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  • B.Sc (Food Technology and Nutrition, Bogor Agricultural University, IND)
  • M.Sc (Food processing, Asian Institute of Technology, THA)
  • Ph.D (Agricultural and Food Biotechnology, Gifu University, JPN)

Area of Expertise

  • Food  Microbiology and Nutrition

Research Interest

  • Probiotic Food
  • Probiotic Function
  • Traditional Fermented Food
  • Food Microbiology
  • Lactic Acid Bacteria
  • Diet, Nutrition, and Immunity

Professional Experiences

  • Member of PERMI (1996 – present time)
  • Member of PATPI (1996 – present time)
  • President, Indonesian Scientific Society for Probiotics and Prebiotics (2010- present time)
  • Advisory Council of Swedish South Asian Network on Fermented Foods (2009 –  present time)


  • Research Methodology
  • Food Nutrition
  • Industrial Microbiology
  • Enviromental Science
  • Microbiology
  • Food Microbiology
  • Fermentation Technology
  • Food Hygiene
  • General Nutrition
  • Aging and Chronic Diseases
  • Food Safety
  • Nutrition in Food Industry
  • Introduction to Food Technology
  • Basic Food Biochemistry

Seminar and Instructure in Training Program

  • Role of Probiotics to prevent anti aging. Invited Speaker at Symposium on New Hope in Anti Aging Medicine (Bandung, 8 – 10 November 2013)
  • Zinc and probiotic supplementation improve Zinc and Selenium status  of  Indonesian young children” Invited speaker at the symposium “Trace element problems in Developing countries : malnutrition, infection and immunity” Tokyo ISTERH, 2013 (Tokyo, Japan 18th – 22nd November 2013)
  • Future trend in Prebiotic and Probiotic-Research and application at   6th International Seminar of Indonesian Society for Microbiology (ISISM) and 11th Congress of Indonesian Society for Microbiology 2013 (Pontianak, October 17-19, 2013)
  • Use of LAB in Preparation of Indonesian Dairy Products at 7th Asian Conference on Lactic Acid Bacteria, 6-8 September 2013 (New Delhi, India)
  • The recent innovation on probiotic based functional foods : Challenges and opportunities. Invited Speaker at International Functional Foods Conference (Cyber city Selangor, Malaysia, 18-20 August 2013)
  • Novel Probiotic Lactobacillus plantarum IS-10506 and Zinc Supplementation Enhance Humoral Immune Rresponse and Nutritional Status of Children Younger than Two at International Conference & Exhibition on Probiotics. Future of Probiotics- Vision and  Opportunities (San Antonio USA, November 19-21, 2012)
  • Novel probiotic strains of Dadih origin maintain intestinal integrity and modulate immune function. Oral Presentation at Toronto International Microbiology and Immunology Symposium ( Toronto Canada, September 27-29, 2012)
  • “Effect of Probiotic  L. plantarum IS-10506  and  zinc supplementation on fecal  sIgA and serum zinc of Indonesian pre-school Children”. Oral Presentation at International Society for Trace Elemen Research in Human (ISTERH) 2011 Conference, “Essentiality, Health Aspects and Toxicity of Trace Elements in Humans.”  (Rixos Hotel, Belek, Turkey, October 16-21, 2011)
  • “Effect of microencapsulated Probiotic L. plantarum IS-10506 supplementation on immune response and diarrhea incidence of Indonesian pre-school Children”. Oral Presentation at 6th Asian Federation of Scientific  Lactic Acid Bacteria (AFSLAB), IUMS 2011 (Sapporo, Hokkaido Japan, 6 – 10 September 2011)
  • “Immunomodulatory properties of novel probiotic Lactobacillus plantarum IS-10506  in vivo and in Indonesian Young Children”. Oral Presentation at FASEB Summer Research Conference  (Carefree, Arizona, 24-29 July 2011)
  • “Factors supporting the growth of  Lactobacillus casei Shirota strain andenhancing humoral immune response in vivo”Poster Presentation at the 6th International Yakult Symposium, The Gut and its role in health maintainance (Vienna, Austria, 26-27 May, 2011)
  • “Safety and immunomodulatory properties of Enterococcus faecium IS-27526 in Indonesian young children.” Oral Presentation at Ecology and Clinical Microbiology XXXII International Congress on Microbial Ecology in Health & Disease (Athens, Greece, 6 – 10 October 2010)
