Vice Chancellor
Prof.Ms. V. Arasaratnam
Snr.Prof. Ms. Vasanthy Arasaratnam
Vice Chancellor
2011 – Present
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CHRONOLOGY OF CAREER POSITIONS:

  • Senior Professor
  • Professor – (1998-2007),
  • Associate Professor,(1996-1998 November)
  • Senior Lecturer (1990 – 1995 December)
  • Lecturer (1985 – 1990),
  • Temporary Lecturer (1984 – 1985),

 

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PAST APPOINTMENTS

  • Elected Senate representative to the Council, University of Jaffna
  • Head, Department of Pharmacology September, 2003
  • Dean, Faculty of Medicine, University of Jaffna, August 2000 to August 2003.
  • Chairperson, Curriculum Committee of Faculty of Medicine.
  • Chairperson, Buildings Committee, Faculty of Medicine,
  • Chairperson, Scholarship and Fellowship, Committee
  • Senior treasurer, Medical Students’ union- 2006
  • Person-in-charge for three activities, namely activities, 3, 6 and 8, of IRQUE, Medical Study Programme.
  • Coordinator, B.Sc. Program in Medical Laboratory Technology, Allied Health Studies Unit, Faculty of Medicine, University of Jaffna, 2005
  • Coordinator, B. Pharmacy, Allied Health Studies Unit, Faculty of Medicine, University of Jaffna, 2008.
  • Coordinator, Paramedical courses, Health Studies Unit, Faculty of Medicine, University of Jaffna, 2002-2005
  • Pre-clinical coordinator from December 1997 to 7.08.2000.
  • Head, Department of Biochemistry January, 1990 – September 1996, October 1997 to December 2000
  • Director Staff Development Center, From 2007 February


Research Project Coordination

  • International program in the chemical Sciences(IPICS)
  • Project leader since 1997. ‘Biotechnology of sucrose and starch based products.’
  • SIDA/SAREC
  • Project leader since 2000.‘Thermostable depolymerases from thermophilic microorganisms.’
  • NSF Grant
  • IFS Grant
  • TWAS Grant

IRQUE (World Bank Funded Project)

  • Contact Person, IRQUE Project -2003-2004 December
  • LTS, Director for IRQUE, University of Jaffna 1.1.2005-31.05.2005

Thesis, Dissertations and Research Projects Supervised

Ph.D. (Biochemistry)

  • Strain improvement of Aspergillus niger from citric acid production and optimization of medium for liquid surface culture. By: Mr. Ponnuchchami Navaratnam, 1997
  • Lactic acid production in a recycle batch reactor using immobilized Lactobacillus casei and its downstream processing. By: Mr. Appadurai Senthuran, 1999
  • Isolation and improvement of ethanol producing thermotolerant Saccharomyces cerevisiae S1 and studies on its nutritional demands for high glucose fermentation, osmo-, thermo- and ethanol tolerances. By: mr. Sandrasegarampillai Balakumar, 2000.
  • Studies on molecular biological and cell biological strategies for the control of malaria. By: Miss R. Kanagaratnam, 2001.

M.Phil. (Biochemistry)

  • Effect of germination on the degradation of macromolecules of rice (‘Mottaikaruppan Variety’)      By: Mrs. Kalpana Chandrasegarar, 2004
  • Isolation of xylanase producing bacteria and identification of the strain. By: Mrs. Manoranji Chinniah, 2005
  • Re-engineering of a 112 years old Hospital in Inuvil, Jaffna Peninsula, Sri Lanka. Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani (Rajastan), India. By: Dr. Sunil Navaratnaraja, 2006.
  • Large Laboratory Scale Production of a-amylase by Bacillus licheniformis ATCC 6346. By: Mr. Arumugam Vengadaramana, 2007
  • Selection and improvement of a bacterial strain for thermo stable alkaline protease production. By: Mr. T. Kirubaharan, 2008
  • Alkaline xylanse production by solid state fermentation from a thermophilic bacterium characterized a Bacillus pumilus and its purification. By: Mr. Ranganathan Kapilan, 2008
  • Isolation, selection and identification of xylanase producing Bacillus pumilus and the properties of xylanase. By: Ms. Subajini Jesuthasan, 2010

M.Sc. (Biotechnology)

  • Some studies on amyloglucosidase production by Aspergillus niger. By: Miss Mangaleswari Ramadas, 1991.
  • Production and kinetic studies of amyloglucosidase from Botryodiplodia theobromae.By: Mr. Ponnuchchami Navaratnam, 1991.
  • Amberlite immobilized amyloglucosidase for the hydrolysis of starch and dextrinized starch. By: Mr. Sandrasegarampillai Balakumar, 1991.
  • Immobilization of amyloglucosidase on DEAE-cellulose and its kinetic studies. By: Mr. Thiyakarajah Murugapoopathy, 1992.
  • Effect of peptone and dextrinized starch on glucoseoxidase production by Aspergillus niger. By: Miss Shyamala Kanagaratnam, 1994.
  • Production of lactic acid from whey by Lactobacillus delbrueckii and a locally isolated lactobacillus sp. By: Mr. Appadurai Senthuran, 1994
  • Acid protease from Aspergillus niger by solid state fermentation and its processing for milk clotting. By: Mrs. Vasanthie Senthuran, 1998

Food Science (Special Unit)

  • Analysis of soft drinks produced in Jaffna peninsula. By: Mr. S. Eswaranantham, 1995
  • Microbial contamination of well water in relation to distance between latrine pits and wells. By: Mr. S. Sathianathan, 1996
  • Effect of different parts of black plum tree (Syzygium cumin) on the microbial activities. By: Miss Baheerathi Maheswaran, 2000.
  • Production of ethanol by simultaneous saccharification and fermentation from locally available starch base carbon sources utilizing the endogenous proteins as nitrogen source. By: Miss Sharmile Thurairetnam, 2002
  • Bacterial contamination in drinking water samples collected from some common places during dry and wet seasons By: Miss Brunthai Rajendran, 2007
  • Preparation of malted rice bread-wheat bread. By: Miss Subashini Vellupillai, 2007
  • Glycemic index of commonly used selected foods in Jaffna peninsula By: Mr. Pararajhasingam Raguparan, 2007
  • Baker’s yeast cell mass production by utilizing locally available carbon and nitrogen sources. By: Miss Ketura I. Inparupan, 2007 
  • Microbial analysis of ice creams sold in Jaffna municipality area. By: Miss Bamithra Ponnampalam, 2009
  • Preliminary studies to improve the ethanol production for wine making. By: Jeyahare Jeyaratnam, 2009
  • Some studies on the properties of unboiled and dried (Odiyal) and boiled & boiled and dried (Pulukkodiyal) palmyrah (Borassus flabellifer) root tubers from different areas of Jaffna peninsula. By: Vijitha Vinayagamoorthy, 2009
  • Nutritional Analysis of different brands of soy meat (Textured vegetable protein or textured soy protein) available in Jaffna Peninsula. By: Jesuthasan Mervin Roshan Roche, 2011
  • Nutritional Analysis of different brands of soy meat (Textured vegetable protein or textured soy protein) available in Jaffna Peninsula. By: Jesuthasan Mervin Roshan Roche, 2011
  • Selection of starch hydrolysing enzymes by the fungal strains isolated from contaminated raw and dried palmyrah root (Oiyal). By: Desitha Mahendraraj, 2011
  • Physical, chemical and microbial analysis of bottled drinking water available in Jaffna peninsula.  By: Mr. Sabaratnam Sasiharan, 2011

Zoology (special)

  • A search for the digestive enzymes in gut fluid of Holothuria scabra, 1883 (Echinordermata; Holothuroidea). By: Mr. T. eswaramohan, 1999.

III M.B.B.S.

  • Antibiotic sensitivity of different Salmonella strains isolated from the patients admitted to Jaffna Teaching Hospital. By: Mr. C. Solaman, 1999
  • Glycemic index of different combinations of selected foods and some fruits in Jaffna peninsula. By: Mr. S. Pirasath, 2008
  • Study of knowledge attitude and practice on hypoglycemia among diabetes patients. By: Arulananthan, M., Kumanan, S. and Nimalraj, Y., 2008
  • A study to determine the relationship between the levels of blood glucose, glycosylated haemoglobin (HbA1C) and microalbuminuria in diabetic patients. By: Shobiga, S. and Vithiya, P., 2009.
  • A study on the prevalence and factors influencing overweight among the medical students and their knowledge on preventive measures. By: Sasikala, S. and Tharsika, J., 2010
  • A study of knowledge, attitudes and practices of families in railway station village- J/122 with regard to iodine deficiency disorders and iodized salts. By: Ramesh, J. and Srikanthan, K., 2010.
  • Relationship between some selected factors and the performance in 1st examination for medical degrees of medical students, University of Jaffna. By: Abalaayan, S. and Tishanthan, P., 2011.
  • Relationship between some selected factors and the performance in 1st examination for medical degrees of medical students, University of Jaffna. By: Abalaayan, S. and Tishanthan, P., 2011.

II M.B.B.S.

  • Supervised more than 1200 research projects from 1985.

