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Dinesh Wellawa Graduate Student, Department of Veterinary Microbiology


  • PhD Candidate
  • Supervisor:  Dr. Wolfgang Koester, Veterinary Microbiology / VIDO
  • Home Country:  Sri Lanka

Academic Credentials

  • Bachelor of Veterinary Sciences

Research Interests

Monitoring colonization and infection properties of Salmonella enterica serovar enteritidis, carrying a reporter gene, in a live chicken model.  Challenge is to construct the reporter strain with bioluminescence.