Marcelia Sugata




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.


  • 2015 - Master of Science in Biotechnology. Asia University, Taichung, Taiwan
  • 2012 - Bachelor of Science in Biology program. Bandung Institute of Technology, Bandung, Indonesia
Work Experiences:
  • 2016-now - Lecturer, Biology Department. Pelita Harapan University, Tangerang, Indonesia
  • 2012-2015 - Research Assistant. Institute of Biological Chemistry, Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan
  • 2014 - Teaching Assistant. Asia University, Taichung, Taiwan
  • 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
  • 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
  • Scholarship recipient, Asia University (Taiwan)
Journal Publications:
  1. Anti-Inflammatory and Anticancer Activities of Taiwanese Purple-Fleshed Sweet Potatoes (Ipomoea batatas L. Lam) Extracts
    BioMed Research International, 2015
  2. 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
  3. Sugata, M., Widjajakusuma, J., Augestasia, A., Zacharia, A & Tan, T. J. (2020). The use of eggshell powder as calcium source in stabilizing expansive soil using Bacillus subtilis. Journal of Physics: Conference Series, 1567(3): 032058. doi: 10.1088/1742-6596/1567/3/032058
  4. Widjajakusuma, J., Sugata, M., Changgrawinata, A., Jap, L., Zacharia, A. & Tan, T. J. (2019). Study on tropical organic soil stabilization based on biogrouting. IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering, 620(1), 012032. doi: 10.1088/1757-899X/620/1/012032
  5. Sugata, M., Wiriadi, P. F., Lucy, J., & Tan, T. J. (2019). Total lipid and omega-3 content in Pangasius catfish (Pangasius pangasius) and milkfish (Chanos chanos) Indonesia. Malaysian Journal of Nutrition, 25(1), 163-169. doi: 10.31246/mjn-2018-0137
  6. Widjajakusuma, J., Jap, L., Sugata, M., Zakaria, A., Lie, F., & Tan, T. J. (2018). Studi awal biogrouting di Universitas Pelita Harapan. Konferensi Nasional Teknik Sipil, 12, MT9-14.
  7. Sugata, M., Widhitami, K.A., & Stefani, D. (2017). Pengembangan Medium Komersial untuk Pertumbuhan Thalassiosira sp. Seminar Nasional Sains, Rekayasa & Teknologi, E.03, V-9 – V-15.
  8. Wijaya, L. C., Charles, Sugata, M., Lucy, J., Susanti, A. I., & Tan, T. J. (2016). Examination of CRISPR/Cas system type ii-a in Streptococcus thermophilus isolated from local dairy product. The 6th Indonesian Biotechnology Conference, 484-490.
  9. Suantika, G., Aditiawati, P., Astuti, D. I., Anggraeni, J., Khoirunnas, R. F., Williantarra, I., & Sugata, M. (2010). Identification and optimization of indigenous probiotic bacteria against vibriosis syndrome isolated from Litopenaneus vannamei hatchery in Situbondo, East Java, Indonesia. The 3rd International Conference on Mathematics and Natural Sciences, 11, 226-233.
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