Publications

  • Kapilan, R. and Arasaratnam, V. (2014). Characterization of xylanase produced by Bacillus pumilus.Journal of National Science Foundation, Sri Lanka. 42(4): 363-366.Karthiha, K., Arasaratnam, V., Balakumar, S. And Kirubahary, S. (2014). Antioxidant and total phenol content of selected leafy vegetables consumed in Jaffna Peninsula. Jaffna University International Conference – 2014 (JUICE-2014), ‘Accelerated Regional Development’. December 2014, University of Jaffna, Sri Lanka. 195- 197.
  • Kumutharanjan, K., Sivakanesan, R. and Arasaratnam, V. (2014). Antioxidant activity of ingredients of ‘MathumehaChooranam’, a drug used for the treatment of diabetes mellitus in Sidha system of Medicine. Jaffna University International Conference – 2014 (JUICE-2014), ‘Accelerated Regional Development’. December 2014, University of Jaffna, Sri Lanka. 222- 225.
  • Mahilrajan, S., Balakumar, S. And Arasaratnam, V. (2014). Effect of polyols and salts of xylanase produced by Bacillus pumilus. Jaffna University International Conference – 2014 (JUICE-2014), ‘Accelerated Regional Development’. December 2014, University of Jaffna, Sri Lanka. 347- 352.
  • Mahilrajan, S., Balakumar, S. And Arasaratnam, V. (2014). Purification of xylanase from Bacillus pumilus and its characterization. Jaffna University International Conference – 2014 (JUICE-2014), ‘Accelerated Regional Development’. December 2014, University of Jaffna, Sri Lanka. 357- 361.
  • Venkadaramana, A., Balakumar, S. and Arasaratnam, V. (2014). Effect of temperature, pH, substrate (starch) and glucose on the stability ofa-amylase from Bacillus licheniformis ATCC 6346 and comparison with commercial enzyme. Scholars Academic Journal of Pharmacy.3(6):492-495.
  • Arasaratnam, V. and Thayaananthan, K.Improving Thermostable a-amylase production by Bacillus RB4.(2014). European Journal of Experimental Biology.4(4): 136-140.
  • Arasaratnam, V. (2014). Glycaemic index for healthy life of Sri Lankan. Batticaloa Medical Journal.6: 3-11.
  • Pirasath, S., Balakumar S., Thayaananthan, K. and Arasaratnam, V. (2014). Thosai mixed with side dishes alter Glycaemic Index. Batticaloa Medical Journal.6: 24-28.
  • Inparuban, K., Balakumar, S. and Arasaratnam, V. (2014). Baker’s yeast biomass production with rice as carbon and soy meal as nitrogen sources. Malaysian Journal of Microbiology. 10(3): 205-214.
  • Balakumar, S. and Arasaratnam, V. (2014). High gravity glucose fermentation at temperatures above 40oC by saccharomyces cerevisiae S1. Journal of National Science Foundation, Sri Lanka. 42(2): 109-115.
  • Arasaratnam, V. and Thayaananthan, K.(2014). Isolation of a thermophilic bacterium to produce Thermostable a-amylase. European Journal of Experimental Biology. 4 (3): 576-582.
  • Kandeepan, K., Benedict, P. B., Balakumar, S. and Arasaratnam, V. (2014). (Socio-demographic correlates of anaemia among G.C.E. (A/L) students in Jaffna Zonal schools. Jaffna University International Research Conference-2012 (JUICE-2012). 122-128.
  • Kandeepan, K., Balakumar, S. and Arasaratnam, V. (2014). Pattern of breast feeding practices among children aged one to five years in Jaffna district. Jaffna University International Research Conference-2012 (JUICE-2012). 116-121.
  • Sivarathy, A., Balakumar, S. and Arasaratnam, V. (2014). Preliminary study on the prevalence of diabetes mellitus and metabolic syndrome in adults in point Pedro and Karaveddy. Jaffna University International Research Conference-2012(JUICE-2012). 110-115.
  • Arasaratnam, V. and Nithiyanantharajah, K. (2014). Paddy Husk support for large-scale solid-state production and, extraction & stabilization of glucoamylase. Malaysian Journal of Microbiology. 10(1): 48-56.
  • Venkadaramana, A., Balakumar, S. and Arasaratnam, V. (2013). Optimization of fermentation medium components to improve a-amylase production by submerged fermentation technology. Scholars Academic Journal of Pharmacy.2(3): 180-186.
  • Pirasath, S., Balakumar S., Thayaananthan, K. and Arasaratnam, V. (2013). Including side dishes to traditional main meals alter the glycaemic index. Sri Lankan Journal of Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism. 3: 12-18.
  • Venkadaramana, A., Balakumar, S. and Arasaratnam, V. (2013). Characteristic analysis of crude and purified a-amylase from Bacillus licheniformis ATCC 6346 and comparison
  • Venkadaramana, A., Balakumar, S. and Arasaratnam, V. (2012). Supplementation of Carbohydrate to enhance the α-amylase Production by Bacillus licheniformis ATCC 6346 in presence of seed Cakes. Malaysian Journal of Microbiology. 8(4): 242-247
  • Sasikaran, S., Sritharan, K., Balakumar, S. and Arasaratnam, V. (2012). Physical, Chemical and microbial analysis of bottled drinking water. Ceylon Medical Journal. 57(3): 111-116.
  • Balakumar, S. and Arasaratnam, V. (2012) Osmo-, thermo- and ethanol- tolerance of Saccharomyces cerevisiae S1. Brazilian Journal of Microbiology. 43(1): 157-166.
  • Venkadaramana, A., Balakumar, S. and Arasaratnam, V. (2012). Production and optimization of a-amylase by Bacillus licheniformis ATCC 6346 in lab bench-scale fermentor. Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology. 2(1): 190-211.
  • Venkadaramana, A., Balakumar, S. and Arasaratnam, V. (2012). Stimulation of thermal stability of a-amylase from Bacillus licheniformis ATCC 6346 by treating with cations. Ceylon Journal of Science (Bio. Sci.). 41(1): 35-44.
  • Pirasath, S., Thayaananthan, K., Balakumar, S. and Arasaratnam, V. (2012). Glycemic index values of some Jaffna fruits. Functional foods in Health and Diseases. 2(2): 25-35.
  • Arasaratnam, V., Nihiyanantharajha, K. and Nithiyanantharajah, N. (2012). Recycling of yeast cells for simultaneous saccharification and fermentation of liquefied starch of rice flour. European Journal of Experimental Biology. 2(1): 127-134.
  • Mahilrajan, S., Balakumar, S. and Arasaratnam, V. (2012). Screening and identification of a thermophilic and alkalophilic bacterium producing xylanase. Advances in Applied Science Research. 3(1): 242-250
  • Pirasath S, Thayaananthan, K. Balakumar, S. and Arasaratnam, V. (2012). Glycemic index values of some Jaffna fruits. Functional foods in Health and Diseases. 2(2): 25-35.
  • Pirasath S, Balakumar S, Thayaananthan K Arasaratnam V. Effect of soluble fiber on glycemic index. Galle Medical Journal. 17(1): 23-31.
  • Venkadaraman, A., Balakumar, S. and Arasaratnam, V. (2011). Improving α-amylase production by Bacillus licheniformis ATCC 6346 with local nitrogen sources and amino acids supplementations. Archives of Applied Science Research. 3 (6): 87-97.
  • Venkadaraman, A., Balakumar, S. and Arasaratnam, V. (2011). Purification and comparison of crude enzyme with purified α-amylase from Bacillus licheniformis ATCC 6346. European Journal of Experimental Biology. 1 (3): 58-69.
  • Pirasath S, Balakumar S, Thayaananthan K Arasaratnam V. (2011). Glycaemic Index values of locally available foods in Jaffna. Ceylon Medical Journal, 56 (suppl) (1):36.
  • Pirasath, S., Thayaananthan, K., Balakumar, S. And Arasaratnam, V. (2011). Bakery products and their glycaemic indices in Jaffna. The Jaffna Medical Journal. 27(1): 38-43.
  • Balakumar, S. and Arasaratnam, V. (2011). Palmyrah distillery spent wash ethanol production by thermotolerant Sacharomyces cerevisiae S1 at 40oC. Journal of Institute of Brewing. 117 (3): 451-455.
  • Kapilan, R. and Arasaratnam, V. (2011). Comparison of the kinetic properties of crude and purified xylanase from Bacillus pumilus with commercial xylanase from Aspergillus niger. Vingnam Journal of Science. 10(1): 1-6.
  • Kapilan, R. and Arasaratnam, V. (2011). Paddy Husk as Support for Solid State Fermentation to Produce Xylanase from Bacillus pumilus. Rice Science. 18(1): 36-45.
  • Vaseekaran, S., Balakumar, S. And Arasaratnam, V. (2010). Isolation and identification of a bacterial strain producing thermostable α-amylase. Tropical Agricultural Research. 22(1): 1-11.
  • Kapilan, R. and Arasaratnam, V. (2010). A Novel Bacillus pumilus strain producing alkaline xylanase at and above 40oC. Malaysian Journal of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. 18: 7-15.
  • Pirasath, S. Thayaananthan, K., Balakumar, S., Sivarajah N. and Arasaratnam, V. (2010). Including curries to basic foods alter the Glycemic Indices. The Ceylon Medical Journal. 55(4): 118-122.
  • Arasaratnam, V., Balakumar, S., Senthuran, A. And Rajendraprasad, R. (2010). A preliminary on the influence of Tribulus terristris (T-Nerunchi; S-Hokaddu) extract on the risk factors for urinary stone in normal subjects and urolithic patients. Journal of National Science Foundation. 38(3): 187-191.
  • Kapilan, R. and Vasanthy Arasaratnam (2010). A Novel Bacillus pumilus strain for alkaline xylanase production at and above 40oC. Ceylon Journal of Science (Bio Science). 39(1):61-70.
  • Arasaratnam, V. and Thayaananthan, K. (2010). Mixture of residual fish hydrolysate and fish extract hydrolysate to activate Bacillus licheniformis 6346 for α-amylase production. African Journal of Biotechnology. 9(23):3425-3430.
  • Veluppillai, S., Balakumar, S. and Arasaratnam, V. (2010). Optimization of bread preparation from wheat flour and malted rice flour. Rice Science, 17(1):51-59.
  • Kalpana Chandrasekar and Arasaratnam, V. (2010). Changes in macromolecules during malting of a local variety of rice. International Journal of Physical Science. 2(1):66-75.
  • Kalpana Chandrasekar and Arasaratnam, V. (2010). Changes in macromolecules during malting of a local variety of rice. International Journal of Biological Science. 2 (2):1-10.
  • Chandrasekar, K. and Arasaratnam, V. (2010). Kinetic studies on malt amylases and proteases of a local variety of rice. International Journal of Physical Science. 2 (2):28-39.
  • Arasaratnam, V.and Chandrasekar, K. (2010). Kinetic studies on malt amylases and proteases of a local variety of rice. International Journal of Pure and Applied Science. 3(1): 8-19.
  • Inparuban, K., Vasantharuba, S., Balakumar, S. and Arasaratnam, V. (2010). Optimization of Optimization of a culture conditions for Baker’s yeast cell mass production – A preliminary study. Journal of Science. 6(1): 34-45.
  • Chandrasekar, K.and Arasaratnam, V. (2009). Simultaneous extraction of rice malt amylases and proteases. International Journal of Physical Science. 1(2): 1 – 11.
  • Arasaratnam, V. (2009). Preliminary studies for the pilot scale fermentation of palmyrah (Borassus Falbelliformis L) fruit pulp to ethanol. Journal of Science. 6(1): 113-119.
  • Raguparan, P., Balakumar, S. and Arasaratnam, V. (2009). Glycemic index of selected starch based foods commonly eaten by the Northern Sri Lankan. Czech J. Food Science. 27:
  • Balakumar, S. and Arasaratnam, V. (2009). Comparison of Industrial Scale Ethanol Production from Palmyrah based Carbon Sources by Commercial Yeast and Mixed Culture from Palmyrah Toddy. Journal of Institute of Brewing. 115 (2): 105-109.
  • Arasaratnam, V. and Thayaananthan, K. (2009). Substitutes fro GPR grade salts for α-amylase production by Bacillus licheniformis 6346. Malaysian Journal of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. 17(1). 1-4.
  • Veluppillai, S., Nithyanantharajah, K., Vasantharuba, S., Balakumar, S. and Arasaratnam, V. (2009). Biochemical changes associated with germinating rice grains (Mottaikaruppan) and germination improvement. Rice Science, 16(3):240-242.
  • Raguparan, P., Vellupillai, S., Nithiyanantharajha, K., Thayaananthan, K., Balakumar, S. and Arasaratnam, V. (2008). Comparison of the glycemic index of the wheat flour bread and malted rice-wheat bread available foods at Jaffna in Sri Lanka. Journal of Research in Bioscience. 4(3):23-28.
  • Rajendra, B., Vasantharuba, S., Balakumar, S. and, Arasaratnam, V. (2008). Analysis of drinking water in educational institutions of Jaffna for bacterial contamination during dry and wet seasons. In: Water Resources Research in Sri Lanka. Symposium Proceedings of the Water Professionals’ Day, Organized by Geo-Informatics Society of Sri Lanka and Department of Agricultural Engineering, University of Peradeniya, October 01, 2008. Ed. Dayawasana, N. D. K. And De Silva, R. P. pp. 143-154.
  • Raguparan, P., Thayaananthan, K., Balakumar, S. and Arasaratnam, V. (2008). Determination of glycemic index values of locally available foods in Jaffna at Sri Lanka. Journal of Research in Bioscience. 1(2):44-54.
  • Thurairatnam, S., Arasaratnam, V. and Senthuran, A. (2006). Effect of carbon sources and endogenous nitrogen sources on simultaneous saccharification and fermentation. Malaysian Journal of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. 13:1-10.
  • Balakumar, S., Arasaratnam, V. and Balasubramaniam, K. (2001). Isolation and improvement of thermotolerant Saccharomyces cerevisiae strain. World Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology. 17(7): 739-746.
  • Arasaratnam, V., Mylvaganam, K. and Balasubramaniam, K. (2001). Improvement of glucoamylase production by Aspergillus niger in solid-state fermentation with paddy husk as support. Journal of Food Science and Technology. 38 (4): 334 – 338.
  • Arasaratnam, V. (2001). Application of DNA fingerprinting in forensic medicine. Chairperson’s Address. Proceedings of the 8th Annual Sessions of Jaffna Science Association. 8(2): 31-59.
  • Arasaratnam, V. and Balasubramaniam, K. (2000). Viability of calcium alginate entrapped Lactobacillus casei during continuous lactic acid production. Journal of the National Science Foundation of Sri Lanka. 28(3): 155-163.
  • Navaratnam, P., Arasaratnam, V. and Balasubramaniam, K. (2000). Influence of different nitrogen sources on citric acid production from surface culture of Aspergillus niger. Malaysian Journal of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. 5: 1-4.
  • Arasaratnam, V. Galaev, I. Y. and Mattiasson, B. (2000). reversibly soluble biocatalyst: Optimization of trypsin coupling to Eudragit S-100 and biocatalyst activity in soluble and precipitated forms. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology. 27: 254 – 263.
  • Arasaratnam, V. (2000). An over view on solid-state fermentation. Chairperson’s Address. Proceedings of the 7th Annual Sessions of Jaffna Science Association. 7(2):36-57.
  • Navaratnam, P., Arasaratnam, V. and Balasubramaniam, K. (2000). Influence of different nitrogen sources on citric acid production form Aspergillus niger. Malaysian Journal of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. 5: 1-4.
  • Senthuran, A., Arasaratnam, V. and Balasubramaniam, K. (1999). Neutralizing lactic acid produced by Lactobacillus casei, with calcium carbonate. Journal of the National Science Foundation of Sri Lanka. 28(2): 107 –117.
  • Arasaratnam, V. and Balasubramaniam, K. (1999). Development of Biochemistry and Biotechnology at the University of Jaffna in the last 21 years of this millennium. Silver Jubilee Seminars, University of Jaffna, 14th and 15th, October 1999.
  • Arasaratnam, V., Mylvaganam, K. and Balasubramaniam, K. (1998). Improving corn malting and preparation of malt extract using exogenous and endogenous amylases. ASEAN Journal on Science & Technology for Development. 15(2): 27 – 36.
  • Arasaratnam, V., Mylvaganam, K. and Balasubramaniam, K. (1998). Corn malt extract for alcoholic and non–alcoholic beverages. Journal of Food Science and Technology. 35(5): 425-427.
  • Navaratnam, P., Arasaratnam, V. and Balasubramaniam, K (1998). Channeling of glucose by methanol for citric acid production form Aspergillus niger. World Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology. 14(4): 559-563.
  • Arasaratnam, V., Sritharan, K., Nithiyanantharajah, N. and Balasubramaniam, K. (1998). Large-scale preparation of crystalline glucose from raw starch in corn flour. Starch. 50(6): 264-266.
  • Balakumar, S., Arasaratnam, V. and Balasubramaniam, K. (1998). Improved performance of Amberlite IRA– 904 immobilized glucoamylase. Starch. 50(2-3): 93 – 95.
  • Arasaratnam, V., Thayananthan, K. and Balasubramaniam, K. (1998). Sugar syrup (DE 50-70) from corn flour. Starch. 50 (2-3): 95 – 98.
  • Arasaratnam, V. and Balasubramaniam, K. (1998). The use of monochloro acetic acid for improved ethanol production by immobilized Saccharomyces cerevisiae. World Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology. 14(1): 107-111.
  • Arasaratnam, V., Mylvaganam, K. and Balasubramaniam, K. (1997). Paddy husk support and rice bran for the production of glucoamylase by Aspergillus niger. International Journal of Food Science and Technology. 32(4): 299-304.
  • Arasaratnam, V. and Balasubramaniam, K. (1997). Biotechnology of starch and sucrose (Palmyrah) based products. IPICS 1970. Results, Lessons learned and Prospects for development of sustainable research environment in developing countries. Proceedings of the meeting held at Termas El Corazon, Chile, and Oct.19-23. 128-138.
  • Balasubramaniam, K. and Arasaratnam, V. (1997). Novel technology for bioprocessing of starch in rice and corn. International Symposium on Corn Deep Processing, Chang Chun, China. Pp 266-271.
  • Arasaratnam, V., Senthuran, A. and Balasubramaniam, K. (1996). Supplementation of whey with glucose and different nitrogen sources for lactic acid production by Lactobacillus delbrueckii. Enzyme Microbial Technology. 19: 482-486.
  • Navaratnam, P., Arasaratnam, V., Mahendran, S. and Balasubramaniam, K. (1996). Formulation of medium and recycling of biomass for glucoamylase production by Botryodiplodia theobromae. Process Biochemistry. 31(1): 77-80.
  • Murugapoopathy, T., Varavinit, S., Arasaratnam, V. and Balasubramaniam, K. (1995). Studies on amylosis of different rice products during liquefaction process using thermostable α-amylase. ASEAN Journal on Science & Technology for Development. 12(1): 43-57.
  • Arasaratnam, V., Balasubramaniam, K., Rajendra, S. and Ragavan, S. (1995). Biochemical changes in beedi smokers. Journal of the National Science Council, Sri Lanka. 23(3): 91-96.
  • Arasaratnam, V. and Balasubramaniam, K. (1995). Thermal stabilization of immobilized α-amylase by coupling with proline. Process Biochemistry. 30 (4): 299-303.
  • Arasaratnam, V., Sritharan, K. and Balasubramaniam, K. (1995). Two-steps procedure for the purification of corn flour hydorlysate. Starch. 47(5): 182 –184.
  • Balasubramaniam, K., Arasaratnam,V., Somasundram,N. P. and Mahesparan, R. (1995) Abnormalities in lipid metabolism with heroin addicts. Jaffna Medical Journal 25(1): 21-25
  • Arasaratnam, V., Murugapoopathy, T. and Balasubramaniam, K. (1994). Effect of pH on preparation and performance of physically immobilized amyloglucosidase on DEAE– cellulose. Starch. 46(4): 146-149.
  • Arasaratnam, V. (1994). Nutrients along with calcium in glucose feed enhance the life of alginate entrapped yeast cells. Process Biochemistry. 29: 253-256.
  • Balasubramaniam, K., Arasaratnam, V., Nadarajah, S., Chelliah, M. S. Lakshman, P. and Arulampalam, P. K. (1994). Biochemical changes in heroin addicts. Journal of National Science Council, Sri Lanka. 22(1): 1-5
  • Arasaratnam, V. and Balasubramaniam, K. (1993). Synergistic action of α- amylase and glucoamylase on raw corn. Starch. 45(6): 231-233.
  • Arasaratnam, V. and Balasubramaniam, K. (1993). Hydrolysis of macromolecules in corn flour and their filterability. Journal of Science Society, Thailand. 19(1): 37-45.
  • Arasaratnam, V. and Balasubramaniam, K. (1992). Synergistic action of alpha amylase and glucoamylase on raw starch. Journal of Microbial Biotechnology. 7(1): 37-46.
  • Balasubramaniam, K., Arasaratnam, V., Nageswaran, A., Anushiyanthan, S. and Mugunthan, N. (1992). Studies on the effect of Gymnema sylvestre on diabetics. Journal of the National Science Council, Sri Lanka. 20(1): 81-89.
  • Balasubramaniam, K., Arasaratnam, V., Seevaratnam, S. and Pasupathy, N. (1989). Blood glucose level in response to carbohydrate meals with varying fiber content. Jaffna Medical Journal. 24: 19 – 22.
  • Balasubramaniam, K. and Arasaratnam, V. (1989). Kinetic studies on soluble and immobilized alpha amylase and glucoamylase. Journal of the National Science Council, Sri Lanka. 17(1): 91 – 97.
  • Larsson, M., Arasaratnam, V. and Mattiasson, B. (1989). Integration of bioconversion and down – stream processing: Starch hydrolysis in aqueous two-phase system. Biotechnology and Bioengineering. 33: 758 – 766.
  • Larsson, M., Arasaratnam, V. and Mattiasson, B. (1988). Effect of poly (ethylene glycol) on Saccharomyces cerevisiae with respect to growth and ethanol production. Journal of Microbial Biotechnology. 3(2): 22 – 29.
  • Balasubramaniam, K., Arasaratnam, V., Seevaratnam, S., Thirumagal, K. and Nageswaran, A. (1988). Hypoglycemic effect of Gymnema sylvestre on diabetic patients. Jaffna Medical Journal. 23:49 – 53.
  • Arasaratnam, V. and Balasubramaniam, K. (1987). Immobilization of a-amylase and glucoamylase to Sepharose-4B. Journal of the National Science Council, Sri Lanka. 15(2): 217 – 226

