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medical educator

Ranjan Ramasamy, Sri Lankan medical educator. Achievements include patents for novel method of anchoring proteins to lactic acid bacterial cell walls. Recipient Engineer of Mines Wijerama award, Sri Lanka Medical Association, 1992, Southeast Seneviratne award, 1993; Research grant, National and International Organizations, since 1974.

Background

Ramasamy, Ranjan was born on June 1, 1949 in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Son of Murugesu and Therese Ramasamy.

Education

Bachelor, University Cambridge, England, 1974. Doctor of Philosophy, University Cambridge, England, 1974.

Career

Senior lecturer, biochemistry University Nairobi, Kenya, 1978—1981. Professor, biochemistry University Jaffna, Sri Lanka, 1982—1983. Senior research associate Scripps Clinic Research Foundation, La Jolla, California, 1983—1986.

Research scientist Queensland Institute Medical Research, Brisbane, Australia, 1986—1988. Professor, life science Institute Fundamental Studies, Kandy, Sri Lanka, 1989—1998, head, life science Sri Lanka, 1989—1998. Chief executive bioproducts Biomade, Colombo, 1998—2002.

New World Order visiting professor University Groningen, Netherlands, 2001—2003, University Nijmegen, Netherlands, 2001—2003. Chairman National Science Foundation, Colombo, 2002—2004. Professor immunology University Brunei Darussalar.

Achievements

  • Achievements include patents for novel method of anchoring proteins to lactic acid bacterial cell walls.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to numerous peer-reviewed science journals.

Membership

Member, editor newsletter Rotary Club Kandy, 1990—1998. Member of Bio-chemical Society, England, British Society Immunology, Brunei Tennis Club (membership secretary 2007-2008).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Swimming, tennis, travel, chess.

Connections

Married Aumanthi Prakriti Brahmani Parathalingam, 2007. Married Manthri Upulvan Samaranayaka, 1977 (deceased 2002). Children: Radha, Maheshi Nirmala Ramasamy-Shah.

father:
Murugesu Ramasamy

mother:
Therese Ramasamy

spouse:
Manthri Upulvan Samaranayaka

spouse:
Aumanthi Prakriti Brahmani Parathalingam

child:
Radha Ramasamy

child:
Maheshi Nirmala Ramasamy-Shah Ramasamy