Dr. Sri Nanan B. Widiyanto

Prof. Dr. Sri Nanan B. Widiyanto

Professor of Plant Sciences
School of Life Sciences and Technology
Institut Teknologi Bandung
Jl. Ganesha No.10, Bandung 40132, Indonesia
Office phone/Fax  : +62-22-2500258 ext. 40 / +62-22-2534107
Cellular phone : +62811206966
E-mail : srinanan@sith.itb.ac.id

Education
  • B.Sc., in Biology, Institut Teknologi Bandung, Bandung, Indonesia (1981)
  • M.Sc., in Biology, Institut Teknologi Bandung, Bandung, Indonesia (1986)
  • Ph.D., in Botany, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, USA (1992)
  • Title of Bachelor’s Scription (1981): The growth of cassava (Manihot esculenta crantz) explants on the artificial medium
  • Title of Master’s Thesis (1986): The effects of lysine and its analogues to enzyme activity changes in rice (Oryza sativa L.) callus cultures.
  • Title of Doctoral Dissertation (1992): Enzymatic changes in rice callus lines tolerant to picolinic aci
Professional Experience
Teaching experience/position in ITB
2010 to present Professor of Plant Sciences, School of Life Sciences and Technology, Institut Teknologi Bandung (ITB), Bandung, Indonesia.
2005 to 2010 Associate Professor, School of Life Sciences and Technology, ITB.
2002 to 2005 Associate Professor, Department of Biology, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, ITB.
1993 to 2002 Assistant Professor, Department of Biology, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, ITB.
1982 to 1993 Instructor, Department of Biology, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, ITB.
Other positions in charge in ITB
2012 to present Faculty Senate Member, School of Life Sciences and Technology, ITB.
2012 to present Group Leader, Plant Sciences and Biotechnology Field of Study, School of Life Sciences and Technology, ITB.
2009 to 2010 Academic Senate Member, ITB.
2006 to 2009 Faculty Senate Member, School of Life Sciences and Technology, ITB.
2005 to 2009 Group Leader, Plant Sciences and Biotechnology Field of Study, School of Life Sciences and Technology, ITB.
2003 to 2005 Person in Charge, Plant Bioprocess, Micropropagation and Transformation Laboratory, Department of Biology, ITB.
2001 to 2003 Group Leader, Genetic and Molecular Biology Field of Study, Department of Biology, ITB.
1996 to 2001 Group Leader, Cell and Molecular Biology Field of Study, Department of Biology, ITB.
Courses Taught in ITB for the last 2 years
  • Basic Cell Biology, for undergraduates of Biology and Pharmacy study programs
  • Plant Biotechnology, for undergraduates of Biology study program
  • Cell Biology and Its Applications, for undergraduates of Bioengineering study progra
  • Plant Biotechnology in Bioindustry, for undergraduates of Bioengineering study program
  • Plant In Vitro Culture Technique, for undergraduates of Bioengineering study program
  • Advanced Plant Developmental Physiology, for the Biology Master degree program
  • Plant Micropropagation, for the Biology Master degree program
Research Grants and Contracts
  • Providing banana plant stocks torerant to environmental stresses. Principal Investigator. Research University Grant, 2012 to 2013.
  • Production of cassava (Manihot esculenta Crantz) plant stocks through bio-technology approach. Principal Investigator. ITB Research University Grant, 2010 to 2011.
  • The potential development of oil production of winged bean (Psophocarpus tetragonolobus DC.) as a multipurpose and dedicated energy crop. Principal Investigator. ITB Research University Grant, 2009 to 2010.