Abstracts

  • Yoganathan, T., Arasaratnam, V., Hettiarachchi, M. and Liyanage, C. (2014).Study on knowledge and practice among pregnant mothers on iodized salt and iodine deficiency disorders in Jaffna District, Sri Lanka. ‘Sustainable Development through innovations’. 3rdInternational Conference.4 and 5th December 2014, Eastern University, Sri Lanka. Pp. 4.
  • Tilageswary, K., Ramaiyah, S. and Vasanthy, A. (2014). Totalmphenolic content in aqueous extracts of Terminaliachebula stored at different temperatures. ‘Sustainable Development through innovations’. 3rdInternational Conference.4 and 5th December 2014, Eastern University, Sri Lanka. Pp. 9.
  • Kandeepan, K., Balakumar, S. and Arasaratnam, V. (2014). Dietary iron intake and iron deficiency anaemia: A cross sectional study of children aged one to five years in Jaffna District. Sustainable Development through equitable sharing’ Peroceedings, Wayamba International Conference (WinC), Wayamba University of Sri Lanka, Kuliyapittya, Sri Lanka, 29th – 30th August, 2014. pp. 200.
  • Sivarathy, A., Balakumar, S. and Arasaratnam, V. (2014). Impact of food habits on blood glucose and lipid profile. Sustainable Development through equitable sharing’ Peroceedings, Wayamba International Conference (WinC), Wayamba University of Sri Lanka, Kuliyapittya, Sri Lanka, 29th – 30th August, 2014. pp. 181.
  • Yoganathan, T., Arasaratnam, V., Hettiarachchi, M. and Liyanage, C. (2014). Effect of maternal lipid levels on newborn birth weight in Jaffna. Sustainable Development through equitable sharing’ Peroceedings, Wayamba International Conference (WinC), Wayamba University of Sri Lanka, Kuliyapittya, Sri Lanka, 29th – 30th August, 2014. pp. 241.
  • Kumutharanjan, T., Sivaganesan, R. and Arasaratnam, V. (2014). Antioxidant activity of ingredients of ‘MathumehaChooranam’ used in ‘Mathumeham’ (Diabetes mellitus). Expanding Developmental Horizons through Education, Research Innovation.International Research Conference.21 and 22nd August 2014, General Sir John Kotelawala Defense University. Pp. 63.
  • Yoganathan, T., Arasaratnam, V., Hettiarachchi, M. and Liyanage, C. (2014).Study on blood pressure, serum lipid profile and their relationship with the body mass index of pregnant mothers in Jaffna District. ’National Development through Research and Innovation’, Higher Education for the Twenty First Century (HETC) Symposium, HETC Project, Ministry of Higher Education, Sri Lanka. pp. 81.
  • Yoganathan, T., Arasaratnam, V., Hettiarachchi, M. and Liyanage, C. (2014). Knowledge and attitude regarding iodized salt and iodine deficiency disorders among pregnant mothers from Jaffna District in Sri Lanka. 30th June -4th July, 2014, 30th International Conference of the Society for Environmental Geochemistry and Health, SEGH2014, Northumbria University, Newcastle: 11.
  • Yoganathan, T., Arasaratnam, V., Hettiarachchi, M. and Liyanage, C. (2014). Effect of serum Albumin and protein of pregnant mothers on weight of mother – newborn pair. RCOG World Congress, 2014, Hyderabad, India, 28-30th March, 2014. (Poster).
  • Mahilrajan, S., Balakumar, S. and Arasaratnam, V. (2014). Kinetic Properties of the purified xylanse from Bacillus pumilus. Proceedings of the Peradeniya University International Research Sessions. 18: 537.
  • Sivarathy, A., Balakumar, S. and Arasaratnam, V. (2014). Lipid profile among adults in Jaffna District. Proceedings of the Peradeniya University International Research Sessions. 18: 366.
  • Sarubi, S., Balakumar, S. and Arasaratnam, V. (2014). Study on the destitution of body mass index, waist circumference with the association of non-communicable diseases among the nursing officers working at teaching hospital, Jaffna. Proceedings of the Peradeniya University International Research Sessions. 18: 260.
  • Sivarathy, A., Balakumar, S. and Arasaratnam, V. (2014). Prevalence and Risk Factors of Diabetes Mellitus in Jaffna District. Epidemiology /Genetics Posters (1495-P). Diabetes, A Journal of the American Diabetes Association. 74th Scientific Sessions. San Francisco. June 13-17, 2014. Volumes 62 Supplement 1. pp.A390.
  • Kandeepan, K., Balakumar, S. and Arasaratnam, V. (2014). Prevalence of moderate malnutrition in children of Jaffna District, Sri Lanka. International Symposium on Understanding Moderate Malnutrition in Children for Effective Interventions. 26 – 29th May 2014, IAEA, Vienna. Pp43.
  • Yoganathan, T. and Arasaratnam, V. (2014). Effect of gestational age and educational levels of pregnant mothers on anthropometry of new born from selected medical officers of health divisions of Jaffna district.Proceedings of the 21st Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association. 21(1): 43.
  • Kandeepan, K., Balakumar, S. and Arasaratnam, V. (2014). Serum albumin status: their usage in the assessment of malnutrition in children of Jaffna district. Proceedings of the 21st Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association. 21(1): 42.
  • Vithuran, S., Sivarathy, A., Balakumar, S., Arasaratnam, V. and Nithiyanantharajah, K. (2014). Relationship between anthropometric indicators and fasting blood glucose among bang officers in Jaffna Municipality area. Proceedings of the 21st Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association. 21(1): 41.
  • Balakumar, S. and Arasaratnam, V. (2014). Risk of hypertension among adults in Jaffna District. Proceedings of the 21st Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association. 21(1): 40.
  • Sarubi, S., Balakumar, S. and Arasaratnam, V. (2014). Study on the relationship between obesity and overweight and the duty pattern among the nursing officers working at teaching hospital, Jaffna. Proceedings of the 21st Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association. 21(1): 35-36.
  • Yoganathan, T., Arasaratnam, V., Hettiarachchi, M. and Liyanagae, C. (2014). Effect of selected maternal parameters on anthropometry of newborn from selected Medical Officers of Health Divisions of Jaffna District in Si Lanka. Proceedings of the International Conference on Food, Biological and Medical Science (FBMS-2014), January 28-29, 2014, Bangkok, Thailand. pp. 139
  • Yoganathan, T., Arasaratnam, V., Hettiarachchi, M. and Liyanagae, C. (2014). Association between the anthropometry of mother and newborn from selected Medical Officers of Health Divisions of Jaffna District. Proceedings of the 1st International Science & Technology Conference, January 22-23, 2014, RISTCON 2014, Faculty of Science, University of Ruhuna, Matara, Sri Lanka. pp.59
  • Kandeepan, K., Balakumar, S. and Arasaratnam, V. (2014). Risk factors of under nutrition among the children in Jaffna district, Sri Lanka. Nutrition Society of Sri Lanka, Annual Scientific Sessions, Colombo. January 25th & 26th 2014. pp. 17
  • Sivarathy, A., Balakumar, S. and Arasaratnam, V. (2014). Risk of obesity among adults in Jaffna District. Nutrition Society of Sri Lanka, Annual Scientific Sessions, Colombo. January 25th & 26th 2014. pp.28
  • Tishanthan, P., Abalaayan, S., Shivaganesh, S. and Arasaratnam, V. (2013). Relationship between the academic performances and selected socio economic factors of female medical students at Faculty of Medicine. International Conference of The Association of Southeast Asia Institutions of Higher Learning (ASAIHL), and University Grants Commission in Collaboration with University of Kelaniya and University of Colombo, Sri Lanka, from 5th to 7th December, 2013. pp.31
  • Kandeepan, K., Balakumar, S. and Arasaratnam, V. (2013). Prevalence and risk factors for stunting among the children in Jaffna district, Sri Lanka. 13th Scientific Meeting of Commonwealth Association of Paediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition: Changing Pattern of Paediatric Gastrointestinal Diseases, December 6th & 7th 2013. pp. 32.
  • Kandeepan, K., Balakumar, S. and Arasaratnam, V. (2013). Household food insecurity of children among 12-59 months of age in Jaffna District.Proceedings of the 69th Annual Sessions of Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science, Sri Lanka. Part I. pp. 7.
  • Sivarathy, A., Balakumar, S. and Arasaratnam, V. (2013). Metabolic syndrome among adults in Northern Sri Lanka: Prevalence and associated risk factors. Proceedings of the 69th Annual Sessions of Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science, Sri Lanka. Part I. pp. 8.
  • Sasrubi, S., Balakumar, S. and Arasaratnam, V. (2013). Prevalence of obesity / overweight with the association of gender, age group and marital status among the nursing officers working at teaching hospital Jaffna. Proceedings of the 69th Annual Sessions of Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science, Sri Lanka. Part I. pp. 207.
  • Abarna, J., Sivarathy, A., Balakumar, S., Arasaratnam, V. and Surenthirakumaran, R. (2013). Metabolic syndrome among bank officers in Jaffna Municipality area. Proceedings of the Jaffna Medical Association, Annual Scientific Sessions, from 25th to 29th September, 2013. pp.20.
  • Sasrubi, S., Balakumar, S. and Arasaratnam, V. (2013). Study on obesity and overweight and the working environment among the Nursing Officers working at Teaching Hospital, Jaffna. Proceedings of the Jaffna Medical Association, Annual Scientific Sessions, from 25th to 29th September, 2013. pp.21
  • Yathukulan, S., Kandeepan, K., Balakumar, S. and Arasaratnam, V. (2013). Nutritional status of adolescent students in Thenmaradchi Zonal Schools, Jaffna. Proceedings of the Jaffna Medical Association, Annual Scientific Sessions, from 25th to 29th September, 2013. pp.24
  • Tishanthan, P., Abalaayan, S., Shivaganesh, S. and Arasaratnam, V. (2013). Relationship between the performance in common examinations at school level and 1st examination for Medical Degrees at Faculty o f Medicine, University of Jaffna.Proceedings of the Jaffna Medical Association, Annual Scientific Sessions, from 25th to 29th September, 2013. pp.27
  • Sivarathy, A., Balakumar, S., Arasaratnam, V. and Sivansuthan, S. (2013). Diabetes mellitus in Jaffna District.Proceedings of the Jaffna Medical Association, Annual Scientific Sessions, from 25th to 29th September, 2013. pp.29
  • Kandeepan, K., Surenthirakumaran, R., Balakumar, S. and Arasaratnam, V. (2013). Urinary iodine status and prevalence of goiter among children in Jaffna, Sri Lanka. Proceedings of the Jaffna Medical Association, Annual Scientific Sessions, from 25th to 29th September, 2013. pp.42
  • Kandeepan, K., Balakumar, S. and Arasaratnam, V. (2013). Prevalence and factors associated with anaemia among children aged 12-59 months in Jaffna District. The Proceedings of the 126th Anniversary Scientific Medical congress of the Sri Lanka Medical Association, 0-13th July 2013, pp. 117-118
  • Vinthuja, S., Arasaratnam, V. and Balakumar, S. (2013). Resistant starch content of commonly used legumes in Jaffna. Proceedings of the 20th Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association. 20(1):6
  • Karthika, K., Arasaratnam, V. and Balakumar, S. (2013). Antioxidant and total phenol contents of selected species used in Jaffna Peninsula. Proceedings of the 20th Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association. 20(1):7
  • Herath, M. A. P. B., Sasanke, K.B. T. B., Kandeepan, K., Balakumar, S. and Arasaratnam, V. (2013). A preliminary study on the cardiovascular disease risk among overweight and obese adolescents attending national schools in Jaffna zonal division. Proceedings of the 20th Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association. 20(1):16
  • De Silva, M. P., Wijesooriya, W. M. E. T., Kandeepan, K., Balakumar, S. and Arasaratnam, V. (2013). A preliminary study on the prevalence of obesity and assessment of insulin resistance in overweight and obese adolescents. Proceedings of the 20th Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association. 20(1):17
  • Kandeepan, K., Surendrakumaran, R., Balakumar, S. and Arasaratnam, V. (2013). Nutritional sequelae and associated factors in children who were the low birth weight infants in Jaffna District. Proceedings of the 20th Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association. 20(1):22
  • Sivarathy, A., Balakumar, S. and Arasaratnam, V. (2013). Relationship between anthropometric indicators and blood pressure levels among adults in Jaffna District. Proceedings of the 20th Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association. 20(1):23
  • Yoganathan, T. and Arasaratnam, V. (2013). Determination of the incidence of congenital hypothyroidism in Jaffna MOH area. Proceedings of the 20th Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association. 20(1):24
  • Kandeepan, K., Balakumar, S. and Arasaratnam, V. (2013). Association of breast feeding and nutritional status of children aged one to five years in Jaffna District. Abstracts of the Annual Scientific Sessions of Nutritional Society of Sri Lanka. pp.17
  • Mahilrajan, S., Balakumar, S. and Arasaratnam, V. (2012). Improving the stability of xylanase produced by Bacillus pumilus with additives. Proceedings of the 24th Annual Congress of the Postgraduate Institute of Agriculture, Sri Lanka. November 15-16. pp. 116
  • Kandeepan, K., Surenthirakumaran, R., Balakumar, S. and Arasaratnam, V. (2012). Prevalence and socio-demographic factors of malnutrition among children aged 1 to 5 years in Jaffna District. Proceedings of the abstract of Jaffna Medical Association Annual Scientific Sessions 2012. Jaffna Public Library Auditorium, Jaffna. Pp.36-37
  • Sivarathy, A., Balakumar, S. and Arasaratnam, V. (2012). Impact of obesity on glucose and lipid profile among adults in Jaffna District. Proceedings of the Abstract of Jaffna Medical Association Annual Scientific Sessions 2012. Jaffna Public Library Auditorium, Jaffna. Pp.36-37.
  • Amarasinghe, S., Balakumar, S. and Arasaratnam, V. (2012). Preliminary study on prevalence of diabetes melliyus and metabolic syndrome among adults aged above 20 years in Point Pedro and Karaveddy Medical Officer of Health areas during year 2011. In: ‘Capacity building in the post-war context’. Proceedings of the abstract of Jaffna University International Research Conference-2012 (JUICE-2012). Eds. Nimalathasan, B., Ramanan, A. and Thabotharan, K. Harikanan (Pvt.) Ltd., Jaffna, Sri Lanka, pp. 91.
  • Benedict, P. B., Balakumar, S. and Arasaratnam, V. (2012). Socio-demographic correlates of anaemia among G.C.E. (A/L) students in Jaffna Zonal schools. In: ‘Capacity building in the post-war context’. Proceedings of the abstract of Jaffna University International Research Conference-2012 (JUICE-2012). Eds. Nimalathasan, B., Ramanan, A. and Thabotharan, K. Harikanan (Pvt.) Ltd., Jaffna, Sri Lanka, pp. 95.
  • Kandeepan, K., Balakumar, S. and Arasaratnam, V. (2012). Pattern of breast feeding practices among children aged one to five years in Jaffna district. In: ‘Capacity building in the post-war context’. Proceedings of the abstract of Jaffna University International Research Conference-2012 (JUICE-2012). Eds. Nimalathasan, B., Ramanan, A. and Thabotharan, K. Harikanan (Pvt.) Ltd., Jaffna, Sri Lanka, pp. 98.
