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food-Mr. Madhura Jayasinghe

Senior Lecturer

B.Sc.(Sp)Fd Sc & Tech(USJP), PhD (USJP) .

Research interests : Plant based food production technologies , Applied Human Nutrition

Email Address : madhura(at)sci.sjp.ac.lk

 

Peer reviewed – Indexed Journal Publications:

  1. Silva, V., Jayasinghe, M.A., Senadheera, S.A., Ranaweera K.K.D.S (2019). Determination of macronutrient compositions in selected, frequently consumed cereals, cereal based foods, legumes and pulses prepared according to common culinary methods in Sri Lanka. Journal of Food Science and Technology. 56(9), 1-5.
  2. Jayasinghe M.A., Senadheera S.A., Wijesekara I., Ranaweera K.K.D.S. (2019). Determination of Macronutrient Compositions in Selected, Frequently Consumed Leafy Vegetables, Prepared According to Common Culinary Methods in Sri Lanka. Vidyodaya Journal of Science, 22(2), 1-6.
  3. Vijerathna, M. P. G., Wijesekara, I., Perera, R., Maralanda, S. M. T. A., Jayasinghe, M., & Wickramasinghe, I. (2019). Physico-chemical Characterization of Cookies Supplemented with Sugarcane Bagasse Fibres. Vidyodaya Journal of Science, 22(1), 29-39.
  4. Nazar H., Farooq U., Akram K., Shafi A., Hayat Z., Jayasinghe M.A., and Naseem S. (2019). Inhibition of Escherichia Coli, Pseudomonas Aeruginosa, Staphylococcus Aureus and Enterococcus Feacalis through Malus Domestica Extracts to Eliminate Food Borne Illness. American Journal of Biomedical Science and Research. 3(5), 391-397.
  5. Manokaran S., Jayasinghe M.A., Senadheera A.S., Gunathilake S.S., Khaleena S., Chandrajith G. Ranaweera K.S. (2018). Determination of Glycaemic Responses of Low Fat Milk Incorporated with Whey Proteins and Oats Powder. Journal of Clinical Nutrition & Dietetics. 4(2), 8-14.
  6. Jayasinghe M. A., Senadheera S.P.A.S., Wijesekara I., Ranaweera K.K.D.S. (2018). Investigation of Daily Macronutrient intakes by Sri Lankan Managerial Level Employees working in the Private Sector. International Journal of Advanced Engineering Research and Science. 5(5), 106-109.
  7. Rajanayake R.M.G.B., Ranaweera K.K.D.S., Jayasinghe K.W.M.A. (2017). Designing a ready to serve herbal drink having energy, healing and refreshing effect for task oriented individuals. International Journal of Food Science and Nutrition, 2 (5), 138-141.
  8. Jayasinghe K.W.M.A., Ranaweera K.K.D.S., Gunawardene R.M.P.P., Rajanayake R.M.G.B (2015). Investigation of Magnesium Deficiency among Several Social Segments in Sri Lanka, International Journal of Innovative Research in Technology, 2 (6), 413-414.
  9. Jayasinghe K.W.M.A., Ranaweera K.K.D.S. (2015). Nutrition Assessment of Several Sects in the Sri Lankan Community, International Journal of Innovative Research in Technology, 2 (4), 35-37.
  10. Jayasinghe M.A., Ekanayake S. (2013). Effect on Milling on Glycaemic Responses of Foods made with Finger Millet Flour. Ceylon Medical Journal: 58(4):148-52.

 

 Awards

  1. SLAAS annual awards 2019- Supervisor of the Best Undergraduate Research in 2018 (Gold medal) in Life and Earth Sciences; by Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science
  2. SLAAS annual awards 2019 – Supervisor of the 3rd place in Undergraduate research awards in Life and Earth Sciences; by Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science.
  3. SLAAS annual awards 2018- Supervisor of the Best Undergraduate Research in 2018 (Gold medal) in Life and Earth Sciences; by Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science.

 

Conference Papers – Foreign

  1. Samarasinghe C.H., Jayasinghe M.A., Senadheera S.P.A.S., Wijesekara I., Ranaweera K.K.D.S. (2019). Incorporation of selected plant extracts to suppress glycemic impact of cane sugar. Agrofood conference – Istanbul, Turkey.
  1. Samarasinghe C.H., Jayasinghe M.A., Senadheera S.P.A.S., Wijesekara I., Ranaweera K.K.D.S. (2019). Determination of glycaemic responses in a novel sugar product incorporated with selected natural plant extracts. 5th South Asian Biotechnology Conference – New Delhi, India.

