Namalika is Sri Lankan and came to Canada to begin her M.Sc. program in Septemeber 2013. Her project, titled "Rate and extent of wheat starch digestion and its impact on grain AME and broiler performance" consisted of in vitro digestions of many wheat cultivars as well as a corresponding broiler trial. Namalika defended her thesis on June 1st, 2016, and is staying with our group to complete a PhD.
Her past education includes a B.Sc. in Veterinary Sciences from the University of Peradeniya in Sri Lanka.