DR. (MRS.) RAJAVARTHANI SANJEEV

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Dr. (Mrs.) Rajavarthani Sanjeev
BSc. (Hons. in Human Biology / Biochemistry), Ph.D. (USJP)
Lecturer (Prob.) in Human Biology
Department of Human Biology
Faculty of Health-Care Sciences
Eastern University, Sri Lanka
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Name in full: DR. RAJAVARTHANI SANJEEV

Name with initials: DR. R. SANJEEV

Sex: Female

Nationality: Sri Lankan Tamil

Personal Address: 50, Suriya Lane, Batticaloa.

Contact number: Mobile: 071-8063973

Office: 065 -2224349

Fax: 065-2227025

Residence: 065-2222418

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Date of Birth: 03.09.1978

NIC number: 787473199V

Civil status: Married

Educational Background

  • PhD in Biochemistry, March 2016
    University of Sri Jayewardenepura
    Thesis: “Anti-inflammatory activity of Rasna sapthakaya decoction”
  • B.Sc. (Hons) in Human Biology (Biochemistry specialization), June 2005
    Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura with Second Class Lower Division.
    Thesis: “Anti-oxidant activity of some selected food items in Sri Lanka”
  • Successfully completed the course in “Good Clinical Practice (GCP)” conducted by the National Drug Abuse Treatment Clinical Trial Network as a requirement to carry out the clinical trials.
  • Special training on animal handling (Wistar rats) was obtained from Medical Research Institute and work shop conducted by Sri Lanka Association for Laboratory animal Sciences (SLALAS) during the post graduate study.
  • Obtained training on basic and advanced biochemical techniques (Chromatography, ELISA, etc.) and molecular biology techniques in University of Sri Jayewardenepura, University of Colombo and Industrial Technology Institute during the undergraduate period.

Employment record

  • Working as a Probationary lecturer of the Discipline of Biochemistry at the Department of Human Biology, Faculty of Health-Care Sciences, Eastern University, Sri Lanka from 02.10.2008 up to date.
  • Temporary assistant lecturer in Biochemistry at the Department of Human Biology, Faculty of Health-Care Sciences, Eastern University, Sri Lanka from 2007 to 2008.
  • Temporary demonstrator at the Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Eastern University, Sri Lanka from 2006 to 2007.

Abstracts in Conference Proceedings

  1. R. Sanjeev, T.S. Suresh and J.M. Dahanayake (2016). Chronic anti-inflammatory activity of Rasna sapthakaya decoction with and without dried ginger powder in adjuvant induced arthritic rats, Proceedings of the International Research Conference (IRC 2016), General Sir John Kotelawala Defence University, Sri Lanka.
  2. R. Sanjeev, T.S. Suresh and J.M. Dahanayake (2016). A study on safety evaluation of Rasna sapthakaya decoction in healthy volunteers. Proceedings of the International Scientific Session, Faculty of Medicine, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka.
  3. R. Sanjeev, T.S. Suresh and J.M. Dahanayake (2016). A comparative study on anti-inflammatory activity of Rasna sapthakaya decoction with and without dried ginger powder in Wistar rats. Proceedings of the Third Annual Scientific Session, Sri Lanka Association for Laboratory Animal Sciences.
  4. R. Sanjeev, T.S. Suresh and J.M. Dahanayake (2015). In-vivo anti-oxidant activity of Rasna sapthakaya decoction). Proceedings ofthe International conference (iPURSE) 2015, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka. p 259.
  5. Sanjeev R, Suresh TS, K Samarasinghe and S.G.Yasawardene (2015). Evaluating the safety profile of Rasna sapthakaya decoction in single dose and long term oral administration in rats. Proceedings of the 8th International conference, General Sir John Kotelawala Defence University, Sri Lanka. p. 186
  6. Sanjeev R and Suresh TS (2014). Preventive Acute Anti-inflammatory Effect of Rasna Sapthakaya in Young and Elderly Wistar male rats. Proceedings of the International conference on Multidiciplinary Approaches, Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Sri Jayewardenapura, Sri Lanka.p.39.
  7. Sanjeev R and Suresh TS (2014). Evaluation of in- vivo anti-histamine activity of an Ayurvedic preparation: Rasna sapthakaya in wistar rats. Proceedings of the International conference (iPURSE), University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka. p. 285.
  8. Sanjeev R and Suresh TS (2013). Anti-nociceptive Activity of Rasna Sapthakaya in Male, Wistar rats. Proceeding of the Third Euro-India International Conference on Holistic Medicine (ICHM) at Kottayam, Kerala.India. p 37-38.
  9. Sanjeev R and Suresh TS (2013). Anti-Inflammatory activity of Rasna Sapthakaya in Wistar male rats. Proceeding of the International Research Symposium, General Sir John Kotelawala Defence University, Sri Lanka. p, 47.

  • Biochemistry & Nutrition
  • Bioactivities of herbal medicines
  • Biochemical aspects of chronic diseases

Ongoing research activities

  • "Finding the effect of motivation and mobilization to minimize metabolic syndrome”- Pilot study

MBBS Course:

  • HB01: Molecular Organization of Human body
  • HB02: Cellular organization of human body
  • HB03: Tissues of the human body I
  • HB06: Blood & Immune system
  • HB12 & 13: Cardiovascular system
  • HB16: Endocrine system
  • HB17: Gastro intestinal system
  • HB18: Metabolism
  • HB19: Nutrition

BSc Nursing Course

  • Biochemistry & Nutrition

  • University Grants Commission- Research Grant awarded in 2012 to obtain Doctoral Qualifications Locally.
  • Dharmaretnam memorial award received for the best performance at the undergraduate level

  • Coordinator of Gender Equity and Equality (GEE) cell of Faculty of Health-Care Sciences, EUSL.
  • Resource person, 4th Annual Scientific Session, 2017 conducted by SLALAS, University of Wayamba, Sri Lanka.
  • Head of Exhibition subcommittee (Sponsorship)-2012
  • Student Counsellor of FHCS in 2009.
  • Functioned as part time sub-warden of Women’s Hostel, FHCS, EUSL from 2007 to 2008.

Membership

  • Life member of SLAAS.
  • Life member of SLALAS.
  • Founder member of College of Biochemists, Sri Lanka
  • Member of IT cell / FHCS

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