess Sero-Prevalence of Toxoplasmosis Infection Among Goats in Sri Lanka. Proceedings of 8th International Symposium on Agriculture and Environment, University of Ruhuna, Matara, Sri Lanka, January, 2017.

 

Liyanage, P.L.C.A.P., Pathirana, I.N., Rajapakse, R.P.V.J., Serasinhe, R.T., Premarathna, A.D. 2017. In-vitro Screening of Anti-Parasitic Activity in Selected Seaweed Extracts using Trichostrongyle Nematode Eggs and Infective Larvae. Proceedings of 8th International Symposium on Agriculture and Environment, University of Ruhuna, Matara, Sri Lanka, January, 2017.

 

Bogahawaththa, B.R.S., Weththasinghe, P., Kodithuwakku, S.P., Dissanayake, W.L., Siriweera, E.H., Herath, C.B., Wijesundara, R.R.M.K.K., Pathirana, D.P.I.N., Rajapakse, R.P.V.J., Wijayagunawardane, M.P.B. Hepatoprotective effects of Osbeckia octandra on experimental liver cirrhosis. Proceedings of International Symposium on Traditional and Complementary Medicine, Water’s Edge, Battaramulla, Sri Lanka, 2017.

 

Kodikara, S., Dinisri, J.A.H., Sandarekaa, J.A.H., Abhayalath, N., Pathirana, I.N., Rathnayake, C., Alexander, B., Kodithuwakku, S.P. Mancozeb, a commonly used Fungicide Impairs the Ovarian Functions via Disrupting Granulosa Cell Functions and Oocyte Maturation: Evidence from In-Vitro Bioassays. Proceedings of the Peradeniya University International Research Sessions, Sri Lanka, Vol. 21, November, 2017.

 

Hannan, M.A., Kawate, N., Fukami, Y., Pathirana, I., Bullesbach, E.E., Inaba, T., Tamada, H. Acute Regulation of Plasma Insulin-like Peptide 3 Concentrations by Luteinizing Hormone in Male Goats. The 18th International Congress on Animal Reproduction (ICAR), France, 2016.

 

Pathirana, E., Wickramanayake, M., Wanasinghe, L., Wimalarathne, A., Dayarathna,K., Pathirana, I., Kawate N. (2015). Measurement of circulating testosterone concentrations in pond-cultured Nile tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus. Proceedings of 67th scientific sessions of the Sri Lanka Veterinary Association, Oak-Ray Regency, Kandy, Sri Lanka. June 2015.

 

Wimalarathne, A., Pathirana, E., Pathirana, I. Efficacy of disinfectants used in the poultry industry against Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria. Postgraduate Institute of Science Research Conference (PGIS ResCon 2015), University of Peradeniya, Peradeniya, Sri Lanka. October 2015.

 

Dinisri, S.I., Pathirana, D.P.I.N., Alexander, P.A.B.D., Kodithuwakku, S.P. 2015. Effects of Endocrine Disruptors; Bisphenol A and Mancozeb on Mammalian Oocyte Maturation in vitro. International Symposium on Agriculture and Environment – Student Sessions, University of Ruhuna, Kamburupitiya, April, 2015.

 

Pathirana, I.N.*, Kawate, N., 2014. Age-related changes in circulating relaxin, insulin-like peptide 3 and testosterone in small-breed male dogs. Proceedings of 66th scientific sessions of the Sri Lanka Veterinary Association. Oak-Ray Regency, Peradeniya, Sri Lanka, June, 2014.

 

Pathirana, I., Fujimoto, H.,Takahashi, M.,Tamada, H., Kawate, N. 2014. Comparison of effects of insulin-like peptide 3 and testosterone in cultured interstitial cells of scrotal and retained canine testes. Proceedings of 1st scientific sessions of the Sri Lanka Association of Laboratory Animal Science (SLALAS). University of Colombo, Colombo, Sri Lanka, January, 2014.

 

Premaratne, A.D., Pathirana, E., Pathirana, I. (2014). Evaluation of efficacy of selected anaesthetic agents on blood-spotted crab (Portunus sanguinolentus). Annual scientific sessions of the Sri Lanka Veterinary Association, Kandy, Sri Lanka. June 2014.

