Chamindika Siriwardana Profile

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Dr. Chamindika Siriwardana

  • Department: Science and Mathematics
  • Assistant Professor of Biology
  • Room: HH-302g

Dr. Chamindika Siriwardana  joined Texas A&M University – Central Texas as an Assistant Professor of Biology in 2021. She holds a BS in Plant Biology from the University of Peradeniya-Sri Lanka, a MS in Biology from Texas State University-San Marcos, and a Ph.D. in Plant Biology from the University of Oklahoma-Norman.

Dr. Siriwardana uses a molecular genetics approach to study the function of NUCLEAR FACTOR Y (NF-Y) transcription factors in the plant lineage. Her teaching interests include a variety of courses in molecular and cellular biology, including molecular biology, cell biology, bioinformatics, proteomics, virology, and immunology. More details about Dr. Siriwardana’s current research and teaching are available at: