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Te Tari Moromoroiti me te Ārai Mate

Thilina Herath

Current research:

PhD Thesis: 

"Role of host exocytosis in cell-to-cell spread of Shigella flexneri"

Supervisors: Associate Professor Keith Ireton


2019: University of Otago Doctoral Scholarship

2011: Merit Scholarship for Undergraduate Studies



Weerathunga, P., Herath, T. U., Kim, T.-H., Lee, H.-C., Kim, J.-H., Lee, B.-H., Lee, E.-S., Chathuranga, K., Chathuranga, W. G. and Yang, C.-S. 2017. Dense Granule Protein-7 (GRA-7) of Toxoplasma gondii inhibits viral replication in vitro and in vivo. Journal of Microbiology,55,909-917.

Kim, J.-H., Kim, T.-H., Lee, H.-C., Nikapitiya, C., Uddin, M. B., Park, M.-E., Pathinayake, P., Lee, E. S., Chathuranga, K., Herath, T. U. and Lee, J.-S. 2017. Rubicon modulates antiviral type I interferon (IFN) signaling by targeting IFN regulatory factor 3 dimerization. Journal of virology,91,e00248.

Kim, T. H., Herath, T. U., Kim, J.-H., Lee, K.-N., Park, J.-H., Kim, C.-J. and Lee, J.-S. 2017. Selection of model viruses for foot-and-mouth disease virus-related-experiments. Korean Journal of Microbiology,53,304-308.