By Prof. Rohan W Jayasekara
1. ” The New Reproductive Technologies in Sri Lanka, A Christian Perspective”
The Dr. M.P.M. Cooray Memorial Oration ” 2007. The Catholic Doctors Guild of St. Luke Saints Cosmas ans Damian. August 4, 2007. Colombo, Sri Lanka.2.”Genes, Cancer & Genealogy”
5th Annual Scientific Sessions of the Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura. January 19, 2007. Colombo, Sri Lanka.3.”Genetic Causes of Fetal Malformations”
Fetal Medicine Seminar, 39thAnnual Scientific Sessions, Sri Lanka College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists. October 20″ 22, 2006. Colombo, Sri Lanka.4.”Genetics & Rheumatic Diseases ” Implications for the Future”
Guest Lecture ” Annual Scientific Sessions of the Sri Lanka Association of Rheumatology and Medical Rehabilitation. January 22, 20065.”Genetics & Counseling in Multiple Polyposis Syndromes”
Gut Club, National Hospital, Colombo – June, 2006. Colombo, Sri Lanka.6.”Genes, the Church & Reality”
Annual General Meeting of the Catholic National Commission for Pastoral Care of Migrants, Tourists and Health Care Workers. October 20, 2005. Colombo, Sri Lanka.

7.”What is Down Syndrome?”
A Seminar on Down Syndrome, Association of Parents of the Special Child. November. 5, 2005. Colombo, Sri Lanka.

8.”The New Genethics”
Dialogue I ” Moral Direction for Science. Society for the Integration of Science & Human Values [SISV]. July 3, 2005. Peradeniya, Sri Lanka.

9.”The New Genethics”
Symposium on New Genetics & Assisted Reproductive Technologies
Sri Lanka Medical Association ” Annual Academic Sessions. March 24, 2005. Colombo, Sri Lanka.

10.”Genetics in Sports”
VIth Asian Congress of Sports Medicine. October 25, 2003. Colombo 2003, Sri Lanka.

11.Current Trends in Genetic Modification of Foods
Seminar Organised by the College of Community Physicians of Sri Lanka
May 31, 2003

12.”Genetic Screening for Cancer”
Ceylinco Cancer Detection Centre. January 12, 2003. Colombo, Sri Lanka.

13.”The Role of Counseling in Birth Defects”
Medical Update Programme ” 2003, Independent Medical Practitioners Association of Sri Lanka. May 11, 2003. Colombo, Sri Lanka.

14. The New Technologies and the Dilemma of a Catholic Doctor in Sri Lanka.
National Seminar on Bioethics and the Family. Laity Council of the Catholic Bishops Conference of Sri Lanka & the Catholic Doctors Guild. August 22-30, 2002. Colombo, Sri Lanka.

15.”Genes, Dreams and Reality”
Inaugural Lecture 2000, University of Colombo. December 5, 2000. Colombo, Sri Lanka.

16.”Blazing a Genetic Trail ” The Human Genome”
Prof. Darrel Wijeratne Memorial Lecture ” 2000. Faculty of Medicine, University of Ruhuna. October 4, 2000. Galle, Sri Lanka.

17.”Non-Traditional Inheritance in a Molecular Era”
Paediatric Update ” Sri Lanka College of Paediatricians
July 28, 2000.

18.”Genethics in Sri Lanka – The Slumbering Sentinels”
Guest Lecture – Sri Lanka Medical Association – 113th Annual Academic Sessions. March 24, 2000. Colombo, Sri Lanka.

19.”Sports Medicine in the Molecular Era”
Guest Lecture – Sri Lanka Medical Association – 113th Annual Academic Sessions. March 24, 2000. Colombo, Sri Lanka.

20.”Frontiers in Cytogenetics”
Annual Academic Sessions  Galle Clinical Society. August 21, 1999. Galle, Sri Lanka.

21.”Genetics of Thalassaemia”
Seminar on Thalassaemia. Kandy Thalassaemia Association. November 13, 1998. Kandy, Sri Lanka.

22.”The Role of Fluorescence In Situ Hybridisation in Prenatal Diagnosis”

Foundation Sessions, Sri Lanka Medical Association. November 6-7, 1998. Colombo, Sri Lanka.23.”Ethical Dilemmas in Genetics”
Seminar of The Guild of St Luke – Saints Cosmos & Damien. (Association of Roman Catholic Doctors and Dental Surgeons of Sri Lanka). October 5, 1997. Colombo. Sri Lanka24.”Gene Therapy – The Basis of Genetic Disease”
Seminar at the First Scientific Congress of the Sri Lanka College of Paediatricians.  July 19, 1997. Colombo. Sri Lanka.25.”Biology & Genetic Basis of Cancer”
Breast Cancer Update, Sri Lanka Medical Association. July 20, 1997. Colombo. Sri Lanka.

26.”Twin Studies and Genetics”
Annual Academic Sessions, Sri Lanka Medical Association. March 28, 1997. Colombo. Sri Lanka

27.”Genetics of Breast Cancer”
College of Pathologists of Sri Lanka. Academic Sessions – December 5, 1997. Colombo. Sri Lanka.

