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Freelance, contract-to-hire, molecular geneticist | Expert in molecular biology techniques at the wet laboratory.

Profile Summary
Subject Matter Expertise
Scientific writing News article
Academic research Internet research, Evidence-based answers, Secondary data compilation, Literature search
Work Experience

Freelance Scientist


November 2019 - Present

Senior Reserach Officer

QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute

August 2006 - Present

Queensland Centre for Mental Health Research

2001 - July 2006



University of Minnesota Twin Cities

- 1995


University of Minnesota Twin Cities

- 1990

BSc (Biologi)

Universitas Indonesia Fakultas Matematika dan Ilmu Pengetahuan Alam

- 1985

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(2017). Keratinocyte Sonic Hedgehog upregulation drives the development of giant congenital nevi via paracrine Endothelin-1 secretion. J Invest Dermatol.
(2016). A mutation in the Cdon gene potentiates congenital nevus development mediated by NRAS(Q61K). Pigment Cell Melanoma Research.
(2013). Plasticity of melanoma in vivo . Pigment Cell & Melanoma Research.
(2012). Modeling epidermal melanoma in mice . Journal of Investigative Dermatology.
(2008). Association of PIP5K2A with schizophrenia . American Journal of Medical Genetics B Neuropsychiatric Genetics.
(2008). Association study of candidate variants of COMT with neuroticism, anxiety and depression . American Journal of Medical Genetics B Neuropsychiatric Genetics.
(2007). SiDCoN. PLoS One.
(2006). Association study of the dystrobrevin-binding gene with schizophrenia in Australian and Indian samples. Twin Research and Human Genetics.
(2006). Polymorphisms in the vitamin D receptor and their associations with risk of schizophrenia and selected anthropometric measures. American Journal of Human Biology.
(2006). Identification of the semaphorin receptor PLXNA2 as a candidate for susceptibility to schizophrenia. Molecular Psychiatry.
(2006). Polimorfisme Adenine Nucleotide Translocator-2 pada populasi individu normal dan Leber's Hereditary Optic Neuropathy. Jurnal Kedokteran Brawijaya.
(2005). Separate and interacting effects within the catechol-O-methyltransferase (COMT) are associated with schizophrenia. Molecular Psychiatry.
(2003). Tumor necrosis factor haplotype analysis amongst schizophrenia probands from four distinct populations in the Asia-Pacific region. American Journal of Medical Genetics B Neuropsychiatric Genetics.
(2001). Length variations in the COII-tRNA(Lys) intergenic region of mitochondria DNA in Indonesian populations. Human Biology.
(1998). Meiotic breakpoint mapping of a proposed X linked visual loss susceptibility locus in Leber's hereditary optic neuropathy. Journal of Medical Genetics.
(1991). Molecular analysis of an extended family with type IA (tyrosinase-negative) oculocutaneous albinism. Journal of Investigative Dermatology.
(1991). PCR detection of a TaqI polymorphism in the CCAATT box of the human tyrosinase (TYR) gene. Nucleic Acids Research.
(2015). Mouse models for actinic keratosis and squamouse cell carcinoma. Current Problems in Dermatology.