MS Plant Pathology, The Pennsylvania State University (2007)
Thesis: Linkage Analysis, QTL Mapping and Marker-Assisted Selection for Disease Resistance in a Diploid Hybrid Potato Population
BSc Special Degree in Botany with Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, University of Peradeniya, Faculty of Science, Sri Lanka (2001)
D. Wickramasinghe, B. Acharya, D. Plewa, A. E. Dorrance (2012). Screening for Resistance to Phytophthora sojae, Fusarium graminearum and Pythium irregulare. in Nested Association Mapping (NAM) populations. APS North Central Division 2012 Meeting, Wooster, OH.
D. Wickramasinghe, S. Stewart, A. Robertson, A. Dorrance. (2011). Variation in copy number, expression, and sequence of Avr1a/avr1a among populations of the oomycete plant pathogen, Phytophthora sojae. Phytopathology 101:S190
S. Stewart, D. Wickramasinghe, A. Dorrance, A. Robertson (2011). Comparison of three microsatellite analysis methods for detecting genetic diversity in Phytophthora sojae (Stramenopila: Oomycete). Biotechnol Lett. 2011 November; 33(11): 2217–2223.Published online 2011 July 9. doi: 10.1007/s10529-011-0682-9
W. M. D. K. Wickramasinghe, X. S. Qu, S. Costanzo, K.G. Haynes, B. J. Christ. (2009) Development of PCR-based markers linked to quantitative resistance to late blight in a diploid hybrid potato population of Solanum phureja x S. stenotomum. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF POTATO RESEARCH. Volume 86, Number 3, 188-195, DOI: 10.1007/s12230-009-9071-5
W. M. D. K. Wickramasinghe, X. S. Qu, S. Costanzo, K.G. Haynes, B. J. Christ. (2007) PCR based markers for marker assisted selection for quantitative resistance to late blight in a diploid potato family. 2007 APS/SON Joint meeting. San Diego, California. USA\
W. M. D. K. Wickramasinghe, X. S. Qu, S. Costanzo, B. J. Christ. (2007) Linkage analysis, QTL mapping and identifying markers associated with late blight resistance in a diploid potato family for marker-assisted selection. The Graduate School. Twenty second Annual Graduate Exhibition. Pennsylvania State University. USA.
W. M. D. K. Wickramasinghe and Saravanakumar, P. (2001). A comparative study of seed amino acid content, pollen germinability and drought tolerance of two grain legumes and their tentative wild relative. Proceedings of the Annual Research Sessions. Sri Lanka Association for Advancement of Science, Sri Lanka.
W. M. D. K. Wickramasinghe and Saravanakumar, P. (2000). Establishment of potential relationships between two grain legumes and their tentative wild relative. Annual Research Sessions 2000, Faculty of Science and Post Graduate Institute of Science, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka. Peg. 4.