  • Thireeswaran, R., Sooriyakumar, T. and Arasaratnam, V. (2012). Comparison of the automated full blood count results with manual method. In: ‘Capacity building in the post-war context’. Proceedings of the abstract of Jaffna University International Research Conference-2012 (JUICE-2012). Eds. Nimalathasan, B., Ramanan, A. and Thabotharan, K. Harikanan (Pvt.) Ltd., Jaffna, Sri Lanka, pp. 107.
  • Vinithiran, V., Amarasinghe, S., Balakumar, S. and Arasaratnam, V. (2012). Prevalence and associated factors of prediabetes and diabetes mellitus in a population living in Kopay D.S. division of Jaffna District, Sri Lanka. In: ‘Capacity building in the post-war context’. Proceedings of the abstract of Jaffna University International Research Conference-2012 (JUICE-2012). Eds. Nimalathasan, B., Ramanan, A. and Thabotharan, K. Harikanan (Pvt.) Ltd., Jaffna, Sri Lanka, pp. 107.
  • Sasikaran, S., Kirubahary, S., Balakumar, S. and Arasaratnam, V. (2012). Microbial analysis of bottled drinking water available in Jaffna Peninsula. In: ‘Capacity building in the post-war context’. Proceedings of the abstract of Jaffna University International Research Conference-2012 (JUICE-2012). Eds. Nimalathasan, B., Ramanan, A. and Thabotharan, K. Harikanan (Pvt.) Ltd., Jaffna, Sri Lanka, pp. 198.
  • Mahilrajan, S., Balakumar, S. and Arasaratnam, V. (2012). Isolation and identification of xylanase producing bacterial strains and kinetic properties of xylanase produced. In: ‘Capacity building in the post-war context’. Proceedings of the abstract of Jaffna University International Research Conference-2012 (JUICE-2012). Eds. Nimalathasan, B., Ramanan, A. and Thabotharan, K. Harikanan (Pvt.) Ltd., Jaffna, Sri Lanka, pp. 201.
  • Pirasath, S., Balakumar, S. and Arasaratnam, V. (2012). Effect of banana on Glycaemic Index. In: Bioactive compounds and functional foods in health and disease. 10thInternational Conference. Volume 10. Eds. Martirosyan, D. M., Pasinetti, G. and Marotta, F. pp -198-199.
  • Mahendirarajah, D., Nithiyanantharajah, K., Balakumar, S. and Arasaratnam, V. (2012). Selection of starch hydrolysing enzymes by the fungal strains isolated from contaminated raw and dried palmyrah tubers (Odiyal). Proceedings of the 19th Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association. 19(1): pp 22.
  • Sasikaran, S., Sritharan, K., Balakumar, S. and Arasaratnam, V. (2012). Physico-Chemical analysis of bottled water available in Jaffna Penninsula. Proceedings of the 19th Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association. 19(1): pp 23.
  • Anpalagan, V.C., Balakumar, S. and Arasaratnam, V. (2012). Optimization of culture conditions to yield high alkaline protease titre. Proceedings of the 19th Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association. 19(1): pp 33.
  • Anpalagan, V.C., Balakumar, S. and Arasaratnam, V. (2012). Characterization of thermostable alkaline protease producing bacterial strain. Proceedings of the 19th Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association. 19(1): pp 34.
  • Suntharalingam, G., Sutharsan, M., Kandeepan, K., Balakumar, S. and Arasaratnam, V. (2012). Nutritional status of vegetarian adolescents aged 16-19 years from national and provisional schools in Jaffna Zonal Division of Education. Proceedings of the 19th Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association. 19(1): pp 35.
  • Kandeepan, K., Balakumar, S. and Arasaratnam, V. (2012). Nutritional status of children aged 1-5 years in Chavakachcheri Medical Officer of Health (MOH) area. Proceedings of the 19th Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association. 19(1): pp 36.
  • Shanmugaratnam, L., Thayaananthan, K., Kandeepan, K., Balakumar, S. and Arasaratnam, V. (2012). Trends in intake of fruits and vegetables by G.C.E. (A/L) students in Jaffna Zonal schools. Proceedings of the 19th Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association. 19(1): pp 37.
  • Mugunthan, T., Nitharshan, T., Sritharan, K., Nithiyanantharajah, K., Kandeepan, K., Balakumar, S. and Arasaratnam, V. (2012). Alteration of selected biochemical parameters in thin adolescents in G.C.E. (A/L) students of National and Provincial schools in Jaffna Educational Zone. Proceedings of the 19th Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association. 19(1): pp 38.
  • Bright, B. P., Balakumar, S., Kandeepan, K., Arasaratnam, V., Kumanan, T. and Sutharsan, M. (2012). Impact of socio-economic and socio-demographic factors on the nutritional status among G.C.E. (A/L) students in Jaffna Zonal Schools. Proceedings of the 19th Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association. 19(1): pp 39.
  • Sahithya, R., Kandeepan, K., Balakumar, S., Arasaratnam, V. and Kumanan, T. (2012). Prevalence of anaemia among the G. C. E. (A/L) students of National and Provincial Schools in Jaffna Educational Zone. Proceedings of the 19th Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association. 19(1): pp 40.
  • Sanfar, A. N. M., Nithiyanantharajah, N., Sivarathy, A., Balakumar, S. and Arasaratnam, V. (2012). Proximate composition of nutrients in dishes commonly served by the canteen at Faculty of Medicine, University of Jaffna. Proceedings of the 19th Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association. 19(1): pp 42.
  • Siddiqa, M., Sutharsan, M., Kandeepan, K., Balakumar, S. and Arasaratnam, V. (2012). Evaluation of the nutritional status of female students aged 16-19 years in the Jafna Zonal schools. Proceedings of the 19th Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association. 19(1): pp 43.
  • Thiluxie, S., Thayaananthan, K., Balakumar, S. and Arasaratnam, V. (2012). Influence of smoking and alcoholism on predictors of metabolic syndrome. Proceedings of the 19th Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association. 19(1): pp 45.
  • Vinitharan, V., Balakumar, S., Arasaratnam, V. and Muhunthan, K. (2012). A comparison of the prevalence of the metabolic syndrome using three proposed definitions. Proceedings of the 19th Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association. 19(1): pp 46.
  • Vinitharan, V., Balakumar, S., Sivarathy A., Arasaratnam, V. and Muhunthan, K. (2012). Prevalence of metabolic syndrome among adults aged 20 to 69 years in Kopay Divisional Secretariat Division. Proceedings of the 19th Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association. 19(1): pp 47.
  • Pirasath, S., Balakumar, S. and Arasaratnam, V. (2012). Effect of banana on Glycaemic Index. In: Bioactive compounds and functional foods in health and disease. 10thInternational Conference. Volume 10. Eds. Martirosyan, D. M., Pasinetti, G. and Marotta, F. pp -198-199.
  • Kandeepan, K., Balakumar, S. And Arasaratnam, V. (2011). Prevalence of malnutrition among children aged 1 to 5 years in Point Pedro in Jaffna District. Proceedings of the Scientific Sessions of the Nutrition Society of Sri Lanka 2011. Medical Research Institute, Colombo. 22nd January, 2011. pp. 10.
  • Kandeepan, K., Balakumar, S. and Arasaratnam, V. (2010). A study on malnutrition and associated factors among children aged 1 to 5 years in Jafffna district. Anchor Institute Research Review, 2010. Fonterra Brands Lanka (pvt) Ltd, Colombo
  • Mahendirarajah, D., Nithiyanantharajah, K., Balakumar, S. and Arasaratnam, V. (2012). Selection of starch hydrolysing enzymes by the fungal strains isolated from contaminated raw and dried palmyrah tubers (Odiyal). Proceedings of the 19th Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association.19(1): pp22
  • Sasikaran, S., Sritharan, K., Balakumar, S. and Arasaratnam, V. (2012). Physico-Chemical analysis of bottled water available in Jaffna Penninsula. Proceedings of the 19th Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association.19(1): pp23.
  • Anpalagan, V.C., Balakumar, S. and Arasaratnam, V. (2012). Optimization of culture conditions to yield high alkaline protease titre. Proceedings of the 19th Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association.19(1): pp33.
  • Anpalagan, V.C., Balakumar, S. and Arasaratnam, V. (2012). Characterization of thermostable alkaline protease producing bacterial strain. Proceedings of the 19th Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association.19(1): pp34.
  • Suntharalingam, G., Sutharsan, M., Kandeepan, K., Balakumar, S. and Arasaratnam, V. (2012). Nutritional status of vegetarian adolescents aged 16-19 years from national and provisional schools in Jaffna Zonal Division of Education. Proceedings of the 19th Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association.19(1): pp35.
  • Kandeepan, K., Balakumar, S. and Arasaratnam, V. (2012). Nutritional status of children aged 1-5 years in Chavakachcheri Medical Officer of Health (MOH) area. Proceedings of the 19th Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association.19(1): pp36.
  • Shanmugaratnam, L., Thayaananthan, K., Kandeepan, K., Balakumar, S. and Arasaratnam, V. (2012). Trends in intake of fruits and vegetables by G.C.E. (A/L) students in Jaffna Zonal schools. Proceedings of the 19th Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association.19(1): pp37.
  • Mugunthan, T., Nitharshan, T., Sritharan, K., Nithiyanantharajah, K., Kandeepan, K., Balakumar, S. and Arasaratnam, V. (2012). Alteration of selected biochemical parameters in thin adolescents in G.C.E. (A/L) students of National and Provincial schools in Jaffna Educational Zone. Proceedings of the 19th Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association.19(1): pp38.
  • Bright, B. P., Balakumar, S., Kandeepan, K., Arasaratnam, V., Kumanan, T. and Sutharsan, M. (2012). Impact of socio-economic and socio-demographic factors on the nutritional status among G.C.E. (A/L) students in Jaffna Zonal Schools. Proceedings of the 19th Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association.19(1): pp39.
  • Sahithya, R., Kandeepan, K., Balakumar, S., Arasaratnam, V. and Kumanan, T. (2012). Prevalence of anaemia among the G. C. E. (A/L) students of National and Provincial Schools in Jaffna Educational Zone. Proceedings of the 19th Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association.19(1): pp40.
  • Sanfar, A. N. M., Nithiyanantharajah, N., Sivarathy, A., Balakumar, S. and Arasaratnam, V. (2012). Proximate composition of nutrients in dishes commonly served by the canteen at Faculty of Medicine, University of Jaffna. Proceedings of the 19th Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association.19(1): pp42.
  • Siddiqa, M., Sutharsan, M., Kandeepan, K., Balakumar, S. and Arasaratnam, V. (2012). Evaluation of the nutritional status of female students aged 16-19 years in the JafnaZonal schools. Proceedings of the 19th Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association.19(1): pp43.
  • Thiluxie, S., Thayaananthan, K., Balakumar, S. and Arasaratnam, V. (2012). Influence of smoking and alcoholism on predictors of metabolic syndrome. Proceedings of the 19th Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association.19(1): pp45.
  • Vinitharan, V., Balakumar, S., Arasaratnam, V. and Muhunthan, K. (2012). A comparison of the prevalence of the metabolic syndrome using three proposed definitions. Proceedings of the 19th Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association.19(1): pp46.
  • Pirasath, S., Balakumar, S., Thayaananthan, K. and Arasaratnam, V. (2011). Do traditional foods help to decrease glycaemic Index? TRANSFORMING HEALTH CARE Forum of British Medical Journal Group, Evidence Based Medicine Centre, British Medical Association & University of Oxford-25th and 26th October 2011.
  • Pirasath, S., Balakumar, S., Thayaananthan, K. and Arasaratnam, V. (2011). Glycaemic Index is altered with mixed meals. Proceedings of the Annual Scientific Academic Sessions of Jaffna Lanka Medical Association. pp -18.
  • Pirasath, S., Balakumar, S., Thayaananthan, K. and Arasaratnam, V. (2011). Soluble fiber rich diets decrease the glycemic indices. Public Health Forum, Proceedings of the 15th Annual Sessions of College of Community Physicians of Sri Lanka. pp24.
  • Pirasath, S., Balakumar, S., Thayaananthan, K. and Arasaratnam, V. (2011). Glycaemic Index values of locally available foods in Jaffna. Proceedings of the 124th Annual Scientific Sessions of Sri Lanka Medical Association. pp -36.
  • Pirasath, S., Balakumar, S. and Arasaratnam, V. (2011). Do traditional foods help to decrease the glycaemic index? Proceedings of the 39th Annual Scientific Sessions of Batticaloa Medical Association. pp 32-33.
  • Pirasath, S., Thayaananthan, K., Balakumar, S. and Arasaratnam, V. (2011). Glycaemic indices of selected food items from Jaffna. Proceedings of the 44th Annual Scientific Sessions of Ceylon College of Physicians. pp 61-62.
  • Pirasath, S., Thayaananthan, K., Balakumar, S. and Arasaratnam, V. (2011). Soluble fiber rich diets decrease the glycaemic indices. Public Health Forum, Proceedings of the 15th Annual Scientific Sessions of College of Community Physicians of Sri Lanka. pp 24.
  • Vaseekaran, S., Balakumar, S. and Arasaratnam, V. (2011). Optimization of medium for better α-amylase production. Proceedings of the 18th Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association. 18(1): pp 11.
  • Vaseekaran, S., Balakumar, S. and Arasaratnam, V. (2011). Effect of replacement of analar grade salts with locally available substances on Alfa-amylase production. Proceedings of the 18th Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association. 18(1): pp 12.
  • Vaseekaran, S., Balakumar, S. and Arasaratnam, V. (2011). Optimization of inoculum for α-amylase production by locally isolated Bacillus licheniformis. Proceedings of the 18th Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association. 18(1): pp 13.
  • Jesuthasan, S., Balakumar, S. and Arasaratnam, V. (2011). Improvement of xylanase production by Bacillus pumilus under submerged fermentation. Proceedings of the 18th Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association. 18(1): pp 14.
  • Jesuthasan, S., Balakumar, S. and Arasaratnam, V. (2011). Purification and characterization of the xylanase from Bacillus pumilus. Proceedings of the 18th Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association. 18(1): pp 16.
  • Jesuthasan, S., Balakumar, S. and Arasaratnam, V. (2011). Improvement of xylanase production by Bacillus pumilus under submerged fermentation. Proceedings of the 18th Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association. 18(1): pp 14.
  • Kandeepan, K., Balakumar, S. And Arasaratnam, V. (2011). Prevalence of malnutrition among children aged 1 to 5 years in Point Pedro in Jaffna District. Proceedings of the Scientific Sessions of the Nutrition Society of Sri Lanka 2011. Medical Research Institute, Colombo. 22nd January, 2011. pp. 10.
  • Vaseekaran, S., Balakumar, S. and Arasaratnam, V. (2010). Optimization of culture conditions for α-amylase production by Bacillus licheniformis. Proceedings of the Abstracts of Annual Research Conference (ARC-2010) of the University of Jaffna. 15th November, 2010. Ed. B. Nimalathasan, University of Jaffna, Jaffna. pp 24.
