Mrs Thakshila Amarasena
Research Assistant
University of Melbourne


Thakshila is working as a Research Assistant in CBNS CI Professor Stephen Kent’s group. She completed the Bachelor of Science (Microbiology) in Sri Lanka and joined the Kent group in 2006. Currently, she is focusing on animal studies and is handling different experiments based on viral RNA & DNA quantification, sequencing and flow cytometry. In addition, she is working as a safety and compliance officer for the Kent lab, helping all the lab members a comfortable place to work with.

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