Biology

Biology.

Our Biology program equips students with solid scientific theories and the practical applications of technology in Biology, an ever-evolving, multi-discipline field that touches many facets of modern life. Our graduates will be well prepared to contribute and come up with innovative ideas and products in many different sectors, including medical, industrial, and environmental sector.

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Graduate Profile.

A graduate who is:

  • Able to assist in managing and leading a research in biology or the medical field in a university, a research institution or industry.
  • Able to create business opportunities with products using biotechnology.
  • An educator and researcher in the field of Biotechnology.

What Will I Study.

You will learn things related to biotechnology, such as:

  • Processes in cells, cell cultures and systems
  • Biotechnology business and related science/technology to increase productivity and make biotechnology products
  • The latest biotechnology information developments from the fields of medicine, pharmacy, food, industry and the environment will also be discussed

*For course details, you can see on curriculum

What Will I Become.

Here are several career & prospective jobs for Biotechnology graduates:

  • Researcher
  • Entrepreneur or business manager
  • Biotechnology scholar
  • Biological laboratory technician
  • Food research and development officer
  • Quality assurance / control officer
  • Product development officer

It All Begins Here.

  • Bioteknologi itu ilmu baru yang menarik dan terus berkembang, sehingga peluang kariernya pun terbuka lebar.

    Diana Priyatno

    Biology - Research Assistant pada Mochtar Riady Institute for Nanotechnology ( MRIN)

  • Bioteknologi UPH mengutamakan transferable skill, dimana proses belajar dengan tutorial melatih mahasiswa untuk studi mandiri.

    Danny Laurent

    Biology 2013 - Penerima Beasiswa Pendidikan Indonesia (BPI) Master of Science in Biotechnology, University of Edinburgh, Scotland. Mahasiswa Program Doktor, Bidang Deteksi Kanker, University of Edinburgh, Scotland.

Study Plan.

Wawasan Dunia
Courses Credits
Pendidikan Agama Kristen / Pendidikan Agama Dunia
Logika Terapan / Critical Thinking
Wawasan Dunia Kristen 1 / Filsafat Ilmu
Wawasan Dunia Kristen 2 / Etika
Wawasan Dunia Kristen 3 / Sejarah Pemikiran
Pengenalan Diri
Courses Credits
Pendidikan Kewarganegaraan
Pancasila
Pengantar Ilmu Alam
Bahasa Indonesia / BIPA
General English
Kecakapan Akademik
Kesehatan dan Kebugaran
1st Semester
Courses Credits
Biologi Umum 4
Pengantar Bioteknologi 4
Kalkulus 3
Kimia Dasar & Organik 4
Logika Terapan 2
TOEFL IBT Preparation 2
Kecakapan Akademik 0
2nd Semester
Courses Credits
Biologi Sel 4
Genetika 3
Biostatistika 3
Biokimia 4
Bahasa Indonesia 2
Pendidikan Kewarganegaraan 2
Kesehatan dan Kebugaran 0
3rd Semester
Courses Credits
Kesehatan dan Kebugaran 4
Bahasa Inggris 2
Pancasila 2
4th Semester
Courses Credits
Biologi Molekuler 4
Mikrobiologi Dasar 3
Anatomi dan Fisiologi Manusia 4
Pangan Fungsional dan Nutraceutical 3
Wawasan Dunia Kristen 1 / Filsafat Ilmu Pengetahuan 4
Kepemimpinan 2
5th Semester
Courses Credits
Teknologi Rekombinan DNA I 3
Mikrobiologi Lanjutan 4
Biodiversitas 2
Bioinformatika 2
Imunologi 4
Wawasan Dunia Kristen 2 / Etika 4
6th Semester
Courses Credits
Teknologi Rekombinan DNA II 3
Bioinstrumentasi 2
Wawasan Dunia Kristen 3 / Sejarah Pemikiran 4
7th Semester
Courses Credits
Kultur Jaringan Hewan 2
Kultur Jaringan Tanaman 2
Metodologi Penelitian 2
Teknologi Bioproses dan Fermentasi 3
Teknik Enzimologi 4
Mata Kuliah Pilihan 5
8th Semester
Courses Credits
Biosains Terapan 3
Genetika Molekuler 3
Seminar 1
Bioteknologi Farmasi 3
Nutrigenomik 3
Bioteknologi Lingkungan 3
Mata Kuliah Pilihan 3
9th Semester
Courses Credits
Kerja Praktek 3
10th Semester
Courses Credits
Tugas Akhir 6
Mata Kuliah Pilihan 6
Seminar Riset 1
Mata Kuliah Pilihan
Courses Credits
Bioteknologi Kedokteran 2
Bioteknologi Kelautan 2
Kapita Selekta 2
Komunikasi Profesional 2
Kewirausahaan 3
Bioentrepreneurship 3
Diagnostik Molekuler 2
Produk Berbasis Bahan Alam 2
Mikrobiologi Kesehatan 2
Study Fee
Total Study Fee Rp225.250.000

