Last update 2013/11/01


Sastia Prama Putri, PhD

e-mail sastia_putri[at mark]

Research background and interest

Metabolomics, biofuel research, Natural product chemistry (discovery of novel bioactive compounds from microorganism)


Dr. Eng : Dept of Advanced Science and Biotechnology, Grad School of Engineering, Osaka University 2008-2010

M. Eng : Dept of Advanced Science and Biotechnology, Grad School of Engineering, Osaka University 2006-2008

B.Sc : Dept of Biology, Bandung Institute of Technology 2000-2004

(Employment and Training)

2010- Postdoctoral researcher, Department of Biotechnology, Osaka University

2005-2006 Research and teaching assistant of Biology Laboratory, Faculty of Life Sciences, Swiss German University, Indonesia

2004-2005 Trainee, UNESCO Postgraduate Inter-university course in Biotechnology


Metabolomics Society

• Served as the Chair for the Early-career Members Network (EMN)(2013- )

• Served as a member of the Society Strategy Task Group (2013- )

Society for Invertebrate Pathology (SIP), USA

• Served as student representative for Fungi Division (2009-2010)

American Chemical Society

Society for Invertebrate Pathology

The Society of Biotechnology, Japan

Japan Society for Bioscience, Biotechnology, and Agrochemisty

Fungal Molecular Biology Society of Japan


Original article :

1. Putri SP, Ishidoh K, Kinoshita H, Kitani S, Sakihama Y, Igarashi Y, Nihira T. Production of antioomycete compounds active against the phytopathogens Phytophthora sojae and Aphanomyces cochlioides by clavicipitoid entomopathogenic fungi. J. Biosci. Bioeng. In press

2. Jumhawan, Putri SP, Yusianto, Marwani E, Bamba T, Fukusaki E. Selection of Discriminant Marker for Authentication of Asian Palm Civet Coffee (Kopi Luwak): A Metabolomics Approach. J. Agric. Chem 

3. Kobayashi S, Putri SP, Yamamoto Y, Donghyo K, Bamba T, Fukusaki E. Gas chromatography-mass spectrometry based metabolic profiling for the identification of discrimination markers of Angelicae Radix and its application to gas chromatography-flame ionization detector system. J. Biosci. Bioeng.114(2):232 (2012)

4. Putri SP., Kinoshita, H., Ihara, F. Igarashi, Y., Nihira, T. Ophiosetin, a new tetramic acid derivative from the mycopathogenic fungus Elaphocordycepsophioglossoides. J. Antibiotics. 63: 195–198 (February, 2010)

5. Putri SP, Kinoshita, H., Ihara, F. Igarashi, Y., Nihira, T. Farinomalein, a maleimide-bearing compound from the entomopathogenic fungus Paecilomycesfarinosus J. Nat. Prod. 72:1544-1546 (August, 2009)

6. Putri SP, Kinoshita, H., Nihira, T. 2005. Mutagenesis of a fungus Monascus purpureus for higher/reduced red pigment production and phenotypic/genetic analysis on the relevant mutants. Annual Report of ICBiotech. 27: 745-754 (October, 2005)

§ Review article :

1. Putri SP, Yamamoto S, Tsugawa H, Bamba T, Fukusaki E. Current metabolomics : practical applications. J. Biosci. Bioeng. 115 (6) 2013, 579–589 

2. Putri, SP, Nakayama Y, Matsuda F, Uchikata T, Kobayashi S, Matsubara A, Fukusaki E.. Current metabolomics : technological advances. J. Biosci. Bioeng. 116 (1) 2013, 9–16

§ Book chapter :

1. Putri SP., Bamba, T., Fukusaki, E. Application of metabolomics for discrimination and sensory predictive modeling of food products. In “Metabolomics - food and nutrition” (e-book). Future Science, London, UK. in press

§ Book:

1. Putri SP and Fukusaki, E. Mass spectrometry-based metabolomics. CRC Press, Taylor and Francis, Boca Raton, USA. in press

Presentations in conferences (selected)

o Putri SP, Naoki S, Noguchi S, Shen C, Liao JC, Bamba T, Fukusaki E. Metabolomics as a tool for selection and ranking of targets for strain improvement of biofuels producing Escherichia coli. 8th annual metabolome symposium. October 2013. Hakata, Japan (selected oral presentation)

o Putri SP, Noguchi S, Shen C, Liao JC, Bamba T, Fukusaki E. Investigation of the factors causing cessation of 1-propanol production by mass spectrometry-based metabolic profiling. Metabolomics 2013. July 2013. Glasgow, UK (Metabolomics Australia poster prize winner)

o Putri SP, Naoki S, Noguchi S, Shen C, Liao JC, Bamba T, Fukusaki E. Comprehensive metabolic profiling validates the importance of synergy in Escherichia coli 1-propanol production. 2nd International Conference and Exhibition on Metabolomics and System Biology. April 2013. Chicago, USA (invited speaker)

o Putri SP, Kinoshita H, Ihara F, Igarashi Y, Nihira T. Utilization of entompathogenic fungi for the control of plant pathogenic oomycetes. 42nd annual meeting of the Society for Invertebrate Pathology. August 2009. Park City, USA (Outstanding Student Oral Presentation 1st place winner)

Personal data

o Birthday: December 8, 1982

o Hometown: Jakarta, Indonesia

o Hobby: travelling, shopping, trying new food, watching movies

o Favorite quotes: Hope for the best but ready for the worst

o Favorite food: Sushi and Thai food