Firman Alamsyah

firmanPERSONAL INFORMATION
Full Name : Firman Alamsyah
Marital Status : Married
Nationality : Indonesian
E-mail address : firmantodai@gmail.com

ACADEMIC BACKGROUND
• Elementary Education, SD Negeri VI Tangerang, 1991
• Secondary Education, SMPN 1 Tangerang, 1994
• Upper Secondary Education, SMUN 1 Tangerang, 1997, Sciences
• Higher Education (Undergraduate), Faculty of Biology, Gadjah Mada University, 2003, Biochemistry, GPA = 3.27
• Higher Education (Master), School of Life Sciences and Technology, Bandung Institute of Technology, 2007, Biotechnology, GPA = 3.75
• Higher Education (Doctor), Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, The University of Tokyo, 2013, Multidisciplinary Sciences, GPA = 4.00

SCHOLARSHIPS
• Undergraduate : ’46 Indonesian National Bank Scholarship (1998 – 2002)
• Master degree : ASEAN European Academy University Network (ASEA UNINET) Scholarship-Austria (2005 – 2007)
• Doctoral degree : Japanese government Scholarship (2009 – 2014)

NON-FORMAL EDUCATION
• 1990 – 1991 Victoria English Course (Basic Class)
• 1995 – 1997 LIA English Course, Branch of Slipi, Jakarta (Intermediate 1 to 4)
• 1998 – 2000 LIA English Course, Branch of Yogyakarta (Advance 1 to 4)
• 2002 – 2002 Arka Paramita Language Course (Arabic 1st level)
• 2005 – 2005 Bandung Institute of Tech. language Center (English Conversation Class)
• 2008 – 2009 Ahmad Dahlan University language Center (Japanese 4th level)
• 2009 – 2009 International Center, The University of Tokyo (Basic Japanese)

LANGUAGE ABILITY
• Indonesian language : Native
• English : Good, ITP TOEFL score = 570, IBT TOEFL score = 85

COMPUTER ABILITY
• Operating System : Microsoft Windows and Mac OS X
• Bioinformatics software : Bioedit, ClustalX and ClustalW, Phylip, Genedoc, Treefinder MrBayes, MacClade, PAUP, MEGA 5, PAML, Mesquite

RESEARCH INTERESTS
• Plant genetic engineering for secreting pharmaceutical drugs
• Effect of hormone and natural products on human diseases
• Bioinformatics for genomics and proteomics studies

RESEARCH GRANTS
• 2005 Young lecturer research grant from The Indonesian Ministry of Education for the research on the effect of melatonine toward level of glucose in blood serum and histopathological kidney of hiperglikemic rat (Rattus novergicus L).
• 2005 Annually ITB research grant from Bandung Institute of Technology for the research on PFP subunit-alpha gene from sugarcane (Saccharum officinarum L.)
• 2005 Annually P3GI research grant from Indonesian Research Institute for Sugarcane for the research on PFP subunit-alpha gene from sugarcane (Saccharum officinarum L)

RESEARCH EXPERIENCES
• 2001 Effect of Tamarindus indica L. seed extract toward level of erithrocite of hiperlipidemic rat (Rattus Norvegicus L.)
• 2003 Effect of melatonine toward level of uric acid in blood serum and urine and also toward histopathological kidney of hiperlipidemic rat (Rattus Norvegicus L.)
• 2005 Effect of melatonine toward level of glucose in blood serum and also toward histopathological kidney of hiperglikemic rat (Rattus Norvegicus L.)
• 2005 Isolation, cloning and characterization of Pyrophosphate-dependent Phosphofructokinase subunit-alpha gene from sugarcane (Saccharum officinarum L.)
• 2010 Phylogenetic analysis of pitcher plants Nepenthes based on Internal Transcribed Spacer nrDNA sequences with molecular evolution of the key digestive enzyme nepenthesin

LIST OF PUBLICATIONS
• The effect of melatonine toward level of uric acid in blood serum of hiperlipidemic rat (Rattus norvegicus L.), Subject: Biochemistry, Journal of Forum MIPA Ahmad Dahlan University Vol. 4 No. 2, December 2006
• Isolation, cloning and characterization of pyrophosphate-dependent phosphofructo kinase subunit-a genes from Saccharum officinarum L., Subject: Biotechnology, Proceedings of International Conference on Mathematics and Natural Sciences (ICMNS) Bandung Institute of Technology November 2006
• Cloning of pyrophosphate-dependent phosphorfructo kinase subunit-a genes from Saccharum officinarum L.; a first step to sugar metabolic engineering, Subject: Biotechnology, Proceedings of International Seminar on Natural Sciences and Applied Natural Sciences (ISNS) FMIPA Ahmad Dahlan University February 2007
• Phylogenetic analysis of pitcher plants Nepenthes based on Internal Transcribed Spacer (ITS) nrDNA sequences, Subject: Phylogenetics, The XVIII International Botanical Congress, 23-30 July 2011, in Melbourne, Australia
• Phylogenetic analysis of pitcher plants Nepenthes based on Internal Transcribed Spacer (ITS) nrDNA sequences, Subject: Phylogenetics, Acta Phytotaxonomica et Geobotanica (APG) 2013 – accepted