*) The price covers all tuition fee during normal study period according to valid curriculum

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Our Facilities.

LECTURERS.

Dela Rosa, M.M., M.Sc.Apt.

Head of Pharmacy

Dr. Reinhard Pinontoan

Head of Biotechnology

Dr. Reinhard Pinontoan is the Head of Biology Department in the Universitas Pelita Harapan. He received his Doctoral degree in Agricultural Science at Nagoya University in 1997 and completed his post-doctoral training on cancer research in Nagoya University Bioscience and Biotechnology Center and Shanghai Cancer Institute in 2005. His current research stretches from the area of environmental sciences to health sciences.

Lucy Jap

Tan Tjie Jan

Marcelia Sugata

Hans Victor, S. Si., M. Si.

Astia Sanjaya, M.S.

LECTURERS.

Dr. Reinhard Pinontoan

Head of Biotechnology
Dr. Reinhard Pinontoan is the Head of Biotechnology Study Program. His areas of interest include environmental science, and health science. He earned his Doctoral Degree in Agricultural Science from Nagoya University, and a Post-doctoral Training on Cancer Research Nagoya University Bioscience and Biotechnology Center and Shanghai Cancer Institute.

Astia Sanjaya,
M.S.

Lecturer
Astia Sanjaya, M.S. is a Lecturer of Biotechnology Study Program. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Biology Program from Universitas Pelita Harapan, and Master of Science in Immunology and Infectious Diseases from Washington State University in Pullman, Washington.

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Dr. Bambang Kiranadi

Lecturer
Dr. Bambang Kiranadi is a lecturer of Biotechnology Study Program. He earned his Bachelor of Science from Institut Teknologi Bandung, Master of Science in Instrumentation Methods of Chemical Analysis from University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom, and PhD in Biological Sciences from University of East Anglia in Norwich, Norfolk, United Kingdom.

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Hans Victor,
S. Si., M. Si.

Lecturer
Hans Victor, S. SI., M. SI. is a lecturer of Biotechnology Study Program. He earned his Bachelor of Science in Biology Program from Universitas Pelita Harapan, and Master of Science in Biotechnology from Institut Teknologi Bandung.

Journal Publications:
  • Metabolite identification from biodegradation of congo red by Pichia sp.
    KnE Life Sciences, 2020
  • Removal of malachite green toxicity using water hyacinth (Eichhornia crassipes) biomass
    IOP Conference Series, 2019
  • Optimasi proses untuk ekspresi gen endoglukanase dari Bacillus sp. RP1 oleh Escherichia coli BL21 (DE3)/egc
    Indonesian Journal of Biotechnology & Bioscience, 2018
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Dr. Juandy Jo

Lecturer
Dr. Juandy Jo is a lecturer of Biotechnology Study Program. He earned his Degree of Medical Doctor from Universitas Gadjah Mada in Yogyakarta, Master of Molecular Biology from University of Queensland in Brisbane, Australia, and Doctor rerum naturalium. Research group of Prof. Dr. med. Robert Thimme Spemann from Graduate School of Biology and Medicine, Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg in Freiburg, Germany.

