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Dr. Din Syafruddin

Din PhotoDr. Syafruddin trained in medicine and doctoral degree in the parasite cell biology, he is currently a senior research fellow and head of Malaria and Pathogen Resistance Laboratory at the Eijkman Institute for Molecular Biology, Jakarta, Indonesia and chairman of the Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, Hasanuddin University. He joined the Eijkman Institute in 1993 as a post doctoral research fellow and was involved in a research project to elucidate the role of the extrachromosomal DNAs in the assembly of the mitochondrial energy transducing membrane of the malarial parasite, molecular mechanisms underlying Plasmodium resistance to antimalarial drug, molecular taxonomy of the malarial parasite, antimalarial drug discovery and the molecular studies on the malaria vector resistance to insecticides. Within the last 3 years, his scientific works have been published in many international scientific periodicals.