Biology

Jurusan Biologi – Fakultas Sains dan Teknologi UPH

Jurusan Biologi kami membekali mahasiswa dengan teori ilmiah yang kuat dan penerapan teknologi yang praktis di bidang ini. Biologi adalah bidang multidisipliner yang terus berkembang dan menyentuh berbagai aspek kehidupan masa kini. Lulusan kami akan siap berkontribusi serta menghasilkan berbagai ide dan produk inovatif dalam berbagai sektor, termasuk dalam sektor kesehatan, industri, dan lingkungan.

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Jurusan Biologi – Fakultas Sains dan Teknologi UPH

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 Rp236.750.000

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

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Our Facilities.

LECTURERS.

Dr. Reinhard Pinontoan

Department Chair of Biology
Dr. Reinhard Pinontoan is the Department Chair of Biology. 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.

Awards:
  • Postdoctoral fellowship for foreign researcher, Japanese Society for Promotion of Science (JSPS)
    1999-2001
  • Scholarship recipient, Yoneyama Rotary International Foundation (Japan)
    1996-1997
  • Scholarship recipient, Asahi Glass Foundation (Japan)
    1994-1996
Journal Publications:
  • Michelle, Siregar, R. A. N., Sanjaya, A., Lucy, J., & Pinontoan, R. (2020). Methylene blue decolorizing bacteria isolated from water sewage in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. Biodiversitas Journal of Biological Diversity, 21(3), 1136-1141. doi: 10.13057/biodiv/d210338
  • Lucy, J., Raharjo, P. F., Elvina, E., Florencia, L., Susanti, A. I., & Pinontoan, R. (2019). Clot lysis activity of Bacillus subtilis G8 isolated from Japanese fermented natto soybeans. Applied Food Biotechnology, 6(2), 101-109. doi: 10.22037/afb.v6i2.22479
  • Angelia, C., Sanjaya, A., Tanudjaja, E., Victor, H., Cahyani, A. D., Tan, T. J., & Pinontoan, R. (2019). Characterization of alpha-amylase from Aspergillus niger aggregate F isolated from a fermented cassava gatot grown in potato peel waste medium. Microbiology and Biotechnology Letters, 47(3), 364-371. doi: 10.4014/mbl.1811.11011
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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.

Journal Publications:
  • Michelle, Siregar, R. A. N., Sanjaya, A., Lucy, J., & Pinontoan, R. (2020). Methylene blue decolorizing bacteria isolated from water sewage in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. Biodiversitas Journal of Biological Diversity, 21(3), 1136-1141. doi: 10.13057/biodiv/d210338
  • Angelia, C., Sanjaya, A., Tanudjaja, E., Victor, H., Cahyani, A. D., Tan, T. J., & Pinontoan, R. (2019). Characterization of alpha-amylase from Aspergillus niger aggregate F isolated from a fermented cassava gatot grown in potato peel waste medium. Microbiology and Biotechnology Letters, 47(3), 364-371. doi: 10.4014/mbl.1811.11011
  • Tan, T. J., & Sanjaya, A. (2018). Probiotics and Beyond. ISBN: 9786029779790
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Dr. Bambang Kiranadi

Lecturer
Dr. Bambang Kiranadi is a lecturer of Biology 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, and PhD in Biological Sciences from University of East Anglia di Norwich, Norfolk, United Kingdom.

Publication Journals:
  • Wibudi, A., Kiranadi, B., Manalu, W., & Suyono, S. (2008). The traditional plant, Andrographis paniculata (Sambiloto), exhibits insulin-releasing actions in vitro. Acta Medica Indonesiana, 40(2), 63-68
  • Zaidy, A. B., Affandi, R., Kiranadi, B., Praptokardiyo, K., & Manalu, W. (2008). Pendayagunaan kalsium media perairan dalam proses ganti kulit dan konsekuensinya bagi pertumbuhan udang galah (Macrobrachium rosenbergii de Man). Jurnal Ilmu-Ilmu Perairan dan Perikanan Indonesia, 15(2), 117-125
  • Satyaningtijas, A. S., Maheshwari, H., Achmadi, P., Pribadi, W. A., Harpari, S., Jondriatno, D., Bustaman, I., & Kiranadi, B. (2014). Kinerja reproduksi tikus bunting akibat pemberian ekstrak etanol purwocen. Jurnal Kedokteran Hewan, 8(1), 35-37. doi: 10.21157/j.ked.hewan.v8i1.1253

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 at Department of Biology. 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 from Spemann Graduate School of Biology and Medicine, Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg in Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany.

