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Ruminant Mycoplasmas

Leader, Dr Nadeeka Wawegama

Current Position:

Since 2013, Senior Research Fellow (Veterinary Microbiology) University of Melbourne, Australia



2013 Doctor of Philosophy (Veterinary Microbiology), Faculty of Veterinary and Agriculture Sciences (FVAS), UoM, Australia

2008 Bachelor of Veterinary Science (BVSc) - First Class Honours, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Science, University of Peradeniya (UoP), Sri Lanka


Teaching Experience

2020-current: Co-coordination of Veterinary Public health, DVM2, FVAS, UoM

2019-current: Sessional lectures and assessments for Veterinary Public health, Production Animal Health, Microbiology in Agriculture, FVAS, UoM

2008-2009: Delivery of lectures and assessment of Veterinary Anatomy, Biochemistry and Nutrition, UoP, Sri Lanka



2020 Rising Star in Research Award, Melbourne Veterinary School, FVAS, UoM, Australia

2016 Science and innovation award for young people in Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry – Dairy Australia category,Department of Agriculture and Water Resources, Australia


See full CV here



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Dr Nadeeka Wawegama

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