About Venura Herath

Venura Herath is a professor at the University of Peradeniya where he studies how plants respond to various environmental conditions using novel genomic approaches. He also served as a postdoc at Texas A&M University studying how viruses trigger ER stress.

As a PhD student at the University of Maine, he studied the gene regulatory networks involved in plant responses to low-temperature stress conditions.

In addition to research and teaching, he is passionate about tackling the virally circulating fearmongering pseudoscientific content on social media and other media streams.

Venura Herath Sessions

sjf24 banner X