Publications

  • Alahakoon S. B.; Zhu, Y.; “Hydrogen Bonding: The Foundation for Future 2D-Covalent Organic Framework Development” Ceylon Journal of Applied Sciences, 2022, Accepted.
  • Miller, K. A.; Alemany, L. B.; Roy, S.; Yan, T.; Alahakoon S. B.; Egap, E.; Thomas, E. L.; Ajayan, P. M.; “High-strength, two-dimensional rigid benzoxazole-linked polymer thin films” ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2022, 14,1861-1873. (I.F. 9.229)
  • Diwakara, S. D.; Ong, W.; Wijesundara, Y.; Gearhart, R.; Herbert, F.; Fisher, S.; McCandless, G. T.; Alahakoon, S. B.;  Gassensmith, J. J.; Dodani, S.; Smaldone, R. A.; “Supramolecular Reinforcement of a Large Pore 2D Covalent Organic Framework” J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2022, 144, 2468-2473. (I.F. 15.42)
  •  Kumarasinghe HS., Gunathilaka TL., Jayasooriya PT and Samarakoon KW. (2022). Marine based nutraceuticals and functional foods for food safety and nutritional security. Chapte3, Volume 01, Enviornment Sustenance and Food Safety: Need Vibrant Policy Initiatives for Sri Lanka , Published by National Science and Technology Commission, Sri Lanka
  • Kotuwegedara, G. G. G. W. K.; De Silva, R. M.; De Silva K. M. N.; Dissanayake, D. P.; Perera L. H. R; Rathuwadu, N. P. W.; “Superhydrophobic coating to mitigate metal corrosion with electrically insulative and thermally conductive properties”, 2022, Materials Letters, 132773. (I.F. 3.423)
  • Ekanayake, U.G.; Dayananda, K. E. D. Y.; Rathuwadu, N. P. W.; Mantilaka, M. M. M. G.; “Fabrication of multifunctional smart polyester fabric via electrochemical deposition of ZnO nano-/microhierarchical structures”, 2022, Journal of Coatings Technology and Research. (I.F. 2.382)
  • Wijeweera, G.; Wijekoon, N.; Imran, Y.; Gonawala, L.; Mohan, C.; De Silva, K. R. D.; “Impact of natural products on Neuro-Immune diseases: Warrant for future clinical studies. Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine.” 2022, Pending approval. 
  • Anchala I Kuruppu, Lyudmila Turyanska, Tracey D Bradshaw, Sivakumar Manickam, Bandula Prasanna Galhena, Priyani Paranagama, Ranil De Silva.  Apoferritin and Dps as drug delivery vehicles: Some selected examples in oncology. Biochim Biophys Acta Gen Subj. 2022 Feb;1866(2):130067. doi: 10.1016/j.bbagen.2021.130067 (I.F. 4.117)
  •  Nandana Gunawickrama (2022) Questionnaire Based Learning in Methods at Biology Laboratory ISBN: 978-624-99353-0-3 (BOOK)
  • Nandana Gunawickrama (2022) Pathways of Pollutant and Drug Metabolism ISBN: 978-955-31-2483-8, Sarasavi Publishers, Nugegoda, Sri Lanka (BOOK)
  • Gunawickrama, SHNP; Silva, ARN; Nanayakkara, PGCL; Gunawickrama, KBS; Jayasekara, JMKB; Chandrasekharan, NV (2022) Metals and metallothionein expression in relation to progression of Chronic Kidney Disease of Unknown Etiology (CKDu) in Sri Lanka. Diseases, 10, 34. https://doi.org/10.3390/ diseases10020034
  • Gunawickrama, SHNP, Hewavitharana, KIG, Nanayakkara, PGCL, Gunawickrama, KBS (2022) Chronic kidney disease of unknown etiology (CKDu) in Sri Lanka: Hematological changes and pro-inflammation suggest likely predictors of advance disease, as renal outcomes show prevalent normoalbuminuria. Diseases, 10, 2. https://doi.org/10.3390/diseases10010002
  • Diwakara, S. D. M.; McCandless, G. T.; Alahakoon, S. B.; Smaldone, R. A.; “Synthesis of Side Chain Free Hydrazone Linked Covalent Organic Frameworks Through Supercritical Carbon Dioxide Activation”, Organic Materials, 2021, 3, 277-282.