  • Research and development of biokerosene production from Pittosporum seeds: Reproduction and seed productivity. Principal Investigator. Research University Grant, 2008 to 2009.
  • Feasibility study, field-testing and plant stock production of physic nut (Jatropha curcas ) through micropropagation. Principal Investigator.  ITB Research University Grant, 2007 to 2008.
  • Application of biofertilizer to induce the growth and productivitty of physic nut (Jatropha curcas )  Member. ITB Research University Grant, 2007 to 2008.
  • Plant stock providing of dedicated energy crops through in vitro regeneration. Principal Investigator. ITB Research University Grant, 2006 to 2007.
  • Plant collection and propagation of multipurpose energy crops. Member (R.E.Esyanti, PI). ITB Research University Grant. 2006 to 2007.
  • Genetic manipulation of teak (Tectona grandis L.f.), International research cooperation between ITB and Oregon State University. Principal Investigator. International Joint Research Grant, Ministry of Research & Technology RI, 2002 to 2004.
  • Production of potato and banana plant stock through micropropagation. Cooperative work with Koperasi Bina Mandiri, Bandung. Principal Investigator.Research Voucher, DGHE DIKBUDRI, 1999 to 2000.
  • Forest tree biotechnology: Genetic variability analyses and manipulation of teak. Principal Investigator. Joint Research Fund from PT Perum Perhutani, Jakarta, 1997 to 2000.
  • Production of chrysanthemum plant stock through in vitro propagatio Principal Investigator. Research Voucher, DGHE DIKBUD-RI, 1995 to 1996.
  • In vitro selection and production of rice plantlets tolerant to the blast-toxin. Principal Investigator. The Asahi Glass Found. Japan Research Grant, 1994 to 1995.
  • In vitro propagation of broccoli, Brassica oleraceavar. italica through shoot multi-plication. Principal Investigator. Toray Science Found. Research Grant, 1994 to 1995.
  • Production of rice plant stock tolerant to salinity and acid stress condition through in vitro selection of somaclonal variation”. Principal Investigator. National Joint Research Grant from the Ministry of Research & Technology RI, 1993 to 1995.
  • Enzymatic changes in rice callus lines tolerant to picolinic acid. Doctorate Research Fellow, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO. USA. Ph.D. Supervised research (Research supervisor: M.W.Nabors). Research Grant, Indonesia-World Bank Project XII, DGHE DIKBUD RI, 1986 to 1991.
  • Effects of lysine and its analogues to enzyme activity changes in rice (Oryza sativa) callus cultures. Master Program Student, Department of Biology, Institut Teknologi Bandung, Bandung. Supervised research (Research supervisor: E.Noerhadi, A. Siregar & M. Wirahadikusumah). Master Degree Research Grant, DGHE DIKBUD-RI,1983 to 1985.
  • In vitro selection and regeneration of rice callus lines (Oryza sativa) tolerant to lysine and its analogues, at the Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan. Junior Research Fellow, Supervised research (Research supervisor: Prof. Y. Yamada). JSPS International Joint Research Fellowship, Japan. Oct 1982 to April 1983.
  • The growth of cassava (Manihot esculenta Crantz) explants on artificial medium. Undergraduate student supervised research fellow, Department of Biology, Institut Teknologi Bandung, Bandung. (Research supervisor: E.Noerhadi), 1980 to 1981.
Scientific Publications and Presentations
Refereed published papers (selected)

