Welcome to IBMBB

The Institute of Biochemistry, Molecular Biology and Biotechnology (IBMBB) is a postgraduate training institute of the University of Colombo. The main thrust areas of activities are MSc, MPhil and PhD programmes. The main objective of these courses is to provide focused training in current areas of molecular life sciences relevant to the development of Sri Lanka and also to encourage young graduates to proceed for further advanced studies leading to PhD.

Open Day 2014




Open day 2014 of the IBMBB was held on the 28th October 2014. The visitors had the chance to look at our facilities and laboratories up-close and speak to academics and current students of the IBMBB regarding various courses and research programmes that are available at IBMBB . Visitors were updated on new diagnostic services and certificate courses that are launched recently. Visitors were also given the chance to inquire about research opportunities available in their areas of interest.
Placements for Commonwealth Scholarships
Ministry of Higher Education selected Postgraduate courses offered by Sri Lankan State Sector Universities and Institutes for placement of Commonwealth Scholarship holders.
IBMBB is one of the two Institutes that were recognized for this purpose and the MSc in Molecular Life Sciences programme offered by the IBMBB will admit Commonwealth Scholars through the Ministry of Higher Education, Sri Lanka.