Amritha Wickramage

Amritha Wickramage

Assistant Professor of Practice


  • Postdoctoral fellow, Biotelliga, New ZealandPh. D. (Plant Pathology), University of Arizona, USAB. S. (Plant Biotechnology), University of Colombo, Sri Lanka

Drawing from academic experience in Sri Lanka and industrial experience in New Zealand, Amritha seeks to facilitate students understand the principles and applications of microbiology and molecular biology towards a better tomorrow


PLS 170C3 The Challenge of Feeding, Fueling and Housing Ten Billion People
PLP 305 Introductory Plant Pathology
PLS 498 Senior Capstone
PLP 550, Principles of Plant Microbiology (co-taught with Dr. Betsy Arnold)