Ms.MDTJ Silva


Lecturer (Probationary)mdtj silva

Department of Food Science & Technology

Wayamba University of Sri Lanka

Makandura, Gonawila (60170)

Sri Lanka


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  • B. Sc. in Food Science and Nutrition (Specialization: Food Science and Technology) (Wayamba, Sri Lanka) (First Class Honours)


Research interests

Prebiotics and probiotics

Physiological effects of bioactive compounds

Bio delivery techniques

Food contaminants and safety


Conference proceedings

M.D.T.J. Silva, J. Manchanayake, C.V.L. Jayasinghe and S. Jayatilake, An invitro study of arrowroot (Maranta arundinacea) based synbiotic supplement in enhancing gut probiotic Lactobacillus acidophilus: An approach towards treating Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Proceedings of Undergraduate Research Symposium, 2017