Our Team

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Andrianus Sembiring


Andre was lead the shark barcoding project and involve in several other project such as Tuna population genetic and environmental DNA (eDNA). Andre joined microsatellite training in Noumea, New Caledonia studied Dascyllus population using microsatellite techniques.
Email: andrianus@bionesia.org
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Ni Putu Dian Pertiwi

(Research Coordinator)

Dian graduated from Gadjah Mada University. She continuing her master in Biology major, Universitas Udayana, Biology and graduated in June 2015. She was involved in several research projects, such as bigeye tuna population genetic, shark barcoding and phylogenetic of dotyback. She had been trained in UCLA for 6 months to learn the Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) method (2b-RAD) and data analyses. She also active in teaching and mentoring student for molecular and phylogenetic works.
Email: putudianpertiwi@bionesia.org
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Astria Yusmalinda

(Finance and Administration)

Astria is a veterinarian who falls in love with marine research. She involved more on basic laboratorium techniques and phylogenetic analyses.
She co-authored species description of Paracheilinus rennyae with Mark Erdmann and Gerrald Allen, and works for seagrass population project (Enhallus accoroides) using microsatellite marker.
Email: astriayusmalinda@gmail.com
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M. Danie Al Malik

(Research Staff)

He is a Bachelor of Marine Science (BSc) in the Dept. of Marine Science, Diponegoro University. Danie has several experiences and skills in marine research. He once joined the expedition to assess coral reef conditions in Karimunjawa, West Lombok and Savu Sea. He was also one of the junior researches assistants in Diponegoro Marine Biodiversity Project, who work with decapod biodiversity in dead coral Pocilloporasp. across Indonesia.
Email: daniealmalik2@gmail.com
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Ni Kadek Dita Cahyani

(Research Scientists)

Dita has passion in biodiversity research, including phylogenetic and population genetic, especially marine research. She was involved with sea turtle conservation and worked for 1.5 years in WWF project in Bali. She currently pursues her PhD degree in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Department, UCLA, under Fulbright Scholarship. She graduated from Magister of Environmental Science, Universitas Udayana on 2007. Dita co-authored several species description of Indonesian reef fish with Mark V. Erdmann, Gerald Allen and Richard Winterbottom.
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Aji Wahyu Anggoro

(Program Development)

Aji completed his master in University of the Ryukyus, Japan and currently enroll as Ph.D student in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Department, UCLA, supported by Indonesia Endowment Fund for Education (LPDP).
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Yuliana Fitri Syamsuni

(Research Scientists)

Yuli recently join the center to help manage the seagrass population project. She has interest in marine research including sea turtle ecology and conservation and environmental DNA (eDNA). Currently she worked on seagrass (Enhallus accoroides) population using microsatellite technique.
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Eka Maya Kurniasih

(Research Scientists)

Eka is a master student at Marine Science program, Universitas Diponegoro, Semarang. She has interest in marine diversity research had an oportunity to join 3 months course in Smithsonian Institute to learn Metabarcoding technique. She is active in research in Mola-mola and also co-authored species description paper, Chrysiptera caesifrons.
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Naneng Setiasih

(Senior Advisor)

Naneng  has been working in marine natural resource management, covering Africa to the Caribbean and focusing on Indonesia and the Asia Pacific, for over 20 years. Her expertise lies in organizational capacity, program design, management, monitoring, as well as networking development. She has worked for several NGOs and as independent consultants.
She was the leader of the WWF Indonesia climate change coral reef adaptation program for the Asia Pacific in 2001. In 2003, she initiated Reef Check Indonesia Network, and in 2005, she was the country director for the Reef Check Foundation Indonesia. In 2009, she was appointed as the Coral Reef Alliance (CORAL) Indonesia program manager and CORAL-Coral Triangle regional manager in 2011. During her time as a senior advisor for Reef Check Foundation Indonesia, she has supported the implementation of two major conservation projects in Indonesia (USAID and COREMAP project).
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