 

Conference Papers – Local

  1. Samarathunga J., Jayasinghe M.A., Edirisinghe M.P., Wijesekara I., Abeysundara de A.P., Senadheera A.S. (2019). Utilization of plant and pharmaceutical ingredients for Calcium, and Zinc fortification in Drinking Yoghurts. National Symposium on Academic Research Conference on Business, Science and Technology. – Colombo, Sri Lanka.
  2. Samarasinghe C.H., Jayasinghe M.A., Senadheera A.S., Wijesekara I., Ranaweera K.K.D.S. (2019). Processing of a Novel Sugar Product Incorporated with Selected Natural Plant Extracts. Academic Research Conference on Business, Science and Technology. – Colombo, Sri Lanka.
  3. Samarathunga J., Jayasinghe M.A., Edirisinghe M.P., Wijesekara I., Abeysundara de A.P.,Senadheera A.S. (2019). A comparative study to develop Calcium, Zinc and antioxidant rich drinking yoghurts using plant and pharmaceutical sources. National Symposium on Agrobiodiversity for Climate Change Adaptation, Food and Nutrition. – Gannoruwa, Sri Lanka.
  1. Samarasinghe C.H., Jayasinghe M.A., Senadheera A.S., Wijesekara I., Ranaweera K.K.D.S. (2019). Incorporation of herbal plant extracts to suppress glycemic impact of cane sugar. National Symposium on Agrobiodiversity for Climate Change Adaptation, Food and Nutrition. – Gannoruwa, Sri Lanka.
  2. Jayasinghe M.A., Senadheera S.A., Wijesekara I., Somendrika M.A.D., Ranaweera K.K.D.S. (2018). Investigation of Daily Macronutrient intakes by Sri Lankan Managerial Level Employees working in the Private Sector. Academic Research Conference on Business, Science and Technology. – Colombo, Sri Lanka.
  3. Perera L.A., Jayasinghe M.A., Senadheera S.A. (2018). Investigation of Body Mass Indexes of university students to identify the proportion of potential health concerned food and beverage consumers. Academic Research Conference on Business, Science and Technology. – Colombo, Sri Lanka.
  4. Vijerathna M.P.G., Wijesekara I., Wickramasinghe I., Maralanda S.M.T.A., Jayasinghe M.A. (2018). Physiochemical characterization of cookies enriched with sugarcane bagasse fibers. International Research Symposium on Pure and Applied Sciences – Sri Lanka.
  5. Wilamune N.H.B., Chinthaka U.G.S., Jayasinghe M.A. (2018).. Investigation of handling, storage quality and traceability of dairy cattle concentrates used in Central Province – Sri Lanka. International Research Symposium on Pure and Applied Sciences – Kelaniya Sri Lanka.
  6. Manokaran S., Jayasinghe M.A., Ranaweera K.K.D.S., Wijesekara I., Wickramasinghe I., Senadheera S.P.A.S. (2017). Effect of reduced fat and increased protein content in milk powder made by local dairy cows on Glycemic responses. International Conference on Traditional Medicine – Colombo, Sri Lanka.
  7. Jayasinghe M.A., Ranaweera K.K.D.S., (2014). Investigation of rich dietary fibre sources among tropical plant based foods to prevent dietary disorders related to lack of fibre intake: International Symposium of Forestry and Environmental Sciences – Habarana, Sri Lanka.
  8. Jayasinghe M.A., Ranaweera K.K.D.S., (2014). Nutrition Assessment of Several Sects in the Sri Lankan Community: International conference of Multidisciplinary Approaches – USJP, Sri Lanka.

 

Posters

  1. Samarasinghe C.H., Jayasinghe M.A., Senadheera S.P.A.S., Wijesekara I., Ranaweera K.K.D.S. (2019). Determination of glycaemic responses in a novel sugar product incorporated with selected natural plant extracts. 5th South Asian Biotechnology Conference – New Delhi, India.
  2. Samarathunga J., Jayasinghe M.A., Edirisinghe M.P., Wijesekara I., Abeysundara de A.P., Senadheera A.S. (2019). A comparative study to develop Calcium, Zinc and antioxidant rich drinking yoghurts using plant and pharmaceutical sources. National Symposium on Agrobiodiversity for Climate Change Adaptation, Food and Nutrition. – Gannoruwa, Sri Lanka.

3.      Samarasinghe C.H., Jayasinghe M.A., Senadheera S.P.A.S., Gunathilaka M.G.R.S.S., Wijesekara I., Ranaweera K.K.D.S. (2018). Determination of glycaemic responses in sugar incorporated with selected natural plant extracts. International Symposium of Forestry and Environmental Sciences- Colombo Sri Lanka.

  1. Udayangani R.M.A.C., Wijesekara I., Wickramasinghe I., Jayasinghe M.A. (2017). A value added nutria-bar made from underutilized green seaweed Ulva lactuca from Sri Lanka. International Conference on Traditional Medicine – Colombo, Sri Lanka.

 

Book Chapters / Reports

  1. Jayasinghe M.A., Wickramasinghe I. (2017). Chapter 5: Product Technologies of Animal Based Products: Food Science and Technology Teachers’ Manual – Sri Lanka.
  1. Jayasinghe M.A., Wickramasinghe I., (2014). Chapter 4: Product Technologies of Animal Based Products : Food Science and Technology Teachers’ Manual – Sri Lanka.

 

Degree theses

  1. PhD thesis. M.A. Jayasinghe. Quantitative assessment of macronutrient and micronutrient availability of selected foods to prepare dietary guidelines for the public. December 2015.
  2. BSc (Sp.) theses. M.A. Jayasinghe. Effect of different milling methods on glycemic responses of foods made with finger millet flour. June 2011.

 

Patents

  1. Low Glycemic Index Sugar product – In review (Ref. 20832)
  2. Calcium and antioxidant enriched drinking yoghurt product – In review (Ref. 20825)