Surti Kurniasih – staff of “Universitas Pakuan,” Bogor and a PhD candidate associated with PMB Lab., finally completed her PhD program. She took her PhD (S3) Open Final Examination on January 31, 2012. She has worked for his PhD (S3) program since 2006. She was successful in defending his dissertation before a team of seven examiners. At the end of the exam, the examiners declared she passed her PhD final (open) exam.
Surti’s dissertation was about “Analysis of Phenotype and Genetic Diversity of Cacao based on Morphological and Molecular Markers.” Surti Kurniasih PhD (S3) supervisory committees were: Prof. Sudarsono (chairman), Dr. Asep Setiawan, and Dr. Agus Purwantara (members). The two external examiners in Surti’s final (open) PhD (S3) examination were: Dr. Rubiyo of Balittri and Prof.Dr. GA. Watimena of Department of Agronomy and Horticulture.
The followings are snap shots taken during and after Surti Kurniasih’s PhD Open (Final) Examinations :
All PMB Lab staffs and associated graduate students also congratulate Surti Kurniasih for her success in defending her dissertation before the examiners. We hope that Surti Kurniasih will be able to return to Universitas Pakuan and make positive contributions to her institution.