  • Diningrat, D. S., S. N. Widiyanto, A. Pancoro, Iriawati, D. Shim, B. Panchangam, N. Zembower & J. E. Carlson. 2015. The Transcriptome of Teak (Tectona grandis, L.f) in Vegetative to Generative Stages Development. Journal of Plant Sciences 10 (1): 1-14.
  • Diningrat, D. S., S. N. Widiyanto, A. Pancoro, Iriawati, D. Shim, B. Panchangam, N. Zembower & J. E. Carlson. 2015. Identification of Terminal Flowering1 (TFL1) Genes Associated with The Teak (Tectona grandis) Floral Development Regulation using RNA-seq. Research Journal of Botany 10 (1): 1-13.
  • Diningrat, D. S., S. N. Widiyanto, A. Pancoro, Iriawati, D. Shim, B. Panchangam, N. Zembower & J. E. Carlson. 2014. Transcriptomes of Teak (Tectona grandis, L.f) in Vegetative to Generative Transition Stage Development. International Journal of Innovation and Applied Studies  9: 1416-1427.
  • Widiyanto, S.N.,  A.Sukmawan, N. Haro & H.Rahmania. 2009. Transient expression of b-glucuronidase reporter gene in Agrobacterium-inoculated shoots of various teak clones. African Journal of Biotechnology 8 (10): 2143-2150.
  • Widiyanto, S.N., M.D. Sari & R.R. Irwanto. 2008. Effects of cytokinin and carbenicillin on in vitro axillary-shoot growth of albizia. Jurnal Matematika & Sains 13(2):43-49.
  • Widiyanto, S.N., N.T. Astutiningsih & R.R. Esyanti. 2008. Calliandra axillary shoot multiplication through the in vitro node-cutting technique. Eugenia 14 (2): 161-170.
  • Esyanti, R.R., D.N. Prihatin & S.N. Widiyanto. 2008. The growth of axillary shoot-buds of castor from cotyledonary node-segments. Eugenia 14 (2): 171-180.
  • Widiyanto, S.N., D. Erytrina & H. Rahmania. 2005. Adventitious shoot formation on teak (Tectona grandis L.f.) callus cultures derived from internodal segments. Acta Horticulturae (ISHS) 692:153-158.
  • Sasmitamihardja, D., J.S. Hadisutanto, & S.N. Widiyanto. 2005. In vitro regeneration of Paraserianthes falcataria (L.). Acta Horticulturae (ISHS) 692:167-172.
  • Habibah, N.A. & S.N.B. Widiyanto. 2005. Transfer of marker genes in potato (Solanum tuberosum L.) cv panda and atlantik mediated by Agrobacterium. Biosfera 22:46-53.
  • Widiyanto, S.N., H.Rahmania, & S.Suhandono. 2003. Shoot formation on Agrobacterium co-cultivated tissues of teak. In Vitro Cell. Dev. Biol. Plant. 39, 23A.
  • Widiyanto, S.N. & D. Erytrina. 2001. Clonal propagation of broccoli, Brassica oleracea L.var. italica through in vitro shoot multiplication. Jurnal Matematika & Sains. 6: 101-112.
  • Nanlohy, F.N., M.H. Karmana, J.S. Darsa & S.N. Widiyanto. 1997. Somaclonal variation in rice regenerated from callus cultured on media with and without NaCl. Zuriat 8: 64-72. (Indonesian)
  • Ai, N.S., A.H. Siregar & S.N. Widiyanto. 1997. Peroxidase activity in rice (Oryza sativa L.) callus line tolerant to salinity. Eugenia 3: 102-108. (Indonesian)
  • Pandiangan, P., A.H.Siregar & S.N. Widiyanto. 1997. Protein profile of Sei Lilin rice callus line tolerant to salinity. Eugenia 3: 209-221. (Indonesian)
  • Widiyanto, S.N. & T.S. Mariani, 1995. In vitro selection and production of rice plantlets tolerant to the blast-toxin. Proceedings-ITB 28 (suppl.): 19-27.

Oral presentations(selected)

  • Diningrat, D.S. & S.N. Widiyanto. 2010. The effect of inoculation period to the efficiency of transformation of teak tissues mediated by Agrobacterium tumefaciens. In: Proc. The 1st USM-ITB Joint International Seminar, ITB Campus, Bandung, Dec. 20-21.
  • Widiyanto, S.N.,  Iriawati, A.Ramdhaningtias & P.Allaili. 2009. In vitro shoot multiplication of Pittosporum ferrugineum Aiton. In: Proc. Int’l Conf. Exhibition on Science & Technology in Biomass Production. School of Life Sciences and Technology, ITB Campus, Bandung, November 25-26.
  • Widiyanto, S.N., A.Pancoro, AM Brunner & SH Strauss. 2009. Technology development of genetic manipulation of teak (Tectona grandis L.f.). Pros. Temu Ilmiah, Status Terkini Penelitian Pemuliaan Tanaman Hutan, BBPBPTH – DEPHUT, Yogyakarta, October 1.
  • Widiyanto, S.N., H.Rahmania & FD Arumsari. 2008. The development of Agrobacterium­-mediated transformation procedure of Jatropha curcas L. In: Proc. Int’l Jatropha Conference, IPB International Convention Center, Bogor, June 24-26.
  • Widiyanto, S.N. 2008. In vitro technique application in plant stock production. Internal Seminar. PT Indonesia Power, Jakarta, April 15.
  • Widiyanto, S.N. 2007. In vitro selection to biotic and abiotic stress resistances of horticultural plants. Biotechnology Seminar, PT BISI International, Kediri, August 25.
  • Widiyanto, S.N. 2007. In vitro regeneration for the mass production of physic nut plant stock. Pros. Konferensi Jarak Pagar: Menuju bisnis jarak pagar yang feasible. Institut Pertanian Bogor, Bogor, June 19.
  • Widiyanto, S.N. 2006. Research status of the plant genetic manipulation in ITB. Lokakarya Status, Prospek, dan Regulasi Produk Bioteknologi Modern, BB Biogen, Bogor, Aug 24.
  • Widiyanto, S.N., A.Pancoro, S.Suhandono, A.M.Brunner & S.H. Strauss. 2005. Genetic transformation of teak mediated by Agrobacterium tumefaciens. Pros. Seminar Nasional dan Kongres PBPI, Malang, April 12-13.
  • Widiyanto, S.N., A.Pancoro, A.M.Brunner, R.Meilan & S.H.Strauss. 2004. Genetic manipulation of teak (Tectona grandis L.f.). Pros. Seminar Hasil Riset RUTI BPPT, Jakarta, Sept. 16-17.
  • Widiyanto, S.N., D.S. Diningrat & A.Sukmawan. 2004. Strain specificity in Agrobacterium-mediated transformation of teak shoots. The 15th TSB Annual Meeting Chiang Mai – Thailand, February 3-6.
  • Widiyanto, S.N. & A.N. Cahyanti. 2001. Clonal propagation of cinchona through in vitro shoot multiplication. 43rd Int’l Meeting of ETCS, Granada, Spain. Sept. 30- Oct. 3.
  • Widiyanto, S.N. & A. Pancoro. 2001. Teak biotechnology: the application of molecular markers and genetic manipulation. The Teak National Workshop, Universitas Sumatera Utara, Medan, September 4-5.
  • Widiyanto, S.N., D.S. Diningrat, H. Rahmania & D. Erytrina. 2000. Application of tissue culture technique in virus free plants of potato (Solanum tuberosum L.). Seminar Nasional Ketahanan Pangan dan Agribisnis, Padang, Indonesia. November 21-22.
  • Rahmania, H. & S.N.Widiyanto. 2000. Regeneration of some bananas, Cavendish, raja sereh, and raja bulu, through micropropagation. Seminar Nasional Ketahanan Pangan dan Agribisnis. Padang, Indonesia. November 21-22.
  • Widiyanto, S.N., S. Sisunandar & E. Riani. 1999. Growth recovery and regeneration ability on post cold-storage of shoot-tip cultures of Teak (Tectona grandis L.f.). Forest Biotechnology’99 Conf., Oxford, U.K. July 11-16.
  • Widiyanto, S.N., A. Siregar & S. Sisunandar. 1999. In vitro propagation of Gnetum gnemon L. through shoot-bud formation. Cong. In Vitro Biol. New Orleans, US, June 5-9.
  • Widiyanto, S.N., D. Sasmitamihardja & S.R. Hamonangan. 1999. Micropropagation of Eustoma grandiflorum through shoot formation derived from leaf-explants. Cong. In Vitro Biology, New Orleans, US, June 5-9.

Poster presentations (selected)

