1. Name           : Arif Satria Wira Kusuma
  2. Born in         : Lumajang. April 19, 1990
  3. Nationality    : Indonesian
  4. Gender         : Male
  5. Job Title       : Full-time government lecturer/researcher
  6. Work Place   : Department of Biological Pharmacy, Faculty of Pharmacy, Universitas Padjadjaran – Indonesia
  7. Phone          : +62 821 4000 6220
  8. Email           : arif.satria@unpad.ac.id


Bachelor2007 – 2011Universitas Padjadjaran – Indonesia3.16
Professional (Pharmacist)2011 – 2012Universitas Padjadjaran – Indonesia3.44
Master2012 – 2014Institut Teknologi Bandung – Indonesia3.54


Antimicrobial activity and its correlation with pharmacogenetics or molecular biology mechanism.


YearResearch TitleProgram
2011Antibacterial Activity Test of Papuan Ant-Plant (Myrmecodia pendans L.M. Perry) Ethanolic Extract Against S.dysenteriae and K.pneumoniaeMinor thesis to pursue bachelor degree
2012Study of Customer Satisfaction Level in Pharmacy RetailerMinor thesis to pursue professional degree
2013 – 2014Enzymatic activity study of collagenase produced by food-borne isolate Staphylococcus sciuriThesis to pursue master degree
2014 – 2015DNA-Methyltransferase 3A Gene Polymorphism Contribute to Daily Life Stress SusceptibilityDIKTI-funded research grant
2014 – 2015Antibacterial Activities of Malacca Fruit (Phyllantus Emblica L.) Extract and Fractions Against B.cereus FNCC0057 and S.dysenteriae ATCC13313Self-funded research
2015 – 2016Polymorphism of APM1 gene in Central Obesity Subjects related to increase in BMI and Lipid ProfileDIKTI-funded research grant
2015 – 2016Antiproliferative Activity Test of Langkawi Island’s Sea Cucumbers (Stichopus horrens) Extract and Fraction Against HeLa CellsSelf-funded research
2016 – 2017Effects of Enterococcus faecium IS-27526 and Lactobacillus plantarum IS-10506 Probiotic Administration on Dysbiosis-Related Gut Microbiota Profile: An Animal Model StudyUNPAD internal research grant for young scientist
2017 – 2018Polymorphisms of ABCB1 gene (rs1128503 and rs2032582) from Multi-Drug Resistant Tuberculosis (MDR-TB) patients in Bandung areaUNPAD internal research grant for junior scientist
2017 – 2018Probiotic Supplementation Induced Platelet Function Independent from Immune System Modulation: An Experimental Study in RabbitsDIKTI-funded research grant
2018 – 2019Molecular studies of GrgA as novel transcription factor from Chlamydia trachomatisResearch Scholar at Rutgers, New Jersey


Scopus ID: 57195130280 (h-index 2, total citations of 17 by 12 documents, per October 2 – 2019)

YearDocument TitleJournal
2017Peel-off gel formulation from black mulberries (Morus nigra) extract as anti-acne mask. (DOI: 10.5455/njppp.2017.7.0413123052017)National Journal of Physiology, Pharmacy and Pharmacology 7(9), pp. 987-994
2017Antibacterial activity of papuan ant-nest (Myrmecodia pendans L.M. Perry) ethanol extract against S.dysenteriae. (DOI: 10.22159/ajpcr.2017.v10s2.19485)Asian Journal of Pharmaceutical and Clinical Research 10 (Special Issue may), pp. 46-49
2017Antibacterial activity of Phyllanthus emblica L. ethanolic extract and fraction against B.cereus FNCC0057 and S.dysenteriae ATCC13313. (DOI: 10.22159/ajpcr.2017.v10s2.19471)Asian Journal of Pharmaceutical and Clinical Research 10 (Special Issue may), pp. 8-10
2017Antibacterial and antioxidant activity of black mulberry (Morus nigra L.) extract for acne treatment. (DOI: 10.5530/pj.2017.5.97)Pharmacognosy Journal 9(5), pp. 611-614
2017DNA methyltransferase 3A gene polymorphism contributes to daily life stress susceptibility (DOI: 10.2147/PRBM.S152451)Psychology Research and Behavior Management 10, pp. 395-401
2018Identification of dysbiosis related bacteria from New Zealand’s white rabbit intestinal treated with Lactobacillus plantarum IS-10506 as probiotics food supplementation (DOI: 10.6000/1927-5951.2018.08.02.1)Journal of Pharmacy and Nutrition Sciences 8(2), pp. 29-34
2018Development and validation of simple simultaneous analysis for amlodipine and glibenclamide by non-derivatization high-performance liquid chromatography-fluorescence (DOI: 10.4103/japtr.JAPTR_315_18)Journal of Advanced Pharmaceutical Technology and Research 9(4), pp. 124-129
2018Lactobacillus plantarum IS-10506 probiotic administration increases amlodipine absorption in a rabbit model (DOI: 10.1177/0300060518788994)Journal of International Medical Research 46(12), pp. 5004-5010
2019Supplementation of probiotic Enterococcus faecium IS-27526 decreasing the population of EnterobacteriaceaeResearch Journal of Chemistry and Environment 23(8), pp. 112-118
2020Impact of Switch Options on the Economics of Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine (PCV) Introduction in Indonesia (DOI: 10.3390/vaccines8020233)Vaccines 2020, 8(2), pp. 233