  • Abeykoon, N. C.; Mahmood, S. F.; Alahakoon, S. B.; Wunch, M.; Smaldone, R. A.; Yang, D. J.; Ferraris, J. P.; “High Surface Area Carbon Fiber Supercapacitor Electrodes Derived from an In Situ Porogen Containing Terpolymer: Poly(Acrylonytrile-co-1-Vinylimidazole-co-Itaconic Acid” ACS Appl. Energy Mater., 2021, 4, 8988-8999. (I.F. 6.024)
  • Zhu, Y.; Zhu, D.; Yan, Q.; Gao, G.; Xu, J.; Liu, Y.; Alahakoon, S. B.; Rahman, M. M.; Ajayan, P.; Egap, E.; Verduzco, R.; “Metal oxide catalysts for the synthesis of covalent organic frameworks and one-step preparation of covalent organic framework-based composites” Chem. Mater., 2021, 33, 6158-6165. (I.F. 9.811)
  • Piyumal KTR, Samarakoon KW and Hirimburegama K. (2021). A Revisit of National Science & Technology Policy for The Development of Small and Medium Enterprises in Sri Lanka. KDU Journal of Multidisciplinary Studies (KJMS) 2021 VOL.3 (2): 89-10
  •  Gunathilaka TL Dilrangi, K.H, Ranasinghe P, Samarakoon KW and Peiris LDC. (2021). Mechanistic Insight into Apoptotic Induction in Human Rhabdomyosarcoma and Breast Adenocarcinoma Cells by Chnoospora minima: A Sri Lankan Brown Seaweed. Pharmaceuticals, 14,1154. https://doi.org/10.3390/ph14111154
  • Gunathilaka TL, Samarakoon KW, Ranasinghe P and Peiris LDC. (2021). Anti-Proliferative and Apoptotic Activity of Polyphenol-Rich Crude Methanol Extract of Gracillaria Edulis Against Human Rhabdomyosarcoma (Rd) and Breast Adenocarcinoma (Mcf-7) Cell Lines, MDPI Proceedings – 1st International Electronic Conference on Biomolecules: Natural and Bio-Inspired Therapeutics for Human Diseases, 83, 6. https://doi.org/10.3390/IECBM2020-08655.
  • Knoche Gupta, K. L.; Rathuwadu, N. P. W.; Leddy, J.; “Communication—Voltammetry of Lanthanide (III) Triflates Accessible in Acetonitrile at Nafion Modified Electrodes”, Journal of the Electrochemical Society, 2021, 168, 066511. (I.F. 4.316)
  • Siriwardane, I. W.; Rathuwadu, N. P. W.; Dahanayake, D.;  Sandaruwan, C.; de Silva R. M.; de Silva, K. M. N.; “Nano-manganese oxide and reduced graphene oxide-incorporated polyacrylonitrile fiber mats as an electrode material for capacitive deionization (CDI) technology”, Nanoscale Advances, 2021, 3, 2585-2597. (I.F. 5.598)
  • Jayasinghearachchi, H. S., Francis, V. R., Sathkumara, H. D., Krishnananthasivam, S., Masakorala, J., Muthugama, T., De Silva, A. D., & Corea, E. M. (2021). Nonclonal Burkholderia pseudomallei Population in Melioidosis Case Cluster, Sri Lanka. Emerging infectious diseases, 27(11),2955–2957.https://doi.org/10.3201/eid2711.210219 (I.F.6.883)
  • Jayasinghearachchi, H.S., Corea EM, Jayaratne KI, Fonseka RA, Muthugama TA, Masakorala J, Ramasinghe RY, De Silva AD. Biogeography and genetic diversity of clinical isolates of Burkholderia pseudomallei in Sri Lanka. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2021 Dec 1;15(12):e0009917. doi: 10.1371/ journal. pntd.0009917. PMID: 34851950. (I.F.4.411)
  • Ariyaratne M, Gunasekara P, Wajirasena PH, Rathnayake DM, Dilani D, Chathuranga T, Gomes L, Jayatunga D, Wewita S, Meegahage T, Jayasinghearachchi HS, Wijewickrama A, Malavige G, De Silva AD. Comparison of two rapid test kits with real time polymerase chain reaction for early diagnosis of dengue in Sri Lanka. J Immunoassay Immunochem. 2021 Nov 2:1-9. doi: 10.1080/15321819.2021.1984252. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 34724872. 
