SUSL Staff Directory

Dr. Mahinda Senevirathne

Senior Lecturer


  • PhD (South Korea)
  • MSc (South Korea)
  • BSc (OUSL)

Research Interests

  • Functional properties of food sources.
  • Postharvest handling of food sources
  • Basic cell culture techniques
  • Antibacterial and anti-mutagenic activities

Recent Publications

Fernando AYL and Senevirathne W.S.M. (2018). Antifungal activity of different parts of nutmeg (Myristica Fragrans) on Fusarium oxyporum. South Asican conference on Multidisciplinary Research.Colombo. October 5-6.

Senevirathne, W.S.M., Kim, S.-K. (2013). Cosmeceuticals from algae. In: Functional ingredients from algae for food and nutraceuticals. (Ed) Herminia Dominguez Woodhead Publishing Limited. Pp 694-714 

Senevirathne, W.S.M., Kim, S.-K. (2013). Production and health effects of peptides from fish proteins. In: Marine Proteins and Peptides: Biological activities and applications. (Ed) Se-Kwon Kim, Wiley-Blackwell. Pp 737-751 

Tae-Kil Eom, Mahinda Senevirathne, Se-Kwon Kim (2012). Synthesis of phenolic acid conjugated chitooligosaccharides and evaluation of their antioxidant activity. Environmental Toxicology and Pharmacology, 34,519-527.

Kalpa Samarakoon, Mahinda Senevirathne, Won-Woo Lee, Young-Tae Kim, Jae-Il Kim, Myung-Cheol Oh, You-Jin Jeon (2012). Antibacterial effect of citrus press-cakes dried by high speed and far-infrared radiation drying methods. Nutrition Research and Practice, 6, 187-194.

Mahinda Senevirathne, You-Jin Jeon, Yong-Tae Kim, Pyo-Jam Park, Won-Kyo Jung, Chang-Bum Ahn, Jae-Young Je (2012). Prevention of oxidative stress in Chang liver cells by gallic acid-grafted-chitosans. Carbohydrate Polymers, 87, 876-880.

Mahinda Senevirathne , Se-Kwon Kim (2012). Utilization of seafood processing by-products: Medicinal applications. In: Marine Medicinal Foods: Implications and Applications, Animals and microbes. (Ed) Se-Kwon Kim, Academic Press. Pp 496-512

Mahinda Senevirathne, Se-Kwon Kim (2012). Development of bioactive peptides from fish proteins and their health promoting ability. In: Marine Medicinal Foods: Implications and Applications, Animals and microbes. (Ed) Se-Kwon Kim, Academic Press. Pp 236-248.

Chang-Bum Ahn, Jae-Young Je, Mahinda Senevirathne, Ka-Hwa Lee (2010). Antioxidant and anti-Alzheimer activities of ultrafiltration fraction of flavourzyme and maltogenase hydrolysates from Porphyra tenera. Bioconvergence for Food Innovation, Incheon, South Korea, June 16-18