Molecular Genetics and Recombinant DNA Technology Workshop for A/L students

From exploring the fundamentals of molecular genetics to understanding the applications of recombinant DNA technology, participants were exposed to a wide array of topics, fostering a deeper appreciation for the wonders of modern biotechnology.

We extend our heartfelt gratitude to everyone who contributed to the success of this workshop. Special thanks to Dr. Sachini Fernando Meth Madurangi, Dilekha Hegoda, Anushka Mendis, Sachini Upeka, Suwani Mithsuki, Ranthilini C Banduwardena and Amila Vimarshana Jayaweera, whose tireless efforts made this educational endeavor possible.

Photo credits – Nipuna Deelaka Wimalagunarathna


Workshop on Ornamental Fish Culture

The Aquatic Students’ Association, in collaboration with the Department of Zoology at the University of Sri Jayewardenepura, recently hosted a captivating Two-Day Ornamental Fish Culture Workshop. Participants were treated to an immersive learning experience, guided by seasoned experts and researchers in the field of aquatic biology. Through interactive sessions and practical demonstrations, attendees gained valuable insights into the intricacies of maintaining and breeding various species of ornamental fish, fostering a deeper appreciation for the delicate balance required to sustain these aquatic ecosystems.

A Day of Discovery with the Young Biologists Association at the Zoology Museum, USJ

Young Biologists Association’s visit to the museum was nothing short of a remarkable journey into the world of science and nature. Through engaging displays, hands-on activities, and passionate interactions, the young biologists gained a deeper appreciation for the intricate tapestry of life that surrounds us. This visit was a reminder that curiosity and exploration are the keys to unlocking the mysteries of our natural world, and the future of biology is indeed in capable, enthusiastic hands.

Progress Review Gathering 2023

Zoology Progress Review Gathering was organized with the primary aim of reflecting on the department’s accomplishments, identifying areas for improvement, and aligning our goals for the future. It provided a valuable platform for team members to come together, exchange ideas, and celebrate our collective efforts.

The event also served as an occasion to recognize the hard work and dedication of our team members. Acknowledging individual and collective achievements played a pivotal role in boosting morale and motivating everyone to continue striving for excellence.

The atmosphere at the gathering was filled with energy and enthusiasm, fueled by the exchange of innovative ideas. These fresh perspectives not only sparked creativity but also provided a blueprint for future projects and initiatives. Together, we envisioned a brighter and more prosperous future for our department.

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