Selected Publications:
  • Assessment on anti-SARS-CoV-2 receptor-binding domain antibodies among CoronaVac-vaccinated Indonesian adults
    Clinical and Experimental Vaccine Research, 2022
  • Identification of peptides with tolerogenic potential in a hydrolysed whey-based infant formula
    Clinical and Experimental Allergy, 2018
  • Toll-like receptor 8 agonist and bacteria trigger potent activation of innate immune cells in human liver
    PLoS Pathogens, 2014
  • Analysis of CD8+T-cell-mediated inhibition of hepatitis C virus replication using a novel immunological model
    Gastroenterology, 2009
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Lucy Jap,
M.Sc.MED

Lecturer
Lucy Jap, M.Sc.MED is a Lecturer of Biology Study Program. She earned her Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Biomedical Sciences from University of Bradford and Master of Science in Medicine from University of Sydney.

Journal Publications:
  • Clot lysis activity of Bacillus subtilis G8 isolated from Japanese fermented Natto Soybeans
    Applied Food Biotechnology, 2019
  • Isolation of streptococcus thermophilus and lactobacillus delbrueckii as starter culture candidate originated from Indonesian cow’s milk
    Microbiology and Biotechnology Letters, 2018
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Marcelia Sugata,
M.Sc.

Lecturer
Marcelia Sugata, M.Sc. is a Lecturer of Biology Study Program. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Microbiology from Institut Teknologi Bandung and Master of Science in Biotechnology from Asia University.

Awards:
  • Best Paper Award Winner for “Reformulation of Mice Fodder with Encapsulated Lactobacillus fermentum E5”, International Conference on Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Technology, Swiss-German University, Indonesia
    2018
  • 2nd Winner for Oral Presentation “Anti-inflammation and Anti-cancer Activity of Anthocyanin from Purple Sweet Potato”, Biomedical Seminar of China Medical University and Asian University, Taiwan
    2014
  • Scholarship recipient, Asia University (Taiwan)
    2013-2015
Journal Publications:
  • Anti-Inflammatory and Anticancer Activities of Taiwanese Purple-Fleshed Sweet Potatoes (Ipomoea batatas L. Lam) Extracts
    BioMed Research International, 2015
  • Evaluation of microencapsulated local isolates Lactobacillus easel 97/L3 and Lactobacillus delbrueckii 94/L4 for improved probiotic and yogurt starter culture application
    Korean Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology, 2019
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1st Place of National Competition of Bioinformatics - Natania Abigail Christy.

National Competition of Bioinformatics is a competition with the goal to encourage future scientist-to-be to participate and contribute to various problems faced in the country through the application of Bioinformatics study. In this competition, Abigail brought 2 (two) specific topic, "Protein Study Bacillus subtilis dye decolorizing peroxidase" and "Speed and Mutation Variation of SARS-CoV-2 Virus Analysis in Asia Period August-October".

2nd Place of National Competition of Bioinformatics - Jonathan Suciono Purnomo.

National Competition of Bioinformatics is a competition with the goal to encourage future scientist-to-be to participate and contribute to various problems faced in the country through the application of Bioinformatics study. In this competition, Jonathan discussed the topic "Azoreductase Protein Studies". Then in the second stage of the competition, Jonathan discussed the topic "Analysis of the ancestor (ancestor) of the SARS-CoV-2 virus".

1st Runner Up Of 2019-20 La Trobe University Technology Infusion Grand Challenge.

HIROEP team consisting of Livi Anastasia, Sannia City, Andrew Dwijanto and J. Ezekiel discussed the title "Prototyping Air Aid Smart Pollution Mask" win the 1st Runner Up for 2019-20 La Trobe University Technology Infusion Grand Challenge.

Watch the full video here.

Finalists of the National Competition (KNMIPA-PT) for Biology 2021

Caitlyn Christvania Sihombing, Jevon Aaron Lesmana & Samuel Emmanuel Soentoro
The National Achievement Center, Ministry of Education and Culture of the Republic of Indonesia will hold the National Higher Education MIPA Competition (KNMIPA-PT) in 2021. This KNMIPA-PT activity is intended to be a vehicle for forming talented students in the field of Science and preparing graduates who are able to answer challenges of changing times through the field of Mathematics and Natural Sciences.

Student Creativity Program Incentive Grants

Jonathan Suciono Purnomo, Samuel Owen Mundana dan Wira Yudhidarma (Teknik Industri) - Gagasan Tertulis (PKM-GT)
PKM is a forum created by the Directorate General of Learning and Student Affairs of the Ministry of Research, Technology and Higher Education of the Republic of Indonesia to facilitate all students from universities in Indonesia in several forms of activities.

