Advances in Natural Products Chemistry

9th March 2022 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
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 8.30 am – 8.45 am Log in of Participants
8.45 am – 8.50 am Welcome Address

Snr. Prof. S A Deraniyagala

President of the Institute of Chemistry Ceylon

8.50 am – 9.00 am Introduction of Presenters

Moderator: Prof. Chayanika Padumadsa

Department of Chemistry, University of Sri Jayewardenepura

9.00 am – 9.40 am Natural Products Based Drugs: Can Ancient Knowledge Lead Us New Drug Combinations

Professor. Veranja Karunaratna

Emeritus Prof. University of Peradeniya

Vice Chancellor, SLINTEC Academy, Sri Lanka

9.40 am – 10.20 am Computer Aided Drug Design using Natural Scaffolds

Dr. Ranga Jayakody

Director, Centre for Scientific Computing & Advanced Drug

Discovery, University of Sri Jayawardenapura

10.20 am – 11.00 am Isolated an active natural product: What is next?

Prof. L.M.V Tillekeratne

Department of Medicinal and Biological Chemistry

University of Toledo


11.00 am – 11.40 am Fine tuning bioactive potential through nano-sizing.

Prof. Nedra Karunaratne

Former Snr. Prof. University of Peradeniya

11.40 am – 12.00 noon Concluding Remarks & QA Session

Prof. Nimal Punyasiri,

Institute of Biochemistry, Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, University of Colombo



Registration Payment Fee:

University Students

IchemC Members Non – Members
Rs. 500 Rs. 1500

Rs. 2000


Payments can be made to any branch of Bank of Ceylon Acc. No 3271080 (Branch – Rajagiriya).



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For further details, please contact


Nishadi Lokuge +94 77 730 6270

Shanali De Silva +94 76 553 2142

Vinidu Gamage +94 76 389 8300



All participants will receive a folder and electronic certificates.

Natural Products – Programme


9th March 2022
8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Event Category:


Sri Lanka