  • Jesuthasan, S., Balakumar, S. and Arasaratnam, V. (2010). Investigation on the factors affecting the activity of xylanase from Bacillus pmilus. Proceedings of the Abstracts of Annual Research Conference (ARC-2010) of the University of Jaffna. 15th November, 2010. Ed. B. Nimalathasan, University of Jaffna, Jaffna. pp 51.
  • Vijayaratnam, J., Nithiyanantharajah, K., Vasantharuba, S., Balakumar, S. and Arasaratnam, V. (2010). Preliminary studies to increase the ethanol content in wine from grapes available in Jaffna Peninsula. Proceedings of the 17th Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association. 17(1): pp 13.
  • Vijayaratnam, J., Nithiyanantharajah, K., Vasantharuba, S., Balakumar, S. and Arasaratnam, V. (2010). Supplementation of nitrogen sources to grapes extract to improve ethanol production. Proceedings of the 17th Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association. 17(1): pp 14.
  • Vijayaratnam, J., Nithiyanantharajah, K., Vasantharuba, S., Balakumar, S. and Arasaratnam, V. (2010). Increasing the ethanol content of wine by fed-batch process. Proceedings of the 17th Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association. 17(1): pp 15.
  • Vinayagamoorthy, V., Thayananthan, K., Vasantharuba, S., Balakumar, S. and Arasaratnam, V. (2010). Nutrient content of palmyrah root tuber preparations from different areas of Jaffna Peninsula. Proceedings of the 17th Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association. 17(1): pp 16.
  • Vinayagamoorthy, V., Thayaananthan, K., Vasantharuba, S., Balakumar, S. and Arasaratnam, V. (2010). Antimicrobial effect of Palmyrah root tuber from different areas of Jaffna Peninsula. Proceedings of the 17th Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association. 17(1): pp 17.
  • Vinayagamoorthy, V., Thayaananthan, K., Vasantharuba, S., Balakumar, S. and Arasaratnam, V. (2010). Hydrolysis of starch in palmyrah root tuber preparations. Proceedings of the 17th Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association. 17(1): pp 18.
  • Ponnampalam, B., Sritharan, K., Vasantharuba, S., Balakumar, S. and Arasaratnam, V. (2010). Analysis of the constituent of ice creams sold in Jaffna Municipality area. Proceedings of the 17th Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association. 17(1): pp 19.
  • Ponnampalam, B., Sritharan, K., Vasantharuba, S., Balakumar, S. and Arasaratnam, V. (2010). Microbial analysis of ice creams sold in Jaffna Municipality area. Proceedings of the 17th Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association. 17(1): pp 20.
  • Vaseekaran, S., Balakumar, S. and Arasaratnam, V. (2010). Preliminary studies on the isolation and selection of bacterial strains to produce thermo-active α-amylase. Proceedings of the 17th Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association. 17(1): pp 22.
  • Anpalagan, V. C., Balakumar, S. and Arasaratnam, V. (2010). Isolation and selection of thermo-stable alkaline protease producing bacterial strains. Proceedings of the 17th Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association. 17(1): pp 23.
  • Jesuthasan, S., Balakumar, S. and Arasaratnam, V. (2010). Isolation and selection of thermo-stable alkaline xylanase producing bacteria from corn cob decaying soil. Proceedings of the 17th Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association. 17(1): pp 24.
  • Jesuthasan, S., Balakumar, S. and Arasaratnam, V. (2010). Kinetic studies of the alkaline thermostable xylanases from selected bacterial strain. Proceedings of the 17th Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association. 17(1): pp 25.
  • Vaseekaran, S., Balakumar, S. and Arasaratnam, V. (2010). Kinetic properties of the α-amylases produced by the locally isolated bacterial strains. Proceedings of the 17th Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association. 17(1): pp 26.
  • Anpalagan, V. C., Balakumar, S. and Arasaratnam, V. (2010). Identification of a best thermostable alkaline protease producing bacterial strain. Proceedings of the 17th Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association. 17(1): pp 27.
  • Vengadaramana, A., Balakumar, S. and Vasanthy Arasaratnam (2009). Single step purification of α-amylase produced by Bacillus licheniformis ATCC 6346 using DEAE-Sepharose. International Conference on Frontiers in Molecular Life Sciences. 16th – 18th September 2009, Colombo, Sri Lanka. Pp. 49.
  • Pirasath, S., Thayaananthan, K., Balakumar, S., Sivarajah, N. and Arasaratnam, V. (2009). Glycemic index is altered with combined food items. Proceedings of the 42nd Annual Academic sessions, Ceylon College of Physicians, 24th – 26th September, 2009, Ed. Gunatilake, S.B. and Wijesiriwardena, B. pp. 50.
  • Pirasath, S., Thayaananthan, K., Balakumar, S., Sivarajah, N. and Arasaratnam, V. (2009). Including curries to basic foods alter the glycemic indices. Proceedings of the Annual Scientific Sessions, Batticaloa Medical Association, 3rd – 5th July, 2009, pp. 27.
  • Kapilan, R. and Vasanthy Arasaratnam (2009). Kinetic studies of the purified xylanase from Bacillus pumilus. Proceedings of the 16th Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association. 16(1): pp 21.
  • Kapilan, R. and Vasanthy Arasaratnam (2009). Purification of alkaline xylanase produced by thermophilic Bacillus pumilus. Proceedings of the 16th Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association. 16(1): pp 22.
  • Pirasath, S., Thayaananthan, K., Balakumar, S., Sivarajah, N. and Arasaratnam, V. (2008). Including curries to basic foods alter the glycemic indices. Proceedings of the Annual Research Symposium, University of Colombo, October, 2008, Ed. Selvakumaran, N., Constantine, G. R., De Silva, D., Randeniya, P., Olupeliyawa, A. and Wijesinghe, M. pp. 64 – 65.
  • Birunthai Rajendran, Kirubahari Sritharan, Vasantharuba, S., Balakumar, S. and Vasanthy Arasaratnam (2008). Evaluation of the microbial and coliform contamination during dry and rainy seasons in water samples collected from some selected schools. Proceedings of the 15th Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association. 14: 38.
  • Birunthai Rajendran, Kirubahari Sritharan, Vasantharuba, S., Balakumar, S. and Vasanthy Arasaratnam (2008). Evaluation of the microbial and coliform contamination during dry and rainy seasons in water samples collected from some selected markets. Proceedings of the 15th Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association. 14: 39.
  • Birunthai Rajendran, Kirubahari Sritharan, Vasantharuba, S., Balakumar, S. and Vasanthy Arasaratnam (2008). Evaluation of the microbial and coliform contamination during dry and rainy seasons in water samples collected from some selected hospitals. Proceedings of the 15th Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association. 14: 40.
  • Subajini Veluppillai, Ketheeswary Nithiyanantharajah, Balakumar, S. and Vasanthy Arasaratnam (2008). Improving the malting of a local variety of rice (Mottaikkaruppan) and analysis of biochemical changes occurring during malting. Proceedings of the 15th Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association. 14: 41.
  • Subajiny Veluppillai, Ketheeswary Nithiyanantharajah, Balakumar, S. and Vasanthy Arasaratnam (2008). Production of malted rice wheat bread with good physical and sensory quality. Proceedings of the 15th Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association. 14: 42-43.
  • Keturah Inparuban, Nithiyanantharajah, N., Vasantharuba, S., Balakumar, S. and Vasanthy Arasaratnam (2008). Preliminary studies on the production of baker’s yeast cell mass. Proceedings of the 15th Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association. 14: 44.
  • Keturah Inparuban, Nithiyanantharajah, N., Vasantharuba, S., Balakumar, S. and Vasanthy Arasaratnam (2008). Baker’s yeast cell mass production by utilizing locally available resources as carbon and nitrogen sources. Proceedings of the 15th Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association. 14: 45.
  • Raguparan, P., Thayaananthan, K., Balakumar, S. and Vasanthy Arasaratnam (2008). Determination of the Glycemic indices of plantain varieties, (‘Kathali’, ‘Kappal’ and ‘Itharai’) available in Jaffna. Proceedings of the 15th Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association. 14: 46.
  • Raguparan, P., Thayaananthan, K., Balakumar, S. and Vasanthy Arasaratnam (2008). Determination of Glycemic index values of locally available foods in Jaffna. Proceedings of the 15th Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association. 14: 47.
  • Raguparan, P., Thayaananthan, K., Balakumar, S. and Vasanthy Arasaratnam (2008). Determination of the Glycemic index of the Bakery products available in Jaffna. Proceedings of the 15th Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association. 14: 48.
  • Raguparan, P., Subajiny Veluppillai, Thayaananthan, K., Ketheeswary Nithiyanantharajah, Balakumar, S. and Vasanthy Arasaratnam (2008). Comparison of the Glycemic indeces of the wheat flour bread and malted rice – wheat bread. Proceedings of the 15th Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association. 14: 49.
  • Birunthai Rajendran, Kirubahari Sritharan, Vasantharuba, S., Balakumar, S., and Vasanthy Arasaratnam (2008). Microbial and coliform contamination in the drinking water samples of University of Jaffna during dry and wet seasons. Proceedings of the 15th Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association. 14: 51.
  • Anpalagan, V. C., Balakumar, S. and Vasanthy Arasaratnam (2008). Kinetic studies of the crude alkaline proteases from bacterial strains isolated from dog decaying soil. Proceedings of the 15th Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association. 14: 54.
  • Kapilan, R. and Vasanthy Arasaratnam (2008). Optimization of xylanase production by Bacillus pumilus by solid state fermentation using paddy husk as support. Proceedings of the 15th Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association. 14: 55.
  • Vengadaramana, A., Balakumar, S. and Vasanthy Arasaratnam (2008). Supplementation of amino acids to coconut seed cake to enhance α-amylase production by Bacillus licheniformis ATCC 6346. Proceedings of the 15th Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association. 14: 56-57.
  • Kapilan, R. and Vasanthy Arasaratnam (2008). Kinetic studies of the xylanase produced by Bacillus pumilus. Proceedings of the 15th Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association. 14: 58.
  • Vengadaramana, A., Balakumar, S. and Vasanthy Arasaratnam (2008). Scaling up of α- amylase production by Bacillus licheniformis ATCC 6346 to large laboratory level. Proceedings of the 15th Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association. 14: 59.
  • Vengadaramana, A., Balakumar, S. and Vasanthy Arasaratnam (2008). Optimization of media compositions to improve α-amylase production by Bacillus licheniformis ATCC 6346. Proceedings of the 15th Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association. 14: 60-61.
  • Kapilan, R. and Arasaratnam, V. (2007). Purification of xylanase from Bacillus sp. Using Eudragit S-100. Proceedings of the 63rd Annual Sessions 3-8 December 2007. Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science. 63: pp 120-121.
  • Venkadaramana A., Balakumar, S. and Arasaratnam, V. (2006). The effect of different carbohydrates and amino acids on α-amylase production from Bacillus licheniformis ATCC 6346. Proceedings of the 14th Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association. 14: 32.
  • Venkadaramana, A., Balakumar, S. and Arasaratnam, V. (2006). Purification of α-amylase produced by Bacillus licheniformis ATCC 6346. Proceedings of the 14th Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association. 14: 39.
  • Kapilan, R. and Arasaratnam, V. (2006). Preliminary studies on the selection of thermostable alkaline xylanase producing bacteria. Proceedings of the 14th Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association. 14: 42
  • Venkadaramana, A., Balakumar, S. and Arasaratnam, V. (2006). Production of α-amylase by Bacillus licheniformis ATCC 6346 in fermentor under controlled conditions. Proceedings of the 14th Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association. 14: 43.
  • Venkadaramana, A., Balakumar, S. and Arasaratnam, V. (2006). Comparison of kinetic properties of crude and purified α-amylase from Bacillus licheniformis ATCC 6346 with commercial α-amylase from Bacillus licheniformis. Proceedings of the 14th Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association. 14: 46.
  • Arasaratnam, V., Thayaananthan, K. and Balakumar, S. (2006). Isolation of α-amylase producing bacteria by Gel Droplet Method. Proceedings of the 14th Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association. 14: 47.
  • Senthuran, A., Ketheeswary Nihiyanantharajha and Arasaratnam, V. (2005). Improving naringinase production by Aspergillus niger B13. Proceedings of the 13th Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association. 13(1): 4.
  • Kirubaharan, T., Senthuran, A. and Arasaratnam, V. (2005). Optimization of culture conditions for protease production by Bacillus licheniformis M27. Proceedings of the 13th Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association. 13(1): 5.
  • Senthuran, A., Thayaananthan, K. and Arasaratnam, V. (2005). Increasing a-amylase activity of thermostable enzyme produced by strain BR1. Proceedings of the 13th Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association. 13(1): 6.
  • Venkadaramana A., Balakumar, S. and Arasaratnam, V. (2005). Effect of different nitrogen sources on α-amylase production from Bacillus licheniformis ATCC 6346. Proceedings of the 13th Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association. 13(1): 7.
  • Senthuran, A., Ketheeswary Nihiyanantharajha and Arasaratnam, V. (2005). Purification of naringinase prodced by Aspergillus niger B13. Proceedings of the 13th Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association. 13(1): 8-9.
  • Venkadaramana A., Balakumar, S. and Arasaratnam, V. (2005). Influence of metal ions on activity and stability of α-amylase from Bacillus licheniformis ATCC 6346. Proceedings of the 13th Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association. 13(1): 10.
  • Venkadaramana, A., Senthuran, A. and Arasaratnam, V. (2004). Some preliminary studies on the production and properties of α-amylase from Bacillus licheniformis ATCC 6346. Proceedings of the 12th Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association. 12(1): 6.
  • Kanagasingham, M., Senthuran, A. and Arasaratnam, V. (2004). Isolation and characterization of bacterial strain producing xylanase. Proceedings of the 12th Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association. 12(1): 7.
  • Kanagasingham, M., Senthuran, A. and Arasaratnam, V. (2004). Kinetic studies of xylanase produced by Bacillus pasteuri. Proceedings of the 12th Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association. 12(1): 8.
  • Kirubaharan, T., Senthuran, A. and Arasaratnam, V. (2004). Improvement of Bacillus licheniformis M27 for protease production. Proceedings of the 12th Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association. 12(1): 9.