  • Potency of local wisdom: probiotics and prebiotics today and tomorrow at Plenary Session, Second International Symposium on Probiotics and Prebiotics as Functional Foods for Human Health Promotion (Jakarta, 4 – 5 August 2010)
  • Mechanism and Significance of GUT Barrier Function and Failure. Keynote speaker at the Fifth Malang Nutrition Update (Malang, July 5, 2010)
  • Immune Function and brush border repair ability of Novel Probiotic Lactobacillus plantarum IS-10506 of Dadih origin at Plenary Session The International Scientific Conference on Probiotics and Prebiotics (Kosice, Slovakia, 15 -17 June 2010)
  • Immediate Effect of Functional Biscuit administration on Bodyweight and Viable Fecal Lactic acid bacteria of Rats. Oral Presentation at Functional Foods Conference (Cork, Ireland, March 9-11, 2010)
  • Probiotic function of Indonesian indigenous strains from Dadih of West Sumatra. Oral Presentation at Fourth International Conference Fermented Foods, Health Status and Social Well-being December 11-13, 2009, Anand Agricultural University (Anand – Gujarat, India)
  • Effect of oxygenated water and probiotic administration on fecal microbiota of rats. Oral Presentation at International Symposia “The recent Advances of Microbiology in Health, Bio-industry, Agriculture and Environment”, Society of Microbiology Indonesia (Surabaya, November, 20th – 21st, 2009)
  • Probiotic, a promising functional food in improving nutritional status of young children, Oral Presentation at the International Symposium on Nutrition 2009 and 6th Asia Pacific Clinical Nutrition Society Conference (Makassar, October 12-14, 2009)
  • 5th Conference of the Asian Federation of Societies for Lactic Acid bacteria, Oral presentation on the Indonesian perspective on Scientific Dossier for regulatory of probiotic foods (Singapore, 1st Jul – 3rd July 2009)
  • Asian Conferences on Diarrheal disease (ASCODD). Invited Speaker : Function of Indigenous probiotic from dadih  Enterococcus faecium IS-27526 in improving nutritional status and suppress diarrhea (Yogyakarta, 25-27 Mei 2009)
  • 13th International Conference on Harmful Algae. Oral Presentation :  Biological removal of microcystin-LR by viable Lactobacillus plantarum from Dadih at different temperatures and glucose concentrations (Hongkong, 3 – 7 November 2008)
  • Probiotic and Their Application 2nd European Conference. Oral Presentation : Functionality of Indigenous probiotic from dadih and regulatory aspects of Probiotic in Indonesia (Cracow – Poland, 15 – 17 October 2008)
  • International Symposium on Probiotic from Traditional Fermented Food for Healthy Gut Function. Invited Speaker : Potential Dadih Probiotic : Scientific Evidence for Indonesian people (Jakarta, August 19 – 20, 2008)
  • XVI Symposium of the International Association on Gnotobiology Joint with the XXXI Congress of the Society of Microbial Ecology and Disease Invited Speaker : Potential Probiotic Isolated  from Dadih  for Human Health Promotion (Djurönäset Kursgård, Stockholm, Sweden, May 28-30, 2008)
  • Symposium on Diet, Nutrition and Immunity. Invited Speaker : Probiotic properties of lactic acid bacteria isolated from dadih, a traditional Indonesian fermented milk (Singapore,  April 16-17, 2008)
  • Shinshu     University      International    Symposium.  Invited   Speaker :  Indonesian biodiversities,    from    microbes to herbal    plants   as  potential functional foods (Ina Nagano ken, Japan, November 1- 4, 2007)
  • ISAPP Open Forum. Invited Speaker : South East Asia: local probiotic and prebiotic foods, and local issues.  LondonUK, June 26-28, 2007
  • Asia Conference on  Biosafety and Biosecurity. Invited Speaker : Detection of microcystin-LR in Saguling reservoir and Demak river in  Indonesia  (Bangkok, Thailand, 17-19 April 2007)
  • SSA Gut Impact Platform Meeting. Poster presentation : Removal of microcystin-LR using lactic acid bacteria isolated from Indonesian traditional fermented milk, dadih (Tallinn – Estonia-29 September 2006)
  • Eight Symposium on Lactic Acid Bacteria, Poster Presentation : In vitro, in vivo and clinical studies on Probiotic Properties of Dadih Lactic Bacteria isolate (Egmond aan Zee, the Netherland, August 28 – September 1, 2005)
