Prof. Dr. Diana E. Waturangi
Head of Food Microbiology Laboratory
Faculty of Biotechnology
Atma Jaya Catholic University

Ambassador’s Report

Promote food safety regulation in Indonesia, as well as sharing about GHI in the community.

My planning also to translate some GHI documents to Indonesia and include them in local magazines.


Title: Topics in Food biotechnology
Conference: International conference on Biology and Life Sciences, Jakarta 8-9 October 2019.
Esa Unggul University | 8-9 October 2019 | Jakarta, Indonesia


Waturangi, DE. N. Pradita, J. Linarta. S. Banerjee. 2012. Prevalence and and Molecular Characterization of Vibrio cholerae from Ice and Beverages sold in Jakarta, Indonesia, Using Most Probable Number and Multiplex PCR. Journal of Food Protection. 75: 651-659.

Waturangi, DE, I. Joanito, Yogiara, S. Thomas. 2012. Use of REP- and ERIC-PCR to reveal genetic heterogeneity of Vibrio cholerae from edible ice in Jakarta, Indonesia. Gut Pathogens 4:2.

Waturangi, DE. M. Wennaars, M.X. Suhartono, Y.F. Wijaya. 2013. Edible ice in Jakarta, Indonesia, is contaminated with multidrug-resistant Vibrio cholerae with virulence potential. Journal Medical Microbiology 62: 352-359.

Waturangi , DE., Amadeus, S., Kelvianto, YE. 2015. Survival of enteroaggregative Escherichia coli and Vibrio cholerae in frozen and chilled foods. Journal of Infectious in Developing Countries. 29;9(8):837-43.

Nababan, H., Rahayu, WP., Waturangi, DE., Suratmono, S., Puspitasari, R., Indrotristanto, N., Nikastri, E., Yuliangsih, S., N. Pusparini. 2017. Critical points and the presence of pathogenic bacteria in iced beverage processing lines. 11(6) 493-500.

Pusparini, I., Waturangi, DE., Usia, T., Nikastri, E. 2018. Genetic Diversity of Escherichia coli isolated from ice cube production sites. BMC Research.

Waturangi DE, Wiratama E, Sabatini A. Prevalence and molecular characterization of Salmonella enterica serovar Typhimurium from ice and beverages in Jakarta, Indonesia. BMC Res Notes. 2019;12(1):45. Published 2019 Jan 21. doi:10.1186/s13104-019-4065-y