  • Widiyanto, S.M., G.P.N. Ilmawati, D.S. Diningrat, B. Panchangam & J.E. Carlson. 2013. Transcriptome profiling of salt stress shoot-tips of banana (Musa acuminata) in vitro cultures. Presented at The Post-transcriptional Gene Regulation in Plants, A satellite meeting of the Plant Biology 2013. American Society of Plant Biologist (ASPB). Rhode Island Convention Center Providence, Rhode Island, USA. July 25 – 26, 2013
  • Widiyanto, S.N., L.M. Taufik, Iriawati, and R.R. Irwanto. 2012. In vitro shoot multiplication of winged bean (Psophocarpus tetragonolobus L. DC.). In: Proc. ITB-Universiti Selangor Joint Seminar on Life Sciences and Technology: Partnership and Networking, ITB Bandung, February 22.
  • Iriawati, R.R. Irwanto & S.N. Widiyanto. 2012. Oil content of fruit and seed tissues of winged bean (Psophocarpus tetragronolobus L.), 2012. In: Proc. ITB-Universiti Selangor Joint Seminar on Life Sciences and Technology: Partnership and Networking, ITB Bandung, February 22.
  • Iriawati & S.N. Widiyanto. 2010. Plant reproduction, seed productivity and oil content of Pittosporum ferrugineum Aiton. The 1st USM-ITB Joint International Seminar, ITB Campus, Bandung, Dec. 20-21.
  • Ningrum A.N. & S.N. Widiyanto. 2010. The effects of N6-benzylaminopurine, naphtalene-acetic acid and cefotaxime on the axillary shoot growth of cassava node-cuttings. The 1st USM-ITB Joint Intl. Seminar, ITB Campus, Bandung, Dec. 20-21.
  • Diningrat, D.S., S. Suhandono, G. Berlian & S.N. Widiyanto. 2010. Clone specificity in Agrobacterium-mediated transformation of teak shoots. The 1st USM-ITB Joint International Seminar, ITB Campus, Bandung, Dec. 20-21.
  • Widiyanto, S.N., S.Suhandono & Yosiaramdhani. 2003. Transient expression of introduced marker genes in Agrobacterium co-cultivated teak explants. Int’l Seminar on Biotech. for Sustainable Agriculture. SEAMEO-BIOTROP, Bogor, October 7-8.
  • Yunaini, L. & S.N. Widiyanto. 2003. Somatic embryogenesis from callus cultures of teak (Tectona grandis L.f.) derived from leaf explants. In Vitro Biology Congress, SIVB, Portland, OR, USA, May 31 – June 5.
  • Sisunandar, S., Widiyanto, S.N., & A. Siregar. 1999. Effects of putrescine on leaf formation and shoot elongation of Gnetum gnemon L. shoot-bud cultures. The Congress on In Vitro Biology, New Orleans, Louisiana, June 5-9.

Unpublished papers :

  • Widiyanto, S.N., D. Sasmitamihardja, D. Erytrina & H. Rahmania. 2000. In vitro regeneration of teak. In: Widiyanto, S.N. & Pancoro, A. (eds). Forest Tree Biotechnology: Genetic variability analyses and manipulation of teak. Technical Research Report. The Research Institute, Institut Teknologi Bandung, Bandung. pp. 37-65 (Indonesian)
  • Widiyanto, S.N., D.S. Diningrat & M.R.Moeis. 2000. DNA Transformation of teak. In: Widiyanto, S.N. & Pancoro, A. (eds). Forest Tree Biotechnology: Genetic variability analyses and manipulation of teak. Technical Research Report. The Research Institute, Institut Teknologi Bandung, Bandung. pp. 66-100 (Indonesian)
  • Widiyanto, S.N. 2000. Technical procedure of banana plant production through micropropagation. Technical Research Report. Department of Biology. Institut Teknologi Bandung. Bandung. (Indonesian)
  • Widiyanto, S.N. 2000. Technical procedure of potato virus-free mini-tuber production. Technical Research Report. Department of Biology. Institut Teknologi Bandung. Bandung.
  • Widiyanto, S.N. 2000. Technical procedure of potato tuber production in the field derived from virus-free mini-tuber. Technical Research Report. Department of Biology. Institut Teknologi Bandung. (Indonesian)
Honors and Professional Recognition
  • Satya Lencana Karya” 20 years Official Dedication from the President of RI, 2003.
  • “Piagam Penghargaan dan Lencana Pengabdian” 25 years Official Dedication in ITB from the Rector of ITB, 2007.
Professional Affiliations
  • Technical consultant of fertilizer and pestiside product at the Indonesia Trading Company (ITC), Jakarta, 2008 to 2012.
  • Technical consultant of forest tree biotechnology at the Perum Perhutani, Forestry National State Company, Jakarta, Indonesia, 1996 to 2000.
  • National Correspondent for Indonesia, International Association for Plant Tissue Culture & Biotechnology (IAPTCB).
  • Member of Indonesian Agricultural Biotechnology Association.
  • Member, Society for In Vitro Biology (SIVB).
  • Member of Botanical Society of Japan, Japan.
  • Member of International Society for Horticultural Sciences, Belgium.
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