  • International Symposium on Probiotic, Oral Presentation : Dadih probiotic : in vitro, in vivo and clinical studies on lactic acid bacteria. International Symposium Probiotic for Human and Immunity ( Pelangi Hotel, Seminyak, Bali, September 7-8)
  • Second Asian Conference on Lactic acid Bacteria, Invited speaker :  In vitro and in vivo Probiotic properties of Selected Indigenous Dadih Lactic acid Bacteria (Taipei, November 14-15, 2003)
  • National Seminar on Indonesia Microbiology Society (PERMI). Presented paper : Current Perspective of Probiotics in Maintaining Human’s Health (Medan, 1-2 October 2002)
  • National Seminar on Food Industry, Food Technologist Association. Presented paper : In vitro adhesion of probiotic dadih lactic bacteria to human intestinal mucus (Yogyakarta, 22-23 July 2003)
  • National Seminar on Indonesia Microbiology Society (PERMI). Presented paper : Competitiveness with Pathogens of Probiotic Dadih Lactic  Bacteria to Human Intestinal Mucus (Bandung, 29-30 August 2003)
  • International Conference of Japan Environmental Mutagen Society. Invited speaker : Antimutagenic Properties of various Indonesia biodiversities. 31th Annual Meeting of Japanese Environmental Mutagen Soc (JEMS) (Tokyo, Nov 27-29, 2002)
  • In house training for Flavour, Quest International,  Indonesia (January 14 –  25 January 2002)
  • National Seminar on Prebiotic and Probiotic. Invited speaker, Prebiotic and Probiotic, an alternative for  Healthy Diet (Jakarta, January 19, 2002)
  • Indonesian Biotechnology Conference. Prebiotic dan synbiotic effects of hydrolyzed egg white on probiotics. Paper presented on October 25, 2001.
  • Indonesian Biotechnology Conference. Probiotic properties of indigenous Dadih lactic acid bacteria (Yogyakarta, October 26, 2001)
  • Association of International Education of Japan (AIEJ) Awardee of Follow up Research Program on  Application study of probiotic lactic acid bacteria from “dadih” to foods creation (July 8 – October 8, 2001)
  • The Second International Workshop on Green Polymer (Bandung, 15 – 20 October 2000)
  • National Seminar on Food Industry, Food Technologist Association (Surabaya, October 10 – 11, 2000)
  • The ninth Animal Science Congress of AAAP (UNSW, Sydney, Australia. Invited Speaker. World Bank (URGE Awardee), July 1 – 5, 2000)
  • JISTEC Awardee for Research on Binding properties of Lactic bacteria from Dadih and Effect of probiotic lactic acid bacteria isolated from Dadih on hypocholesterolemic (ShinshuUniversity – Japan, July 12 –  September 5, 2000)
  • Asian Regional Workshop in Biotechnology, Biosafety and Biopolicy (Bio-Asia 2000) (Bangkok, Thailand, 22 – 24 November 2000. (SIDA Awardee))
  • International Workshop on Lactic Acid Bacteria. CFTRI (Mysore, India, November 15– 17, 1999)  (LundUniversity Awardee)
  • UNESCO Exchange Scientist Scheme for Microbiology. Research on Probiotic Bacteria (ShinshuUniversity – Japan, July 1 – August 4, 1999)
  • National seminar on Indonesia Microbiology Society (PERMI) (Bandar Lampung, 14 – 15 December 1998)
  • National Seminar Indonesian Lecturer Association (Jakarta, September 29, 1998)
  • International Seminar on Biomolecular Reactions and Industrial Applications of Immunology in Food and Agriculture (Bogor, November 8, 1997)
  • Workshop on Freezing and Freeze Drying of Microorganisms (ATTC, Maryland – USA, October 27 – October 30, 1997)
  • International Seminar on Release and Biosafety of Genetically Modified Foods (Bogor, September 10 – 11, 1997)
  • Semi Loka : Pra Widya Karya Nasional Pangan dan Gizi VI. Subtema : Agroindustri Pangan. Kantor Menteri Negara Urusan Pangan (Jakarta, 28 Agustus 1997)
  • Workshop Proposal Penelitian (Bandung Institute of Technology, Bandung-Indonesia May 13-15, 1997)
  • National Seminar of Biopreservation and Probiotic in Food Industry (Yogyakarta,  June 12, 1997)
  • Workshop on joint Postgraduate Programme (The agency for the assessment and application of technology (BPP Teknologi), Jakarta-Indonesia, March 25, 1997)
  • National Seminar Food Technologist Association (Denpasar, 16-17 July 1997)


  • Department of Food  Technology, Faculty of Engineering, Binus University
  • Jl. Alam Sutera Boulevard No. 1. Alam Sutera – Serpong Tangerang 15325