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Dr. Ruwandi M Kariyawasam

Degree(s): PhD

Job Title: Clinical Microbiology Fellow

Department: Division of Diagnostics & Applied Microbiology

Institution: University of Alberta
8440 112 Street NW
Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2B7

Contact Information

Email: ruwandi@ualberta.ca
Work Phone: 9059296112
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Personal Website:

Research Profile

Section Affiliation: Infections and Immunity

Research Interest:

I am a full-time clinical microbiology fellow at the University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. I recently completed my PhD training at the University of Toronto where I investigated a double stranded RNA virus, Leishmania RNA Virus-1 (LRV-1) in the pathogenesis of American Tegumentary Leishmaniasis. My main research interests include imported viral infections, diagnostic and molecular microbiology.

Keywords: Molecular Microbiology, Diagnostic Microbiology, Parasitology, Arboviruses