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Kurniawan Rudi Trijatmiko

Kurniawan Rudi Trijatmiko

Scientist II- Genome Engineering Regulatory Science and Affairs - Rice Genetic Design & Validation Unit


Rudi is a Scientist II – Genome Engineering Regulatory Science and Regulatory Affairs with a strong academic background in molecular genetics. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Plant Breeding and further pursued his passion through a master's in Biotechnology. Rudi's dedication to his field led him to earn a PhD in Plant Sciences. His expertise extends to crop biotechnology and functional genomics, and he has profound knowledge in plant molecular genetics, new plant-breeding techniques, legislations governing biotech crops, experimental design and data analysis, and LaTex system to manage documents with a large number of figures.


  • PhD in Plant Sciences, Wageningen University 
  • MS in Biotechnology, Bogor Agricultural University
  • BS in Plant Breeding, Gadjah Mada University

Current Work Focus

  • Design and conduct studies to assure safety of biotech rice to humans, animals and environment 
  • Prepare regulatory application dossier and support NARES collaborative partners in the submission of application and engagement with regulatory agencies
  • Gene editing to facilitate trait gene discovery and precision breeding 

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