  • Nallathamby, N., Canagaratnam, N., Chandraraja, S., Balasingam, V., Navaratnam, P., Balakumar, S., Senthuran, A. and Arasaratnam, V. (2004). Evaluation of nutritional status of children living in orphanages. Proceedings of the 12th Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association. 12(1): 17.
  • Arasaratnam, V., Thayaananthan, K. Senthuran, A. and Balasubramaniam, K. (2003). Production of α-amylase from locally isolated thermotolerant bacillus strain. Proceedings of the 11th Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association. 11(1): 9.
  • Navaratnam, P., Nithiyanantharajah, K., Senthuran, A. and Arasaratnam, V. (2003). Preliminary studies on the isolation of naringinase producing fungus. Proceedings of the 11th Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association. 11(1): 10.
  • Kanagasingham, M., Navaratnam, P., Senthuran, A. and Arasaratnam, V. (2003). Preliminary studies on the isolation of xylanase producing bacteria and kinetic studies of the enzyme. Proceedings of the 11th Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association. 11(1): 11.
  • Kirubaharan, T., Senthuran, A. and Arasaratnam, V. (2003). Selection and improvement of a bacterial strain for protease production. Proceedings of the 11th Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association. 11(1): 12.
  • Thurairetnam, S., Senthuran, A. and Arasaratnam, V. (2003). Preliminary studies on ethanol production by simultaneous saccharification and fermentation. Proceedings of the 11th Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association. 11(1): 13.
  • Thurairetnam, S., Senthuran, A. and Arasaratnam, V. (2003). Production of ethanol by simultaneous saccharification and fermentation: Endogenous proteins as nitrogen source from locally available starch based carbon sources. Proceedings of the 11th Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association. 11(1): 16.
  • Senthuran, A., Balasingam, V., Arasaratnam, V. and Balasubramaniam, K. (2002). Lactic acid production by Lactobacillus casei from different sources of starch hydrolysates. Proceedings of the 10th Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association. 10(1): 5.
  • Paramsothy, M., Senthuran, A., Arasaratnam, V. and Balasubramaniam, K. (2002). Preliminary studies on Saccharomyces cerevisiae cell mass production. Proceedings of the 10th Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association. 10(1): 6.
  • Maheswarakumar, T., Senthuran, A., Arasaratnam, V. and Balasubramaniam, K. (2002). Production of α-amylase by Bacillus licheniformis in submerged fermentation. Proceedings of the 10th Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association. 10(1): 7.
  • Paramsothy, M., Senthuran, A., Arasaratnam, V. and Balasubramaniam, K. (2002). Saccharomyces cerevisiae biomass production from rice hydrolysate. Proceedings of the 10th Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association. 10(1): 8.
  • Arasaratnam, V., Mylvaganam, K., Senthuran, A. and Balasubramaniam, K. (2002). A study on the stability of glucoamylase from Aspergillus niger 1105 strain at room temperature. Proceedings of the 10th Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association. 10(1): 9.
  • Nishanthan, T., Mylvaganam, K., Senthuran, A. and Arasaratnam, V. (2002). Antimicrobial activity of betel leaves. Proceedings of the 10th Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association. 10(1): 10.
  • Arasaratnam, V., Thayananthan, K., Senthuran, A. and Balasubramaniam, K. (2002). Isolation of thermostable alpha amylase producing bacteria. Proceedings of the 10th Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association. 10(1): 11.
  • ayachakaran, P., Sritharan, K., Senthuran, A. and Arasaratnam, V. (2002). Antimicrobial activity of different parts of neem tree. Proceedings of the 10th Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association. 10(1): 12.
  • Kanagsingam, S., Rajadurai, S., Arasaratnam, V. and Senthuran, A. (2002). Effect of Lantana camara on prevention of cut tuber decay in potato and its anti-microbial properties. Proceedings of the 10th Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association. 10(1): 18.
  • Uma, N., Nithiyanantharajha, N., Senthuran, A. and Arasaratnam, V. (2002). Prevalence of iron deficiency anaemia in pre-pubertal, post pubertal and postmenopausal females. Proceedings of the 10th Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association. 10(1): 34.
  • Navaratnam, P., Senthuran, A., Balakumar, S., Arasaratnam, V. and Balasubramaniam, K. (2001). Palmyrah fruit pulp to organic acids and ethanol. Proceedings of the Seminar on Palmyrah Research and Development 17th November, Colombo. p.15.
  • Senthuran, A., Balakumar, S., Kamalatheepan, S., Arasaratnam, V. and Balasubramaniam, K. (2001). Antimicrobial activity of different palmyrah the Seminar on Palmyrah Research and Development 17th November, Colombo. p.19.
  • Arasaratnam, V., Maheswaran, B. and Mohanadas, S. (2001). Syzygium cumini as a natural substitute for slaked lime to inhibit the fermentation of palmyrah inflorescence sap. Proceedings of the Seminar on Palmyrah Research and Development 17th November, Colombo. p. 23.
  • Arasaratnam, V. (2001). Improving trypsin coupling to Eudragit S-100 while avoiding non-specific protein binding. Proceedings of the 9th Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association. 9(1): 18.
  • Arasaratnam, V. (2001). Behavior of soluble and precipitated trypsin immobilized to Eudragit S-100. Proceedings of the 9th Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association. 9(1): 19.
  • Balakumar, S., Arasaratnam, V. and Balasubramaniam, K. (2001). Changes in trichloroacetic acid soluble anthrone positive carbohydrate level in Saccharomyces cerevisiae S1 under stress conditions. Proceedings of the 9th Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association. 9(1): 20-21.
  • Arasaratnam, V., Thayananthan, K. and Balasubramaniam, K. (2001). Preliminary studies on α-amylase production from Bacillus licheniformis 6346 by solid-state fermentation. Proceedings of the 9th Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association. 9(1): 22.
  • Navaratnam, P., Arasaratnam, V. and Balasubramaniam, K. (2001). Comparison of citric acid production by Aspergillus niger UV2 in liquid surface culture and solid state fermentation. Proceedings of the 9th Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association. 9(1): 23.
  • Maheswaran, B., Arasaratnam, V. and Mohanadas, S. (2001). Effect of different parts of black plum tree (Syzygium cumini) on the microbial activities. Proceedings of the 9th Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association. 9(1): 24.
  • Eswaramohan, T., Krishnarajaha, P. and Arasaratnam, V. (2000). A search for the digestive enzymes in gut fluid of Holothurria scabra Jaeger 1833 (Echinordermata: Holothuroidae). Proceedings of the 8th Annual sessions of the Jaffna Science Association. 8(1): 6.
  • Balakumar, S., Arasaratnam, V. and Balasubramaniam, K. (2000). Performance of palmyrah toddy mixed culture on alcohol production using distillery spent wash and palmyrah based carbon sources. Proceedings of the 8th Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association. 8(1): 7-8.
  • Chandrasekar, K. Arasaratnam, V. and Balasubramaniam, K. (2000). Changes in macromolecules of rice during malting.Proceedings of the 8th Annual sessions of the Jaffna Science Association. 8(1): 9.
  • Balakumar, S., Arasaratnam, V. and Balasubramaniam, K. (2000). Application of different strategies to improve the thermotolerance of a yeast strain. Proceedings of the 8th Annual sessions of the Jaffna Science Association. 8(1): 10.
  • Senthuran, V., Arasaratnam, V. and Balasubramaniam, K. (2000). Optimization of fermentation conditions for α-amylase production from Aspergillus oryzae B12. Proceedings of the 8th Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association. 8(1): 11.
  • Balakumar, S., Arasaratnam, V. and Balasubramaniam, K. (2000). Fermentation characteristics of a thermotolerant yeast strain. Proceedings of the 8th Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association. 8(1): 12.
  • Senthuran, V., Arasaratnam, V. and Balasubramaniam, K. (2000). α-Amylase extraction from mouldy medium and its kinetic studies. Proceedings of the 8th Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association. 8(1): 14.
  • Balakumar, S., Arasaratnam, V. and Balasubramaniam, K. (2000). Characterization of osmo tolerance and ethanol tolerance ability of thermotolerant yeast. Proceedings of the 8th Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association. 8(1): 15-16.
  • Chandrasekar, K., Arasaratnam, V. and Balasubramaniam, K. (2000). Extraction and kinetic studies of the protease from malted rice. Proceedings of the 8th Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association. 8(1): 17.
  • Balakumar, S., Arasaratnam, V. and Balasubramaniam, K. (2000). Ethanol production by thermotolerant yeast at high glucose concentrations in batch and cell recycle operations. Proceedings of the 8th Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association. 8(1): 19-20.
  • Solaman, C., Anantharajha, S. and Arasaratnam, V. (1999). Antibiotic sensitivity of different Salmonella strains isolated from the patients admitted to Jaffna Teaching Hospital. Eleventh Annual Scientific Sessions of the Jaffna Medical Science Association, Sept. 9-11.
  • Senthuran, V., Arasaratnam, V. and Balasubramaniam, K. (1999). Minimizing the proteolytic activity of acid protease produced by Aspergillus niger. Proceedings of the 7th Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association. p. 35.
  • Senthuran, V., Arasaratnam, V. and Balasubramaniam, K. (1999). Effect of different inducers on acid protease production by solid-state fermentation. Proceedings of the 7th Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association. p. 36.
  • Senthuran, V., Arasaratnam, V. and Balasubramaniam, K. (1999). Continuous production of acid protease by solid-state fermentation Proceedings of the 7th Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association. p. 37.
  • Chandrasekar, K., Arasaratnam, V. and Balasubramaniam, K. (1999). Malting of rice and studies on its amylase. Proceedings of the 7th Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association. p. 38.
  • Balakumar, S., Arasaratnam, V. and Balasubramaniam, K. (1999). Utilization of distillery spent wash as nitrogen source for alcohol production at 40oC. Proceedings of the 7th Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association. p. 39.
  • Balakumar, S., Arasaratnam, V. and Balasubramaniam, K. (1999). Large-scale fermentation of palmyrah molasses by a novel process. Proceedings of the 7th Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association. p. 40.
  • Senthuran, A., Senthuran, V., Arasaratnam, V., Balasubramaniam, K., Kaul, R. H. and Mattiasson, B. (1999). Lactic acid production under different regimes. International Workshop on Lactic acid Bacteria. CFTRI, Mysore, India, Nov. 15-17. p. 27.
  • Arasaratnam, V. and Balasubramaniam, K (1998). Monochloroacetic acid for improved ethanol production by immobilized yeast cells. Proceedings of the 6th Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association. p. 35.
  • Arasaratnam, V., Mylvaganam, K. and Balasubramaniam, K (1998). Continuous batch solid-state production and extraction of glucoamylase in large scale. Proceedings of the 6th Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association. p. 36.
  • Navaratnam, P., Arasaratnam, V. and Balasubramaniam, K. (1998). Citric acid production in liquid surface culture by recycling Aspergillus niger CM1. Proceedings of the 6th Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association. p. 37.
  • Arasaratnam, V., Thayananthan, K. and Balasubramaniam, K. (1998). Preparation of a substitute for nutrient broth to activate Bacillus licheniformis 6346. Proceedings of the 6th Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association. p. 38.
  • Arasaratnam, V., Thayananthan, K. and Balasubramaniam, K. (1998). Preparation of an activation medium for Bacillus licheniformis 6346. Proceedings of the 6th Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association. p. 39.
  • Navaratnam, P., Arasaratnam, V. and Balasubramaniam, K. (1998). Selection of a carbon source and fed batch process for citric acid production by Aspergillus niger. Proceedings of the 6th Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association. p. 40.
  • Arasaratnam, V. and Balasubramaniam, K. (1998). Calcium alginate entrapped Lactobacillus casei for continuous lactic acid production. Proceedings of the 6th Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association. p. 41.
  • Navaratnam, P., Arasaratnam, V. and Balasubramaniam, K. (1998). Separation of acid soluble pectin from palmyrah fruit pulp. Proceedings of the 6th Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association. p. 42.
  • Navaratnam, P., Arasaratnam, V. and Balasubramaniam, K. (1998). UV and chemical induced mutations for increased citric acid productivity by Aspergillus niger. Proceedings of the 6th Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association. p. 43.
  • Arasaratnam, V., Nithiyanantharajah, N., Mylvaganam, K. and Balasubramaniam, K. (1998). Simultaneous saccharification and fermentation of liquefied starch in rice flour to ethanol and the recycling of yeast cells. Proceedings of the 6th Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association. p. 44.
  • Navaratnam, P., Arasaratnam, V. and Balasubramaniam, K, (1998). Downstream processing of palmyrah fruit extract for sugar. Proceedings of the 6th Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association. p. 45.
  • Arasaratnam, V., Thayananthan, K. and Balasubramaniam, K. (1998). Application of fertilizer for α-amylase production by Bacillus licheniformis 6346 in solid medium. Proceedings of the 6th Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association. p. 46.
  • Balakumar, S., Arasaratnam, V. and Balasubramaniam, K. (1998). Isolation of a thermophile and its improvement. Proceedings of the 6th Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association. p. 47.
  • Ramadas, M., Arasaratnam, V. and Balasubramaniam, K. (1996). Sand in the purification of amyloglucosidase from mouldy extracts of Aspergillus niger grown in paddy husk. Proceedings of the 5th Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association.
  • Navaratnam, P., Arasaratnam, V. and Balasubramaniam, K. (1996). Fermentation of sugars in grapes to alcohol. Proceedings of the 5th Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association.
  • Tambirajah, W. S., Arasaratnam, V. and Balasubramaniam, K. (1996). In search of suitable carbon source to produce α- amylase by Bacillus licheniformis 6346. Proceedings of the 5th Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association.
  • Ramadas, M., Arasaratnam, V. and Balasubramaniam, K. (1999). Temperature and pH effect on the stability and purification of amyloglucosidase from Aspergillus niger grown in paddy husk. Proceedings of the 5th Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association.
