SUSL Staff Directory

Dr. H. Sasimali M. Soysa

Senior Lecturer


Ph.D in Biochemistry (2017), Suranaree University of Technology, Thailand

B.Sc. (Special) in Chemical Technology, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka (2011). 

Recent Publications

1. Soysa, H. S. M., Schulte, A., & Suginta, W. (2017). Functional analysis of an unusual porin-like channel that imports chitin for alternative carbon metabolism in Escherichia coli. J. Biol. Chem., 292(47), 19328-19337.  doi:10.1074/jbc.M117.812321

2. Soysa, H. S., and Suginta, W. (2016) Identification and Functional Characterization of a Novel OprD-like Chitin Uptake Channel in Non-chitinolytic Bacteria. J. Biol. Chem. 291, 13622-13633 (

3. Soysa, H. S., and Wickramaratne, N (2017) Hemoglobin Denaturation in the Presence of   Chloroquine Phosphate. J. Pharm. Chem. Biol. Sci. 4( 4 ) : 522-533

4. Soysa, H. S. M., Suginta, W., Moonsap, W., & Smith, M. F. (2018). Chitosugar translocation by an unexpressed monomeric protein channel. Phys Rev E, 97(5-1), 052417. doi: 10.1103/PhysRevE.97.052417