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  • Madumani Amararathna, MPhil, BSc Agricultural Sciences (Specialized in Horticulture)


Dr. H.P. Vasantha Rupasinghe

Program of Study:

MSc in Agriculture

Project Title:

Chemopreventive and cytotoxic properties of haskap polyphenols using experimental models of lung cancer

Scholarships and/or Awards:

  • Cancer Research Training Program (CRTP) Traineeship Award 2015
  • International Graduate Student Scholarship, 2014
  • Gordon B. Kinsman Memorial Graduate Scholarship, 2014

Career Aspirations:

As a scientist in cancer-preventive research, I would like to expand my knowledge on cancer preventive ability and mechanisms of dietary polyphenols, and attempt to develop and assess novel polyphenols-rich healthy food products.


Faculty of Agriculture, Dalhousie University


Amararatna DIM, Weerakkody WAP and Jayakody JALP. Bioactive properties of fruit juice of pomegranate (Punica granatum) grown in dry regions of Sri Lanka. 2012 Tropical Agriculture, Vol. 4

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