Arif Satria

apt. Arif Satria Wira Kusuma, M.Si


  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 :



Degree Year University GPA
Bachelor 2007 – 2011 Universitas Padjadjaran – Indonesia 3.16
Professional (Pharmacist) 2011 – 2012 Universitas Padjadjaran – Indonesia 3.44
Master 2012 – 2014 Institut Teknologi Bandung – Indonesia 3.54



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



Year Research Title Program
2011 Antibacterial Activity Test of Papuan Ant-Plant (Myrmecodia pendans L.M. Perry) Ethanolic Extract Against S.dysenteriae and K.pneumoniae Minor thesis to pursue bachelor degree
2012 Study of Customer Satisfaction Level in Pharmacy Retailer Minor thesis to pursue professional degree
2013 – 2014 Enzymatic activity study of collagenase produced by food-borne isolate Staphylococcus sciuri Thesis to pursue master degree
2014 – 2015  DNA-Methyltransferase 3A Gene Polymorphism Contribute to Daily Life Stress Susceptibility DIKTI-funded research grant
2014 – 2015 Antibacterial Activities of Malacca Fruit (Phyllantus Emblica L.) Extract and Fractions Against B.cereus FNCC0057 and S.dysenteriae ATCC13313 Self-funded research
2015 – 2016  Polymorphism of APM1 gene in Central Obesity Subjects related to increase in BMI and Lipid Profile DIKTI-funded research grant
2015 – 2016 Antiproliferative Activity Test of Langkawi Island’s Sea Cucumbers (Stichopus horrens) Extract and Fraction Against HeLa Cells Self-funded research
2016 – 2017  Effects of Enterococcus faecium IS-27526 and Lactobacillus plantarum IS-10506 Probiotic Administration on Dysbiosis-Related Gut Microbiota Profile: An Animal Model Study UNPAD internal research grant for young scientist
2017 – 2018  Polymorphisms of ABCB1 gene (rs1128503 and rs2032582) from Multi-Drug Resistant Tuberculosis (MDR-TB) patients in Bandung area UNPAD internal research grant for junior scientist
2017 – 2018  Probiotic Supplementation Induced Platelet Function Independent from Immune System Modulation: An Experimental Study in Rabbits DIKTI-funded research grant
2018 – 2019  Molecular studies of GrgA as novel transcription factor from Chlamydia trachomatis Research Scholar at Rutgers, New Jersey



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

Year Document Title Journal
2017 Peel-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
2017 Antibacterial 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
2017 Antibacterial 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
2017 Antibacterial 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
2017 DNA methyltransferase 3A gene polymorphism contributes to daily life stress susceptibility (DOI: 10.2147/PRBM.S152451) Psychology Research and Behavior Management 10, pp. 395-401
2018 Identification 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
2018 Development 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
2018 Lactobacillus 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
2019 Supplementation of probiotic Enterococcus faecium IS-27526 decreasing the population of Enterobacteriaceae Research Journal of Chemistry and Environment 23(8), pp. 112-118
2020 Impact of Switch Options on the Economics of Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine (PCV) Introduction in Indonesia (DOI: 10.3390/vaccines8020233) Vaccines 2020, 8(2), pp. 233



Year Job Title Job Description Organization
2012 – 2017 Pharmacy Facility Manager Managing personnel and goods, market forecasting, and patient counseling  Al-Rasyid Private Pharmacy
2015 – 2016  Part-time Lecturer Teaching basic microbiology and advanced biotechnology Bumi Siliwangi Pharmacy Vocational School
2018 – 2019 Visiting Scholar Researching on GrgA as novel transcription factor from pathogenic bacteria Chlamydia trachomatis Rutgers the State University of New Jersey
2015 – current Full-time government Lecturer/Researcher
  • Teaching 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



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



Year Position Organization
2007 – 2011  Class of 2007 Pharmacy Student Leader Faculty of Pharmacy, Universitas Padjadjaran
2007 – 2011  Member International Pharmaceutical Student Foundation
2010 – 2011  Vice President of Pharmacy Student Executive Board Faculty of Pharmacy, Universitas Padjadjaran
2012 – current  Member Indonesian Pharmacist Association
2014 – 2016  Secretary staff Indonesian Pharmaceutical Science Collegium 
2016 – 2017  Publication staff Indonesian Pharmacist Association, West Java Regional
2018 – 2019  Member Indonesian Student Association in New Jersey



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



Test Organizer Date Taken Reading Listening Speaking Writing Overall Score
IELTS British Council March 17, 2017 7.0 6.0 7.0 7.0 7.0
IBT TOEFL ETS January 04, 2020 27 27 27 25 106



Name Position Institution Email
Prof. Ajeng Diantini Dean of the Faculty of Pharmacy Universitas Padjadjaran
Rizky Abdulah, PhD Director of Research, Community Service, and Innovation Universitas Padjadjaran
Huizhou Fan, MD, PhD Director of Physiology and Integrative Biology Graduate Program Rutgers the State University of New Jersey
James Millonig, PhD Senior Associate Dean in Rutgers School of Graduate Studies Rutgers the State University of New Jersey