  • Imran Y, Wijekoon N, Gonawala L, Chiang Yu-Chung, de Silva KRD. Biopiracy: Abolish Corporate Hijacking of Indigenous Medicinal Entities. Scientific World Journal. 2021 Feb 18;2021:8898842. doi: 10.1155/2021/8898842. eCollection 2021 (I.F. 1.625)
  • Li, S.; Zhou, X.; Zhou, C.; Herbert, F. C.; Jayawicramage, R.; Panangala, S. D.; Luzurianga, M. A.; Alahakoon, S. B.; Diwakara, S. D. M.; Meng, X.; Fei, L.; Smaldone, R. A.; Gassensmith, J. J.;”Hierarchical Porous Carbon Arising from MOF Encapsulated Bacteria and ist Energy Storage Potential”, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2020, 12, 11884-11889. (I.F. 9.229)
  • Alahakoon, S. B.; Diwakara, S. D.; Thompson, C. M.; Smaldone, R. A.; “Supramolecular Design in 2D Covalent Organic Frameworks”, ChemSocRev, 2020, 49, 1344-1356. (I.F. 54.56)
  • Alahakoon, S. B.; Tan, K.; Pandey, H.; Diwakara, S. D. M.; McCandless, G. T.; Thonhauser, T.; Smaldone, R. A.; “2D-Covalent Organic Framework with Interlayer Hydrogen Bonds Oriented Through Designed Nonplanarity”, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2020, 142, 12987-12994. (I.F. 15.42)
  • Liu, Y.; Zhu, Y.; Alahakoon, S. B.; Egap, E.; “Synthesis of Imine-Linked Covalent Organic Frameworks Catalyzed by Metal Halides and in situ Growth of Perovskite@COF Composites”, ACS Materials Lett., 2020, 2, 1561-1566. (I.F. 8.48)
  • Gunathilaka TL, Samarakoon KW, Ranasighe P and Peiris LDC. (2020). Antidiabetic Potential of Marine Brown Algae – a Mini Review, Hindawi Journal of Diabetes Research, DOI.org/10.1155/2020/1230218.
  • Karunarathne, T.S.E.F.; Wijesinghe, W. P. S. L.; Rathuwadu, N. P. W.; Manoharan, N.; Sameera, S.A.L.; Karalasingam, A.; de Silva, S.G.M., Amaratunga, G.A.J.; “Fabrication and characterization of Poly (vinyl alcohol) based fast responding and high sensitive humidity sensor”, Sensors and Actuators: A. Physical, 2020. (I.F. 3.407)
  • Leddy, J.; Rathuwadu, N. P. W.; “Carbon dioxide reduction and carbon compound electrochemistry in the presence of lanthanides”, US 10,774,430 B2, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, 2020.
  • Ekanayake, U. G. M.; Dissanayake, D. M. S. N.; Rathuwadu, N. P. W.; Kumarasinghe, R. K. K. G. R. G.; Rodrigo, S. K.; Mantilaka, M. M. M. G. P. G.; “Facile fabrication of fluoro-polymer self-assembled ZnO nanoparticles mediated, durable and robust omniphobic surfaces on polyester fabrics”, Journal of Fluorine Chemistry, 2020, 235,109565. (I.F. 2.05)
  • Gunawickrama, SHNP, Hewavitharana, KIG, Silva, ARN, Nanayakkara, PGCL. Gunawickrama, KBS, Jayasekara, JMKB (2020) Risk factor distribution among subjects with declined estimated-glomerular filtration rate in areas endemic to chronic kidney disease of unknown aetiology in Sri Lanka. J Kidney 6:179. doi-10.35248/2472-1220.20.6.179
  • Wijesinghe P, Steinbusch HWM, Shankar SK, Yasha TC, De Silva KRD. Circle of Willis abnormalities and their clinical importance in ageing brains: A cadaveric anatomical and pathological study. J Chem Neuroanat. 2020 Jul;106:101772. doi: 10.1016/j.jchemneu.2020.101772. Epub 2020 Mar 9. PMID: 32165168. (I.F. 3.052)
  • Samaranayake N, Dissanayaka P, Gunarathna I, Gonawala L, Wijekoon N, Rathnayake P, SirisenaD, Gunasekara H, Dissanayake A, Senanayake S, Anand A, Satyamoorthy K, Dalal A, de Silva KRD. What We Fail to See in Neurogenetic Diseases: A Bird’s Eye View from the Developing World. Annals of Neurosciences. November 2020, 1–7 (I.F. 1.29)
  • Wijekoon N, Gonawala L, Wijesinghe P, Steinbusch HW, Mohan C, de Silva KRD. A biobank in Sri Lanka that links East and West. Lancet Neurol. 2020 Dec;19(12):972. doi: 10.1016/S1474-4422(20)30405-1Ranks first among 373 journals in the clinical neurology (I.F. 44.182)
  • Gunathilaka TL, Samarakoon KW, Ranasighe P and Peiris LDC. (2019). In‐Vitro Antioxidant, Hypoglycemic Activity, and Identification of Bioactive Compounds in Phenol‐Rich Extract from the Marine Red Algae Gracilaria edulis (Gmelin) Silva. Molecules, 24, 3708 – 3724.