28.”Birth Defects and Parental Responsibility”
Academy of Child Psychology. May 28, 1994. Colombo, Sri Lanka.

29.”Reducing the Risk of Birth Defects.”
Workshop organised by the Colombo Jaycees, sponsored by UNICEF.September 19, 1993. Colombo, Sri Lanka.

30.”The Dysmorphic Child – A Cordon and Search in Paediatrics”
Update Lecture Series, Sri Lanka Paediatric Association. January 27, 1993. Colombo, Sri Lanka.

31.”Genes and the Eye”
Sri Lanka College of Ophthalmologists. February 16, 1992. Colombo, Sri Lanka.

32.”Gender Verification – The Dilemma.”
Seminar of the Sri Lanka Sports Medicine Association. March 29, 1992. Colombo, Sri Lanka.

33.”It is Genetic ! What then ?”
Guest Lecture – Panadura Clinical Society, Sri Lanka – March 17, 1992.

34.”A New Cytogenetics – The Reawakening”
Annual Scientific Sessions. College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists. May 5, 1991. Colombo. Sri Lanka.

35.”Genetics of Some Oral and Craniofacial Disorders.”
Academic Sessions, College of Dentistry and Stomatology of Sri Lanka. February 11, 1990. Colombo, Sri Lanka.

36.Philosophy and Ethics of Modern Biology.
Symposium, Institute of Biology, Sri Lanka. September 23, 1988. Colombo, Sri Lanka.

37.”Recombinant DNA approach to the Diagnosis of Parasitic and Genetic Diseases.”
Symposium organised in collaboration with the International Scientific Programme in Chemical Sciences and the Institute for Medical Genetics, University of Uppsala, Sweden. March 11, 1988. Colombo, Sri Lanka.

38. “Genetics and Retinoblastoma.”
Annual Congress of the Ophthalmological Society of Ceylon. October 19, 1987. Colombo, Sri Lanka.

39.”25 Years of Genetic Counselling”
Guest Lecture – Faculty of Medicine, University of Kuwait – March 25, 1985.

40.”Deafness, Genetics and Genetic Counselling.”
Seminar for the teachers of the hearing impaired in Sri Lanka. In collaboration with the Japan International Agency.November 8, 1985. Colombo, Sri Lanka.

41.”Some Aspects of Clinical Genetics”
Galle Clinical Society. September 18, 1984. Galle, Sri Lanka.

42.”Genetic Prophecy”
Sri Lanka Rationalists Association. May 20, 1984. Colombo, Sri Lanka.

By Dr. Vajira H. W. Dissanayake

1. Genomics based Personalised Health Care.
Plenary Lecture at the Kothelawela Defence University International Research Symposium 2013. 22 August 2013, Ratmalana, Sri Lanka.

2. One size does not fit all – Time for Personalised Genomic Medicine?
Guest Lecture at the 126th Anniversary Medical Congress of the Sri Lanka Medical Association. 13 July 2013, Colombo, Sri Lanka.

3. The spectrum of neurogenetic conditions and genetic testing in Sri Lanka
Guest Lecture at the Symposium on Clinical Neurogenetics of the 6th Annual Scientific Sessions of the Association of Sri Lankan Neurologists. 18 November 2012, Colombo, Sri Lanka.

4. Genetics in Clinical Practice
Guest Lecture at the 45th Annual Scientific Congress of the Sri Lanka College of
Obstetricians and Gynaecologists. 21 October 2012, Colombo, Sri Lanka.

5. Gene Doping
Pre-congress workshop on Doping at the International Sports Medicine Congress organised by the Sri Lanka Sports Medicine Association, International Olympic Committee; Asian Federation of Sports Medicine, and the Ministry of Sports. 24 to 26 August 2012, Colombo, Sri Lanka.

6. The impact of advances in genetic diagnostics on paediatric practice
Plenary Lecturer at the 15th Annual Scientific Congress of the Sri Lanka College of Paediatricians. 10 – 12 August 2012, Colombo, Sri Lanka.

7. Genetics of Bad Obstetric Outcomes
Plenary Symposium Lecture at the Annual Scientific Sessions of the Perinatl Society of Sri Lanka. 2 July 2011, Colombo. Sri Lanka.
8. Pre-pregnancy and early pregnancy genetic diagnostics.
Symposium Lecture at the 30th Anniversary Academic Sessions, Postgraduate Institute of Medicine, University of Colombo. 28 April 2011. Colombo. Sri Lanka.

9. Molecular and Immunogenetic Techniques.
Guest Lecture at the Clinical Immunology Update 2010. Organised by the UK/Sri Lanka Immunology Foundation in Collaboraqtion with the Ceylon College of Physicians, 20 September 2010. Colombo, Sri Lanka.

10. Biomedical Ethics and the Pharmaceutical Industry.
Guest Lecture at the Academic Session on Medical Detailing, Expectations, Challenges, and the Way Forward. Organised by the Pharma Graduates Association. 20 February 2010. Colombo, Sri lanka.