In the PKM-GT activity, students make a scientific article that discusses a solution to the problems that are being faced by the community. The group from UPH raised the title "Application of Iron Oxide Microplastic Filtration in Water Treatment Plants".

Top 15 Kompetisi Sains Indonesia (KSI)

Jevon Aaron Lesmana
Kompetisi Sains Indonesia (KSI) is a competition orgranized by Pelatihan Olimpiade Sains Indonesia (POSI) aiming to facilitate students to excel and become an evaluation tool for students to develop in-depth self-capacity and competence. Thus, this competition is organized to push students to keep studying even in the midst of COVID-19 pandemic.

1st Runner Up of 2019-20 La Trobe University Technology Infusion Grand Challenge

HIROEP - Air Aid Smart Pollution Mask
2019-20 Technology Infusion Grand Challenge is a competition held by La Trobe University, Australia. This competion aims to create and develop innovative smart city prototype to solve the current city problems.

HIROEP team consists of Livi Anastasia, Sannia City, Andrew Dwijanto and J. Ezekiel discussed the title "Prototyping Air Aid Smart Pollution Mask".

Watch the full video here.

2nd Runner Up of 2019-20 La Trobe University Technology Infusion Grand Challenge

SmartStep - Harvesting Kinetic Energy and Collecting Big Data for A Smart City Commuter Line Planning in Jakarta
2019-20 Technology Infusion Grand Challenge is a competition held by La Trobe University, Australia. This competion aims to create and develop innovative smart city prototype to solve the current city problems.

Smartstep Jakarta Team consists of Suawa Natania Abigail Christy, Athiyyarizka Farbila Rachman, Jesslyn Tanoto, Winly Williamdy, and Owen, discussed the title "SmartStep - Harvesting Kinetic Energy and Collecting Big Data for a Smart City Commuter Line Planning in Jakarta".

Watch the full video here.

3rd Place Kompetisi Sobat Bumi PERTAMINA in Scientific Theory Category

Jevon Aaron Lesmana
Kompetisi Sobat Bumi is a Science Olympiad on a University level in the field of Mathematics, Physics, Biology, and Chemistry. This Science Theory Competition with CBT model is aimed to facilitate students all over Indonesia to freely explore logic through scientific theory solutions. With this competition, Pertamina is expected to produce a generation of innovative thinker, to becoming the pillar for the country in giving innovative solution to counter energy scarcity in Indonesia, as well as the world.

1st Place National Competition of Bioinformatics

Suawa, Natania Abigail Christy - Study of Bacillus subtilis dye decolorizing peroxidase protein and analysis of the rate and variation of SARS-CoV-2 virus mutations in Asia in the period August-October
National Competition of Bioinformatics is a competition with the goal to encourage future scientist-to-be to participate and contribute to various problems faced in the country through the application of Bioinformatics study.

The competition itself includes 2 stages, with the first stage being a challenge to explain the nature and function of a protein selected based on its molecule structure. The second stage with the theme "Analysis on genetic relations of SARS-CoV-2. In the second stage, Abigail brought 2 (two) specific topic, "Protein Study Bacillus subtilis dye decolorizing peroxidase" and "Speed and Mutation Variation of SARS-CoV-2 Virus Analysis in Asia Period August-October".

Watch the full video here.

2nd Place National Competition of Bioinformatics

Jonathan Suciono Purnomo - Azoreductase Protein Study and Ancestor Analysis of the SARS-CoV-2 virus
National Competition of Bioinformatics is a competition with the goal to encourage future scientist-to-be to participate and contribute to various problems faced in the country through the application of Bioinformatics study.

In the first stage of the competition with the theme of analyzing the properties and functions of proteins based on their 3D molecular structures, Jonathan discussed the topic "Azoreductase Protein Studies". Then in the second stage of the competition, Jonathan discussed the topic "Analysis of the ancestor (ancestor) of the SARS-CoV-2 virus".

Watch the full video here.

Student Creativity Program Incentive Grants - Constructive Futuristic Ideas (PKM-GFK), PIMNAS Participants

Jeremya P. Immanuel, Nathania Calista & Kim Young-chae
PKM is a forum created by the Directorate General of Learning and Student Affairs of the Ministry of Research, Technology and Higher Education of the Republic of Indonesia to facilitate all students from universities in Indonesia in several forms of activities.

In the PKM-GFK activity, students made a video that offered a solution from one of the Sustainable Development Goals proclaimed by the United Nations.

The group from UPH raised the title of "Sea urchins as an Alternative to Cancer Chemotherapy".

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.

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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.

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