Dr. R. Srikaran

  • Senior Lecturer
    Department of Chemistry,
    University of Jaffna,
    Sri Lanka.
  • srikaran@jfn.ac.lk
  • +94 21 222 5041
Member of the Faculty Board of Science, Secretary for the Jaffna University Teachers’ Association (JUSTA), Committee member for the Faculty Research committee.
Natural product synthesis and combinatorial chemistry
  1. Spivey, A.C.; Srikaran, R. “Protecting groups”, in Annual Reports on the Progress of Chemistry, Section B, Organic Chemistry, Vol 97, Ed.J.A.Joule, RSC, Cambridge, 2001, 97, 41-59.
  2. Spivey, A.C.; Srikaran, R.; Diaper, C.M. Turner, D.J. “Traceless solid phase synthesis of 2-substituted pyrimidines using an “off the shelf chlorogermane functionalized resin”, Org.Biomol.Chem., 2003, 1, 1638-1640.
  3. Spivey, A.C.; McKendrick, J.; Srikaran, R.; Brigit, A.H. “Solid phase synthesis of an A-B loop mimetic of the Cdomain of human IgE: macrocylisation by Sonogashira coupling”’, J.Org.Chem. 2003, 68, 1843-1851.
  4. A.C.Spivey, C. Diaper, R. Srikaran, T. Jones, C.Noban, G.Ellames, H.Wadsworth “Opportunities for isotope labeling via solidphase synthesis with organogermaniumlinkers”JLbelCompdRadiopharm 47, 2004, 299-334.
  5. A.C.Spivey, C.Diaper, R.Srikaran, T.Jones, C.Noban, G.Ellames, H.Wadsworth “Opportunities for isotope labeling via solidphase synthesis with organogermanium linkers” J Label CompdRadiopharm 47, 2004, 299-334.
  6. R. Mageswaran; M. Senthilnanthanan; R. Srikaran; P. Abiman, “Quality of ground water in selected areas of northern part of Sri Lanka”, Proceedings of Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science, 60, 2004, 225.
  7. R. Mageswaran; M. Senthilnanthanan; R. Srikaran; J. P. Jeyadevan; P. Ragusuthan, “A comparative study of bioactivity of Palmyrah fruit pulp from different palm varieties in Jaffna district”, Proceedings of Jaffna Science Association, 12, 2005, 12.
  8. R. Mageswaran; M. Senthilnanthanan; R. Srikaran; J. P. Jeyadevan; S. Rajadurai, “A comparative study of different methods for improved quality sweet toddy”, Proceedings of Jaffna Science Association, 12, 2005, 11.
  9. R.Srikaran, R.Sivarajah, S.R.Krishnarajah, P.Krishnarajah, A.Kajatheepan, S.N.Surendran, “Larvicidal effect of crude extract from Holothuriaatra against Aedesaegypti”, Proceedings of Jaffna Science Association, 2006.
  10. S.Ketheeswaran, K.Rajendram, R.Srikaran, K.Ahilan, “Preliminary studies of electrical and low magnetic field transport process in Red Soils (Latosols) in Northern Sri-Lanka”, Proceedings of Jaffna Science Association, 2006.
  11. R.Srikaran, A.Manjceevan, “Comparision of Harmful substances in a locally made mosquito coil with the commercially available mosquito coils” Proceedings of Jaffna Science Association, 15, 2008, 1.
  12. A.Manjceevan, A.Kajatheepan, R.Srikaran, S.N.Surendran, “Larvicidal effect of crude extract from Ocimumamericanum against Aedesaegypti” Proceedings of Jaffna Science Association, 15, 2008, 3.
  13. V.Kumaran, A.Kajatheepan, R.Srikaran, S.R.Krishnarajah, S.N.Surendran, “Larvicidal effects of crude extract from Spindusemarginatus against Aedesaegypti” Proceedings of Jaffna Science Association, 15, 2008, 15.
  14. R.Srikaran, R.Sivatharshini, “Preparation of a new and efficient bar soap from soap nut oil” Proceedings of Jaffna Science Association, 15, 2008, 7.
  15. S.N.Surendran, V.Kumaran, R.Sivarajah, S.R.Krishnarajah, R.Srikaran, K.Raghavendra, “A note on the larvicidal efficacy of saponin constituted crude extracts of the plant and animal origin against Aedesaegypti L”, J.Natn.Sci. Foundation Sri Lanka, 2009, 37 (3), 209-211.
  16. N.Nagenthirarajah, , K.Velauthamurty, P.Iyngaran, P.Abiman, R.Srikaran, (2011, November)Some quality parameters of salt, water and soil samples from Some selected Areas in the Jaffna Penninsula, , Vavuniya Campus Annual Research Session, Vavuniya, Sri Lanka, ISSN 1800-4911ÓVCRS
  17. S.Tharmila, T. Thileepan, A C Thvaranjit, R Srikaran “Antibacterial Properties of “Accmus” mouth wash, (2011), SLJIM, 01:(02) 83-85.
Stereo chemistry and Conformational analysis, Heterocyclic chemistry, Chemistry of Natural Products
  1. Former Senate Representative of the Faculty of Science
  2. Former Head of the Department of Chemistry
  3. Chief examiner for the GCE (A/L) marking of chemistry.
  4. Visiting lecturer for Allied Health Science courses
  5. Visiting lecturer for Basic science for non science students