Dr. Noble Sinnathamby
Professor in Zoology
Faculty Member
University of Jaffna
Jaffna, Northern Sri Lanka

Areas of Expertise:
Vector Biology & Molecular Entomology

Research Organisms:
mosquitoes and sand flies


Research Focus:

Major research areas are (i) study the biology of insect disease vectors such as mosquitoes and sand flies (ii) develop molecular techniques to identify sibling species of the Anopheline species complexes in Sri Lanka, (iii) investigate insecticide resistance mechanisms in mosquitoes and sand flies and (iv) population genetics of insect vectors . Currently working with IBBR/University of Maryland-College Park to study the functional genomics using transgenic approach.