Organised by the
Human Genetics Unit
Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo
and the 
Sri Lanka College of Pathologists



08:30-09:00 am Tea
09:00-10:00 am General overview of Genetic Diagnostics – Lecture/Discussion Prof. Vajira H.W. Dissanayake
10:00-10:30 am Chromosomal Abnormalities in Dysmorphic Syndromes Dr. Nirmala Sirisena
10:30-11:00 am Chromosomal Abnormalities in Haematological Malignancies – Lecture/Discussion Dr. H.W.W. Goonasekera
11:00-11:15 am Newer Diagnostic Techniques – Microarray Dr. Dulika Sumathipala
11:15-11:45 pm Chromosome Culture & Karyotyping Ms Imalki Kariyawasam
11:45-01:15 pm Visit to the Genetics Laboratory – Human Genetics Unit and Lunch
01:15-03:15 pm Group Work/Interactive Session on Report Interpretation
03:15 pm Tea