He contributed as a co-investigator in a number of virology studies, including identifying emerging viruses in West Java, analyzing viral aetiology from febrile patients from various regions in Indonesia, and developing a production series of Chikungunya vírus and Japanese vírus antigens for IgM MAC-ELISA method.
His previous assignment was as Chief of the Molecular Laboratory in the Virology Department, the US-military international biomedical research laboratory in Jakarta.
His thesis explored the construction of recombinant plasmid for Dengue-2 DNA vaccine candidates from Indonesian isolates. He received training in arboviruses diagnostics and H5N1 sequencing techniques from US CDC.
Risbin IptekDok Awards – Ministry of Health
Master’s in Biomedical Science, Faculty of Medicine, University of Indonesia, Jakarta, Indonesia