 

Chandraratne, G.H.E., Pathirana, E., Pathirana, I. (2014). Assessing the efficacy of some commercially available disinfectants and antiseptics. 1st Ruhuna International Science and Technology Conference (RISTCON), University of Ruhuna, Matara, Sri Lanka. January 2014.

 

Ranasinha, A.D.I.D., Pathirana, E., Pathirana, I. (2014). An assessment of bacterial quality of water, ice and fish in a fishery harbor in Southern Sri Lanka. 1st Ruhuna International Science and Technology Conference (RISTCON), University of Ruhuna, Matara, Sri Lanka. January 2014.

 

Hannan, M.A., Kubo, Y., Pathirana, I.N., Büllesbach, E.E., Takahashi, M., Tamada, H., Hatoya, S., Inaba, T., Kawate, N., 2014. Expression analyses of insulin-like peptide 3 and its receptor, RXFP2, in testes of normal and cryptorchid dogs. Proceedings of 9th Biennial Meeting of Association for Applied Animal Andrology, Newcastle City Hall, Australia, August, 2014.

 

Premaratne, A.D., Pathirana, E., Pathirana, I. (2014). A study on the anaesthetic effects of clove-oil and carbondioxide in Portunus sanguinolentus (blood-spotted crab). Annual scientific sessions of Sri Lanka Association for Advancement of Science (SLAAS), Colombo, Sri Lanka. December 2014.

 

Wimalarathne, H.D.A., Pathirana, E., Pathirana, I. (2014). Bacteriological assessment of efficacy of selected commercial disinfectant products used in the poultry industry. International Symposium on Agriculture and Environment (ISAE) - student sessions, Matara, Sri Lanka. May 2014.

 

Pathirana, I.N., Takahashi, M., Hatoya, S., Inaba, T., Tamada, H., Kawate, N. 2013. Effect of insulinlike peptide 3 on testosterone secretion and cAMP release in mouse Leydig cells. Proceedings of Sri Lanka-Japan Collaborative Research (SLJCR). University of Peradeniya, Peradeniya, Sri Lanka, March, 2013.

 

Liyanage I., Pathirana E., Priyankarage N., Pathirana I. (2013). Comparative assessment of the nutritional quality of commercially available fish feeds. Proceedings of the National Aquatic Resources Research and Development Agency (NARA), Colombo, Sri Lanka. November 2013.

 

Sujani, I.W.A.S., Pathirana, D.P.I.N., Serasinhe, R.T. Effect of Exogenous Fibrolytic Enzymes on Ruminal Fermentation and Methanogenesis of Guinea ‘A’ Grass (Panicum maximum). Proceedings of the 69th Annual Sessions of Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science, 2013.

 

Lasantha, E.D.M., Dissanayake, U.P.K., Pathirana, I., Kawate, N. 2013.Comparison of different ovulation synchronization protocols on pregnancy rates of buffalo and cattle. Proceedings of 65th scientific sessions of the Sri Lanka Veterinary Association. PGRC, Gannoruwa, Sri Lanka, June, 2013.

 

Pathirana, I.N., Yamasaki, H., Takahashi, M., Tamada, H., Kawate, N., 2012. Plasma insulin-like peptide 3 and testosterone concentrations in male dogs: hormonal dynamics related to age and cryptorchidism. Proceedings of 64th scientific sessions of the Sri Lanka Veterinary Association. PGRC, Gannoruwa, Sri Lanka, May, 2012.

 

Pathirana, I.N., Ohnari, A., Sakase, M., Bullesbach, E.E., Takahashi, M., Inaba, T., Tamada, H., Kawate, N., 2011. Plasma insulin-like peptide 3 and testosterone concentrations in normal and cryptorchid beef bulls. The 152nd Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society of Veterinary Science. Osaka Prefecture University, Osaka, Japan, September, 2011.

 

Fujimoto, H., Pathirana, I.,Bullesbach, E., Tsuji, M., Hatoya, S.,Inaba, T., Takahashi, M., Tamada, H., Kawate, N. 2011.Effect of insulin-like 3 peptide on testosterone secretion in cultured cells from normal and retained canine testis. The 152nd Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society of Veterinary Science. Osaka Prefecture University, Osaka, Japan, September, 2011.

