Research Team

Prof. Dr. Andreas Nitsche
Head, Centre for Biological Threats and Special Pathogens
ZBS – Highly Pathogenic Viruses
Robert Koch Institute

Dr. Claudia Kohl
Research Scientist
Centre for Biological Threats and Special Pathogens
ZBS – Highly Pathogenic Viruses

Dr. Wipula B. Yapa
IDEA Project, University of Colombo

Prof. Emeritus. Sunil Premawansa
Department of Zoology & Environment Sciences
University of Colombo

Dr. Gayani Premawansa
Consultant Physician

Dr. Dananja Nirmalie
Consultant Microbiologist
North Colombo Teaching Hospital

Ms. Thejanee Perera
Graduate Student
Institute of Biochemistry, Molecular Biology and Biotechnology
University of Colombo

Ms. Therese Museniek
Graduate Student
Robert Koch Institute
Centre for Biological Threats and Special Pathogens

Mr. Sahan Siriwardana
Graduate Student
IDEA Lab
Department of Zoology & Environment Sciences
University of Colombo

Ms. Sarani Sepalage
Graduate Student
IDEA Lab
Department of Zoology & Environment Sciences
University of Colombo

Ms. Franziska Schwarz, MSc       
Robert Koch Institute
Centre for Biological Threats and Special Pathogens
ZBS 1: Highly Pathogenic Viruses

Prof. Inoka C. Perera
Department of Zoology & Environment Sciences
University of Colombo