  • Jayaweera S, Gonawala L, Wijekoon N, de Silva R. Up to Date Discoveries of X Chromosome Inactivation in Humans Leading to Prospective Treatments for Chromosome-linked Disorders. Int J Biomed Sci 2018; 14(2), 48-56,  (I.F. 0.56)
  • Kuruppu AI, Paranagama P, de Silva R. Anticancer potential of natural products: a review focusing on Sri Lankan plants. Front Biosci (Schol Ed). 2019 Mar 1;11:161-177 (I.F. 2.934)
  • Suriyakumara V, Srikanth S, Wijeyekoon R, Gunasekara H,  Muthukuda C, Rajapaksha D, Weerasekara R, Gonawala L, Wijekoon N,  de Silva KRD. Validation of the Sinhala version of the Addenbrooke’s Cognitive Examination – revised (ACE-R s) for the detection of dementia in Sri Lanka: comparison with the Mini Mental Status Examination and the Montreal Cognitive Assessment. Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord. 2019 Jul 16:1-11. Dementia and Geriatric Cognitive Disorders (I.F. 3.346)
  • Fernando IPS, Sanjeewa KKA, Samarakoon KW, Lee WW, Kim HS, and Jeon YJ. (2018). Squalene isolated from marine macroalgae Caulerpa racemosa and its potent antioxidant and anti-inflammatory activities. Journal of Food Biochemistry. DOI: 10.1111/jfbc.12628
  • Fernando IPS, Sanjeewa KKA, Samarakoon KW, Lee WW, Kim HS, Ranasighe P, G.AS Premakumara, Lee HS and Jeon YJ. (2018). Preliminary Screening of Marine Flora harvested from Sri Lanka against the LPS-induced inflammatory responses in RAW 264.7 macrophages and in vivo zebrafish embryo model. Journal of National Science Foundation of Sri Lanka. 46 (3), 117-124.
  • Fernando IPS, Sanjeewa KKA, Samarakoon KW, Lee WW, Kim HS, Ranasighe P, Gunasekara UKDSS and Jeon YJ. (2018) Antioxidant and anti-inflammatory functionality of ten Sri Lankan seaweed extracts obtained by carbohydrase assisted extraction, Food Science and Technology, 27, 1761-1769.
  • Fernando IPS, Sanjeewa KKA, Samarakoon KW, Kim HS, Gunasekara UKDSS, Park YJ, Abeytunga DTU, Lee WW and Jeon YJ. (2018) The potential of fucoidans from Chnoospora minima and Sargassum polycystum in cosmetics: antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, skin-whitening, and anti-wrinkle activities, Journal of Applied Phycology, 30 (6), 3223-3232.
  • Ekanayake, U. G. M.; Rathuwadu, N. P. W.; Mantilaka, M. M. M. G. P. G.; Rajapakse, R. M. G.; “Fabrication of ZnO nanoarchitectured fluorine-free robust superhydrophobic and UV shielding polyester fabrics for umbrella canopies”, RSC Advances., 2018, 8, 31406. (I.F. 4.036)
  • Alahakoon, S. B.; Enhanced Structural Organization and Sorption Properties of Covalent Organic Frameworks through Rational Monomer Design; Ph.D. Dissertation; The University of Texas at Dallas; Texas; United States of America; 2018.
