Research Assistant - Plant Stress Biology and Molecular Genetics
Maheshika Perera is a PhD Research Assistant with the Plant Stress Biology and Molecular Genetics project at the NIFS. She obtained her B Sc equivalent special degree from Institute of chemistry Ceylon in 2014. She began her career with Sri Lanka Institute of Nanotechnology as a Research Scientist. She joined NIFS in June 2019. Maheshika's research focuses on Precision nitrogen management through environmental benign hybrid nonmaterial. Her research interests include Nanotechnology, Plant nutrients and Plant physiology and functional genomics.