Department of Biomedical Science

The area of study of Biomedical Science in Sri Lanka is growing exponentially. KIU of Sri Lanka was the first in Sri Lanka to introduced this biomedical science degree program which was duly approved by the Ministry of Higher education and University Grants Commission (UGC).  This course is conducted at an affordable fee providing with an opportunity to pay flexibly. This gives away to greater opportunities for local and international students to follow this biomedical science course.

This biomedical science honors degree course includes modules in pre-medical science, molecular and genetic studies, pharmacology,  and modules that are dedicated to laboratory managerial skills. These modules are in level par with the world’s top nine universities which conduct degree programs in Biomedical Science.

KIU with a dedicated and efficient academic staff ensures the graduates of the Biomedical Science Degree program has a greater demand for jobs in this field. The practical skills of these graduates are of a higher standard as they are encouraged to go for industrial training during their study period. The graduates of KIU also comes out with a high standard of research capabilities.

The department is equipped with state-of-the-art laboratory facilities comprised of

  • Student Lab Complex with a student capacity of 150
  • Research laboratory with a student capacity of 25
  • Molecular Biology Unit
  • Anatomy Model unit
  • ECG room
  • Microscope Unit

The students are engaged in research activities where they gain the skills and practice to become a competent researcher in the field of Health science.

Faculty Of Health Sciences

Department of Biomedical Science

No.249/1 Malabe Road,
Thalangama North,
Koswatta, Battaramulla,
Colombo,
10120,
Sri Lanka.

+94 (0)11 2741 878 | Ext: 507
bms@kiu.ac.lk

Mon – Fri 9:00A.M. – 5:00P.M.

Social Info

Career Guidance

Academic Staff

Mrs. D.N.A.W. Samarakoon

Dean of the Faculty of Health Science / Lecturer

MPhil (Pharmacology)(FMS, USJP) (Reading), B Pharm (FMS, USJP)

Mrs. K.M.H.H. Kulatunga

HEAD OF THE DEPARTMENT OF BIO MEDICAL SCIENCE/ LECTURER

PhD (Medical Education and Health Science) (FMS, USJP) (Reading), BSc (Hons) Medical Laboratory Sciences (FAHS, UOR)

Mrs. R.K.A.B. Nayanathara

Assistant Head of the Department of Biomedical Science / Lecturer

B Pharm (FASH, UOR) MPhil (Clinical Pharmacy) (UOR) (Reading)

Mrs. N.D.K. Ranadeva

Senior Lecturer GII

PhD Biochemistry (Reading),  MSc Molecular Pathology (FOM, UOC), BSc Sp. Human Biology (FMS, USJP)

Dr. (Mrs.) Manella Christine Joseph

Senior Lecturer

MD (Histopathology), PGD(Pathology), MBBS(UOC)

L.H. Walpola

Lecturer

MSc in Bio Biochemistry and Biotechnology (UoK)(reading), BSc. Honors in Biomedical Science ( KIU )

P.J. Wijekumar

Lecturer

BSc. Honors in Biomedical Science ( KIU )

D.M.J.D.K. Dunukara

Lecturer

MBA (UWL/UK)reading, BSc. Honors in Biomedical Science ( KIU )

U.L. Roshani De Silva

Assistant Lecturer

BSc (Hons) in Biomedical Science 

D. U. P. Sedara

Demonstrator

BSc. (Hons) MLS (USJ)

W.A.S. Sathsara

Demonstrator

BSc (Hons) Microbiology LPU/India

Sanduni Medawaththa

Demonstrator

BSc(hons)Biomedical Science (KIU)

Shelani Hettiarachchi

Demonstrator

BSc(hons)Medical Laboratory Science (UOR)

YASODA RASANJANEE

Demonstrator

BSc. Honors in Biomedical Science (KIU)

CHARUNI DISSANAYAKE

Demonstrator

BSc. Honors in Biomedical Science (KIU)

ALOKA DHANANJANI

Demonstrator

BSc. Honors in Biomedical Science (KIU)

S. S. M. HettiArachchi

Demonstrator

BSc(hons) Medical Laboratory Science (UoR)