Sukma Oktavianthi


Position             : Research Assistant

Qualifications   : 

                              - B.Sc.in Biology (Universitas Indonesia)

                              - M.Biomed in Biomedical Science(Universitas Indonesia)

Profile                : 

                              Before working at MRIN, she was a research assistant at the Eijkman Institute for Molecular Biology (EIMB). Sukma has been involved in various research projects related to Nutrigenomics/Nutrigenetics, malaria in pregnancy and low birth weight, the impact of early life nutrition on pregnancy outcome and stunting, and genomic surveillance of SARS-CoV-2. Her research interest is in Nutrigenomics and Nutrigenetics studies, particularly on how diets and lifestyles interact with genetic variants in influencing the risk of non-communicable diseases.


Interests            :  

                              Human genetic polymorphisms associated with chronic non-communicable diseases

                              Nutrigenomics and Nutrigenetics

                              Developmental programming of health and disease

Awards              :

                              Best Poster Award (1st Place), A Day with Applied Biosystems Real Time-PCR Learning, Sharing, and Networking (2015).

                              Best Poster Award (2nd Place), Eijkman Institute and NEHCRI Joint Symposium on Human Genetic and Infection (2010).

                              Undergraduate Scholarship, Nagao Natural Environmental Foundation Japan (2002 − 2007). 

Contact             :  sukma.oktavianthi@mrininstitute.org

Publications     :

1. Transcription factor 7-like 2 single nucleotide polymorphisms rs290487 and rs290481 are associated with dyslipidemia in the Balinese population. PeerJ. 2022       March 22. doi: 10.7717/peerj.13149.

2. Association of FTO rs1421085 single nucleotide polymorphism with fat and fatty acid intake in Indonesian adults. BMC Res Notes. 2021 Nov 7;14(1):411.

3. COVID-19 prevalence among healthcare workers in Jakarta and neighbouring areas in Indonesia during early 2020 pandemic. Ann Med. 2021 Dec;53(1):1896-           1904. doi: 10.1080/07853890.2021.1975309.

4. Characteristics of children with confirmed SARS-CoV-2 infection in Indonesia. Journal of Clinical Virology Plus. 2021 Sep;1(3):100027.

5. Non-nutritional anemia: Malaria, thalassemia, G6PD deficiency and tuberculosis in Indonesia. Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2020;29(Suppl 1):S32-S40. doi:                              10.6133/apjcn.202012_29(S1).04.

6. Maternal biomarker patterns for metabolism and inflammation in pregnancy are influenced by multiple micronutrient supplementation and associated with             child  biomarker patterns and nutritional status at 9-12 years of age. PLoS One. 2020 Aug 7;15(8):e0216848. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0216848. eCollection           2020.

7. Obesity in the Balinese is associated with FTO rs9939609 and rs1421085 single nucleotide polymorphisms. PeerJ. 2020 Jan 3;8:e8327. doi:                                        10.7717/peerj.8327. eCollection 2020.