  • Identification of peptides with tolerogenic potential in a hydrolysed whey-based infant formula
    Clinical and Experimental Allergy: Journal of the British Society for Allergy and Clinical Immunology, 2018
  • Genetically-engineered T cells to treat viral hepatitis-associated liver cancer: is it possible?
    AIMS Allergy & Immunology, 2017
  • Intrahepatic CD206+ macrophages contribute to inflammation in advanced viral-related liver disease.
    Journal of Hepatology, 2017
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    Lucy Jap,
    M.Sc.MED

    Lecturer

    Marcelia Sugata,
    M.Sc.

    Lecturer

    Dr. Tan Tjie Jan

    Lecturer
    Dr. Tan Tjie Jan is a lecturer of Biotechnology Study Program. He earned his Diploma in Microbiological Genetics from Institute for Genetics, Cologne University in Cologne, Germany, and Doctoral Degree in Pharmaceutical Chemistry from Pharmaceutical Institute, Bonn University in Bonn, Germany.

    Journal Publications:
    • Identification and partial purification of GTPase-activating proteins from yeast and mammalian cells that preferentially act on Ypt1/Rab1 proteins
      FEBS Letter, 1991
    • A yeast GTPase-activating protein that interacts specifically with a member of the Ypt/Rab family
      Nature, 1993
    • The YPT-branch of the ras superfamily of gtp-binding proteins in yeast: functional importance of the putative effector region
      Springer, 1991
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    ACHIEVING A GOLD MEDAL AND AN HONORABLE MENTION AT ON MIPA PT 2015.

    For five consecutive years UPH managed to appear in the ranks of the winners of the National Olympiad of Mathematics and Natural Sciences at college level (ON MIPA PT). This year, Rosaria (class of 2011) won the gold medal in the field of Biology, and the honorable mention award for Biology is received by Joan Christie Wijaya (class of 2012).

    ACHIEVING A GOLD MEDAL AND AN HONORABLE MENTION AT ON MIPA PT 2015

    For five consecutive years UPH managed to appear in the ranks of the winners of the National Olympiad of Mathematics and Natural Sciences at college level (ON MIPA PT). This year, Rosaria (class of 2011) won the gold medal in the field of Biology, and the honorable mention award for Biology is received by Joan Christie Wijaya (class of 2012).

    UPH was included in the top 8 universities that won medals in the 2015 ON MIPA PT competition. Only two Private Universities (PTS) won the medals this time, namely, UPH and Universitas Surabaya (UBAYA). While the other winners came from State Universities (PTN) including ITB, UI, UGM, IPB, and ITS.

    WINNING VARIOUS PRIZES IN NATIONAL OLYMPIC OF SCIENCE & MATH 2011

    National Olympic of Science & Math was held in Bandung at April 28 – May 1, 2011. Three students from Biology Study Program won various prizes on the competition.

    Related Events.

    Related News.

    Biotechnology Student Council.

    Biotechnology Student Council serves as an organization that facilitates the needs of Biotechnology students of both academic and non-academic matters while inspires the value of community as one family.

    Vision.

    To help Biotechnology’s students to be the people who value community as family, and who are proactive & able to grow in knowledge inside and outside of class.

    Mission.

    • To provide opportunity for students to gain knowledge and experience outside the classroom.
    • To become a place for socializing as community.
    • To provide opportunity for students to be proactive inside and/or outside of Biotechnology major.

    ACTIVITIES

    • Welcoming The New Family;
    • Biotechnology Gathering;
    • Biotechnology’s Got Talent;
    • Company & Institution Visit;
    • Comparative Study;
    • Orphanage Visit;
    • Tutoring and Sport Clubs;
    • Workshop;

    Organization Structure.