Sinhalese immigrants in Malaysia & Singapore, 1860-1990: History through recollections
Sarath Nanda Arseculeratne Edit Profile
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Science, University Colombo, 1955. Diploma in bacteriology, University Manchester, England, 1962. Doctor of Philosophy, University Oxford, England, 1965.
Doctor of Science (honorary), University Ruhuna, Matara, Sri Lanka, 2000.
Lecturer bacteriology faculty medicine University Ceylon, Colombo, 1957—1965, lecturer-in-charge department bacteriology faculty medicine Peradeniya, Sri Lanka, 1965—1971. Professor microbiology faculty medicine University Peradeniya, 1971—1983, 1991—1995, professor emeritus faculty medicine, since 1996. Professor medical microbiology faculty medicine University Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 1983—1987, department head Malaysia, 1983—1986.
Visiting professor microbiology Harvard University, Boston, 1973. Visiting professor University Sains Malaysia, Kelantan, 1994—1995, visiting professor microbiology School Medical Sciences, 1996—1997.
Member of Allergy Immunology Association Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka College Microbiologists, Kandy Society Medicine, Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science, Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science, Kandy Society Medicine (president), Society Integration of Science & Human Values (vice president since 2005), Model Flying Club, Amateur Rowing Association Ceylon (staff representative), University Rowing Club (founder, president), Light, Experimental and Model Aircraft Association.
Married Lilani Jayawickrama, March 14, 1937. Children: Sharmala, Gehan, Savitri, Sonali.
1957 - 1965
1965 - 1971
1983 - 1987
Commonwealth Tropical Medicine Research fellow, Overseas Development Agency, Britain, 1977, visiting scientist, World Health Organization/S.E. Asia Regional Office, Mahidol University, Bangkok, 1979, guest scholar, Swedish Institute, Stockholm, 1982.