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Danang Ambar Prabowo

Postdoctoral Fellows

Introduction

·      Biodiversity and distribution of dinoflagellates in the Red Sea

·      Taxonomy/systematics and molecular phylogeny of dinoflagellates in the Red Sea

·      Harmful algal bloom (HAB) and toxic dinoflagellates in the Red Sea

·      Vulnerability of Red Sea dinoflagellates to global change (e.g. UV-B radiation, ocean warming, etc.)


Research Interests

Marine Ecology, Global Change, Oceanography, Biogeochemistry, Phycology, Dinoflagellates Taxonomy & Systematics, Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, Toxic Dinoflagellates, Harmful Algal Bloom (HAB), Marine Biology

Selected Publications

Moestrupia enormis sp. nov. (Dinophyceae), a new sand-dwelling dinoflagellate from Miyako Island, Okinawa, Japan (In preparation)

 

D.A. Prabowo, M.M.R Shah, T. Horiguchi, S. Suda. Genetic diversity of Moestrupia oblonga (Dinophyceae) from coastal areas of Okinawa Island, Japan. Marine Biodiversity, Volume 46, Issue 1, 197-209, (2016)

 

D.A. Prabowo, O. Hiraishi, S. Suda. Diversity of Crypthecodinium spp. (Dinophyceae) from Okinawa Prefecture, Japan. Journal of Marine Science and Technology, Volume 21, 181-191, (2013)

Education

Ph.D – Marine and Environmental Sciences, Graduate School of Engineering and Science, University of the Ryukyus, Okinawa, Japan, 2015

M.Sc – Chemistry, Biology and Marine Science, Graduate School of Engineering and Science, University of the Ryukyus, Okinawa, Japan, 2012

B.Sc. – Department of Marine Science and Technology, Faculty of Fisheries and Marine Science, Bogor Agricultural University (IPB), Indonesia,2009

Professional Profile

  • 2016-Current, Postdoctoral fellow, Red Sea Research Center, KAUST, Saudi Arabia
  • 2015-2016, Research fellow, Faculty of Science, University of the Ryukyus, Japan
  • 2013-2014, Participated in the Japan-South Africa collaborative research project - Evolution of Algae in the Indo-Pacific: A Japan-South Africa Comparison (Strategic International Research Cooperative Program) of Japan Science and Technology (JST) Agency
  • 2010-2015, Research and Teaching Assistant, University of the Ryukyus, Japan

Scientific and Professional Memberships

  • International Phycological Society (IPS)
  • International Society for the Study of Harmful Algae (ISSHA)
  • Japanese Society of Phycology (Sorui)
  • Asian Pacific Phycological Forum (APPF)
  • Phycological Society of Southern Africa (PSSA)

Awards

  • University of the Ryukyus President Honorary Award 2015, Japan
  • Student Travel Award 2014, 16th ICHA, New Zealand
  • Monbukagakusho (MEXT) Scholarship Awardee 2010-2015, Japan
  • Bayer Ecominds Award 2009, Indonesia-New Zealand
  • Indonesia Best Student Award 2007, Ministry of Education, Indonesia

KAUST Affiliations

Red Sea Research Center (RSRC)