  • Alahakoon, S. B.; McCandless, G. T.; Karunathilake, A. K.; Thompson, C. M.; Smaldone, R. A. “Enhanced Structural Organization in Covalent Organic Frameworks Through Fluorination” Chem. Eur. J. 2017, 23, 4255-4259. (I.F. 5.236)
  • Alahakoon, S. B.; McCandless, G. T.; Karunathilake, A. K.; Thompson, C. M.; Smaldone, R. A. “Enhanced Structural Organization in Covalent Organic Frameworks Through Fluorination” Chem. Eur. J. 2017, 23, 4255. (Frontispiece)
  • Alahakoon, S. B.; Thompson, C. M.; Occhialini, G.; Smaldone, R. A. “Design Principles for Covalent Organic Frameworks in Energy Storage Applications” ChemSusChem, 2017, 10, 2116-2129. (I.F. 8.928)
  • Alahakoon, S. B.; Occhialini, G.; McCandless, G. T.; Karunathilake, A. K.; Nielsen, S. O.; Smaldone, R. A. “Experimental and Theoretical Insight into the Effect of Fluorine Substituents on the Properties of Azine Linked Covalent Organic Frameworks” CrystEngComm, 2017, 19, 4882-4885. (I.F. 3.545)
  •  Ilekuttige PSF, KaluKapuge AS, Samarakoon KW, Lee WW, Kim HS, Kang N, Ranasighe P, Lee HS and Jeon YJ. (2017). A fucoidan fraction purified from Chnoospora minima; a potential inhibitor of LPS-induced inflammatory responses. International Journal of Biological Macromolecules, 104, 1185-1193.
  • Ilekuttige PSF, KaluKapuge AS, Samarakoon KW, Hetti Handi CL, Lee WW, Kim HS, Kim EA, Gunesekara UKDSS, Abeytunga DTU, Nanayakkara C, Silva ED, Lee HS, and Jeon YJ. (2017). FTIR Characterization and antioxidant activity of water-soluble crude polysaccharides of Sri Lankan Marine Algae ALGAE 32(1), 75-86.
  • Wijeyekoon R., Suriyakumara V., Gamage R., Fernando M.T.D., Jayasuriya A., Amarasinghe D., Gunasekara H., Sirisena D., Amarathunga D., Chanaka Muthukuda C., Barker R.A., Williams-Gray C., De Silva K R. Associations between Lifestyle Factors and Parkinson’s Disease in an Urban Sri Lankan Clinic Study. Int Arch Med. 2017 Sep 15;10.
  • Wijesinghe P, Gorrie C, Shankar S K, Chickabasaviah YT, Amaratunga D, Hulathduwa S, Kumara K S, Samarasinghe K, Suh YH, M. Steinbusch H W, D. De Silva K R. Early stages of Alzheimer’s disease are alarming signs in injury deaths caused by traffic accidents in elderly people (≥60 years of age): A neuropathological study. Indian J Psychiatry 2017;59:471-7Indian J Psychiatry. 2017 Oct-Dec;59(4):471-477. doi:10.4103/psychiatry.IndianJPsychiatry_102_16 (I.F. 1.759)
  • Alahakoon, S. B.; Thompson, C. M.; Nguyen, A. X.; Occhialini, G.; McCandless, G. T.; Smaldone, R. A. “An Azine Linked Hexaphenylbenzene-Based Covalent Organic Framework” Chem. Commun. 2016, 52, 2843-2845. (I.F. 6.222)
  • KaluKapuge AS, Ilekuttige PSF, Samarakoon KW, Hetti Handi CL, Kim EA, O-Nam Kwon, Matharage GD, Lee JB and Jeon YJ. (2016). Anti-inflammatory and anti-cancer activities of sterol rich fraction of cultured marine microalga Nannochloropsis oculata, ALGAE 31(3): 277-287.
  • Shah MMR, Samarakoon KW, An SJ, Jeon YJ, Lee JB. (2016). Growth characteristics of three benthic dinoflagellates in mass culture and their antioxidant properties. Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Science, DOI: 10.3923/jfas.2016.
