ICVAS 2015

Dr.Umer Farooq
Assistant Professor,Physiology,
University College of Veterinary & Animal Sciences,
The Islamia University of Bahawalpur,Pakistan.

Dr. Umer Farooq is a veterinary graduate (DVM) with his PhD in Reproductive Physiology and is working as an Assistant Professor in the Veterinary College of The Islamia University of Bahawalpur, Pakistan. His PhD research involved the highlighting of a formerly neglected indigenous Cholistani breed of cattle being reared by the desert dwellers of Cholistan desert, Pakistan through the study on assessment of their various performance traits. Furthermore, he has an extensive work on haematochemical profile of various livestock of the desert (Camels in specific) and is a strong campaigner of conservation/propagation of indigenous livestock of an area as the basic tool for poverty alleviation. He has many international and national publications to his credit. His areas of interest include sperm cryobiology, physiological reference profiling, livestock of the deserts, and comparative hematology.


Prof. K. Samarasinghe
Professor in Animal Science attached to the Department of Animal Science ,
Faculty of Agriculture,
University of Peradeniya,
Sri Lanka.

K. Samarasinghe is a Professor in Animal Science attached to the Department of Animal Science of the Faculty of Agriculture, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka. He graduated from Peradeniya University and joined the Faculty as a Junior Lecturer in 1981. He obtained his Doctoral Degree in Technology from the Federal University of Technology (ETH)-Zurich, Switzerland and was awarded the university Medal for an outstanding Ph.D. thesis. He was also awarded the Wilhelm Schauman Prize for the best Ph.D. thesis in Animal Nutrition among German speaking countries. During his career, he has served as the Head of the Department of Animal Science as well as the Dean of the Faculty of Agriculture for many years. He was the founder Secretary of the Sri Lanka Association for Animal Production. He has served as a visiting Professor to the Federal University of Technology (ETH)-Zurich during Winter Semesters for 15 consecutive years. Prof. Samarasinghe is an animal nutritionist (monogastric) and a poultry scientist. He has made a significant contribution to disseminate scientific information to the society through his publications, seminars and public talks.

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Scientific Committee

Prof. Dr. Khalid Javed Pakistan
Prof. Richard Wall United Kingdom
Dr.Umer Farooq Pakistan
Dr. Muhammad Arshad Pakistan
Dr. Faham Khamesipour Iran
Dr. Gamika A. Prathapasinghe Sri Lanka
Dr. Seyed Ali Ghorashi Australia
Dr. Gaye Krebs Australia
Dr. Dilini Thilakaratne Australia
Dr. Maha Mohamed Hady Ali Egypt
Dr. Mialvagnam Pagthinathan Sri Lanka
Mr. B.P.A. Jayaweera Sri Lanka

Organising Committee

Conference Convener
Isanka P.Gamage
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Conference Publication Chair
Oshadee Withanawasam
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Registrations and Payments
Rumesh Wasinghe
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Other Committee Members

Dinesh Madushanka
Dilushika Sewwandi
Samanthika Wimalasena
Arun Francis
Suvinie Rajapaksha
Deepika Abeyrathna(IT)
Susitha Thiranjeeva(IT)
Tharanga Gamage(Media)
Nethroo Kariyawasam(Media)

ICVAS 2015

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