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Department of Biochemistry is one of departments at Faculty of Veterinary Medicine Universitas Gadjah Mada. Department of Biochemistry is a frontier department that can lead students to understand basic knowledge and skills in the field of Veterinary Biochemistry, Veterinary Biotechnology and One helath/Eco Helath.

Department of Biochemistry emphasizes the importance of understanding the basic concepts as part of the basic knowledge (hard skills) and the methods or skills that must be possessed to be able to collaborate across sectors through system thinking, transdisciplinary, participatory leadership, management, communication, culture and belief, gender and equity, sustainability and knowledge into action.

There are several regular training about Biochemistry and Molevular Biology  for example Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) training, Electrophoresis DNA, anad Protein, etc.

Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology laboratories are also involved in seminar activities and there is collaboration between other departments, across faculties, across universities in this country and abroad.

Department of Biochemistry also take apart in several services at Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Universitas Gadjah Mada for Bird Sexing and the other services in Molecular Biology field.



Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine at Universitas Gadjah Mada (UGM), utilize DNA, RNA, Protein, Enzyme, Pathways, Stem Cells as the research focusing on the field of Veterinary and Molecular Biology, including Proteomics, Transcriptomic, Metabolomic, Bioengineering, Bioinformatics, Gene and genome editing, etc.

Department of Biochemistry collaborate with not only National, but also International stake holders and Universities in the world, as follows:

  1. Gembira Loka Zoo, Yogyakarta
  2. Wildlife Rescue Center, Yogyakarta
  3. National Research and Innovation Agency (BRIN)
  4. Disease Investigation Center, Wates, Yogyakarta (BBVET, Wates)
  5. Free University Berlin, Germany
  6. Justus Liebig University Giessen, Germany
  7. Bogor Agriculture Institute
  8. Private company
  9. Faculty of Veterinary Science, Chulalongkorn University,
  10. University of Washington


From those researchs, the staff of the Department of Biochemistry have been published some publications as listed below: 

  1. Dr. Aris Puwantoro, DVM., M.Si.
  2. Prof. Dr. Aris Haryanto, DVM., M.Si.
  3. Prof. Dr. Rini Widayanti, DVM., M.P.
  4. Prof. Dr. Wayan Tunas Artama, DVM.
  5. Dr. Trini Susmiati, DVM., M.P.
  6. Medania Purwaningrum, DVM., M.Sc., Ph.D.


Dr. Aris Purwantoro, DVM., M.Si.

Department head


Prof. Dr. Rini Widayanti, DVM., M.P.

Prof. Dr. Aris Haryanto, DVM., M.Si.

Medania Purwaningrum, DVM., M.Sc., Ph.D.

Academics Support staff

Eli Supriyani