  • Gellett, W. L.; Knoche, K. L.; Rathuwadu, N. P. W.; Leddy J.; “Electron Hopping of Tris (2,2’-bipyridyl) Complexes 〖M(bpy)〗_3^(2+/3+) in Nafion”, Journal of the Electrochemical Society (2016) 163 (7) H1-H10. (I.F. 4.316)
  • Wijesinghe P, Shankar SK, Chickabasaviah YT, Gorrie C, Amaratunga D, Hulathduwa S, Kumara KS, Samarasinghe K, Suh YH, Steinbusch HW, De Silva KR. Cytoskeletal Pathologies of Age-Related Diseases between Elderly Sri Lankan (Colombo) and Indian (Bangalore) Brain Samples.  Curr Alzheimer Res. 2016;13(3):268-80. doi: 10.2174/156720501303160217121210. PMID: 26906356. (I.F.3.498)
  • Wijesinghe P, Shankar SK,  Yasha TC, Gorrie CA, Amaratunga D, Hulathduwa SR, Sunil Kumar K, Samarasinghe K, Suh YH, Steinbusch HW and De Silva KRDCA. Vascular contributions in Alzheimer related neuropathological changes: First autopsy evidence from a South Asian ageing population. J Alzheimers Dis. 2016 Oct 18;54(4):1607-1618. (I.F. 4.472)
  • De Silva R., International Brain Research Organisation (IBRO) – Asia Pacific Regional Committee Neuroscience School – Colombo Sri Lanka 2015. Annals of Neurosciences 2016; 23(2):122-23. doi: 10.1159/000443570 (I.F. 1.9)
  • Samarakoon KW, Lakmal HHC, Kim SY, Jeon YJ. (2014). Electron spin resonance spectroscopic measurement ofantioxidant activity of organic solvent extracts derived from the methanolic extracts of Sri Lankan Thebu leaves (Costus speciosus). Journal of National Science Foundation of Sri Lanka.42 (3), 183-190.
  • Samarakoon KW, Ko JY, Le, JH, Nam OK, Jeon YJ. (2014). Apoptotic anticancer activity of a novel fatty alcohol ester isolated from cultured marine diatom, Phaeodactylum tricornutum, Journal of Functional Foods 6:231-240.
  • Chaminda Lakmal HH, Samarakoon KW, Lee WW, Lee JH, Abethunga DTU, Lee HS, Jeon YJ. (2014). Anticancer and antioxidant effects of some selected Sri Lankan Marine algae. Journal of National Science Foundation of Sri Lanka. 42 (4), 315-323.
  • Shah MMR, Samarakoon KW, Ko JY, Lee JH, Jeon YJ, Lee JB. (2014) Potentiality of   benthic dinoflagellate cultures and screening of their bioactivities in Jeju Island, Korea, African Journal of Biotechnology 13(6): 792-805.
  • Kang MC, Kim SY, Kim YT, Kim EA, Lee SH, Ko SC, Wijesinghe WAJP, Samarakoon KW, Kim YS, Cho JH, Su J & Jeon YJ. (2014). In vitro and in vivo antioxidant activities of polysaccharide purified from Aloe vera (Aloe barbadensis) gel. Carbohydrate Polymers 99: 365-371.
  • Sharma N, Samarakoon KW, Gyawali R, Park YH, Lee SJ, Oh SJ, Lee TH, Jeong DK. (2014). Evaluation of the Antioxidant, an anti-inflammatory and anticancer activity of Euphorbia hirta ethanolic extracts. Molecules, 19, 14567-14581.
  •  Samarakoon KW, Elvitigala DAS, Lakmal HHC, Jeon YJ. (2014) Future Prospects and Health Benefits of Functional Ingredients from Marine Bio-resources: A review. Fisheries and Aquatic Science 17 (3), 275-290.
  • Samarakoon KW, ChamindaLakmal HH, Jeon YJ. (2014). Preparation of useful components from marine algal by-products and their applications, Chapter 28. Advanced in Seafood Processing By-Products: Trends and Applications.  DOI 10.1007/978-1-4614-9590-1_26.
  • Samarakoon KW., Elvitigala D.A.S., Jeon Y.J (2014). Marine-derived pharmaceuticals and future prospects, Application of Marine Biotechnology, Chapter 41, Springer Handbook of Marine BiotechnologyDOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-53971-8_41, pp.957-968.
  • Samarakoon K.W., Lakmal H.H.C., Jeon Y.J. (2014). The Prospects of Marine Organisms and their Pharmacological and Nutraceutical Aspects. Chapter, Volume 42, Recent Progress in Medicinal Plants, Studium Press India Pvt Ltd.
