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microbiologist , Research institute administrator

Perera Magallearachchige Jayatissa, Sri Lankan research institute administrator, microbiologist. Social worker Nalanda College/Sarvodaya, Colombo, since 1960; referee for social service awards Sarvodaya Trust Fund, 1993, 94. Fellow Institute Chemistry Ceylon (secretary 1976-1977), Institute Biology Sri Lanka (vice president 1986-1987), Association Food Scientists and Technologists (India).

Background

Jayatissa, Perera Magallearachchige was born on June 13, 1941 in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Son of Magallearachhige David and Hollupathirage Selina (Caldera) P.

Education

Bachelor of Science with honors, University Ceylon, Peradeniva, 1966. Doctor of Philosophy, University Bath, England, 1976.

Career

Research officer Ceylon Institute of Science and Industrial Research, Colombo, 1967-1977, head industrial microbiology, 1977-1985, deputy director, 1985-1990, director, since 1991.

Membership

Social worker Nalanda College/Sarvodaya, Colombo, since 1960. Referee for social service awards Sarvodaya Trust Fund, 1993, 94. Fellow Institute Chemistry Ceylon (secretary 1976-1977), Institute Biology Sri Lanka (vice president 1986-1987), Association Food Scientists and Technologists (India).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Oriental music, carpentry, cricket, rugby, reading.

Connections

Married Hewa Matarage Amitha Kalyani Kodikara Jayatissa, November 22, 1968. Children: Tamara Darshani, Ranga Lakmini.

father:
Magallearachhige David P.

mother:
Hollupathirage Selina (Caldera) P.

spouse:
Hewa Matarage Amitha Kalyani Kodikara Jayatissa

children:
Tamara Darshani Jayatissa

Ranga Lakmini Jayatissa