  • Tambirajah, W. S., Arasaratnam, V. and Balasubramaniam, K. (1996). The nutrient of Bacillus licheniformis 6346 for α – amylase production in solid-state fermentation. Proceedings of the 5th Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association.
  • Tambirajah, W. S., Arasaratnam, V. and Balasubramaniam, K. (1996). Fed batch production and extraction of α- amylase produced in solid-state fermentation by Bacillus licheniformis 6346. Proceedings of the 5th Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association.
  • Navaratnam, P., Arasaratnam, V. and Balasubramaniam, K. (1996). Fermentation of sugars in grapes to alcohol. Proceedings of the 5th Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association.
  • Navaratnam. P., Arasaratnam, V. and Balasubramaniam, K. (1996). Improvement of citric acid production by Aspergillus sp. UV1 using methanol. Proceedings of the 51st Annual Sessions of the Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science.
  • Arasaratnam, V. and Balasubramaniam, K. (1995). Improvement of the thermal stability of immobilized alpha amylase by coupling with proline. Proceedings of the 4th Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association. p. 9.
  • Arasaratnam, V., Mylvaganam, K. and Balasubramaniam, K. (1995). Improved conditions for Aspergillus niger to produce glucoamylase in solid state culture. Proceedings of the 4th Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association. p. 10.
  • Arasaratnam, V., Nithiyanantharajah, N. and Balasubramaniam, K. (1995). Ethanol from starch in rice flour. Proceedings of the 4th Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association. p. 11.
  • Balakumar, S., Arasaratnam, V. and Balasubramaniam, K. 1995). Continuous hydrolysis of starch and dextrinized starch by Amberlite IRA-904 immobilized amyloglucosidase. Proceedings of the 4th Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association. p. 12
  • Navaratnam, P., Arasaratnam. V and Balasubramaniam, K. (1995). Solid-state fermentation for citric acid production by Aspergillus sp. UV2. Proceedings of the 4th Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association. p. 13.
  • Navaratnam, P., Arasaratnam, V. and Balasubramaniam, K. (1995). Effect of different nitrogen sources on citric acid production by Aspergillus. sp. CM1. Proceedings of the 4th Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association. p. 14.
  • Arasaratnam, V., Senthuran, A. and Balasubramaniam, K. (1995). Comparison of lactic acid production by commercially available and locally isolated strains. Proceedings of the 4th Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association. p. 15.
  • Arasaratnam, V., Senthuran, A. and Balasubramaniam, K. (1995). Preliminary studies on large-scale production of yeast cell mass. Proceedings of the 4th Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association. p. 16.
  • Senthuran, V., Arasaratnam, V. and Balasubramaniam, K. (1995). Effect of nitrogen supplementation on acid protease production by Aspergillus niger¬. Proceedings of the 4th Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association. p. 17.
  • Tambirajah, W. S., Arasaratnam, V. and Balasubramaniam, K. (1995). Optimization of a medium for Bacillus licheniformis 6348 to produce alpha amylase by solid sate fermentation. Proceedings of the 4th Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association. p. 18.
  • Carthikesu, S., Arasaratnam, V. and Balasubramaniam, K. (1995). Preliminary studies on the production and characterization of alpha amylase from Aspergillus oryzae. Proceedings of the 4th Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association. p. 19.
  • Arasaratnam, V. and Ek-Namkul, C. (1994). Mutation and protoplast fusion of Cepharosporium eichhorniae. Proceedings of the 3rd Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association. p. 18.
  • Senthuran, A., Arasaratnam, V. and Balasubramaniam, K. (1994). Comparison of Lactobacillus delbrueckii in fed-batch and repeated batch processes. Proceedings of the 3rd Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association. p. 19.
  • Navaratnam, P., Mahendran, S., Arasaratnam, V. and Balasubramaniam, K. (1994). Stimulation of citric acid production by methanol in Aspergillus species. Proceedings of the 3rd Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association. p. 20.
  • Navaratnam, P., Mahendran, S., Arasaratnam, V. and Balasubramaniam, K. (1994). Glucose concentration and inoculum size on citric acid production by Aspergillus sp. M2. Proceedings of the 3rd Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association. p. 22.
  • Tambirajah, W. S., Arasaratnam, V. and Balasubramaniam, K. (1994). Preliminary studies on α-amylase production in solid-state fermentation. Proceedings of the 3rd Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association. p. 23.
  • Sivaganeshan, K., Mahendran, S., Arasaratnam, V. and Balasubramaniam, K. (1994). Isolation of a yeast strain from toddy for cell recycling. Proceedings of the 3rd Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association. p. 24.
  • Shanmuganathan, V., Arasaratnam, V. and Balasubramaniam, K. (1994). Optimization of culture conditions for rennet production from Aspergillus niger by solid substrate fermentation. Proceedings of the 3rd Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association. p. 25.
  • Arasaratnam, V., Nithiyanantharajah, N., Mylvaganam, K., Sivaganeshan, K. and Balasubramaniam, K. (1994). Production of ethanol using starch in corn and rice flour. Proceedings of the 3rd Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association. p. 26.
  • Arasaratnam, V., Mylvaganam, K., Thayananthan, K. and Balasubramaniam, K. (1994). Glucoamylase production from Aspergillus niger by solid-state fermentation. Proceedings of the 3rd Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association. p. 27.
  • Senthuran, A., Arasaratnam, V. and Balasubramaniam, K. (1994). Production of lactic acid in natural and synthetic media by Lactobacillus sp. isolated from soured milk. Proceedings of the 3rd Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association. p. 28.
  • Mahendran, S., Mylvaganam, K., Arasaratnam, V. and Balasubramaniam, K. (1994). Alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages from corn malt. Proceedings of the 3rd Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association. p. 29.
  • Senthuran, A., Arasaratnam, V. and Balasubramaniam, K. (1994). Nitrogen supplementation of whey in lactic acid production by Lactobacillus delbrueckii. Proceedings of the 3rd Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association. p. 30.
  • Ahilan, S., Balasingam, V., Mahendran, S., Arasaratnam, V. and Balasubramaniam, K. (1993). Effect of oral contraceptives and injectable contraceptives on various biochemical parameters. Proceedings of the 2nd Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association. p. 18.
  • Soloman, C., Mahendran, S., Arasaratnam, V. and Balasubramaniam, K. (1993). Preliminary studies on the antibacterial activity of selected plant extracts used by “Ayurvedic” physicians in Jaffna. Proceedings of the 2nd Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association. p. 19.
  • Sritharan, K., Thevapatham, P., Kulasingam, G. R. P., Balasubramaniam, K., Mahendran, S. and Arasaratnam, V. (1993). Quality control of processed foods. Proceedings of the 2nd Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association. p. 20.
  • Thirukumar, M., Balasingam, V., Mahendran, S., Arasaratnam, V. and Balasubramaniam, K. (1993). Effect of roasted plantain flower on blood lipids, proteins and iron. Proceedings of the 2nd Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association. p. 21.
  • Senthuran, A., Arasaratnam, V. and Balasubramaniam, K. (1993). Use of calcium carbonate in batch wise process for lactic acid production by Lactobacillus delbrueckii. Proceedings of the 2nd Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association. p. 23.
  • Murugapoopathy, T., Arasaratnam, V. and Balasubramaniam, K. (1993). Preparation and characterization of DEAE – cellulose immobilized amyloglucosidase. Proceedings of the 2nd Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association. p. 24.
  • Arulmoli, S. K., Kumaravel, S., Balasingam, V., Arasaratnam, V. and Balasubramaniam, K. (1993). Effect of roasted plantain flower and leaves of Gymnema sylvestre on blood glucose level. Proceedings of the 2nd Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association. p. 25.
  • Thayananthan, K., Arasaratnam, V., Mahendran, S. and Balasubramaniam, K. (1993). Preparation of sugar syrup (DE 50 – 70) from corn flour. Proceedings of the 2nd Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association. p. 26.
  • Mylvaganam, K., Mahendran, S., Arasaratnam, V. and Balasubramaniam, K. (1993). Malt amylases and exogenous amylase in the preparation of malt extract. Proceedings of the 2nd Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association. p. 27.
  • Tambirajah, W. S., Mahendran, S., Arasaratnam, V. and Balasubramaniam, K. (1993). Production and kinetic studies of alpha amylase from Bacillus licheniformis 6346 in solid-state fermentation. Proceedings of the 2nd Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association. p. 28.
  • Shanmuganathan, V., Arasaratnam, V. and Balasubramaniam, K. (1993). Rennet from Aspergillus niger in solid substrate fermentation. Proceedings of the 2nd Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association. p. 30.
  • Balakumar, S., Arasaratnam, V. and Balasubramaniam, K. (1993). Immobilization of glucoamylase for the hydrolysis of starch and dextrinized starch. Proceedings of the 2nd Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association. p. 31.
  • Kanagaratnam, S., Mahendran, S., Arasaratnam, V. and Balasubramaniam, K. (1993). Purification and production of glucose oxidase from Aspergillus niger. Proceedings of the 2nd Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association. p. 32.
  • Arasaratnam, V., Nithiyanantharajah, N. and Balasubramaniam, K. (1993). Glucose production from raw starch in corn flour. Proceedings of the 2nd Annual Sessions of the Jaffna Science Association. p. 33.
  • Senthikumaran. C., Arasaratnam, V., Mahendran, S. and Balasubramaniam, K. (1993). Effect of cigar smoking on urinary calcium, ascorbic acid and creatinine levels of postmenopausal women. Proceedings of the 9th Annual Scientific Sessions of the Jaffna Medical Association. p. 44.
  • Janaki, P., Arasaratnam, V., Mahendran, S. and Balasubramaniam, K. (1993). Effect of cigar smoking on urinary calcium, ascorbic acid and creatine levels in post-menopausal women. Proceedings of the 9th Annual Scientific Sessions of the Jaffna Medical Association. p. 45.
  • Rajendra, S., Mahendran, S., Arasaratnam, V. and Balasubramaniam, K. (1993). Effect of beedi smoking on various biochemical parameters. Proceedings of the 9th Annual Scientific Sessions of the Jaffna Medical Association. p. 45.
  • Somasundram, N. P., Mahesparan, R., Arasaratnam, V. and Balasubramaniam, K. (1992). Variation in serum cholesterol, triacylglycerol and protein levels in heroin addicts. 8th International Medical Sciences Students Congress, Istanbul, May. 13-15.
  • Balasubramaniam, K., Arasaratnam, V., Somasundram, N. P. and Mahesparan, R. (1989). Variation in serum cholesterol, triglyceride and protein levels in heroin addiction. Proceedings of the 45th Annual Sessions of Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science, Sri Lanka. p. 14.
  • Somasundram, N. P., Mahesparan, R., Arasaratnam, V., and Balasubramaniam, K. (1989). Effects of heroin addiction on serum cholesterol, triglyceride and protein levels and a study on AIDS susceptibility among the addicts. Proceedings of the 7th Annual Scientific Sessions of the Jaffna Medical Association. p. 14.
  • Ganeshananthan, S., Gunathilagan, J., Uruthiran, K., Arasaratnam, V., Nageswaran, C. and Balasubramaniam, K. (1989). Effect of “Ayurvedic” drugs on worm infestation. Proceedings of the 7th Annual Scientific Sessions of the Jaffna Medical Association. p. 15.
  • Anushyanthan, S., Mugunthan, N., Arasaratnam, V., Nageswaran, A. and Balasubramaniam, K. (1989). Effect of Gymnema sylvestre in diabetics. Proceedings of the 7th Annual Scientific Sessions of the Jaffna Medical Association. p. 18.
  • Arasaratnam, V., Balasubramaniam, K., Larsson, M. and Mattiasson, B. (1988). Aqueous two – phase system for continuous production of glucose and immobilized systems for the conversion of glucose to fructose and ethanol. Proceedings of the 44th Annual Sessions of the Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science, Sri Lanka. p. 205.
  • Arasaratnam, V., Balasubramaniam, K., Larsson, M. and Mattiasson, B. (1988). Studies on the growth and fermentation of Saccharomyces cerevisiae in altered microenvironment. Proceedings of the 44th Annual Sessions of the Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science, Sri Lanka. p. 221.
  • Arasaratnam, V., Balasubramaniam, K., Larsson, M. and Mattiasson, B. (1988). Optimization of parameters for bioconversion of starch to glucose. Proceedings of the 44th Annual Sessions of the Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science, Sri Lanka. p. 222.
  • Arasaratnam, V., Balasubramaniam, K., Larsson, M. and Mattiasson, B. (1988). Continuous fermentation of glucose produced by starch hydrolysis in an aqueous two- phase system. Proceedings of the GIAM 8th International Conference on Global Impacts of Applied Microbiology and INCABB International Conference on Applied Biology and Biotechnology, 1 –5 August, Hong Kong.
  • Balasubramaniam, K., Ravirajhan, C. T., Arasaratnam, V., Vinayagamoorthy, T. and Parameswaran, S. V. (1988). Motivation of medical students and research projects in Biochemistry curriculum. Proceedings of the 6th Annual Scientific Sessions of the Jaffna Medical Association. p. 3.
  • Pasupathy, N., Arasaratnam, V. and Balasubramaniam, K. (1988). A preliminary study of the blood sugar level in response to a meal with polished and unpolished rice flour. Proceedings of the 6th Annual Scientific Sessions of the Jaffna Medical Association. p. 3.
  • Larsson, M., Arasaratnam, V. and Mattiasson, B. (1987). Bioconversion in aqueous two – phase system. Proceedings of the 4th European Congress in Biotechnology, Amsterdam. Eds. Neijssel, O.M., van der Meer, R.R. and Luyben, K.Ch.A.M. Elsevier Science Publishers, b. V. Amsterdam. 2:294-297.
  • Larsson, M., Arasaratnam, V. and Mattiasson, B. (1987). Integration of bioconversion and down – stream processing – starch hydrolysis in an aqueous two-phase system. Advances in separations using Aqueous phase systems in cell biology & Biotechnology. Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Phase Partitioning, Keble College, Oxford. p. 11.7.
  • Arasaratnam, V. and Balasubramaniam, K. (1984). Immobilization and kinetic studies of alpha amylase and glucoamylase. Proceedings of the 40th Annual Sessions of Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science, Sri Lanka.