  •  Lakmal H.H.C., Samarakoon K.W., Jeon Y.J. (2014). Enzyme-assisted extraction to prepare bioactive peptides from microalgae. Chapter 18, Marine Algae Extracts: Processes, Products, and Applications, DOI: 10.1002/9783527679577, pp.305-318
  • SNK Marwat, Thushara Weerawardane, Y Zaki, C Görg, A Timm-Giel, “Analysis of Radio Resource Allocation in LTE Uplink”, Wireless Personal Communications and Networks, Volume 79, Issue 3, Dec 2014, ISSN – 0926-6212
  • SNK Marwat, S Meyer, Thushara Weerawardane and C Görg, “Congestion Aware Handover in LTE System for Load Balancing in Transport Network, ETRI Journal, Volume 36, Issue 5, pages (761-771), 2014, ISSN 1225-6463
  • Samarakoon KW, Nam OK, Ko JY, Lee JH, Kang MC, Kim D, Lee JB & Jeon YJ. (2013). Purification and identification of novel angiotensin-I converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitory peptides from cultured marine microalgae (Nannochloris oculata) protein hydrolysate. Journal of Applied Phycology 25: 1595-1606.
  • Samarakoon KW, Ko JY, Shah MMR, Lee JH, Nam OK, Lee JB & Jeon YJ. (2013). In vitro studies of anti-inflammatory and anticancer activities of organic solvent extracts from cultured marine microalgae. ALGAE 28: 111-119.
  •  Lee JH, Ko JY, Samarakoon KW, Oh JY, Heo SJ, Kim CY, Nah JW, Jang MK, Lee JS, Jeon YJ. (2013).Preparative isolation of sargachromanol E from Sargassum siliquastrum by centrifugal partition chromatography and its anti-inflammatory activity. Food and Chemical Toxicology 62: 54-60.
  • Samarakoon KW, Lee JH, Dilip de Silva E, Kim EA, Wijesundara RLC, Lakmal, HHC & Jeon YJ. (2013).Bioactivity evaluation of organic solvent extractions of Ganoderma lucidum: a Sri Lankan Basidiomycete. Journal of the National Science Foundation of Sri Lanka 41(3):249-257.
  • Samarakoon KW, Cha SH, Lee JH & Jeon YJ. (2013). The growth, innate immunity and protection against H2O2-induced oxidative damage of a chitosan-coated diet in the olive flounder (Paralichthys olivaceus). Fisheries and Aquatic Science 16(3):149-158.
  • Kang N, Ko SC, Samarakoon K, Kim EA, Kang MC, Lee SC, Kim J, Kim YT, Kim JS, & Jeon YJ. (2013).Purification of Antioxidative Peptide from Peptic Hydrolsates of Mideodeok (Stela clava) Flesh Tissue. Food Science and Biotechnology 22: 541-547.
  • Kim KN, Kim JH, Yoon WJ, Yang HM, Heo SY, Ko JY, Roh SW, Jeon YJ, Kang SM, Heo SJ, Samarakoon KW, Kim DS, Kim D. (2013). Inhibitory effects of Sargassum patens on Inflammation and Melanogesis. International Journal of Pharmacology. DOI: 10.3923/ijp.2013.
  • Kang MC, Kang SM, Ahn G, Kim KN, Kang N, Samarakoon KW, Oh MC, Lee JS & Jeon YJ. (2013). Protective effect of a marine polyphenol, dieckol against carbon tetrachloride-induced acute liver damage in mouse. Environmental Toxicology and Pharmacology 35: 517-523.
  • Ko JY, Lee JH, Samarakoon KW, Kim JS & Jeon YJ. (2013). Purification and determination of two novel antioxidant peptides from flounder (Paralichthys olivaceus) fish using digestive peptidases. Food and Chemical Toxicology 52: 113-120.
  • Bandara, R. M. C. J.; Alahakoon, A. M. C. S. B.; Bandara, B. M. R.; Wickramasinghe, A.; Karunaratne, D, N.; Karunaratne, V.; Rajapakse, R. G. S. C.; Wijesundara, D. S. A. “Total Polyphenol Content and Antimicrobial Activity of Schumacheria castaneifolia and S. alnifolia” Proc. Peradeniya Univ. Res. Sess. (PURSE), 2012, 17, 177.
  • Samarakoon KW, Senevirathne M, Lee WW, Kim YT, Kim JI, Oh MC & Jeon YJ. (2012). Antibacterial effect of citrus press-cakes dried by High speed and far-infrared radiation drying methods. Nutrition Research and Practice 6(3): 187-194.
  • Samarakoon KW & Jeon YJ. (2012). Bio-functionalities of proteins derived from marine algae-A review. Food Research International 48: 948-960.