EMPLOYMENT EXPERIENCES
• 1999 – 2000 Laboratory assistant in Plant Morphology, Faculty of Biology, Gadjah Mada University
• 1999 – 2000 Laboratory assistant in Plant Taxonomy, Faculty of Biology, Gadjah Mada University
• 1999 – 2000 Laboratory assistant in Protist and Monera Taxonomies, Faculty of Biology, Gadjah Mada University
• 1999 – 2001 Laboratory assistant in Biochemistry, Faculty of Biology, Gadjah Mada University
• 2000 – 2000 Research assistant in Environment Toxicology, Environmental Research Center, Gadjah Mada University
• 2000 – 2001 Junior consultant for 2 small and medium enterprises in Yogyakarta, Small and Medium Enterprises Development Center, Gadjah Mada Univ.
• 2003 – 2013 Lecturer in Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, and Animal Physiology, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, Ahmad Dahlan University
• 2005 – 2006 Laboratory assistant in Molecular Biology, School of Life Sciences and Technology, Bandung Institute of Technology

SEMINAR AND TRAINING EXPERIENCES
• 09/07/2002 Seminar on Medical Biochemistry, held by Biochemistry Divison, Medical Faculty Gadjah Mada University
• 02/22/2004 Seminar on Medical and Agricultural Biotechnology, held by Gama Cendekia Interdisiplinary Study Club Gadjah Mada University
• 02-03/2005 School over internet of Biotechnology Asia Project, held by Tohoku University Japan and Bandung Institute of Technology
• 03/17/2005 Seminar and Workshop on Bioinformatics in Indonesia, held by Research Center for Biotechnology, The Indonesian Institutes of Sciences
• 04/28/2005 The 2nd Workshop on Nanotechnology “Nanotechnology and its Prospect for Supporting National Industries” held by Research Center for Physics, The Indonesian Institutes of Sciences
• 02-03/2006 School over internet of Biotechnology Asia Project, held by Tohoku University Japan and Bandung Institute of Technology
• 03/6-8/2006 Bioinformatics and DNA Data Bank of Japan (DDBJ) Training Course, held by Research Center for Biology, The Indonesian Institutes of Sciences, (LIPI) and National Institute of Genetics Japan
• 11/25-26/2006 International Standarized Paper Writing Training Course, held by Masyarakat Ilmuwan dan Teknolog Indonesia (MITI)
• 11/29-30/2006 International Conference on Mathematics and Natural Sciences, held by Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, Bandung Institute of Technology
• 02/17-18/2007 International Seminar on Natural Sciences and Applied Natural Sciences, held by Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, Ahmad Dahlan University
• 11/17-18/2007 International Conference on Molecular Biology and Life Sciences, held by, Central Laboratory, University of Brawijaya
• 05/12-16/2008 Workshop on Protein Biotechnology, held by Faculty of Pharmacy ITB and Dept. of Pharmaceutical Biology University of Groningen, Netherlands
• 07/23-30/2011 The XVIII International Botanical Congress (IBC) in Melbourne, Australia, held by the Australian Botanical; community
• 07/5-13/2012 Workshop on Ion PGM Next Generation Sequencer, held by Ito Laboratory, The University of Tokyo
• 10/7-8/2012 The National Museum of Nature and Science International Symposium 2012, held National Museum of Nature and Science, Tokyo, Japan

ORGANIZATIONAL ACTIVITIES
• 1999 – 2000 President of Jamaah Mahasiswa Muslim Biologi, Faculty of Biology Gadjah Mada University
• 2001 – 2003 Board of Trustees of Gama Cendekia Study Club Gadjah Mada University
• 2002 – 2004 Supervisor of Pesantren for students, Islamic Center Seturan Yogyakarta
• 2004 – 2004 Supervisor of Program Pengembangan Sumber Daya Manusia Strategis (PPSDMS) in Yogyakarta, Nurul Fikri Foundation, Indonesia
• 2005 – 2011 Head of students department of Masyarakat Ilmuwan dan Teknolog Indonesia (MITI)
• 2007 – 2009 Board of Trustees of Bina Remaja Foundation in Bantul, Indonesia
• 2009 – 2010 Secretary of Perhimpunan Pelajar Indonesia (PPI) at University of Tokyo
• 2010 – 2011 Secretary general of Institute for Sciences and Technology Studies (ISTECS) chapter Japan
• 2011 – 2012 President of Todaimuslim University of Tokyo