Prof. Sudarsono is a lecturer and research scientist at Department of Agronomy and Horticulture (AGH), Faculty of Agriculture, Bogor Agricultural University (IPB), Bogor, Indonesia. He coordinated Plant Molecular Biology Lab (PMB Lab) in the Dept. of AGH where a number of MSc. and PhD. graduate students from IPB Graduate Program work and conduct their thesis or dissertation researches.
Other than maintaining PMB Lab., Prof. Sudarsono’s academic activities include giving lectures at IPB Graduate Program (AGH634. Plant Genetic Engineering; AGH635. Molecular and Cellular Analysis in Plant Breeding) and conducting research about application of biotechnology and molecular biology to support breeding of tropical crops.
Since 1996 until 2010, Prof. Sudarsono has directed more than 50 MSc. (S2) and close to 50 PhD. (S3) graduate students, respectively. The number of the graduate students (MSc. and PhD) are still increasing in the year to come. The students’ thesis or dissertation researches are mainly trying to solve various problems associated with plant disease resistance and stress tolerance in a number of tropical crops.
Prof. Sudarsono dedicate PMB Lab blog as a communication media among alumni, current students, and staffs associated with PMB Lab, Dept. of Agronomy and Horticulture, Fac. of Agriculture, IPB, Bogor – Indonesia. This blog has various information related to alumni activities, PMB Lab’s on going activities and other related matters.