  • Samarakoon KW (2012). Marine Biotechnology on algae derived proteins and bio-functional effects. Journal of Animal Research 2: 121-126
  • Nikola Zahariev, Y Zaki, Thushara Weerawardane, C Görg, and A. Timm-Giel, Book Chapter: Optimized service aware LTE MAC Scheduler with comparison against other well-known schedulers, Book: Wired/Wireless Internet communication, Pages 298-306, Springer Publisher 2012, ISBN 978-3-642-30629-7(BOOK Chapter)
  • SKN Marwat, Thushara Weerawardane, Y Zaki, C Görg  and A Timm-Giel, Book Chapter: Performance Evaluation of Bandwidth and QoS Aware LTE Uplink Scheduler, Book: Wired/Wireless Internet communication, Pages 298-306, Springer Publisher 2012, ISBN 978-3-642-30629-7 (BOOK Chapter)
  • SKN Marwat, Thushara Weerawardane, Y Zaki, C Görg, A Timm-Giel, Book chapter: Addressing the Challenges of E-healthcare in Future Mobile Networks, Book: Wired/Wireless Internet communication, Pages 90-99, Springer Publisher 2012, ISBN 978-3-642-40551-8(BOOK)
  • Zhao, Xi Li, Thushara Weerawardane, A Timm-Giel and C Görg “Joint Load Balancing of Radio and Transport Networks in the LTE Systems, Wireless Personal Communications (WPC), Volume 67, Issue 1, pages 5-24, November 2012.
  • Thushara Weerawardane, “Optimization and Performance Analysis of High-Speed Mobile Access Networks”, Vieweg und Teubner, 2011, ISBN: 978-3-8348-1709-9.(BOOK)
  • Xi Li, Thushara Weerawardane, Y Zaki, C Görg and A Timm-Giel, Book: Recent Advances in Broadband Integrated Network Operations and Services Management, Book Chapter: Shared Transport for Different Radio Broadband Mobile Technologies, pages 135-159. IGI Global Publisher, 2011. ISBN: 978-1-60960-589-6. (BOOK Chapter)
  • Xi Li, Y Zaki, Thushara Weerawardane, A Timm-Giel and GC Malafronte, Book: Networking and Telecommunications: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools and Applications, Book Chapter: Use of Traffic Separation Techniques for the Transport of HSPA and R99 Traffic in the Radio Access Network with Differentiated Quality of Service, pages 863-878. IGI Global Publisher, 2010. ISBN: 978-1-60566-9861. (BOOK Chapter)
  • Y Zaki, Thushara Weerawardane, A Timm-Giel, C Görg and GC Malafronte: “Performance Enhancement due to the TNL Congestion Control on the Simultaneous Deployment of both HSDPA and HSUPA”, Special Issue: Recent Advances in Communications and Networking Technologies, JNW Journal, Vol 5, No 7 (2010), pages 773-781.
  • Markus Becker, Thushara Weerawardane, Xi Li and C Görg, Book Chapter: Shared Transport for Different Radio Broadband Mobile Technologies, Book: Recent Advances in Modelling and Simulation Tools for Communication Networks and Services pages 241-256. Springer Publisher, 2009. ISBN: 978-0-38773-907-6.(BOOK)
  • Thushara Weerawardane, A Timm-Giel, C Görg, GC Malafronte and S Hauth: “Effect of TNL Congestion Control Schemes on the HSDPA Network Performance” Journal Publication, IEEE VTC magazine, Vehicular Technology Magazine, IEEE Volume 4, Issue 4,  December 2009, Pages 54 – 63.
  • Thushara Weerawardane, A Timm-Giel, C Görg and GC Malafronte and S Hauth: “Effect of TNL flow control schemes for the HSDPA network performance”, special issues-2 of Journal of Communications 2009 (IEEE), Academy Publisher, Finland, Pages 78-88.
  • Xi Li, Y Zaki, Thushara Weerawardane, A Timm-Giel, C Görg and GC Malafronte: “Use of Traffic Separation Techniques for the Transport of HSPA and R99 Traffic in the Radio Access Network with Differentiated Quality of Service”, (5(3), July – Sept 2009) of IJBDCN Journal, pages 84-100.
  • SNK Marwat, Thushara Weerawardane, Y Zaki, and C Görg, “Radio Resource Allocation for M2M Communication in LTE Uplink Scheduling”, Rügge, I. and Himstedt, A. (eds.): Log Dynamics Research Report; Volume 3, 13, pages 31-24., ISSN 1867-0210, Bremen Research Cluster for Dynamics in Logistics, Universität Bremen.