Dr. (Mrs) Sivasinthujah Srikokulan

Senior Lecturer (GrII) in Pharmacy

Academic Profile
Activities
Admin Roles
Publications
Teaching
Awards and
achievements

PhD (University of Canterbury, New Zealand, 2019)
B.Sc (Hons) in Chemistry (University of Jaffna

Chairperson/Section C, Jaffna Science Association-section C (2021-to date)
Secretary of Jaffna Science Association-section C (2015)
Member of Jaffna Science Association (life member)
Member of teacher’s union, Faculty of Medicine
Member of ChemSoc -2016
Member of New Zealand Institute of Chemistry-2019
Member of Biochemical Society-2021

Chronology of the carrier
Senior Lecturer: Faculty of Allied Health Sciences (Pharmacy), University of Jaffna, Sri Lanka. (Aug 2019- to date)
Lecturer (Probationary): Faculty of Allied Health Sciences (Pharmacy), University of Jaffna, Sri Lanka. (Aug 2014- Aug 2019)
Research Associate, Biomolecular Interaction Centre, College of Science, University of Canterbury, New Zealand (Apr 2019- June 2019)
Demonstrator: Department of Chemistry, University of Canterbury, New Zealand (2017)
Visiting Lecturer: Siddha Medicine, University of Jaffna, Sri Lanka (2015)
Assistant Lecturer: Department of Chemistry, University of Jaffna, Sri Lanka (Apr 2014- Aug 2014)
Demonstrator: Department of Chemistry, University of Jaffna, Sri Lanka (May 2013 – Feb 2014)
Membership in subcommittees (current & past)
Chairman/TEC, FAHS- 2020-to date
Secretary/SWC/FAHS- 2020-to date
Mentor/FAHS
Faculty coordinator-IQAC/FAHS, 2021-to date
Faculty coordinator-UBL/FAHS, 06-03-2020-to date.
Appointments in university with years (head, coordinator, student counsellor, etc)
Coordinator/Basic Sciences-2020-to date
Student Counsellor- 2020, 2021
Career Guidance Advisor, FAHS-2020- to date
Senior treasure/ FAHS student’s union-2021

Research Publications
Marqvorsen, M. H. S.; Paramasivam, S.; Doelman, W.; Fairbanks, A. J. & Van kasteren, S. I. 2019. Efficient synthesis and enzymatic extension of an n-glcnaz asparagine building block. Chem. Commun (camb). 55, 5287-5290.
Paramasivam, S. & Fairbanks, A. J. 2019. Rapid synthesis of N-glycan oxazolines from locust bean gum via the lafont rearrangement. Carbohydr. Res., 477, 11-19.
Sivasinthujah, P.; Srikaran, R.; Thavaranjit, A. C.; Velauthamurty, K.; Tharmila, C. J.; Abiman, P. & Iyngaran, P. 2014. Contents of nitrate, nitrite and the occurrence of bacteria in fermented cooked parboiled rice and their potential ingestion in the diet. J. Microbiol. Biotechn., 4, 56.
Conference proceedings
S.Srikokulan, A.J.Fairbanks (2020). Synthesis of N-glycans for immunological studies. Proceedings of Institute of Mathematics and Management Conference on Mathematical &Biological Sciences (IMMCMBS) 2020, 29-30 October 2020, Melbourne-Australia, ISSN 2756-9144 (Online) pp.10.
Oral Presentation/Poster presentation
Paramasivam, S. & Fairbanks, A. J. Synthesis and semisynthesis of N-glycans and ENGase catalysed glycosylation using Fmoc-Asn-GlcNAz as acceptor, Carbohydrates Gordon Research Conference 2019, Hong Kong.
S.Srikokulan, A.J.Fairbanks (2020). Synthesis of N-glycans for immunological studies. Conference on Mathematical &Biological Sciences (IMMCMBS) 2020, 29-30 October 2020, Melbourne-Australia.
Srikokulan Sivasinthujah. Synthesis of glycopeptide and glycoprotein remodelling, “2020 Virtual Society for Glycobiology Annual Meeting”. 9-12, November 2020.
S.Srikokulan, A.J.Fairbanks (2021). Synthesis of Glycopeptide and Glycoprotein Remodelling for Immunological Studies- 2120-ASBMB Glycans and Glycobiology, Experimental Biology 2021, April 27-30, 2021.
Research area
Carbohydrate Chemistry, Chemical Biology, Natural product Chemistry

URG 2021
UC Doctoral Scholarship to pursue Ph.D degree at the University of Canterbury, New Zealand from 2015-2018.
UC Foundation Doctoral Publication Scholarship for the publication in 2019 at University of Canterbury, New Zealand.
Second place in the National Chemistry Olympiad Examination 2012 and participated in the 5th International Scientific Olympiad (Chemistry) competitions held in Kish Island, Iran (2012)
University Prize for Best performance in Special Degree Examination in Science fourth year 2011
“Sir Arunachalammahadeva Memorial prize in Chemistry” for attaining the best performance in Special Degree Examination in Chemistry 2011
“Professor S. Mageswaran Gold Medal” for Best performance in Advanced Organic Chemistry at the Special Degree Examination 2011
“Professor Rajeswary Mageswaran Gold Medal” in Inorganic Chemistry for best performance in Advanced Inorganic Chemistry at the Special Degree Examination 2011
“Mr. Sithamparapillai Kandiah Gold Medal” in Physical Chemistryfor best performance in advanced physical Chemistry at the Special Degree Examination 2011
University Prize for Best performance in Special Degree Examination in Science third year 2010
University Prize for Best performance in Biological Science in second year 2009
University Prize for Best performance in Biological Science in first year 2008