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Dr. F. Sumaiya Idroos

B.Sc. , Ph.D. (USJP)
Senior Lecturer 
sumaiyaidroos@sci.sjp.ac.lk 
Research Interests: Biodegradation, Microbial Ecology

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Qualifications:

  • B. Sc. (Special) degree in Zoology, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka
  • Ph. D., University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka

Special Achievements/Awards:

  • Award for best oral presentation at 1 st International conference on Multidisciplinary approaches, University of Sri Jayewardenepura (2014)
  • Award for the outstanding paper at the 1 st International conference on Environment and Climate change, Mahidol University, Thailand (2014)
  • Award for best poster presentation at the 2 nd International conference on Multidisciplinary approaches, University of Sri Jayewardenepura (2015).
  • Award for outstanding paper at the 11 th Academic conference on development of science and technology, Singapore (2015).
  • Award for best oral presentation at 3 rd International conference on Multidisciplinary approaches, University of Sri Jayewardenepura (2016).
  • Award for outstanding paper at the 2 nd International conference on environment and natural resources management, Mahidol University, Thailand.

Research projects:

  • Bioelectricity generation potential of Microbial fuel cells  (ASP/01/RE/SCI/2017/21)

Research publications:

  1. Idroos, F.S and Manage, P.M.(2012) Aquatic health assessment of Bolgoda canal and  Waga stream Sri Lanka, Journal of tropical forestry and environment, 2:pp 13.
  1. Idroos, F.S., Hettiarachchi, I.U., Manage, P.M. (2014) Optimization of a standard method for enumeration of total cell counts of colonial Microcystis aeroginosa in environmental samples from Boralasgamuwa lake, Vidyodaya Journal of Science, Vol 18, pp 45-54.
  2. Idroos, F.S., Hettiarachchi, I.U.,Manage, P.M. (2014) Seasonal variation of Microcystin-LR with respect to some physicochemical parameters  in the Beira Lake waters,  Journal of Multidisciplinary approaches, faculty of graduate studies, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, pp 27-37
  3. Idroos, F.S., Manage, P.M. (2014). Evaluation of antibiotic degrdation feasibility of Bacillus cereus and Rahnella aquatilis strains, Journal of Environemnt and natural resources, Mahidol university, Thailand, pp 109-113.
  4. Idroos, F.S.,G.D.N.K.De Silva ., Manage, P.M.(2015) Devolopment of laboratoey scale sand filter with Microcystin-LR degrading Bacillus cerues , Proceedings of the academic world international conference,pp6-9.
  5. Idroos, F.S.,G.D.N.K.De Silva ., Manage, P.M.(2016) Removal of Microcystin analogues by Stenotrophomonas maltophilia , J.Natn.Sci.Foundation Sri Lanka 2017 45 (2): 3 – 11.
  6. Idroos, F.S., Manage, P.M.(2017) Removal of Microcystin-LR using cellular extracts of Bacillus cereus, KDU Journal of Multidisciplinary Studies (KJMS) Volume 1. Issue1, 2017

Abstracts:

  1. Idroos, F.S and Manage, P.M.(2010) Preliminary study on effect of some physic-chemical parameters on bioindicators of Bolgoda canal and Waga stream, Proceedings of the fifteenth forestry and environmental science symposium,:pp 61
  2. Manage, P.M., Idroos, F,(2012) Contamination status of Microcystin-LR and their destruction by microbes, Proceedings of the first national symposium on the potential health and environmental impacts of exposure to hazardous natural and man-made chemicals and their proper management, pp:69-72
  3. Hettiarachchi, I.U.,Idroos, F.S., Manage, P.M. (2014) Contamination Status of Algae Toxins Microcystins in Some Selected Water Bodies in Sri Lanka Recent Developments, forestry and environmental symposium, 3:pp 49
  4. Idroos S. F., Welgamage A., Manage P.M., Edwards C. and Lawton L.(2014) Development of an Efficient Extraction Method to Quantify Microcystin–LR from Natural Microcystis Bloom Samples from the Colombo Lake, Sri Lanka, Proceedings of the eighteenth forestry and environmental symposium,3:pp 50
  5. Idroos, F.S.,Hettiarachchi, I.U., Manage, P.M, (2014) Seasonal variation of Microcystin –LR with respect to some physico-chemical parameters in the Beira lake waters, Proceedings of 1stInternational conference on Multidisciplinary approaches,  149.
  6. Idroos, F.S., Manage, P.M., De Silva, B.G.D.N.K, (2014) Bacteria as a remediation tool for health hazardous peptides, Proceddings of the 2nd annual South asia biodiversity conference, pp.41
  7. Idroos, F.S., Manage, P.M.(2014). Evaluation of antibiotic degrdation feasibility of Bacillus cereus and Rahnella aquatilis strains, Proceedings of the 1st Environemnt and natural resources International conference, Thailand , pp-29.
  8. Idroos, F.S., Manage, P.M and B.G.D.N.K.De Silva. (2015) Optimization of Microcystin-LR degradation rates of isolated fresh water bacterial strains,Proceedings of 4th International symposium on water quality and human health, PGIS University of Peradeniya, pp 36.
  9. Idroos, F.S., Manage, P.M and B.G.D.N.K.De Silva. (2015) Role of Stenotrophomonas maltophilia in the degradation of antibiotics and hydrocarbons, Proceedings of 2nd International conference on Multidisciplinary approaches,  232.
  10. Idroos, F.S and Manage, P.M. (2015) Toxin producing cyanobacteria in Labugama, Kalatuwawa drinking water reservoirs , Proceedings of twentieth International Forestry symposium, pp-55.
  11. Idroos, F.S andManage, P.M. (2016) Effect of physico- chemical and biological parameters on Microsytin production and their removel by bacteria (Accepted for 5th International symposium on water quality and human health, PGIS, University of Peradeniya).
  12. Idroos, F.S andManage, P.M. (2016) Removal of CI driect blue textile dye using coconut shell based and bamboo based granular activated carbon, Proceedings of 3rd International conference on multidisciplinary approaches , pp 18.
  13. Idroos, F.S andManage, P.M. (2016) Removal of Microcytin-LR using cellular extractsof Bacillus cereus, Proceedings of 2nd International conference on Environment and natural resources management , pp 10.

Postgraduate supervision:

  • Supervisor of the research project Bioelectricity generation potential of Microbial fuel cells  (ASP/01/RE/SCI/2017/21)

Editorial and Reviewer functions:

  • Member of the editorial board,  International Journal of Multidisciplinary innovation and research analysis

(Last updated- 11th November, 2017)