Microbiology Laboratory

Microbiology Laboratory of DCPE is focused on understanding the diverse cellular and metabolic processes of microbes for the production of pharmaceuticals, chemicals, and energy. The laboratory is equipped with state-of-the-art equipment and microscopy core facilities essential for advance research in the area of metabolic engineering.


Lab in charge:             Dr. H.L.T.U. Ariyadasa

Technical officers:      Ms. I.K. Athukorala 

Lab Attendant:            Mr. B Karnathilaka 

Equipment list:

  • Incubator shaker
  • Colony counter
  • Class II biosafety cabinet
  • Horizontal gel electrophoresis system
  • Gel documentation system
  • PCR machine
  • Thermal cycler
  • Fermenter
  • Autoclave
  • Centrifuge
  • Microscopes