Dr Naveen Wijesena

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

School of the Environment
Faculty of Science



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Book Chapter

  • Thushari, G. G. N., Senevirathna, J. D. M., Wijesena, Naveen M. and De Zoysa, H. K. S. (2022). Management of marine plastic debris and microplastics. Waste technology for emerging economies. (pp. 79-109) edited by T.C. Bamunuarachchige and H.K.S. de Zoysa. Boca Raton, FL, United States: CRC Press. doi: 10.1201/9781003132349-5

  • Wijesena, Naveen (2019). Germ layer evolution: using novel approaches to address a classic evolutionary embryological problem. Old questions and young approaches to animal evolution. (pp. 133-149) edited by José M. Martín-Durán and Bruno C. Vellutini. Cham, Switzerland: Springer International Publishing. doi: 10.1007/978-3-030-18202-1_7

  • Kumburegama, Shalika, Wijesena, Naveen and Wikramanayake, Athula H. (2008). Detecting expression patterns of Wnt pathway components in Nematostella vectensis embryos. Wnt signaling - volume 2: pathway models. (pp. 55-67) edited by Elizabeth Vincan. New York, United States: Humana Press. doi: 10.1007/978-1-60327-469-2_6

Journal Article

Conference Publication

  • Wijesena, Naveen M., Kumburegama, Shalika, Xu, Ronghui and Wikramanayake, Athula (2011). Wnt signaling in the cnidarian Nematostella vectensis: Insights into the evolution of gastrulation. 70th Annual Meeting of the Society for Developmental Biology, Chicago, IL, United States, 21-25 July 2011 . Maryland Heights, MO, United States: Academic Press. doi: 10.1016/j.ydbio.2011.05.027

  • Wikramanayake, Athula H., Kumburegama, Shalika, Peng, Jeff and Wijesena, Naveen (2009). Wnt signaling and the evolution of pattern formation. Experimental Biology 2009 Meeting, New Orleans, LA, United States, 18–22 April 2009. Hoboken, NJ, United States: John Wiley & Sons. doi: 10.1096/fasebj.23.1_supplement.308.3

  • Wijesena, N., Kumburegama, N. S. and Wikramanayake, A. (2009). Investigating the role of Wnt/PCP signaling in the evolution of embryonic polarity in metazoans. Annual Meeting of the Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology, Boston, MA, United States, 3-7 January 2009. Oxford, United Kingdom: Oxford University Press. doi: 10.1093/icb/icp003