Memberships

  • Member for PGIM (2003-to date)Life and Founder Member of Jaffna Science Association
  • Life member of SLAAS
  • Member of Examination Offences committee, University of Jaffna
  • Member of Grievances committee of the Council.
  • Member of Several inquiry Boards.
  • Member of Several Selection Boards.
  • Member of Board of Studies, Biological Sciences, Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Jaffna.
  • Member of Board of Studies, Medical Sciences, Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Jaffna.
  • Member of World University Services.

Awards and Prizes

  • ‘Zonta Women of Achievements Awards-2011’ for Science and Technology.
  • Obtained proficiency prizes in Biochemistry, Chemistry and Physics.
  • Prof. Kandiah Balasubramaniam Research Award, 2003, Gold Medal

Teaching Activities

Undergraduate level

  • Teaching and conducting practical and tutorial classes for II M.B.B.S.
  • Health and Certificate Course in Pharmacy
  • Diploma in Sports Science
  • Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology (MLT)
  • B. Sc. In Medical Laboratory Sciences
  • B. PharmacologyPostgraduate level
  • M.Sc. (Biotechnology)
  • M.Sc (Health management)

Teaching Inter-Faculty level

  • Assistant medical practitioner (A.M.P.) Biochemistry
  • Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology, Physiotherapy and Community
  • Botany (Special), Faculty of Science, University of Jaffna, Sri Lanka
  • Agriculture chemistry (Special Unit) for IV year course, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Jaffna, Sri Lanka.
  • Home Economics course, Faculty of Arts, University of Jaffna
  • Diploma in Worker’s Education course, Faculty of Arts, University of Jaffna, Sri Lanka.

Examination

  • assistant medical practitioner (A.M.P.) Biochemistry
  • Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology, Physiotherapy and Community Health and Certificate Course in Pharmacy
  • Diploma in Sports Science
  • Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology (MLT)
  • Examiner for Botany (Special) and Botany (General) papers, Faculty of science, University of Jaffna, Sri Lanka.
  • Examiner for Food Science (Special Unit), Faculty of Agriculture, University of Jaffna, Sri Lanka.
  • Examiner for Science and Technology, worker’s education Faculty of Arts, University of Jaffna, Sri Lanka.

Activities at national and international level

Teaching

  • Visiting lecturer to M.Sc. Food Chemistry and Biotechnology course,
  • Department of Biotechnology, Lund University, Sweden. 1997.

Examiner

  • Examiner for M.Phil. and Ph.D. candidates at international and national levels.

Refereeing

  • Referee for research articles in national and international Journals.

IRQUE

  • As a resource person-IRQUE Local Trainer for Initial Proposal Writing
  • As a resource person-IRQUE National Trainer for Proposal Reviewers
  • A national evaluator for IRQUE Initial proposal
  • A national evaluator for IRQUE comprehensive proposal