INVITED SPEAKER

Prof. Diana Elizabeth Waturangi

Diana E. Waturangi is a Professor in Microbiology of Biotechnology faculty, Atma Jaya Catholic University, Jakarta, Indonesia. She was formerly Dean of Biotechnology faculty in 2010-2017. Her research is concerned with enteropathogenic bacteria from street foods, and water source, including Salmonella, pathogenic Escherichia coli and Vibrio cholerae. She did a lot of work on molecular detection of virulence genes, antibiotic resistance as well as integron analysis. She also interested in genetic diversity analysis. Her ongoing research is on antibiofilm activity from several resources. She was granted grant from Indonesia Toray Science Foundation (ITSF) 2007, International Society for Infectious Diseases (ISID), USA 2008. She has held grant from International Foundation for Science (IFS) Sweden and Directorate General of Higher Education 2009, 2010, 2012 and 2015. She was awarded fellowship from Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation in 2008, 2010, 2011, 2017 through Global Health program and fellowship from Global Bacteria Forum 2011 and World Society Pediatric of Infectious Diseases (WSPID) 2011, In 2013 Fellowship from Victorian State Government, Australia. In 2015 she awarded Leadership grant for Internaional educator from American Society for Microbiology. In 2016 she was awarded as Country Ambassador for American Society for Microbiology, she also appointed as expert panel of Indonesian FDA (Badan POM-RI) since 2017.