11. NUTS in the Era of Genomic Medicine.
Plenary Lecturer at the 7th Conference of Nephrology, Urology and Transplantation Society of SAARC countries & The 5th Meeting of the Sri Lanka Association of Nephrology and Transplantation, October 13, 2009. Colombo, Sri Lanka.

12. e-Health and the MSc Biomedical Informatics Course at the PGIM.
Symposium Lecture at the Foundation Sessions of the Kandy Society of Medicine, September 11, 2009. Kandy, Sri Lanka.

13. Research Ethics and the Ethics Review Process.
Special Guest Lecture organised by the Institute of Biology at the Industrial Technology Institute. August 13, 2009. Colombo, Sri Lanka.

14. Genetic Testing in Leukaemias and other Haematological Malignancies.
Symposium Lecturer at 10th Annual Academic Sessions of the Sri Lanka College of Haematologists. July 18, 2009. Colombo, Sri Lanka.

15. Genetics of Pregnancy Complications.
Symposium Lecture at the 41st Annual Scientific Sessions of the Sri Lanka College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, June 27-29, 2008. Colombo, Sri Lanka.

16. Current issues in Genetic Research and
17. Risk/Benefit Analysis.
Workshop Lectures at the UNESCO-NSF workshop on “Current Issues in Bioethics and Biomedical Research”. March 14, 2008. Colombo. Sri Lanka.

18. Genetic aspects of fertility.
Plenary Lecturer at the Endocrine day: Joint Sessions – Kandy Society of Medicine with the Endocrine Society of Sri Lanka. January, 9, 2008. Kandy, Sri Lanka.

19. Genetic testing in diabetes, thrombophilias and complex disorders.
Symposium Lecturer at the 120th Anniversary Scientific Sessions of the Sri Lanka Medical Association, March 23, 2007. Colombo, Sri Lanka.

20. Pharmacogenomics: Towards personalised medicine in the post genomic era.
Plenary Lecture at the 20th Annual Academic Sessions of the Kandy Society of Medicine, February 22-24, 2007 Kandy, Sri Lanka.
21. Immune mechanisms at the feto-maternal interface in normal and abnormal pregnancies.
Symposium Lecturer at the 119th Anniversary Scientific Sessions of the Sri Lanka Medical Association, March 26, 2006. Colombo, Sri Lanka.

22. Biomedical Informatics for Microbiologists.
Plenary Lecturer at the 25th Anniversary Scientific Sessions of the College of Microbiologists of Sri Lanka, August 6, 2005. Colombo, Sri Lanka.

23. Advances in Genetics and the Practice of Obstetrics and Gynaecology.
Plenary Lecture at the 38th Annual Scientific Sessions of the Sri Lanka College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists. July 31, 2005. Colombo, Sri Lanka.

24. New Genetics in the Post Genomic Era
Symposium Lecture at the symposium on New Genetics and Assisted Reproductive Technologies at the 118th Annual Academic Sessions of the Sri Lanka Medical Association. March 24, 2005. Colombo, Sri Lanka.

25. Application of Biotechnology in Medicine
Plenary Lecturer at the Training Seminar on Application of Biotechnology in Industry organised by the Institute of Chemistry, Ceylon. December 14, 2004. Colombo, Sri Lanka.

26. Ethical Issues in Human Research
Symposium lecture at the Public seminar on Challenges Facing Health and Health Development organised by the Health Development and Research Programme, Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo, November 12, 2004. Colombo, Sri Lanka.

27. Genetics of Complex Disorders in Obstetrics and Gynaecology: Lessons from Investigations into Genetics of Pre-eclampsia.
Plenary Lecture at the 37th Annual Scientific Sessions of the Sri Lanka College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists. September 3-5, 2004. Colombo, Sri Lanka.

28. Genetics of Gastrointestinal Cancers
Plenary lecturer at the Annual Academic Sessions of the College of Pathologists of Sri Lanka, August 21, 2004, Colombo, Sri Lanka.

29. Genetics of Oral Cancer
Plenary Lecture at the Annual Academic Sessions of the College of Dentistry and Stomatology, November 27, 2001, Colombo, Sri Lanka.

30. Genetics in Ophthalmology
Plenary Lecturer at the Annual Academic Sessions of the College of Ophthalmologists of Sri Lanka, October 6, 2001, Colombo, Sri Lanka.

31. e-Health and Medical Informatics
Special invited public lecture at the Institute of Computer Technology, University of Colombo, November 8, 2000. Colombo, Sri Lanka.

32. Statistics and Ophthalmology on the Internet
Workshop Lecture at the Pre-Congress Workshop on Statistics. Annual Sessions of the College of ophthalmologists of Sri Lanka, September 2, 1999, Colombo, Sri Lanka.

33. Cyber-tour of the Medical World ~ How to Find Information on the Internet
Special invited public lecture at the Sri Lanka Medical Association, March 19, 1997, Colombo, Sri Lanka.