YearJob TitleJob DescriptionOrganization
2012 – 2017Pharmacy Facility ManagerManaging personnel and goods, market forecasting, and patient counselingAl-Rasyid Private Pharmacy
2015 – 2016Part-time LecturerTeaching basic microbiology and advanced biotechnologyBumi Siliwangi Pharmacy Vocational School
2018 – 2019Visiting ScholarResearching on GrgA as novel transcription factor from pathogenic bacteria Chlamydia trachomatisRutgers the State University of New Jersey
2015 – currentFull-time government Lecturer/ResearcherTeaching Cell Biology, Fundamental of Microbiology, and Pharmaceutical Biotechnology. Laboratory practice instructor for Microbiology and Biotechnology.Small-group tutorial instructor for professional pharmacy students.Principal investigator and member for various researches related with health and pharmaceutical fields.Department of Biological Pharmacy, Faculty of Pharmacy, Universitas Padjadjaran


YearJob TitleProgram TitleLocation
2017EducatorPublic education on self-medication as an act to promote healthy and safe lifestyle for the people of Pinangraja and Sukaraja Kulon villageMajalengka – Indonesia
2017EducatorPublic education on raising awareness of cervical cancer prevention, a collaboration between UNPAD and Indonesian Cancer Foundation to commemorate Kartini DayBandung – Indonesia
2017EducatorPublic education on “How society can be wise in using antibiotics?”Bandung – Indonesia
2018EducatorPublic education on “What is stunting and what kind of natural resources that we can use to prevent stunting?”Karawang – Indonesia
2018EducatorPublic education on “Multi-Drug Resistant Tuberculosis (MDR-TB): How to Curbs the Spreading?”Karawang – Indonesia


2007 – 2011Class of 2007 Pharmacy Student LeaderFaculty of Pharmacy, Universitas Padjadjaran
2007 – 2011MemberInternational Pharmaceutical Student Foundation
2010 – 2011Vice President of Pharmacy Student Executive BoardFaculty of Pharmacy, Universitas Padjadjaran
2012 – currentMemberIndonesian Pharmacist Association
2014 – 2016Secretary staffIndonesian Pharmaceutical Science Collegium
2016 – 2017Publication staffIndonesian Pharmacist Association, West Java Regional
2018 – 2019MemberIndonesian Student Association in New Jersey


YearAward TitleAward Grantor
2010 – 2011Awardee of minor thesis research grant for bachelor degreeKarya Salemba Empat (KSE)
2012 – 2014Awardee of “Beasiswa Unggulan DIKTI” – a full-coverage scholarship to pursue master degree for future lecturersIndonesian Higher Education Ministry (DIKTI)
2016 – 2017Awardee of Universitas Padjadjaran internal research grant for Young LecturerUniversitas Padjadjaran
2017 – 2018Awardee of Universitas Padjadjaran internal research grant for Junior LecturerUniversitas Padjadjaran
2018 – 2019Exchange faculty/visiting scholar to promote collaboration between Universitas Padjadjaran – RutgersRutgers, the State University of New Jersey
2019DIKTI-Fulbright PhD candidateAMINEF Fulbright and Indonesian Higher Education Ministry (DIKTI)


TestOrganizerDate TakenReadingListeningSpeakingWritingOverall Score
IELTSBritish CouncilMarch 17, 20177.
IBT TOEFLETSJanuary 04, 202027272725106


Prof. Ajeng DiantiniDean of the Faculty of PharmacyUniversitas Padjadjaranajeng.diantini@unpad.ac.id
Rizky Abdulah, PhDDirector of Research, Community Service, and InnovationUniversitas Padjadjaranr.abdulah@unpad.ac.id
Huizhou Fan, MD, PhDDirector of Physiology and Integrative Biology Graduate ProgramRutgers the State University of New Jerseyfanhu@rwjms.rutgers.edu
James Millonig, PhDSenior Associate Dean in Rutgers School of Graduate StudiesRutgers the State University of New Jerseymillonig@cabm.rutgers.edu