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Through Theme of Moss as Anticancer, FMIPA UNEJ Student Team won Silver at NICYMS 2023

Again, FMIPA University of Jember Team made scientific work achievements at national level, namely National Invention Competition for Young Moslem Scientists or NICYMS 2023 (25-26/5). The silver medal was the result of the team’s hard work with theme of Dumortiera hirsuta’s Moss Heart as Anticancer. The routine agenda initiated by the Indonesian Young Scientist Association (IYSA) and Sunan Gunung Djati State Islamic University (UIN) Bandung will take place in a hybrid manner this year. “We took part in the Pure Science – Biology category from several categories that were contested at the event which were joined by some of the best universities in Indonesia,” said Abdillah Maulana Farhan as team leader.

The FMIPA team consisted of Abdillah Maulana Farhan, Selly Hervianingsih Ramadhani, Kaysha Rahmadita Widyadana, Amalia Ayu Pratiwi from Biology and Nur Diana Holida from Mathematics. They were equipped and guided by Biology Lecturer Dr.rer.nat Fuad Bahrul Ulum, S.Si, M.Sc. “We have prepared this competition carefully with effort and hard work in order to achieve the desired achievement, winning a medal,” he continued. Continue reading


TUK Agriculture Department of Biology FMIPA Obtains a License from LSP Pertanian Nasional

The Agricultural Competency Test Site (TUK) for the Department of Biology, FMIPA, University of Jember obtained a license from the National Agricultural Professional Certification Institute (LSP). The license is valid for 5 (five) years since it was stipulated on 6 February 2023. TUK Agriculture Department of Biology according to the stipulation will have 3 schemes namely Occupational Implementation of In Vitro Culture, Occupational Control of Organisme Penggangu Tumbuhan (OPT), and Level II Qualification of Tissue Culture. The license is also a sign of extension from the Biology Department’s TUK which has carried out mentoring and competency tests several times.

“BIology TUK has carried out technical guidance to tissue culture competency tests with participants from FMIPA itself, Biology Education FKIP, Ubaya Technobiology Faculty,” said Purwatiningsih, Ph.D Head of TUK Biology Department. It was further conveyed that some time in the future, USU Medan would also provide technical guidance and competency tests. Continue reading


Visitation of ASIIN International Accreditation for Undergraduate Biology Study Program FMIPA UNEJ

Department of Biologi, FMIPA and Master degree of Biotechnology University of Jember carried out ASIIN’s international accreditation visitation (15-16/12). The Akcreditierungsagentur für Studiengänge der Ingenieurwissenschaften, der Informatik, der Naturwissenschaften und der Mathematik or ASIIN team held a meeting with the heads of institutions at UNEJ on the first day. The ASIIN Peer Group consists of Prof. Dr. Friedhelm Meinhardt, University of Muenster, Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Nellen, Kassel University, Yayang Vionita, PT Cinquer Agro Nusantara, Fatima Qonita Nazihah, State University of Surabaya.

They are with ASIIN Office Dr. Iring Wasser heard presentations on university development, institution profiles, teaching studies. Jember University leadership also gave presentations on collaboration with stakeholders, perspective on resource development, institutional facilities, communication and coordination, study organization and management, teaching to students and quality management at the university level. Continue reading


LSP Pertanian Nasional is present in the Extension of TUK Pertanian Biologi FMIPA UNEJ

Tempat Ujian Kompetensi (TUK) Pertanian for the Department of Biology, FMIPA, University of Jember extended the collaboration as a partner of Lembaga Sertifikasi Profesi Pertanian Nasional (5/12). “TUK Tissue Culture in Biology Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences is a pioneer in carrying out competency tests in the East Java region,” said Surini Santoso, Director of LSP Pertanian Nasional. Surini hopes that in the future the TUK in Biology can add a certification scheme, because it really helps students enter the world of work.

“TUK is an extension of LSP which is an official institution appointed by BNSP to conduct competency tests,” he continued. Certification obtained from BNSP will be beneficial for prospective job seekers. Information from the Menpan RB, competency certificates have a value of 25% in the ASN acceptance process. For tertiary institutions, the competency test is the most important part according to Permendikbud No 3 of 2020. Continue reading


Biology Department Students, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences Field Lectures in Bali and Baluran

Students of the Department of Biology, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, University of Jember carry out field lectures again through observations by enriching objects and natural phenomena. Field lectures cannot be carried out by all UNEJ students, including students of the Biology Department, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, during the last Covid-19 pandemic. With the pandemic easing, the Biology Department is back to carry out field lectures, but still for the 2020 batch of students as a start. Sistematika Tumbuhan course observes the collection of the Eka Karya Botanical Gardens, Tabanan Regency, Bali.

The management of the Eka Karya Bali Botanical Garden is carried out by Lembaga Ilmu Pengetahuan Indonesia (LIPI) and organizationally is under the guidance of the Bogor Botanical Gardens Plant Conservation Center. Eka Karya Bali Botanical Garden has a collection of plants including orchids, ferns, begonias and cacti. This is suitable for Biology students, especially Sistematika Tumbuhan course, to conduct field lectures. Continue reading


Department of Biology FMIPA holds FGD, prepares ASIIN SAR documents

Department of Biology, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, University of Jember held a FGD for the Preparation of the ASIIN Self Assessment Report (SAR) Document for application of international accreditation for the Biology Undergraduate Study Program (31/3-2/4) at Kalibaru Cottages Banyuwangi which was attended by 16 people . The activity was to prepare evidence and ASIIN SAR documents consisting of 6 criteria, Criteria 1: The Degree Program: Concept, Content & Implementation, Criteria 2: ASIIN The Degree Program: Structures, Methods and Implementation, Criteria 3: ASIIN Exams: System, Concept and Organization, Criteria 4: ASIIN Resources Criteria 5: ASIIN Transparency and Documentation, Criteria 6: ASIIN Quality Management: Quality Assessment and Development. To note, the Department of Biology, FMIPA UNEJ has been preparing to apply for ASIIN international accreditation some time ago. PS Biology wants to follow his colleagues, namely the Agribusiness Study Program and Agrotechnology Study Program at Faculty of Agriculture, as well as the Biology Education Study Program, Faculty of Teacher Training and Education, University of Jember, which has previously won the Akcreditierungsagentur für Studiengänge der Ingenieurwissenschaften, der Informatics, der Naturwissenschaften und der Mathematik or ASIIN. The activity presented resource persons from PT. Surya Madistrindo Subsidiary of PT. Gudang Garam Tbk, M. Noersjam Tohari as Deputy Director and Agung Prajoko as GM Organization Development online. Continue reading