 

Yamasaki, H., Pathirana, I., Bullesbach, E., Tsuji, M., Hatoya, S.,Inaba, T., Takahashi, M., Tamada, H., Kawate, N. 2011. Insulin-like peptide 3 concentrations in blood of dogs with normal and cryptorchid testis. The 152nd Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society of Veterinary Science. Osaka Prefecture University, Osaka, Japan, September, 2011. (In Japanese)

 

Pathirana, I.N., Tanaka, K., Tsuji, M., Hatoya, S., Inaba, T., Takahashi, M., Tamada, H., Kawate, N. Effects of estrogen and phthalates on testosterone secretion in cultured testicular cells from cryptorchid and normal dogs. The 103rd Annual Meeting for the Society for Reproduction and Development, Kitasato University, Aomori, Japan, September, 2010.

 

Pathirana, I.N., Ashida, Y., Tanaka, K., Tsuji, M., Hatoya, S., Inaba, T., Takahashi, M., Tamada, H., Kawate, N. Comparison of secretory responses of insulin-like peptide 3 and testosterone to hCG in cultured testicular cells of cryptorchid and normal dogs. The 150thAnnual Meeting of the Japanese Society of Veterinary Science. Obihiro University, Hokkaido, Japan, September, 2010.

 

Pathirana, I.N., Tanaka, K., Tsuji, M., Kida, K., Hatoya, S., Inaba, T., Tamada, H., Kawate, N. Analysis of single nucleotide polymorphisms in the 3' region of estrogen receptor alpha gene in small breed dogs with cryptorchidism. The 102nd Annual Meeting for the Society for Reproduction and Development, Kinki University, Nara, Japan, September, 2009.

 

Ashida, Y.,Pathirana I.N., Hatoya, S., Inaba, T., Kida, K.,Tamada, H., Kawate, N. 2009. Examination of secretion ability of andorgen in cultured testicular cells from retained testis in dogs. The 148thAnnual Meeting of the Japanese Society of Veterinary Science. Tottori University, Tottori, Japan, September, 2009. (In Japanese)

 

Pathirana, D.P.I.N., Pathirana, B.E., Piyadigama, B., Premakumara M.M.K. (2008) A study on depletion of maternally-derived antibodies (MDA) and response for the intermediate vaccine type against Infectious Bursal Disease (IBD) in a flock of broiler chickens. Fifth Annual Academic Sessions, University of Ruhuna, Matara, Sri Lanka. March 2008.

 

Pathirana, B.E., Pathirana, D.P.I.N. (2007). A study on myths and attitudes associated with consumption and nutrition of table eggs. Fourth Annual Academic Sessions, University of Ruhuna, Matara, Sri Lanka. January 2007.

 

Pathirana, D.P.I.N., Pathirana, B.E. (2007) Awareness of Avian Influenza among agriculture students. Fourth Annual Academic Sessions, University of Ruhuna, Matara, Sri Lanka. January 2007.

 

Kumanayaka, L., Seresinhe, T., Liyanage, M. de S., Pathirana, I. Species diversity and forage value of herbage in a neglected coconut land proposed for livestock integration. Proceedings of the International Forestry and Environment Symposium, Department of Forestry and Environmental Science, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka, 2006.

 

Pathirana, B.E., Pathirana, D.P.I.N., de Alwis, M.C.L. (2005). A study of bacteria associated with ‘dead-in-shell’ chicks in a mid-country hatchery. 57th Annual Scientific Sessions of Sri Lanka Veterinary Association, Colombo, Sri Lanka. May 2005.

 

Pathirana, D.P.I.N., Pathirana, B.E., de Alwis, M.C.L. (2005). A serological study on salmonellosis among exotic breeds of chickens and indigenous chickens. 57th Annual Scientific Sessions of Sri Lanka Veterinary Association, Colombo, Sri Lanka. May 2005.

 

Pathirana, D.P.I.N., Abeygunawardena, I.S., Pushpakumara, P.G.A., Abayaratne, T.K. Salient Features and Economic Opportunity Losses of Small-Scale Dairy Farming: A Comparison between Three Agro-Climatic Areas in Central province of Sri Lanka. Proceedings of the Peradeniya University Research Sessions, Sri Lanka. Volume 10, November, 2005.

 

BOOKS

 

Seresinhe Thakshala and Pathirana Indunil. 2008. Guidelines for profitable goat farming (in Sinhala medium). ISBN No: 978-955-97035-1-8, Pg: 22.

 

Reproductive Physiology/Endocrinology