Mr Shalinda Fernando

MSc Cellular and Molecular Immunology, BSc Biotechnology

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Doctoral Candidate - Doctor of Philosophy

Biography

I completed my BSc in Biotechnology with distinction from the University of Pune followed by MSc in Cellular and Molecular Immunology from the University of Colombo. Currently I am enrolled as a PhD candidate in Molecular Medicine at the Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences.

Research | Current

My masters research dealt with the genetics of a rare, severe primary immunodeficiency in Sri Lanka. My current doctoral research is on the genetics of obesity and diabetes in Maori and Pacific polulations with special focus on a novel gut hormone and its receptor.

Contact details

Primary office location

M&HS BUILDING 504 - Bldg 504
Level 2, Room 205
85 PARK RD
GRAFTON
AUCKLAND 1023
New Zealand