Team member CV

Anushka Kudaliyanage


Felix Meissner Lab

+49 228 28751330

Bio Summary

Anushka Kudaliyanage joined our team in autumn 2020, to support the SARS-CoV-2 research of the COVIMMUNE consortium as leading technician of our iii COVID-19 laboratory. Together with a team of dedicated student assistants he processes blood, gargling water and swabs samples from SARS-CoV-2 infected and long-COVID patients. He is responsible for all maintenance issues of the operating COVID-19 laboratory, sample storage and organization of sample transfer. Mr Kudaliyanage is a trained Biology Laboratory Assistant (BTA) and started in 2008 his working carreer at the University Hospital in Bonn. He expanded his brought spectrum of technical knowledge by studying chemistry with a specialzed focus on materials sciences at the Bonn-Rhein-Sieg University of Applied Sciences from 2011-2016. Starting as a student assistant at the Deutsche Nanoschicht GmbH (a company of the BASF holding), he became employed as a planning assistant for the production of superconductors using chemical coating technologies.


Concerts/Festivals; Japanese Culture/Travel to Japan; Cooking/Baking

Work experience

11/2020 – present: Laboratory Technician - Susanne Schmidt Laboratory Institute of Innate Immunity, University Clinic, Bonn, Germany

05/2017 - 10/2020:  Shift Supervisor - Deutsche Nanoschicht Ltd, Rheinbach, Germany

08/2015 - 04/2017: Production Staff - Deutsche Nanoschicht Ltd, Rheinbach, Germany

02/2012 - 07/2015: Student Assistant - Deutsche Nanoschicht Ltd, Rheinbach, Germany

08/2008– 06/2011: Professional Education as a biological laboratory technician - University Clinic Bonn, Germany


12/2019: Advanced seminarfor safety officers – precision engineering and electrotechnical industry - BG ETEM Bad Münstereifel, Germany

09/2018: Basic seminar for safety officers in the commercial sector - BG ETEM Eppstein, Germany

10/2011 – 02/2016: started Bachelor ́s degree, Chemistry with materials science - Hochschule Bonn-Rhein-Sieg, Rheinbach, Germany

08/2008 – 06/2011:  Professional Education as a biologicallaboratory technician -Berufsschule Karthäuserwall, Cologne, Germany

1999– 2008 - General University Entrance Quailification - Aloisiuskolleg, Bonn, Deutschland