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PhD Candidate in Immunology, UNSW

Biologist and immunologist by training. Highly experienced in infectious diseases research including molecular epidemiology of enterovirus, hepatitis B, hepatitis C virus, and arthropod-borne viruses (arboviruses). Trained in a wide range of molecular and immunology laboratory methods along with experimental animal model for viral-immunology research. Currently undertaking PhD studying memory immune response in animal model and human.


  • 2018–present
    PhD Candidate in Immunology, UNSW
  • 2016–2018
    Research Assistant, Eijkman Institute for Molecular Biology
  • 2014–2016
    Graduate Research Student, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
  • 2008–2014
    Research Assistant, Mochtar Riady Institute for Nanotechnology, Molecular Epidemiology Division


  • 2016 
    University of Cincinnati, OH, USA, Master of Science/Immunology
  • 2008 
    Universitas Indonesia, Bachelor of Science/Biology


  • 2020
    Japanese encephalitis virus infection in non-encephalitic acute febrile illness patients, PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases
  • 2020
    The geography of memory B cell reactivation in vaccine-induced immunity and in autoimmune disease relapses, Immunological Reviews
  • 2020
    Absence of Evidence of Zika Virus Infection in Cord Blood and Urine from Newborns with Congenital Abnormalities, Indonesia, The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene
  • 2020
    Rickettsia felis identified in two fatal cases of acute meningoencephalitis, PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases
  • 2019
    Birth prevalence and characteristics of congenital cytomegalovirus infection in an urban birth cohort, Jakarta, Indonesia, International Journal of Infectious Diseases
  • 2018
    Zika Virus Seropositivity in 1–4-Year-Old Children, Indonesia, 2014, Emerging Infectious Diseases
  • 2018
    Isolation and complete genome analysis of neurotropic dengue virus serotype 3 from the cerebrospinal fluid of an encephalitis patient, PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases
  • 2018
    Whole genome sequencing of Indonesian dengue virus isolates using next-generation sequencing, Indonesian Journal of Biotechnology
  • 2018
    Detection of central nervous system viral infections in adults in Manado, North Sulawesi, Indonesia, PLoS One
  • 2017
    Chikungunya fever outbreak identified in North Bali, Indonesia, Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene
  • 2013
    High prevalence of hepatitis B virus genotype C/C1 in the Minangkabau ethnic group in Indonesia, Virology Journal
  • 2011
    Low Prevalence of Hepatitis B Virus Pre-S Deletion Mutation in Indonesia, Journal of Medical Virology
  • 2010
    Genotype diversity of hepatitis C virus (HCV) in HCV-associated liver disease patients in Indonesia, Liver International
  • 2009
    Hepatitis B virus genotypes/subgenotypes in voluntary blood donors in Makassar, South Sulawesi, Indonesia, Virology Journal